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Bank of England policy meeting: A hawkish tilt with some caution – Forex News Preview

The Bank of England has already discussed the mechanics for switching to monetary tightening and although the plan could only materialize under specific circumstances, the talking itself is a sign that the tightening process is nearing.

Fed meeting: forget the slow crawl to tapering, it’s the dot plot that matters – Forex News Preview

The US Federal Reserve isn’t expected to announce any changes in policy when it concludes its two-day meeting on Wednesday at 18:00 GMT.

BoJ meeting, Japanese elections, and the yen - Forex News Preview

With a Bank of Japan meeting coming up on Tuesday and an inter-party election to decide who will succeed Prime Minister Suga later this month, the yen might finally enjoy some volatility.

Week Ahead – Fed to headline jam-packed week for central banks

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to give its clearest signal yet next week that tapering is just around the corner.

New Zealand may be mired in lockdown currently but investors have been busy speculating that the country’s central bank will be the first to raise interest rates in a post-pandemic world.

Canada’s inflation to approach 4%, reinforce BoC October taper – Forex News Preview

The Canadian dollar is close to erasing its yearly gains even though the Bank of Canada is ahead of other central banks in terms of withdrawing pandemic-era stimulus.

Bullish dataset awaited to bolster pound ahead of BoE – Forex News Preview

Sterling has been one of the best performing currencies year-to-date thanks to its immediate vaccination landmark at the start of the year.

The Australian dollar will be tested by several data releases this week, starting with China’s monthly data barrage at 02:00 GMT Wednesday ahead of Australia’s jobs numbers at 01:30 GMT Thursday.

Dollar might shrug off US CPI and retail sales data as markets lock in November taper – Forex News Preview

With an end-of-year taper timeline fast becoming the market consensus, US inflation data on Tuesday and retail sales figures on Thursday, both due at 12:30 GMT, might not create the usual waves.

Week Ahead – US inflation takes center stage

Without any central bank meetings on the agenda next week, the spotlight will fall on the latest edition of US inflation and retail sales.

Having started the year on a strong note, the pound’s outlook has dimmed substantially lately as the initial boost from the economic reopening during the spring appears to be fading.

ECB meeting: tapering on the menu, sort of – Forex New Preview

The European Central Bank meets on Thursday for its regular policy meeting and is scheduled to announce its decision at 11:45 GMT, followed by President Christine Lagarde’s press briefing at 12:30 GMT.

BoC to keep quiet as Canada’s election approaches - Forex News Preview

The Bank of Canada will wrap up its latest meeting at 14:00 GMT Wednesday. Some disappointing economic data coupled with the election later this month will likely keep the central bank on the sidelines.

Week Ahead – Tapering high on the agenda as ECB, BoC and RBA meet

After the recent taper fever, the Fed may fall out of the limelight next week as other central banks take centre stage.

RBA meeting: No right choices for the aussie - Forex News Preview

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will conclude its latest meeting at 04:30 GMT Tuesday. Markets are split on whether the central bank will stick to its taper plans or whether it will reverse that decision as lockdowns continue.

Nonfarm payrolls, tapering edition - Forex News Preview

With markets buzzing about when the Fed will finally push the taper button, the next US employment report at 12:30 GMT Friday will be crucial, especially since some indicators point to a disappointment.

US ISM and ADP data eyed ahead of jobs report; can they lift the dollar? – Forex News Preview

The August jobs report is undoubtedly this week’s focal point for the US dollar but ahead of that, the ISM manufacturing PMI and ADP employment print could warm things up for jobs Friday.

Canadian GDP in the spotlight - Forex News Preview

Economic growth data from Canada will hit the markets at 12:30 GMT Tuesday. The numbers will tell us how the economy performed coming out of the spring lockdowns.

Eurozone inflation to spike but ECB seen staying the course – Forex News Preview

The flash inflation estimates for August are due out of the Eurozone on Tuesday at 0900 GMT. The headline rate is expected to jump to a near-decade high.

Week Ahead – The calm before nonfarm payrolls storm

The calendar is void of any central bank meetings next week, so all eyes will be on the latest US employment report.



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