Last week was very interesting for the markets, as we saw the releases of the US Inflation and Disney’s earnings report. So let's see what we should await this week!
ECB monetary policy statement: potential pressure for the euro?
The European Central Bank will publish a monetary policy statement and release the main refinancing rate at 14:45 on September 10. Later, at 15:30 MT time, the ECB President Christine Lagarde will hold a press conference.
Instruments to trade: EUR/USD, EUR/JPY, EUR/CAD
While the interest rate remains at 0%, we recommend following the policymakers' decisions amid the coronavirus crisis. The ECB continues conducting its bond-buying program and considers the need for further actions. Given the current strong performance of the EUR and mixed releases of economic indicators, it would be interesting to see the middle-term economic outlook by the ECB and its plan for further steps regarding monetary policy.
- If the ECB highlights positive developments in the economy of the Eurozone, the EUR will strengthen;
- If the ECB comments about the weak economy and remaining risks, the EUR will weaken.
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The United States will publish Core PCE Price Index on Thursday at 15:30 GMT+2.
The US Bureau of Economic Analysis will publish Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) on May 27 at 15:30 GMT+3.
The United States will publish the Preliminary GDP on Thursday, May 26, at 15:30 GMT+3.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will publish a monetary policy report and make an update on the interest rate on May 25, at 05:00 GMT+3.