The main bank of Russian will likely turn hawkish today. Time to sell USD/RUB?
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.
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.
This week Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Pfizer, and other large US companies will deliver earnings reports…
The overall market sentiment is risk-on. The S&P 500 index (US 500) is getting close to the all-time high. Oil is recovering quickly from its recent losses.
What will happen? The FOMC statement will be published at 21:00 MT (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 28…