The American CPI is announced on Wednesday at 15:30 MT time.
Trade the CAD on economic indicators
Canada will release CPI and Core Retail Sales data on October 19 at 15:30 MT time. Both indicators are highly important. As a result, they will affect the Canadian market a lot.
A new agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada were anticipated to support the CAD. However, the effect of the event didn’t last for a long time. The Canadian dollar is under big pressure as the USD strengthens again.
• If data are greater than forecasts, the CAD will rise.
• If data are weaker than forecasts, the CAD will fall.
US stocks and oil slipped as Donald Trump threatened not to sign a long-awaited stimulus bill into law. The market sentiment had been already fragile, and Trump’s comments worsened it even more.
Canada's retail sales will be out on Friday at 15:30 MT time.
The European Central Bank will publish the monetary policy statement with the interest rate decision on January 21, at 14:45 MT time.
Joe Biden is going to unveil a Covid-19 relief package of about $2 trillion. After this announcement, the 10-year Treasury yield rose, adding support for the USD.
The US dollar’s weakness offered a boost to emerging-market currencies and oil.