December 6th, 2017
The GDP report is the broadest indicator of the country’s overall economic health. The GDP report could affect the Australian Dollar, the AUS200 index and other instruments that relate to the Australian economy.
December 6th, 2017
Scheduled 8 times each year, the rate decision is one of the key measures Canada’s central bank uses to communicate its monetary policy. The decision has the potential to impact the Canadian Dollar and other assets relating to Canada’s economy.
December 8th, 2017
Considered one of the most influential reports released in the US, the NFP report is a main gauge of the US economy’s health and stability. The report has the potential to impact the USD and leading Wall Street indices, such as the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq.
December 13th, 2017
The Federal Open Market Committee rate decision is one of the main ways of controlling inflation in the US market and of enforcing the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy. Due to the fact that the Fed decided to keep rates unchanged in November, analysts predict that there’s a good chance that it will raise rates in December. A rate hike could impact the USD, leading Wall Street indices and other instruments in the US.
December 14th, 2017
Announced quarterly, the SNB rate impacts various financial assets in markets around the world. Alongside the Swiss Franc, other assets may also be influenced, due to Switzerlands key role in global finance. The SNB will also announce its quarterly Libor rate, which has a tremendous impact on the financial industry, since these are the interest rates given by many banks when trading with each other.
December 14th, 2017
The European Central Bank’s rate decision has the potential to impact various financial assets in Europe and around the world. The decision could potentially impact the Euro and leading indices such as the FTSE, DAX and CAC.
December 14th-15th, 2017
Leaders from the European Union will attend a summit mid-December and decide whether enough progress has been made regarding key issues in the UK’s separation from the EU. The leaders must agree that such progress has been made in order to continue Brexit negotiations. The decision could impact the Euro, GBP, FTSE and other key financial instruments in Europe.
December 21st, 2017
This rate decision, coming out of one of Asia’s largest and most influential markets, is used as a tool by the central bank to communicate its economic policy. The rate decision could potentially impact the Japanese Yen, the Nikkei index, and international Japanese corporations, such as Sony and Toyota.
All banks and stock exchanges will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25th. In addition, various banks and stock exchanges will be closed at different times over the holiday season.
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