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01:30 Australia CPI, q/q Quarter I +0.8% +0.8% +0.6%
01:30 Australia CPI, y/y Quarter I +2.7% +3.2% +2.9%
01:45 China HSBC Manufacturing PMI (Preliminary) April 48.0 48.4 48.3
06:58 France Manufacturing PMI (Preliminary) April 52.1 51.9 50.9
06:58 France Services PMI (Preliminary) April 51.5 51.5 50.3
07:28 Germany Manufacturing PMI (Preliminary) April 53.7 53.9 54.2
07:28 Germany Services PMI (Preliminary) April 53.0 53.5 52.0
07:58 Eurozone Manufacturing PMI (Preliminary) April 53.0 53.0 53.3
07:58 Eurozone Services PMI (Preliminary) April 52.2 52.7 53.1
08:30 United Kingdom Bank of England Minutes
08:30 United Kingdom PSNB, bln March 7.5 8.7 4.9
10:00 United Kingdom CBI industrial order books balance April 6 7 -1
12:30 Canada Retail Sales, m/m February +1.3% +0.5% +0.5%
12:30 Canada Retail Sales ex Autos, m/m February +1.0% +0.6% +0.6%
The euro strengthened after the flash manufacturing PMI publication in the Eurozone. Manufacturing PMI (Preliminary) of the Eurozone increased to 53.3 in April from 53.0 in March. It means that the Eurozone economy is continuing to recover.
The U.S. dollar declined against the most major currencies ahead the publication of the real estate sector data.
The British pound declined after the publication of the minutes of the Bank of England's (BoE) April meeting. MPC members were uncertain over economic slack and also held differing views on the outlook for inflation over the medium term. The minutes also showed that MPC members voted to keep interest rates at a record low 0.5%.
EUR/USD: the currency pair rose
GBP/USD: the currency pair was down
USD/JPY: the currency pair declined
The most important news that are expected:
13:43 U.S. Manufacturing PMI (Preliminary) April 55.5 56.2
14:00 U.S. New Home Sales March 440 455
21:00 New Zealand RBNZ Interest Rate Decision 2.75% 3.00%
21:00 New Zealand RBNZ Rate Statement
23:50 Japan CSPI, y/y March +0.7% +0.8%
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