Weekly Economic & Political Timeline


This week is likely to see either a little less or a similar level of market activity to last week, with no central bank input due concerning any major currencies.

The market is likely to be most active on Thursday.

Monday is a public holiday in Japan and Thursday in France and Italy.

U.S. Dollar

It will be a reasonably active and important week for the Dollar, starting on Tuesday with a release of CPI (inflation) data. On Thursday, we will get Retail Sales numbers and the Philly Fed Manufacturing Index.

British Pound

It will be an important week for the Pound, starting on Monday with Average Earnings Index data. On Wednesday we will have a release of CPI (inflation) data. Thursday will bring Retail Sales numbers.

Australian Dollar

It will be a reasonably active week for the Aussie, starting on Wednesday with a release of Wage Price Index data. On Thursday we will get releases of Employment Change and Unemployment Rate numbers.

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.