The Canadian monthly GDP is announced on Wednesday at 15:30 MT time.
Another opportunity for the Canadian dollar
The level of GDP growth for Canada will be published at 14:30 MT time. This indicator is the broadest measure of economic activity which reflects the economic health of the country. Last time, the indicator came out lower than the expectations. It made the Canadian dollar suffer. If this time the situation is different, we may see the CAD going up.
• If the actual level of GDP growth is higher, the CAD will go up;
• If the actual level of GDP growth is lower, the CAD will go down.
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.