The ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts will be released at 14:30 MT on January 16
Another opportunity to trade the GBP
Great Britain will release the level of retail sales at 11:30 MT time on November 15.
Last month the actual level of retail sales came out much lower than the forecast. The GBP/USD pair plunged. The GBP needs strong support in times of uncertainties around the Brexit deal. If the situation with October figures is different, the GBP will be able to strengthen.
• If the actual data is higher than the forecast, the GBP will rise.
• If the actual data is lower than the forecast, the GBP will fall.
We expect the US-China phase one trade deal to be signed on Wednesday and multiple important indicators for the USD. Plus, it is the first week of the earnings reports
The British yearly CPI will be released at 11:30 MT on January 15
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The recent Chinese figures bring optimism
On Thursday, January 16 two central banks: the Reserve bank of South Africa and the Turkish Central Bank will make their interest rate decisions.