The volatility that the markets experienced last week promises the second tidal wave! What should your favorite assets anticipate during the first week of February?
Trade the GBP on the news
Services sector represents the biggest part of the British economy. As a result, its performance makes the key contribution to the nation’s economic growth. UK services PMI will be released at 11:30 MT time on October 3. The last time the indicator was released on September 5. Back then the index turned out to be much higher than expected (54.3 versus the forecast of just 53.9). GBP/USD went up after the release from support at 1.28. The day’s high was at 1.2980.
• If services PMI is bigger than expected, the GBP will rise.
• If services PMI is smaller than expected, the GBP will fall.
The Bank of England will announce its policy statement on December 16, Thursday, at 14:00 GMT+2 (MetaTrader time). It will affect all the pairs with the British pound.
The United Kingdom will publish the Inflation Rate on November 17, at 09:00 MT (GMT+2). How will it impact the markets?
As Europe moves into recession, next week may provide us with some amazing trading opportunities. Here they are!
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.