Bank of Canada (BOC) will make a statement on December 8, 17:00 GMT+2.
The CAD awaits the retail figures
Canada will post an update on change in core retail sales on March 20 at 14:30 MT time.
Instruments to trade: USD/CAD, CAD/JPY, EUR/CAD
The Bank of Canada unexpectedly cut the interest rate, so the Canadian dollar fell to the lows of February 2016 against the USD. One of the releases which may help the loonie to recover this week is the retail figures. Analysts recommend paying attention to the core level, as it shows more accurate information due to exclusion of volatile automobile sales. Last time, an advance by +0.5% brought short-term positive momentum to the CAD. That is, the release will be important for day-traders.
- If the actual level of indicator is higher than analysts’ expectations, the CAD will rise;
- If the actual level of indicator is lower than analysts’ expectations, the CAD will fall.
Canada will publish employment change and an unemployment rate on Friday, at 15:30 MT time.
The Canadian monthly GDP is announced on Wednesday at 15:30 MT time.
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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.