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Economic calendar (GMT0):
(Time/ Region/ Event/ Period/ Previous/ Forecast/ Actual)
01:30 Australia RBA Meeting's Minutes
01:30 Australia New Motor Vehicle Sales (MoM) June +0.3% +1.7%
01:30 Australia New Motor Vehicle Sales (YoY) June -2.0% -2.2%
03:00 Japan BoJ Interest Rate Decision 0.10% 0.10% 0.10%
03:00 Japan Bank of Japan Monetary Base Target 270 270 270
03:00 Japan BoJ Monetary Policy Statement
07:15 Switzerland Producer & Import Prices, m/m June +0.1% +0.3% 0.0%
07:15 Switzerland Producer & Import Prices, y/y June -0.8% -0.8%
07:30 Japan BOJ Press Conference
08:30 United Kingdom Retail Price Index, m/m June +0.1% +0.2%
08:30 United Kingdom Retail prices, Y/Y June +2.4% +2.4% +2.6%
08:30 United Kingdom RPI-X, Y/Y June +2.5%
08:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Input (MoM) June -0.9% +0.3% -0.8%
08:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Input (YoY) June -5.0% -4.4%
08:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Output (MoM) June -0.1% +0.1% -0.2%
08:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Output (YoY) June +0.5% +0.2%
08:30 United Kingdom HICP, m/m June -0.1% +0.2%
08:30 United Kingdom HICP, Y/Y June +1.5% +1.6% +1.9%
08:30 United Kingdom HICP ex EFAT, Y/Y June +1.6% +1.7% +2.0%
09:00 Eurozone ZEW Economic Sentiment July 58.6 62.3 61.8
09:00 United Kingdom BOE Gov Mark Carney Speaks
09:00 Germany ZEW Survey - Economic Sentiment July 29.8 33.4 27.1
The U.S. dollar traded mixed against the most major currencies ahead of congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Tuesday and Wednesday. Markets participants are awaiting new information on when the Fed could start to increase its interest rate.
The New Zealand dollar traded slightly lower against the U.S dollar in the absence of any major economic reports in New Zealand.
The Australian dollar traded slightly lower against the U.S. dollar after the Reserve Bank of Australia's minutes. The RBA decided to keep unchanged its interest rate at 2.5%. The RBA said that low interest rate supports demand. Australia's central bank added that the Australian currency "remained high by historical standards".
Australia's new motor vehicle sales rose 1.7% in June, after a 0.4% growth in May. May's figure was revised up from a 0.3% rise.
The Japanese yen traded mixed against the U.S. dollar after the Bank of Japan's interest rate decision. The BoJ kept unchanged its interest rate. Japan's central bank will continue to expend the monetary base at an annual pace of about 60-70 trillion yen.
The BoJ lowered its growth forecast to 1.0% for the current financial year ending in March from the previous growth of a 1.1%.
EUR/USD: the currency pair traded mixed
GBP/USD: the currency pair traded mixed
USD/JPY: the currency pair traded mixed
The most important news that are expected (GMT0):
12:30 U.S. Retail sales June +0.3% +0.6%
12:30 U.S. Retail sales excluding auto June +0.1% +0.5%
12:30 U.S. NY Fed Empire State manufacturing index July 19.3 17.4
12:30 U.S. Import Price Index June +0.1% +0.5%
14:00 U.S. Business inventories May +0.6% +0.6%
14:00 U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Testifies
22:45 New Zealand CPI, q/q Quarter II +0.3% +0.5%
22:45 New Zealand CPI, y/y Quarter II +1.5%
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