Market Overview

Central Bank representatives dominate today’s calendar

At 12:45 GMT, US Fed’s William Dudley is scheduled to give a speech today. Comments made can move prices in USD crosses.

At 17:00 GMT, FOMC Member Bostic is due to speak about the economic outlook and monetary policy at the Rotary Club of Savannah. Audience questions are expected to follow. USD crosses can be impacted from this event.

At 17:30 GMT, ECB President Mario Draghi is due to deliver opening remarks at the ECB Forum on Central Banking, in Portugal. EUR crosses can be impacted by any comments made.

At 20:00 GMT, US FOMC Member Williams is due to deliver closing remarks at a conference on banking culture, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. USD pairs can react to this event.

Major data releases for the week ahead: On Tuesday at 01:30 GMT, Reserve Bank of Australia’s meeting minutes will be released.

At 08:00 GMT, ECB President Mario Draghi will be speaking.

On Wednesday at 00:00 GMT, Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes will be published.

At 13:30 GMT, US FED’s Powell, ECB’s Draghi, BOJ’s Kuroda and RBA’s Lowe are due to participate in a panel discussion at the ECB Forum on Central Banking, in Portugal

At 21:45 GMT, New Zealand GDP data will be released.


On Thursday at 07:30 GMT, SNB Interest Rates Decision will be released with a Press Conference to follow at 09:00 GMT.

At 11:00 GMT, BOE Interest Rate Decision will be announced along with the Meeting Minutes and Monetary Policy Summary.

Tentative – OPEC are meeting for a 3 day summit in Vienna.

On Friday at 12:30 GMT, Canadian Retail Sales and CPI data will be released.


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