The US dollar is lower against most majors as the central bank summit in Jackson Hole kicked off. The Euro has regained January 2015 levels on Friday. Fed Chair Janet Yellen, in what could be her last appearance at the Wyoming gathering as chief of the US central bank, focused on financial regulation with limited comments on monetary policy. Yellen’s term ends in February and at this point it seems unlikely President Trump will renominate her after his criticisms of the Fed last year.
(All times are GMT)
On Tuesday, at 2:00pm the Conference Board Inc. will release CB Consumer Confidence index.
On Wednesday, at 1:30am Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Graeme Wheeler delivers a speech titled “Reflections on the stewardship of the Reserve Bank”.
At 12:15pm US Non-Farm Employment Change will be announced by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP).
At 12:30pm US Bureau of Economic Analysis will release Preliminary GDP (q/q).
At 2:30pm Energy Information Administration will publish Crude Oil Inventories. Market volatility and exchange rates for many currencies depend on oil prices.
On Thursday, at 1:30am Australian Bureau of Statistics will announce quarterly data of Private Capital Expenditure.
At 12:30pm monthly GDP will be published by Statistics Canada.
At 12:30pm number of Unemployment Claims will be provided by US Department of Labor.
On Friday, at 8:30am Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index ) in Great Britain will be released by Markit.
At 12:30pm data from US labor market will arrive. Non-Farm Employment Change will be published. And of course, US Unemployment Rate and changes in monthly Average Hourly Earnings are issued together with US NFP.
At 2:00pm The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) will release the ISM Manufacturing PMI for US.
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