Currency news week commencing September 30th

28 July, 2011


This week’s focus in the UK will be on the Bank of England’s September minutes, due out on Wednesday morning, particularly whether any members voted for an extension in Quantitative Easing. If this proves to be the case, it would not be good news for sterling.

Elsewhere the following data is out around the world:

Monday 20th
0930 – UK mortgage approvals

Tuesday 21st
0230 – Reserve Bank of Australia minutes
1200 – Canadian CPI inflation
1330 – US housing starts
1915 – US interest rate decision

Wednesday 22nd
0930 – Bank of England minutes
1330 – Canadian retail sales

Thursday 23rd
0930 – UK mortgage approvals
1330 – US continuing jobless claims
1500 – US existing home sales

Friday 24th
0900 – German IFO business climate survey
1330 – US durable goods orders
1500 – US new home sales