BoC Interest Rate Hike expected

Investors will be looking at another slow week ahead. The Bank of Canada's monetary policy meeting stands out. The markets are currently expecting the BoC to announce an interest rate hike this week. However, there is an equal chance that the BoC could disappoint market expectations. On the economic front, inflation theme continues this week....

2018-01-25 John Benjamin Read more
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The central bank monetary policy meetings continue to dominate another week, this time with the FOMC and the BoJ meetings. The Fed is expected to meet on Wednesday where it is all set to announce its balance sheet normalization program. No changes are expected to interest rates at this week's meeting, but the press conference held by Janet Yelle...

2017-10-22 John Benjamin Read more
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The week ahead will be somewhat busy with data including the release of the FOMC meeting minutes, Eurozone flash GDP estimates, the UK's inflation and wage growth data and Australia set to report its jobs report. While trading volumes continue to remain low, the broader theme has become the ongoing tensions between the United States and North Ko...

2018-02-14 John Benjamin Read more
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New Theme Developing Looking back over the year it’s clear that one of the key themes that’s developed is that of FX markets being increasingly shaped by political rather than economic factors. The dominant example of this dynamic in play currently is the way that markets have responded in the run up to, and in immediate response to, the US ele...

2016-11-16 James Harte Read more