Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week’s Menu: October 31 – November 6, 2020

October 30, 2020

Central Banks: Monetary policies will be reviewed at the Federal Reserve, Bank of England, Reserve Bank of Australia, Bank of Norway, Czech National Bank, National Bank of Poland, Bank of Russia, Central Bank of Malaysia, and National Bank of Romania. Fed Chairman Powell will hold a press conference. Bank of Japan meeting minutes, the Bank […] More

Next Week’s Menu: October 24-30, 2020

October 23, 2020

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews are scheduled in Japan, Canada, Euroland, Brazil and Colombia. The BOJ meeting coincides with publication of the quarterly Outlook for Economic Growth and Prices and will be followed, as always, by Governor Kuroda’s press conference. Other central bankers speaking in public next week include Bank of Canada Governor Macklem, Swiss […] More

Dollar Outlook as Election Nears

October 12, 2020

2020 has been a difficult year for America’s brand of democracy. Amid doubts that democratic practices can be relied upon to forge policies in the best common interests of the citizenry or even whether the people still want sovereignty to be vested in the people, the dollar’s main basis of support lies in its centrality […] More

Next Week’s Menu: October 3 – 9, 2020

October 2, 2020

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Australia, Iceland, Poland, Romania, Peru, Serbia and Sri Lanka are planned, and minutes from the last FOMC meeting and European Central Bank meeting will be published. Events and Holidays: Brexit talks between the EU and U.K. will continue. A U.S. vice-presidential debate between Kamela Harris and Mike Pence is […] More

Next Week’s Menu: September 26 – October 2

September 25, 2020

The coming week that bridges the third and final quarters of 2020 will be very crowded with special events, data releases, and holidays. Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews are scheduled in India and The Philippines. The Bank of Japan’s quarterly corporate Tankan survey will be published, and so will a summary of this month’s BOJ […] More

Next Week’s Menu: September 19-25, 2020

September 18, 2020

Central Banks: Monetary policies to be reviewed in Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, China, Thailand, New Zealand, Hungary, Turkey, Mexico, Colombia, and the Czech Republic. BOJ minutes will be published. Cleveland Fed President Mester, Deputy Governor DeBelle of the Reserve Bank of Australia, and Bank of England Governor Bailey speak publicly. Holidays and Events: Japan’s Respect for […] More

Next Week’s Menu: September 12-18, 2020

September 11, 2020

Central Banks: Monetary policies will be reviewed by the Federal Reserve, Bank of England, Bank of Japan, and also in Brazil, Indonesia, Russia, Poland, Taiwan and South Africa. There will be press conference afterword by Fed Chairman Jay Powell, and new U.S. macroeconomic and interest rate forecasts will be unveiled by the Fed. Minutes from […] More

Next Week’s Menu: September 5-11, 2020

September 4, 2020

Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Canada, Poland, Malaysia, Peru, Serbia and, most importantly, the European Central Bank where updated staffing macroeconomic forecasts will be unveiled. ECB President Lagarde and Bank of Canada Governor Macklem speak publicly. Holidays and Events: U.S. and Canadian Labor Day, as well as Brazilian Independence Day on Monday. Euroland finance […] More

Next Week’s Menu: August 29-September 4, 2020

August 28, 2020

Central Banks: Monetary policy review are scheduled in Chile, Australia and Ukraine. The Federal Reserve Beige Book of regional economic conditions will be published. Clarida and Brainard from the Fed, Governor Lowe of the Reserve Bank of Australia, and Saunders, Haldane and Broadbent of the Bank of England speak publicly. British Holiday: U.K. markets will […] More

Next Week’s Menu: August 22-28, 2020

August 21, 2020

Central Bank: Monetary policies will be reviewed in South Korea, Iceland, Hungary and Poland, minutes will be published from the mid-August Bank of Mexico Governing Board meeting. Special Events: The U.S. Republican Party National Convention runs Monday through Thursday. The annual Jackson Hole central banking symposium is scheduled for Thursday-Friday. Both events will be done […] More

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