Bank of Canada (BOC) will make a statement on December 8, 17:00 GMT+2.
How will the Canadian dollar react to the BOC meeting?
The Bank of Canada (BOC) will release its statement and publish the official rate on September 4, at 17:00 MT time.
The changes to the interest rate are not expected, but we will be looking for the clues on the next steps by the bank. Some of the analysts expect the BOC to throw the hints on the possibility of a rate cut, citing the trade uncertainty between the US and China and worsened economic outlook. Thus, any dovish comments will pull the Canadian dollar down. So, let’s wait for the outcome of the meeting.
• If the Bank of Canada is hawkish, the CAD will rise;
• If the Bank of Canada is dovish, the CAD will rise.
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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.