Bank of Canada (BOC) will make a statement on December 8, 17:00 GMT+2.
The loonie awaits the important release
Canada will release the level of CPI on August 21, at 15:30 MT time.
The consumer price index is defined as the change in the prices of goods and services that are usually purchased by a customer. It accounts for the majority of overall inflation. Last time, the indicator declined by 0.2%. Despite that, the release was still better than the forecast of -0.3%. As a result, the Canadian dollar strengthened.
• If the level of CPI is higher than the forecasts, the CAD will rise;
• If the level of CPI is lower than the forecasts, the CAD 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.