Geopolitical factors and inflation remain the main drivers of financial markets. Let’s see how to use that in trading!
The BOE meeting: a ray of hope for the GBP?
The Bank of England will release its monetary policy summary and announce the interest rate on September 19, at 14:00 MT time.
The market does not expect any changes to the current interest rate, which is held at 0.75%. The regulator will continue to watch the Brexit progress ahead of the deadline on October 31. Traders will be looking for potential trading opportunities in the monetary policy summary. If it contains positive information about the current economic outlook of Great Britain, this fact will be seen as bullish for the British pound. In addition, the clues on the changes to the BOE monetary policy will be in focus.
• If the Bank of England is hawkish, the GBP will rise;
• If the Bank of England is dovish, the GBP will fall.
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.