Dollar mostly lower vs G-10 peers ahead of Tuesday testimony

Dollar is broadly lower this morning as US equity futures indicate a rebound after Friday’s drop. Markets will pay attention to Fed Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s testimony before the House Financial Services committee tomorrow. Global COVID cases topped 10 million with deaths topping 500K.


Monday: U.S. Pending Home Sales May, Dallas Fed Manufacturing
Tuesday: UK GDP, US Consumer Confidence
Wednesday: FR Markit Manufacturing, Eurozone Manufacturing
Thursday: US Jobs Report
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    June 29, 2020

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  • USD
    The dollar breaks a three day advance amid cautious month and quarter-end volumes as global COVID cases top 10 million. The dollar outperforms just the pound and the yen. Powell and Mnuchin are expected to outline additional government stimulus measures before the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow.
    GBP
    For the first time since March, Brexit talks began today in Brussels. Current talks are scheduled through August with the hope of compromise for a deal to be signed by October. The pound is down versus the dollar giving up gains made during Asian hours following PM Johnson’s promise of a “big plan” for post-pandemic recovery.
    EUR

    The euro outperformed as funds sold the dollar and moved to the euro. The advance was accelerated by an increase in German inflation rates.

    CAD

    The loonie gained against the greenback amid surging COVID cases in the US.

    ASIA/PACIFIC
    The dollar is up slightly against Japanese yen. The Chinese yuan rose on indications that the Chinese domestic economy is rebounding. Profits of industrial enterprises rebounded in May for the first time since November.
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