Canada will announce its monthly GDP on July 31, at 15:30 MT time.
Will the indicators bring chance to the USD bulls?
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The United States will publish the indicators of retail sales and core retail sales on October 16, at 15:30 MT time. The level of retail sales shows the change in the total value of sales at the retail level. At the same time, its core indicator excludes automobiles from the calculation. Last time, the indicator of retail sales increased by the higher-than-expected 0.4%. Despite that, the level of core retail sales remained unchanged (vs. the forecast of +0.1%). The releases resulted in the mixed performance of the USD. Let’s see if they lead to a different outcome this time.
• If the actual levels of indicators are higher than the forecasts, the USD will rise;
• If the actual levels of indicators are lower than the forecasts, the USD will fall.
The US unemployment claims are announced on Thursday at 15:30 MT time.
The Australian Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes are announced on Tuesday at 04:30 MT time.
The RBA will make a rate statement on August 4 at 7:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment is mixed as new virus cases continue rising throughout the world, but most economic indicators came out better than analysts expected. Let’s look at the main market movements.
The market sentiment switched to risk-off after the Fed’s Powell statement. The USD edged higher, while risker assets started falling after reaching quite high levels. Let’s have a closer look.