Here we gathered the best and the worst performers of the week and the most volatile pairs .
The CAD falls on the weaker-than-expected retail figures
The level of retail sales released today came out lower than the forecasts. The headline indicator declined by 0.1% (vs. +0.3% expected), while its core level fell by 0.3% (vs. +0.3% expected). The news weakened the Canadian dollar significantly. On H4, USD/CAD tested the highs above the strong 1.3091 level. The next resistance lies at 1.3132. If bears get stronger, they will pull the pair lower to the support at 1.3078 (100-period SMA). The next support will lie at 1.3048.
The European Central Bank will meet today to discuss the current monetary policy and the fate of the quantitative easing program
Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.
The famous pharma giant Pfizer is going to release its earnings report on January 28 at 17:00 MT time.
The Bank of England’s interest rate announcement and monetary report will be out at 14:00 MT on January 30.
The week has started with a cautious note...