The FOMC lefts the rates unchanged. At the same time it announced that intends to raise rates twice this year. Yellen also noted that financial conditions have stabilized after the weak start of 2016. So, w may expect hike of rates after the next meeting on April 27.
Below is the list of the events that will affect the markets on the coming week:
(All times are GMT)
On Tuesday, at 5:30am Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens speaks about global financial sector resilience, volatility, and connectedness at the Australian Securities & Investment Commission Annual Forum, in Sydney.
At 9:00am Ifo Institute for Economic Research will provide information about German business sentiment.
At 9:30am we will get information about Consumer Price Index (CPI) from UK Office for National Statistics.
At 10:00am German ZEW Economic Sentiment from Zentrum fur Europaische Wirtschaftsforschung will be released.
On Wednesday, at 2:30pm US Energy Information Administration will publish Crude Oil Inventories.
At 9:45 Statistics New Zealand will release Trade Balance data.
On Thursday, at 9:30am Great Britain’s Office for National Statistics will inform us about monthly Retail Sales.
At 10:15am European Central Bank (ECB) will announce Long Term Refinancing Option (LTRO).
At 1:30pm statistical data from USA will arrive: monthly data of Core Durable Goods Orders from Census Bureau and Unemployment Claims from Department of Labor.
On Friday, at 12:30pm US Bureau of Economic Analysis will release Final GDP (q/q).
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