The market takes breath after the long rally. What opportunities do traders have today?
Canadian GDP growth may push the CAD up
The level of monthly GDP for Canada is expected on March 1, at 15:30 MT time.
The level of GDP growth is the broadest measure of economic activity, which indicates economic health. Last time analysts forecast GDP growth to increase by 0.1%. The actual level came out in line with the analysts' expectations. If this time the release is higher than the forecast, the CAD will be supported.
• If GDP growth is higher than expected, the CAD will rise;
• If GDP growth is lower than expected, the CAD will fall.
The United States will publish a weekly update on unemployment claims on July 9, at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment deteriorated amid increasing virus cases in the USA and Australia. Investors prefer safe-haven assets like gold, the US dollar and the Japanese yen.
Riskier currencies and stocks are in favor of investors. Surprisingly, gold rallies too. Let’s have a closer look.
Congratulations! Gold has just opened a new era... or, rather, reopened...
Canada will publish the employment change and the unemployment rate on July 10, at 15:30 MT time.