Weekly Economic and Political Timeline

This week is likely to see a less activity compared to last week, with little central bank input due for any major currencies and very little data due in general. The most important data releases concern the Australian and Canadian Dollars.

The market is likely to be most active on Tuesday.

Thursday is a public holiday in the U.S.A. and Friday is a public holiday in Japan.

U.S. Dollar

It will be a quiet week for the U.S. Dollar with nothing important due except Core Durable Goods Orders data on Wednesday.

Australian Dollar

It will be an important week for the Aussie, starting with a release of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes data on Tuesday followed by a minor speech from the Governor of the Bank.

Canadian Dollar

It will be an average week for the Loonie, with CPI and Core Retail Sales data due on Friday.

British Pound

It will be an average week for the Pound, with Inflation Report Hearings scheduled for Tuesday.

Japanese Yen

It will be a quiet week for the Yen, with nothing due except a minor speech from the Governor of the Bank scheduled for Tuesday.

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