The United States will publish Core PCE Price Index on Thursday at 15:30 GMT+2.
The Bank of Canada May Push the CAD
What will happen?
The Bank of Canada will publish a rate statement and update on the interest rate on Wednesday, at 17:00 MT time. The statement normally contains commentary about the economic conditions and insights into further monetary policy decisions. A recent survey by the Bank of Canada showed improving business sentiment as vaccines roll out. This situation may indicate that the BOC is looking forward to more hawkish steps.
How to trade on the BOC Interest Rate Decision?
Due to analysts' predictions, traders need to pay particular attention to the changes made in the statement. If the Bank of Canada expresses readiness for an earlier-than-expected rate hike, the Canadian dollar may strengthen.
- If the BOC suggests tightening of its monetary policy, the CAD will strengthen;
- If the BOC expresses cautiousness, the CAD will weaken.
Instruments to trade: USD/CAD, EUR/CAD, CAD/JPY
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.