Currency news out this week

18 September, 2011


This week’s economic calendar is below – we have the Bank of England minutes on Wednesday which will reveal how close we were to seeing more Quantitative Easing this month. This is likely to be the main news for sterling this week, but with data out all round the world, check back for the latest news during the week.

Monday 19th
Overnight – UK Nationwide consumer confidence

Tuesday 20th
0230 – Australian interest rate minutes
0700 – Swiss trade balance; German PPI inflation
1000 – German economic sentiment
1330 – US housing starts and building permits
2345 – New Zealand current account

Wednesday 21st
0930 – Bank of England minutes; UK public sector borrowing
1200 – Canadian CPI inflation
1730 – US interest rate decision
1900 – US interest rate minutes
2345 – New Zealand GDP

Thursday 22nd
0900 – Eurozone manufacturing inflation
1000 – Eurozone industrial orders
1330 – Canadian retail sales
1500 – US house price index; Eurozone consumer confidence

Friday 23rd
No major data