– GBP leads, NZD lags on the day
– European equities lower; E-minis down 0.2%
The bloc also says that there is also an added option to purchase 100 million more doses of the vaccine, on behalf of EU member states, once the vaccine has proven to be safe and effective. The full statement can be found .
This, according to Reuters citing three OPEC+ sources on the matter. There were already rumours about this from yesterday, so this just adds credence to that.
The PBOC offers these remarks from time to time to appease market participants and continue to keep the image that its currency market is „fair game“. Nothing really new here but it just reaffirms that there are no changes to the narrative.
The dollar is keeping a little firmer on the session as it maintains slight gains against the likes of the euro, franc, loonie, aussie and kiwi currently. EUR/USD is seen slipping to a session low of 1.1782 and nears a test of the