The Fed held a much-awaited meeting yesterday. The bank hasn’t made any policy changes. As a result, the USD weakened and EUR/USD rocketed. Jump in to know all the latest news!
Will the Canadian monthly CPI boost the CAD?
Canadian monthly CPI is announced on Wednesday at 15:30 MT time.
Instruments to trade: USD/CAD, NZD/CAD, GBP/CAD, CAD/JPY
April’s CPI in Canada plunged to -0.2% in April after a step down to 0.9% the month before. Before, an average of 2% was a commonly expected price level. Now, all hopes are on the May release: observers are looking for signs of recovery in the Canadian economy, and the increase in the level of prices would indicate that things are improving. The market will be careful with setting its estimates for the coming release hence even a slight difference into the positive zone will make this indicator boost the CAD in the short-term.
- If the CPI shows improvements, the CAD will rise.
- If the CPI is depressive, the CAD will fall.
Australian monthly retail sales will be announced at 04:30 MT time (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 21. T
The Bank of Canada will publish a rate statement and update on the interest rate on Wednesday, at 17:00 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).
What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
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.