Dollar May Collapse as Japanese Yen Gains on nonfarm US Payrolls Report

US Dollar and Japanese Yen

A pretty quiet European economic calendar is expected to see investors focused on January’s US Employment report. Potentials call for a 230,000 raise in nonfarm payrolls, marking a minor deceleration in job creation compared with the 252,000 added in the previous month.

Comprehend US data has gradually more softened comparative to expected outcomes recently, letting the door open for downside surprises. Such results may consider on the US Dollar as traders drive back Fed rate hike potentials. It may as well drive risk aversion along with worries about the collapse of US growth to offset malaise in Asia and Europe, activating an unwinding of carry trades and enhancing the Japanese Yen.

The New Zealand Dollar outperformed in overnight trade against a backdrop of easing RBNZ rate cut opportunity. Bets on coming up policy easing have been moderating for the past two days following central bank Governor Graeme Wheeler mentioned at a prolonged period of standstill ahead.

The Australian Dollar as well pushed higher on the back of the quarterly RBA Monetary Policy report. While Glenn Stevens and company lowered their outlook for economic expansion, thus justifying the interest rate cut delivered earlier in the week, they equally projected price-rising in the 2-3 percent range for the year. That sets price growth in line with the RBA’s objective, in conflict against an aggressive easing cycle in the near term.

A pretty quiet European economic calendar is expected to see investors focused on January’s US Employment report. Potentials call for a 230,000 raise in nonfarm payrolls, marking a minor deceleration in job creation compared with the 252,000 added in the previous month. Comprehend US data has gradually more softened comparative to expected outcomes recently, letting the door open for downside surprises. Such results may consider on the US Dollar as traders drive back Fed rate hike ...
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