Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.
Will the jobs data support the aussie?
Australia will release the level of employment change and unemployment rate on June 13, at 4:30 MT time.
The employment change shows the change in the number of employed people during the previous month. As for the unemployment rate, it represents the percentage of the total unemployed workforce. Last time, the level of employment change outperformed the forecast of 15.2 thousand people. It advanced by 28.4 thousand people. However, the actual level of unemployment rate disappointed the market with an increase to 5.2%. As a result, the aussie suffered. What will happen this time?
• If the actual level of employment change is higher and the unemployment rate is lower than the forecasts, the AUD will rise;
• If the actual level of employment change is lower and the unemployment rate is higher than the forecasts, the AUD 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.