Bank of Canada (BOC) will make a statement on December 8, 17:00 GMT+2.
Bank of Canada Meeting & Press Conference
|Canadian central bank raised its benchmark interest rate twice in 2017. At its last meeting in December, Governor Stephen Poloz sounded rather hawkish. At the same time, Canada’s economy has some problems that may make the Bank of Canada (BOC) put off policy tightening.|
|The BOC will announce its rate decision at 17:00 MT time on January 17. The probability of a rate hike at this meeting isn’t high, but traders will watch the central bank’s statement and the following press conference at 18:15 MT time. As a result, there are almost no doubts that USD/CAD will make big moves during these events.|
Canada will publish employment change and an unemployment rate on Friday, at 15:30 MT time.
The Canadian monthly GDP is announced on Wednesday at 15:30 MT time.
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Main news that will drive the market in the upcoming week include CB Consumer Confidence Index, Canadian GDP, and US Core PCE Price Index
The Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its Interest Rate Decision and make a statement about the future monetary policy on Wednesday, September 21, GMT+3. After the higher-than-expected inflation numbers published on September 13, there’s almost no doubt the Federal Reserve will come up with another 75-basis-point rate hike. However, surprised by the CPI numbers, several Fed members announced the possibility of a 100-basis-point rate hike on Wednesday.