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 CAD rise on positive Ivey PMI?
Ivey PMI will be announced at 17:00 MT time on January 7.
175 purchasing managers selected geographically across Canada report their business activity each month to Ivey Business School. Ivey PMI is calculated based on these numbers. As businesses react quickly to the changes in market environment and financial outlooks, this indicator is a central tool to assess Canada’s economic health. A resulting value below 50 generally means economic contraction, which was the case in September and October. The November value, which was released on December 5, was 60. That was higher than market expectations and signaled an economic upswing. If a similar scenario takes place on January 7, the CAD may grow.
- If the indicator exceeds the market expectation, the CAD will gain strength.
- If the indicator underperforms, the CAD will fall.
The Bank of Canada releases a monetary policy statement with an update on the interest rate on June 9, at 17:00 MT time.
Don’t expect to relax after a super volatile previous week! The market is getting ready for yet another roller-coaster!
The Bank of England will release its statement and announce its monetary policy decision at 14:00 MT.
Last week the USD soared versus other major currencies, while gold headed for the biggest weekly loss in 15 months. Let’s see what new moves await us this week!
The US dollar has surged to levels unseen since April after the Fed's decision back on Wednesday. Gold has reversed up from the local dips. Still, this week was the worst for gold in more than a year.