The main market tendency today is that the US dollar is rising against its major peers and riskier assets such as stocks and oil are plummeting.
Will the USD be supported?
The United States will release CB consumer confidence level at 17:00 MT time on November 27.
The level of consumer confidence demonstrates the consumer spending which is linked to the economic activity of the country. About 5 thousand households participate in the survey. They rate the current and projected economic conditions. Last month the level of confidence reached a higher-than-expected level of 137.9. According to the current economic conditions of the USA, it can happen again.
• If the consumer confidence is higher than expected, the USD will rise;
• If the consumer confidence is lower than expected, the USD will fall.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.