Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.
Important indicators may affect the CAD
Canada will release CPI and trade balance data on April 17, at 15:30 MT time.
Consumer price index represents the change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers. This is the most important inflation-related release. As for trade balance, it shows the difference in value between imported and exported goods. Last time CPI advanced by 0.7% (vs. expected 0.6%). At the same time, Canada's trade balance declined by $4.2 billion. If the actual figures are higher this time, the CAD will go up.
• If the actual levels of indicators are higher than the forecasts, the loonie will rise;
• If the actual levels of indicators are lower than the forecasts, the loonie will fall.
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.
The Bank of England’s interest rate announcement and monetary report will be out at 14:00 MT on January 30.
The Facebook earnings report is coming at 00:00 MT time on January 30.
Apple earnings report is released at 00:00 MT time on January 29.