The Federal open market committee (FOMC) will make its monetary policy statement and announce the interest rate on March 20, 20:00 MT time.
Trade the Canadian dollar on the economic data
The levels of monthly GDP and core retail sales for Canada are expected on December 21, at 15:30 MT time.
Last time analysts forecast GDP to increase by 0.1%, however, the actual data showed a decline of 0.1%. As for retail sales, the actual data released last month outperformed the anticipated increase of 0.1% by the analysts. If this time the releases are higher than the expectations, the CAD will be supported.
• If the indicators are higher than expected, the CAD will rise;
• If the indicators are lower than expected, the CAD will fall.
Safe havens such as gold and Japanese yen declined as investors sentiment was boosted by eased geopolitical tensions…
On Tuesday, the euro tacked on because market participants waited for reports on inflation and growth in the euro zone, while the Japanese yen went down after Japan’s major bank told it would be more flexible in its huge stimulus program…
On Tuesday, the evergreen buck dived because the common currency bounced off and the UK pound managed to ascend to the day’s maximums reacting to reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May is going to take control of Brexit talks…