Weekly Economic & Political Timeline


This week is likely to see a lower level of market activity compared to last week, with central bank input due from the European Central Bank only.

The market is likely to be most active on Thursday.

Friday is a public holiday in the Republic of China.

U.S. Dollar

It will be an important week for the greenback, starting on Wednesday with a release of Crude Oil Inventories data. Thursday brings CPI (inflation) numbers. Finally, on Friday we will get Retail Sales data releases.


It will be an important week for the Euro, with everything happening on Thursday when the ECB will release its Main Refinancing Rate and Monetary Policy Statement followed by the usual press conference.

British Pound

It will be an important week for the Pound, with everything happening on Monday with releases of GDP and Manufacturing Production data.

Chinese Yuan

It will be a quiet week for the Yuan, with nothing due except New Loans data on Monday.

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