Bank of Canada (BOC) will make a statement on December 8, 17:00 GMT+2.
Will the GDP growth strengthen the CAD?
Canada will publish the monthly GDP growth on Tuesday, at 15:30 MT time.
Instruments to trade: USD/CAD, CAD/JPY, CAD/CHF
This is the leading indicator of the economic activity of a country. As it measures the value of all products and services produced by an economy, it plays a significant role in the assessment of economic activity. A higher GDP indicates good conditions of the economy and increases the investment attractiveness of domestic currency. Last time, the Canadian GDP rose by 0.3%. This was a higher level than analysts' expectations of 0.1%. As a result, the Canadian dollar strengthened against other currencies.
• If the actual level of GDP is higher than the forecasts, the CAD will rise;
• If the actual level of GDP is lower than the forecasts, the CAD will fall.
Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) will release an economic sentiment index for Germany on January 18, 12:00 GMT+2
The United States will publish the Initial Jobless Claims on Thursday, December 30, at 15:30 GMT+2 (MetaTrader time).
The US will reveal Non-farm payrolls on January 7, Friday, at 15:30 GMT+2 (MetaTrader time).