The Fed held a much-awaited meeting yesterday. The bank hasn’t made any policy changes. As a result, the USD weakened and EUR/USD rocketed. Jump in to know all the latest news!
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
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will hold a meeting and announce changes to the monetary policy on August 3, at 07:30 MT time (GMT+3).
What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
EUR/USD retraced to 1.1870 after breaking out this level. It should be just a natural sell-off ahead of the further rally up.