Great Britain will publish its trade balance for April on June 11, at 09:00 MT time.
GDP growth: a key for trading the NZD
New Zealand will publish the level of GDP growth at 23:45 MT time on December 18. The indicator shows the change in the value of all goods and services produced by the economy. This release is important, as it reflects the economic activity of a country and is used as a measure of economic health. The GDP growth has been a sensitive topic for traders of the NZD, as the Reserve bank of New Zealand cut its long term forecasts recently. Despite that, analysts anticipate the release for the third quarter to show the decent figures due to the better manufacturing data. The second quarter’s GDP growth rate came out better than the expectations (0.5% vs. the forecast of 0.4%). What will happen this time?
If the indicator is higher than the forecasts, the NZD will rise;
If the indicator is lower than the forecasts, the NZD will fall.
Once in a month, the euro has a very special day of increased volatility at the start of the European trading session.
Canada will publish employment change and an unemployment rate on Friday, at 15:30 MT time.
The Bank of England will release its statement and announce its monetary policy decision at 14:00 MT.
Last week the USD soared versus other major currencies, while gold headed for the biggest weekly loss in 15 months. Let’s see what new moves await us this week!
The US dollar has surged to levels unseen since April after the Fed's decision back on Wednesday. Gold has reversed up from the local dips. Still, this week was the worst for gold in more than a year.