Today traders await the European Central Bank to make a policy statement at 14:45 MT (GMT+3).
CPI (Consumer Price Index) is one of the most important Australian economic indicators. The release will take place at 4:30 MT time on July 25. The index has a big impact on the policy of the Reserve Bank of Australia and, as a result, on the Australian dollar’s exchange rate.
Australian CPI is released once in 3 months, so it’s natural that every time the market pays great attention to it. After all, it will set the direction for the AUD:
• If the data is greater than the forecast, the AUD will rise.
• If the data is weaker than the forecast, the AUD will go down.
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So far, consumer price inflation has been below the RBA 2-3% medium-term target and wage growth has stalled close to the record low.
Australian monthly retail sales will be announced at 04:30 MT time (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 21. T
Australia will release employment change and an unemployment rate on July 15, at 04:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment is risk-on. The S&P 500 index (US 500) is getting close to the all-time high. Oil is recovering quickly from its recent losses.
What will happen? The FOMC statement will be published at 21:00 MT (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 28…
PMI reports from the EU, the UK, and the USA will be released during the day!