In August, American home sales stood still, although inventory added for the first time for three years because the housing market kept struggling notwithstanding strength across the broader American economy…
5 important things this week will bring us!
5 important things you need to know about this week!
RBA Governor Mr. Lowe Speaks (Tue, 01:00 MT time) – traders will get clues on the current economic situation to forecast the further direction of the AUD.
NZ Retail Sales (Wed, 1:45 MT time) – the forecast is encouraging. A chance for the NZD to recover.
Canadian Core Retail Sales (Wed, 15:30 MT time) – the forecast is unknown. Will the CAD get support in times of NAFTA uncertainties?
Jackson Hole Symposium (Thu, Day 1) – a big event where representatives of the financial markets and central banks meet. Clues on the economic conditions are anticipated.
US Core Durable Goods Orders (Friday, 15:30 MT time) – the forecast is encouraging. Chances for the USD to regain previous highs.
US-China talks are resumed. Parties will meet on Aug 22 and Aug 23 to discuss trade disputes. Let’s see whether they agree on something new.
Brexit negotiations are in the arena again. UK Brexit secretary will go to Brussels this week to continue negotiations with the EU. On Thursday, the UK will begin publishing plans on how to keep the economy afloat next March if no trade deal is achieved.
Some news on the NAFTA deal is in place this week. The forecast is cloudy. Any impact on markets is anticipated.
The Canadian dollar has chances to keep trading at good levels. According to the recent statement of the Bank of Canada, the country’s economic data are in line with the forecasts.
The main focus today is on the UK retail sales, which are expected to fall by 0…
Safe havens such as gold and Japanese yen declined as investors sentiment was boosted by eased geopolitical tensions…
On Tuesday, the euro tacked on because market participants waited for reports on inflation and growth in the euro zone, while the Japanese yen went down after Japan’s major bank told it would be more flexible in its huge stimulus program…
On Tuesday, the evergreen buck dived because the common currency bounced off and the UK pound managed to ascend to the day’s maximums reacting to reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May is going to take control of Brexit talks…