Last week several important economic updates influenced the Forex market. US preliminary GDP fell less than expected (0.6% actual vs. 0.7% forecast). Below you will find the key events to trade on during the week from August 29 to September 2.
An important indicator may support the USD
The United States will release the level of preliminary GDP growth on August 29, at 15:30 MT time.
The GDP growth shows the change in the value of all goods and services produced by the economy. Economists pay attention to this indicator as it represents the economic activity of a country. According to the forecasts, the indicator will advance by 2%.
• If the actual level of indicator is higher than the forecast, the USD will rise;
• If the actual level of indicator is lower than the forecast, the USD will fall.
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Main news that will drive the market in the upcoming week include CB Consumer Confidence Index, Canadian GDP, and US Core PCE Price Index
The Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its Interest Rate Decision and make a statement about the future monetary policy on Wednesday, September 21, GMT+3. After the higher-than-expected inflation numbers published on September 13, there’s almost no doubt the Federal Reserve will come up with another 75-basis-point rate hike. However, surprised by the CPI numbers, several Fed members announced the possibility of a 100-basis-point rate hike on Wednesday.
Every week we expect many interesting events that can shake the market.