The US Dollar traded slightly higher on Wednesday due to the lack of economic releases, while US stocks rallied as banking concerns continue to ease.
All major indexes closed higher yesterday, the S&P500 rose by 1.4%, the Dow was up 1% and the Nasdaq gained 1.8%.
As of today, traders will be looking for the US quarterly GDP which is expected to come unchanged at 2.7%. If the figures match expectations, this will confirm that the US economy’s pace of growth has stabilized. In the meantime, Initial jobless claims will be released, and forecasts are pointing to a higher reading.
Finally, Treasury Secretary Yellen is due to speak and an increase in volatility is highly anticipated.
Below, we will be analyzing the latest price action developments in the major currency pairs alongside gold.