The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.
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.
USD: all attention to Manufacturing PMI Instruments to trade: EUR/USD, USD/JPY, USD/CHF US ISM Manufacturing PMI will be out on January 4 at 17:00 MT time…
US stocks and oil slipped as Donald Trump threatened not to sign a long-awaited stimulus bill into law. The market sentiment had been already fragile, and Trump’s comments worsened it even more.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.