The ECB Monetary Policy Meeting Accounts will be released at 14:30 MT on January 16
How will the British GDP growth affect the GBP?
The British monthly GDP growth rate is at 11:30 MT time on December 10.
The British PM Boris Johnson’s expected victory at the coming elections and the nearing Brexit resolution have been solidifying the British pound recently. But how has the British economy been doing? The previous two monthly GDP growth rates were at the negative 0.1% referring to the months of August and September. This time the analysts expect an improvement up to the level of 0.1%. If the October rate outperforms the forecasts on December 10, the British pound will gain strength.
- If the British GDP growth rate outperforms the forecasts, the GBP will rise;
- Otherwise, the GBP will fall.
Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.
The European Central Bank will publish its monetary policy statement and announce the main refinancing rate on January 23 at 14:45 MT time.
The Bank of Canada (BOC) will release its rate statement alongside the monetary policy report during its meeting on January 22 at 17:00 MT time.