What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
Trade the US Dollar on the economic release
The level of US retail sales and core retail sales are due to release on December 14 at 15:30 MT time.
Last month the total value of sales at the retail level rose by a higher-than-expected level of 0.8%. In its turn, the level of core retail sales which represents retail sales excluding automobiles increased by 0.7%. It helped the USD to strengthen. If this time the indicators outperform the forecasts, it will happen again.
• If the data is higher than the forecast, the USD will rise.
• If the data is lower than the forecast, the USD will fall.
EUR/USD retraced to 1.1870 after breaking out this level. It should be just a natural sell-off ahead of the further rally up.
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The Bank of England will publish a monetary policy statement and update on the interest rate on Thursday, at 14:00 MT time.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will hold a meeting and announce changes to the monetary policy on August 3, at 07:30 MT time (GMT+3).