Canada will announce its monthly GDP on July 31, at 15:30 MT time.
The Bank of Canada announces no changes to its interest rate, USD/CAD rises.
:red_circle: During today's meeting, the Bank of Canada kept its interest rate unchanged at 1.75%. At the same time, the bank commented that economic data comes in line with the projections. However, the market anticipated more hawkish tone. As a result, the Canadian dollar weakened. USD/CAD has tested last January's levels above the resistance zone at 1.3506. The next resistance lies at 1.3576. Bears need to pull the price below the 1.3506 level to the support at 1.3429 to confirm their strength.
The RBA will make a rate statement on August 4 at 7:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment is mixed as new virus cases continue rising throughout the world, but most economic indicators came out better than analysts expected. Let’s look at the main market movements.
The market sentiment switched to risk-off after the Fed’s Powell statement. The USD edged higher, while risker assets started falling after reaching quite high levels. Let’s have a closer look.