Bank of Canada (BOC) will make a statement on December 8, 17:00 GMT+2.
Pay attention to the inflation release for Canada
Canada awaits the release of monthly CPI on July 17, at 15:30 MT time.
Consumer prices are important as they represent one of the most significant parts of overall inflation. Central banks pay attention to this release and use it in their assessment of the possible changes to the interest rate. Rising prices drive policymakers to consider higher interest rates. On the other hand, the slowdown of CPI increases the possibility of a rate cut. June's release turned out to be positive for the CAD. Canadian CPI increased by 0.4% (vs. the forecast of 0.1%). It pushed the loonie higher. Let’s see what the release will bring to the CAD traders this time.
• If CPI is higher than expected, the CAD will go up;
• If CPI is lower than expected, the CAD will go down.
Main news that will drive the market in the upcoming week include CB Consumer Confidence Index, Canadian GDP, and US Core PCE Price Index
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.
Every week we expect many interesting events that can shake the market.