The main bank of Russian will likely turn hawkish today. Time to sell USD/RUB?
Pay attention to the BOC statement
The Bank of Canada will publish its statement on July 10, at 17:00 MT time. At the same time, the interest rate will be announced.
We do not anticipate any changes to the current interest rate, which is held at 1.75%. But it would be interesting to hear the tone of the statement by the BOC due to the global uncertainties and dovish statements of other major central banks. Let’s find out whether the bank will support the Canadian dollar.
• If the BOC is hawkish, the CAD will rise;
• If the BOC is dovish, the CAD will fall.
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.
Commodities (iron ore, oil) and commodity-linked currencies (AUD, CAD) surged. West Texas Intermediate has reached $75 a barrel, while Brent rose to the highest mark since October 2018.
Although Jerome Powell’s speech sounded hawkish on Wednesday, September 22, markets did not get scared and the main stock indices got bought back…
Turkey’s central bank governor was at a crossroads: to hold interest rates and take a risk to be fired like it was for three governors before him, or to comply with the president, to cut rates, and to risk the market. Let’s find out, how to react to the rate cut.