• FxWirePro: the day ahead- 20th December 2018

    Source: FxWire Pro - Commentary / 20 Dec 2018 05:26:19   Europe/London

    Lots of economic data and events scheduled for today, and some with high volatility risks associated.


    Data released so far:

    • Australia: November unemployment rate rose by 0.1 percent to 5.1 percent, as the economy added 37,000 jobs amid a 0.1 percent increase in the participation rate, which is now at 65.7 percent.
       
    • Japan: BoJ kept monetary policy unchanged with interest rate at -0.1 percent.

    Upcoming:

    • Switzerland: November trade balance will be released at 7:00 GMT.
       
    • Italy: PPI inflation report for November will be released at 9:00 GMT.
       
    • Eurozone: October current account balance report will be released 9:00 GMT.
       
    • United Kingdom: November retail sales report will be published at 9:30 GMT. BoE will announce monetary policy decision at 12:00 GMT.
       
    • United States: Weekly jobless claims report will be released at 13:30 GMT, along with the Philadelphia Fed manufacturing survey. EIA will release weekly natural gas inventory report at 15:30 GMT.
       
    • Japan: November CPI inflation report will be released at 23:30 GMT.
       
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