Warning of potential volatility: 19-22 February

Announcement from 18/02/2019

This week’s significant economic announcements and the currencies affected are listed below. You may want to factor them into your trading decisions this week:

Tuesday, 19th February

  • 09:00: CHF — Trade Balance
  • 11:30: GBP — Avg Wk Earnings 3M YY
  • 11:30: GBP — Claimant Count Unem Chng
  • 11:30: GBP — ILO Unemployment Rate

Wednesday, 20th February

  • 21:00: USD — FOMC Meeting Minutes

Thursday, 21st February

  • 02:30: AUD — Employment
  • 02:30: AUD — Unemployment Rate
  • 09:00: EUR — German CPI Final

Friday, 22th February

  • 01:30: JPY — CPI
  • 09:00: EUR — German GDP Detailed
  • 12:00: EUR — Inflation Final
  • 17:30: EUR — ECB President Draghi Speaks
  • 18:00: CAD — Budget Balance

*All times are Server Time (GMT+2).

Clients should understand that we are not suggesting price movements will go in a particular direction, nor do we encourage you to trade the volatility. We are simply giving you an advanced warning of significant price movements so you can adjust your trades to mitigate the volatility.

For a quick and complete view of all the upcoming economic news events, use the link to view our convenient economic calendar.

IMPORTANT! We remind you that liquidity tends to get thinner, and spreads tend to widen during economic news. We strongly advise you to exercise caution when trading during these specific dates.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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