US Dollar May Find a Lifeline in Upbeat Economic Data

Talking Points:

  • Bare European calendar puts US information roundup in focus
  • US Dollar might arise as Fed rate travel conjecture returns
  • Sentiment trends penetrate Yen, boost Kiwi Dollar overnight

A next-to-empty European mercantile calendar puts a spotlight on US news-flow into a finish of a trade week. Retail sales, consumer certainty and indiscriminate inflation total are on tap, with improvements approaching all around.

Recent US information outcomes have increasingly outperformed relations to economists’ forecasts. More of a same this time around might assistance revitalise Fed rate travel conjecture and offer a salvation to a smashed US Dollar after a week of “Trump trade” unwinding, echoing final week’s eleventh-hour salve from salary expansion figures.

The Yen faced broad-based offered vigour as Japan’s Nikkei 225 batch index advanced, undermining support for a standby anti-risk currency. The New Zealand Dollar outperformed. Risk ardour trends seemed to be during work here as well, with a Kiwi rising alongside a SP/NZX 50 shares benchmark.

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US Dollar May Find a Lifeline in Upbeat Economic Data

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US Dollar May Find a Lifeline in Upbeat Economic Data

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— Written by Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist for DailyFX.com

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