The United States will publish Core PCE Price Index on Thursday at 15:30 GMT+2.
Retail sales are moving this week
Canada will publish the monthly retail sales and core retail sales on November 20 at 15:30 MT time.
Instruments to trade: USD/CAD, CAD/JPY, EUR/CAD
The indicator of retail sales shows the change in the total value of sales at the retail level. The core version of this indicator is almost the same but without automobile sales. Last time, both indicators were not so encouraging. While the headline indicator increased by 0.4% (vs. +1% expected), the core one rose only by 0.5% (vs. the forecast of +0.9%). The Canadian dollar weakened after the release.
- If the indicators are higher than the forecasts, the CAD will go up;
- If the indicators are lower than the forecasts, the USD will go down.
Canada will post Retail Sales and Core Retail Sales on December 21, at 15:30 GMT+2.
Federal Reserve will make a statement on November 3, 20:00 GMT+2. There we will hear about Fed’s view on the current economic situation, tapering plans, and other hawkish or dovish tones.
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.