Weekly Economic and Political Timeline


This week will see some key activity, with central bank input from the ECB and the Bank of Japan, as well as important data releases primarily concerning China and New Zealand.

The market is likely to be most active on Wednesday and Thursday.

Monday is a public holiday in the U.S.A.


It will be an important week for the Euro, with the Main Refinancing Rate and ECB Press Conference due on Thursday.

Japanese Yen

It will be an important week for the Yen, with the Bank of Japan’s Outlook Report, Monetary Policy Statement, and Press Conference due on Wednesday.

Chinese Yuan

It will be an important week for the Yuan, with Chinese GDP data due on Monday.

British Pound

It will be a quiet week for the British Pound, with nothing due except the Average Earnings Index on Tuesday.

Australian Dollar

It will be a relatively quiet week for the Aussie, with nothing due except Unemployment Rate and Employment Change data due on Thursday.

New Zealand Dollar

It will be a potentially important week but slow week for the Kiwi, with nothing due except CPI data on Wednesday.

Canadian Dollar

It will be a quiet week for the Loonie, with nothing due except Core Retail Sales data on Wednesday.

Adam is a Forex trader who has worked within financial markets for over 12 years, including 6 years with Merrill Lynch. He is certified in Fund Management and Investment Management by the U.K. Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.