Geopolitical factors and inflation remain the main drivers of financial markets. Let’s see how to use that in trading!
After election effects on the BOE
The Bank of England will conduct a meeting and release a monetary policy summary at 14:00 MT time on December 19.
The monetary policy summary is published every month, which helps to keep investors updated with the current economic situation. The summary contains the votes on the interest rate, forecasts, and other policy measures. During the previous meeting, the votes for the rate changes split unexpectedly, as two out of nine members of the bank's monetary policy committee supported a cut of the interest rate. Let's see if the result of the UK general election affects the BOE decision this time.
IF the BOE is optimistic, the GBP will rise;
If the BOE is pessimistic, the GBP will fall.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will announce the updated Unemployment Rate and Employment Change data on Thursday, May 19, at 04:30 MT.
The UK Office for National Statistics will publish Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on Wednesday, May 18, at 09:00 MT.
The US Census Bureau will announce Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales on Tuesday, May 17 at 15:30 MT.