The Bank of England will release its monetary policy summary and announce the interest rate on September 19, at 14:00 MT time.
The CAD traders await the GDP growth
Canada will publish the figures of GDP growth on August 30, at 15:30 MT time.
GDP measures the change in the value of all goods and services produced by the economy. Traders, investors, and policymakers pay attention to it, as represents the economic activity of a country. Higher figures of GDP growth push the domestic currency up. During the previous release, the Canadian indicator advanced by 0.2% (vs. the forecast of 0.1%). The USD/CAD pair inched lower after the release but reversed immediately on the stronger dollar. Let's see what happens this time.
• If the actual level of indicator is higher than the forecast, the CAD will strengthen;
• If the actual level of indicator is lower than the forecast, the CAD will weaken.
We've got some positive news for the British pound and we are awaiting the release of the core retail sales for Canada at 15:30 MT.
The tweet by Iran's foreign minister increased the possibility of tensions in the region. It pushed the oil prices up.
The European trading session will be highlighted by the events for the British pound. Traders will pay special attention to the BOE meeting at 14:00 MT.