Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.
The BOE meeting: a ray of hope for the GBP?
The Bank of England will release its monetary policy summary and announce the interest rate on September 19, at 14:00 MT time.
The market does not expect any changes to the current interest rate, which is held at 0.75%. The regulator will continue to watch the Brexit progress ahead of the deadline on October 31. Traders will be looking for potential trading opportunities in the monetary policy summary. If it contains positive information about the current economic outlook of Great Britain, this fact will be seen as bullish for the British pound. In addition, the clues on the changes to the BOE monetary policy will be in focus.
• If the Bank of England is hawkish, the GBP will rise;
• If the Bank of England is dovish, the GBP 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.