The Reserve Bank of New Zealand made announcements regarding its monetary policy. The NZD/USD dropped.
Bank of Canada’s meeting
The Bank of Canada will announce its interest rate decision at 17:00 MT time on September 6. Canadian central bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points from 0.50% to 0.75% at July meeting. Such step was followed by a significant increase in Canadian dollar’s exchange rate. Canadian economy seems in a good shape and there’s a high possibility of another rate hike by the year-end. At the same time, risks may come from Canada’s neighbor, the United States, as well as the elevated debt of Canadian households.
The US CPI and core CPI are due at 15:30 MT time on May 12.
April seasonal patterns weren’t supposed to work, but somehow they did. Even a strong fundamental issue such as the global recession amid the coronavirus couldn’t overwhelm it. That’s why May seasonal patterns may work as well.
Stocks, oil and GBP gain on risk-on sentiment
Investors weigh reopening economies against the growing US-China tension. Which impulse will be stronger?
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