Data Highlights

Monday October 4 to Friday October 8 2021

This week brings a heady mix of Central Bank monetary policy meetings, US labour data and a snap shot of economic growth from PMI’s. This should keep the markets interesting.

Monday

USD Factory Orders MoM (AUG) forecast 1% Actual 1.2%

Tuesday

Australian Balance of Trade (AUG) forecast A$ 10.6B Actual A$ 15.07B

Reserve Bank of Australia Interest Rate Decision. Expect unchanged 0.1%

Euro Zone Final Composite PMI for Sept. forecast 59

UK Final Composite PMI for Sept. forecast 54.8

Canadian Balance of Trade (AUG) forecast C$ 0.35B

US Balance of Trade (AUG) forecast US$ -70.5B

US Final Composite PMI for Sept. forecast 55.4

ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI for Sept. forecast 60

Wednesday

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Interest Rate decision. consensus is for a move up to 0.5%

US ADP Employment Change (Sept) forecast 430K

Thursday

US Initial jobless claims to 02/10 forecast 350k

Canadian Ivey PMI for Sept. forecast 64.2

Friday

Canadian Employment Change for Sept forecast 60K

US Non Farm Payroll for Sept forecast 460K

US Unemployment rate Sept forecast 5.1%

US Average earning MoM for Sept forecast 0.4%

Good luck this week

Published by Neil Callard

Forex Trader and Educator. 30 years trading experience, of which 20 years was market making in major currencies in large international financial institutions.

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