Last week, there were sharp swings in USDJPY, a decline in oil prices, and a surge in Tesla stock. What's next?
Important indicators may affect the CAD
Canada will release CPI and trade balance data on April 17, at 15:30 MT time.
Consumer price index represents the change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers. This is the most important inflation-related release. As for trade balance, it shows the difference in value between imported and exported goods. Last time CPI advanced by 0.7% (vs. expected 0.6%). At the same time, Canada's trade balance declined by $4.2 billion. If the actual figures are higher this time, the CAD will go up.
• If the actual levels of indicators are higher than the forecasts, the loonie will rise;
• If the actual levels of indicators are lower than the forecasts, the loonie will fall.
Geopolitical factors and inflation remain the main drivers of financial markets. Let’s see how to use that in trading!
Have a look at the key financial instruments on Monday, February 28. Geopolitics is currently on all news frontlines. Western nations escalated sanctions on Russia for the invasion of Ukraine.
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.