The US dollar is weaker across the board since previous Wednesday’s afternoon comments by US President Trump on the currency being “too strong” that prompted a selloff of the currency. Geopolitical risk has risen after the US confirmed the use of a huge non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan.
Below is the list of the events that will affect the markets on the coming week:
(All times are GMT)
On Tuesday, at 1:30am Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes from Reserve Bank of Australia will be published.
At 12:30pm Building Permits in US will be published by Census Bureau
On Wednesday, at 2:30pm Energy Information Administration will publish Crude Oil Inventories. Market volatility and exchange rates for many currencies depend on oil prices.
At 10:45 Statistics New Zealand will release quarterly CPI data.
On Thursday, at 12:30pm Philly Fed Manufacturing Index will be released by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
At 12:30pm US Department of Labor anounces Unemployment Claims – the number of individuals who filed for unemployment insurance for the first time during the past week.
At 3:30pm Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks at the Institute of International Finance Policy Summit, in Washington DC.
At 4:30pm Bank of England Governor Mark Carney participates in a panel discussion at the Bank of France event, in Washington DC. Audience questions expected.
At 5:15pm US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks at the Institute of International Finance Policy Summit, in Washington DC.
On Friday, at 8:30am Great Britain’s Office for National Statistics will inform us about monthly Retail Sales.
At 12:30pm Statistics Canada releases statistics about monthly CPI.