Markit Service PMI release is due at 15:45 (GMT+2) in the USA. It is predicted that the value of the indicator will decrease to 55.9 points in August from 56.0 points a month earlier. The index is built on the basis of surveys of managers of US companies in the relevant industry in order to assess the current economic situation and the prospects for its further state. The value above 50 is perceived as a positive signal and strengthens the USD. The value below 50, on the contrary, is a negative signal and puts pressure on the USD rate.