This week’s currency news 347

28 July, 2011


This week sees a number of data releases which are likely to bring some volatility back to the market, after a reasonably quiet week last week.

If you need to send money overseas, keep in touch with your currency broker for the latest news affecting your exchange rate.

For all rates against GBP
Tuesday – Nationwide house price survey
Tuesday – GDP data 9.30am
Wednesday – manufacturing inflation 9.30am

Australian Dollar
Tuesday – new home sales 1am
Wednesday – retail sales 2am
Thursday – Australian trade balance 2.30am

Thursday – unemployment rate 10.00am
Thursday – interest rate decision & speech 12.45pm
Friday – retail sales for May 10.00am

US Dollar
Tuesday – June consumer confidence 3.00pm
Wednesday – May home sales 3.00pm
Thursday – weekly earnings 1.30pm
Thursday – non-farm payroll data 1.30pm
Friday – market closed (US bank holiday)

Swiss Franc
Friday – Swiss CPI inflation (8.15am)