What will happen? The US Q2 Gross Domestic Product will be announced at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3) on Thursday, July 29…
All eyes on Canadian GDP
Canadian GDP growth will be released on Friday, May 29, at 15:30 MT time.
Instruments to trade: USD/CAD, EUR/CAD, AUD/CAD
The growth rate of a nation’s Gross Domestic Product, also known as GDP, is one of the most important indicators for each currency. Canadian economy stagnated in February after three months of growth. This time we’ll get the figures for March. It’s quite clear that the coronavirus had its devastating impact on the data. The bigger the contraction in Canada’s GDP, the more traders will decide to sell the Canadian currency.
If the figure is better-than-thought, the CAD will rise.
Otherwise, the CAD will fall.
Australia will release employment change and an unemployment rate on July 15, at 04:30 MT time.
The Bank of Canada will publish a rate statement and update on the interest rate on Wednesday, at 17:00 MT time.
What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
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