The market sentiment improved amid the slowdown in virus cases. Let's have a closer look at the AUD, S&P 500, gold and the GBP.
Will the inflation data support the CAD?
Canada will release the monthly consumer price index (CPI) on February 27 at 15:30 MT time.
Last month the level of consumer price index declined by 0.1%. However, it still was higher than the forecast. As a result, the CAD didn't suffer that much. This time the higher-than-expected level will be appreciated by the market again.
• In case CPI outperforms the forecast, the CAD will rise.
• In case CPI comes out lower, than the forecast, the CAD will fall.
The RBA will make a rate statement on August 4 at 7:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment is mixed as new virus cases continue rising throughout the world, but most economic indicators came out better than analysts expected. Let’s look at the main market movements.
The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
Follow the BOE monetary policy and rate statements on August 6 at 14:00 MT time…