The US dollar keeps falling for the third day in a row, whereas riskier assets are rising. Let’s discuss the main market events and analyze the charts.
Trade on the Canadian economic data
The Canadian dollar has chances to keep trading at good levels. According to the recent statement of the Bank of Canada, the country’s economic data are in line with the forecasts. And although trade tensions and worries about the emerging markets affect commodity prices, the bank stays optimistic. As a result, for the central bank to raise interest rates rather sooner than later, the economic data should continue being encouraging.Retail sales data will be released at 15:30 MT time on September 21. The release is important for traders as it displays a change in the total value of sales at the retail level.
• If retail sales data is greater than forecast, the CAD will rise.
• If retail sales data is weaker than forecast, the CAD will fall.
Canada’s retail sales will be out on October 21 at 15:30 MT time. Get ready with us for this event!
The market is resilient ahead of the speeches of Fed’s Powell and ECB President Lagarde, but there are still interesting movements.
The uncertainty over US fiscal stimulus and Brexit, and also rising new virus cases deteriorated the market mood. That’s why we can expect the further rally of the US dollar and the fall of riskier assets today.