The ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts will be released at 14:30 MT on January 16
Trade GBP on the crucial economic event
British CPI reading will be out at 11:30 MT time on October 17.
The Consumer Price Index is the leading indicator for every economy as it reflects the inflation level. The central bank forms its monetary policy according to this level. That’s why it is not a surprise that great CPI data pulls the GBP up, weak data pushes it down.
Last time the data was released on September 19. It outperformed the forecast (2.7% vs 2.4%). As a result, the GBP/USD pair rose significantly from 1.3097 to 1.3213.
• If CPI is greater than expected, the GBP will rise.
• If CPI is weaker than expected, the GBP will fall.
We expect the US-China phase one trade deal to be signed on Wednesday and multiple important indicators for the USD. Plus, it is the first week of the earnings reports
The British yearly CPI will be released at 11:30 MT on January 15
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On Thursday, January 16 two central banks: the Reserve bank of South Africa and the Turkish Central Bank will make their interest rate decisions.