Let's consider the key events for this week's trading
Bank of Canada’s meeting
|In the environment of uncertainty caused by trade wars, it is not likely that the Bank of Canada will raise the interest rate. However, every piece of information from the central bank will give new drivers the market sending USD/CAD either up or down. During the meeting at 17:00 MT time on April 18, the BOC Governor will define the nation’s future monetary policy. If the speech is hawkish, the Canadian dollar will be able to gain strength. The regulator’s press conference will start at 18:15 MT time.|
There were no major moves during the Asian trading session, however we have some events today, which may affect the sentiment in the market.
The risk sentiment remains under pressure after the comments by China about the countermeasures against the US tariffs. Thus, the AUD/USD and the USD/JPY pairs will be under our attention.
On Tuesday, crypto assets dived, with Bitcoin decreasing below the psychologically crucial $5,000 mark for the first time this year…
In July, Britain's inflation rate rallied for the first time in 2018, thus leaving many UK households feeling quite squeezed by prices, soaring at nearly the same tempo as their wages…
Welcome to Tuesday, people! Here’s your markets update ahead of the European trading session.