The USA will publish unemployment claims on October 22 at 15:30 MT time. How to trade after the release?
The US labor market is in focus again
The United States will publish a weekly update on unemployment claims on July 9, at 15:30 MT time.
Instruments to trade: EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD
Once a week, the US Department of Labor publishes how many people filed for unemployment insurance. This is the most recent update on the employment data in the United States. Despite quite optimistic NFP last week when the indicator increased by 4 800K (vs. the forecast of 3 037K), the weekly unemployment claims for July 2 reached a higher level than expected. While analysts anticipated it to increase by 1 350K, the actual figures showed a rise of 1 427K.
- If the actual level of unemployment claims is lower, the USD will rise;
- If the actual level of unemployment claims is higher, the USD will fall.
Canada will publish the monthly GDP growth on October 30 at 14:30 MT time.
The European Central Bank publishes the monetary policy statement alongside with an update on the interest rate on October 29, at 15:45 MT time.
The Bank of Canada will publish the rate statement together with the interest rate on October 28, at 17:00 MT time.