Weekly Economic & Political Timeline

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This week is likely to see a similar or greater level of market activity compared to last week, with no central bank input due concerning the U.S. and Australian Dollars.

The market is likely to be most active on Wednesday.

U.S. Dollar

It will be a quiet yet significant week for the greenback, starting on Wednesday with a release of the FOMC Meeting Minutes. On Friday, the Chair of the Federal Reserve will be giving a speech at the Jackson Hole symposium.

Australian Dollar

It will be a quiet yet significant week for the Aussie, with nothing due except the latest Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes from the RBA on Tuesday.

Canadian Dollar

It will be a quiet yet significant reasonably week for the Loonie, starting with a release of CPI data on Wednesday. On Friday there will be a release of Core Retail Sales numbers.

Euro

It will be a quiet week for the Euro, with nothing due except French and German Flash Services PMI and German Flash Manufacturing PMI on Thursday.

New Zealand Dollar

It will be a quiet week for the Kiwi, with nothing due except Retail Sales data on Friday.

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.