Today’s heavy weight data is listed below. These events are expected to lead to significant volatility and trading opportunities. Better than expected data usually results in the host currency appreciating in value against its counterparts and vice versa for worse than expected data:

CHF

  • KOF Economic Barometer expected at 102.9, previously at 102.5
  • SNB Chairman Jordan Speaks
 

EUR

  • Spanish Flash GDP q/q expected at 0.7%, previously at 0.8%
  • CPI Flash Estimate y/y expected at -0.1%, previously at 0%
  • Core CPI Flash Estimate y/y expected at 0.9%, previously at 1%
 

GBP

 

CAD

  • GDP m/m expected at -0.1%, previously at 0.6%
  • RMPI m/m expected at 3.9%, previously at -2.6%
 

USA

  • Core PCE Price Index m/m expected at 0.1%, previously at 0.1%
  • Employment Cost Index q/q expected at 0.6%, previously at 0.6%
  • Personal Spending m/m expected at 0.2%, previously at 0.1%
  • Chicago PMI expected at 53.1, previously at 53.6
  • Revised UoM Consumer Sentiment expected at 90.3, previously at 89.7