BOC_Canada's inflation_2403

The monthly inflation data from Canada due to be released today will set an important market for the Bank of Canada. Central bank officials are expected to meet next week at the monthly monetary policy meeting. Although no changes to interest rates are expected given that the Bank of Canada hiked interest rates only in September and for a sec...

2018-01-25 John Benjamin Read more
China Inflation

Following a rather eventful week, the markets are likely to head into a new trading week with risk aversion staying on trader's minds. Economic data this week is mostly confined to second-tier data from the U.S. and from Europe. Inflation continues to remain the main theme with numbers expected from the eurozone, New Zealand and Canada. The w...

2017-04-17 John Benjamin Read more
ECB

After a rather quiet trading week, the economic data picks up steam with inflation figures due for release across the US, UK, and the Eurozone. The monthly labor market data from Australia and the UK will be coming out this week including the central bank meetings from the ECB and the Bank of Canada. Among other things, the British Prime Minster...

2017-01-16 John Benjamin Read more
Canada_rates_1910_BOC

Latest inflation report from Statistics Canada released on Thursday showed that the total CPI declined 0.4% on the month pushing the 12-month pace to 1.2% in November, down from 1.5% previously. The decline in inflation was larger than the expected 0.2%. Gasoline prices fell 4.3% during the month which was the main factor in pushing inflation lo...

2016-12-23 John Benjamin Read more
Debates

The US dollar will be taking a backseat for the most part of the week with the ECB and Bank of Canada monetary policy meetings on tap. In the US, the third and final presidential debate is due on October 20th with key issues such as economy being the focus for the markets. The week will also reveal how US consumer prices fared in the month of Se...

2016-10-17 John Benjamin Read more