Let's consider the key events for this week's trading
UK Inflation Report Hearings
|The Bank of England’s Governor and several members of the Monetary Policy Committee will testify on inflation and economic outlook before the Parliament’s Treasury Committee at 12:00 MT time on February 20.|
|It is important not only to listen but hear. This event can get the GBP in motion. Any direct comments about the currency market will be especially important. The hearings should give traders some clues about the central bank’s future monetary policy.|
There were no major moves during the Asian trading session, however we have some events today, which may affect the sentiment in the market.
The risk sentiment remains under pressure after the comments by China about the countermeasures against the US tariffs. Thus, the AUD/USD and the USD/JPY pairs will be under our attention.
On Monday, crypto assets tumbled due to the fact that the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development drew attention to the necessity of the global regulation of initial coin offerings…
German exporters demonstrate ascending optimism as for their business prospects because growing demand from other euro zone countries helps to compensate worries regarding the strengthening currency, as the Ifo economic institute told on Wednesday…
In October, Japanese machinery orders rebounded with a faster soar than anticipated, thus re-affirming the resilience of capital spending, which is a major driver in the Japanese economy's almost two-year expansion…