Good Morning Traders, here’s news which could move the currency markets on Friday, the 21st of February:
- UK Retail Sales (MoM) at 09: 30. It measures the Change in the total value of inflation-adjusted sales at the retail level: a decline from 2.6% to -1.0% is expected.
- Canadian Consumer Price Index at 13: 30. It measures the Change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers, excluding the 8 most volatile items. A rise from -0.4% to 0.1% is expected.
- Canadian Retail Sales (Mom) at 13: 30. It measures the Change in the total value of sales at the retail level, excluding automobiles. A decline from 0.4% to 0.2% is expected.
- US Existing Home Sales for January at 15:00. As the housing market is considered as a sensitive factor to the US economy, it generates some volatility for the USD. A decline from 4.87M to 4.70M is expected today.
* All times are GMT
So this was the Economic Calendar for Friday. We’ll be back with our next overview of key events for Monday. Goodbye.