The greatest sale of Bitcoin continues! It has approached the psychological mark of $30,000. The traders’ focus remains on Thursday’s report on US inflation.
Will the BOC strengthen the CAD even more?
The Bank of Canada will publish the rate statement together with the interest rate on October 28, at 16:00 MT time.
Instruments to trade: USD/CAD, EUR/CAD, CAD/JPY
According to data from the Bank of Canada, the financial market conditions in the country are improving. As a result, the regulator has announced changes to its supportive measures. The last operations of the Canada mortgage bond purchase program and Banker's acceptance purchase are scheduled for the week of October 26. At the same time, the BOC will pay particular attention to the housing sector to prevent speculations amid the low interest rate. That means, the interest rate will likely stay unchanged at 0.25% during this meeting. What’s interesting is the bank’s plans for the upcoming months and the forecasts in the statement.
- If the BOC is optimistic, the CAD will strengthen;
- If the BOC is pessimistic, the CAD will weaken.
The European Central Bank plans to post its monetary policy statement together with the interest rate on June 10, at 14:45 MT time.
The Bank of Canada releases a monetary policy statement with an update on the interest rate on June 9, at 17:00 MT time.
The United States will release retail sales and producer inflation (PPI index) numbers at 15:30 MT time on June 15.
Gold has plunged amid the stronger US dollar as investors await the Fed’s meeting this week.
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