The volatility that the markets experienced last week promises the second tidal wave! What should your favorite assets anticipate during the first week of February?
Pay attention to the GBP
The bank of England will publish its monetary policy summary and make the announcement of the interest rate on May 2 at 14:00 MT time. After that, the BOE governor Mark Carney will make a speech at 14:30 MT time.
The interest rate is expected to remain at 0.75%. We need to pay attention to the changes in the statement and the comments by the BOE governor. At the moment, the bank keeps its dovish outlook due to the Brexit uncertainties and weaker global economic conditions. Any hawkish outlines may support the British pound.
• If the BOE is hawkish, the GBP will rise;
• If the BOE is dovish, the GBP will fall.
The Bank of England will announce its policy statement on December 16, Thursday, at 14:00 GMT+2 (MetaTrader time). It will affect all the pairs with the British pound.
The United Kingdom will publish the Inflation Rate on November 17, at 09:00 MT (GMT+2). How will it impact the markets?
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will announce the updated Unemployment Rate and Employment Change data on Thursday, May 19, at 04:30 MT.
The UK Office for National Statistics will publish Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on Wednesday, May 18, at 09:00 MT.
The US Census Bureau will announce Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales on Tuesday, May 17 at 15:30 MT.