Category Archives: Economic calendar

Trading news to watch next week (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

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Tuesday September 29, 2015

USD – Goods Trade Balance – 1:30pm GMT

The Goods Trade Balance index is released monthly, about 30 days after the month ends. Trade in goods makes up about 75% of total trade, and therefore provides early insight into the Trade Balance data reported about 5 days later. A positive number indicates that more goods were exported than imported. Source first released in Jul 2015. By the end of August the actual value was -59.1B.

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Trading news to watch next week (September 21- September 25, 2015)

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Monday September 21, 2015

CAD – BOC Gov Poloz Speaks – 7:45pm GMT

As head of the central bank, which controls short term interest rates, the BOC Governor has more influence over the nation’s currency value than any other person. Traders scrutinize his public engagements as they are often used to drop subtle clues regarding future monetary policy. You should have in mind that the text of the speech due to be released 15 minutes earlier than the speaking time listed.

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