With last week’s uneventful economic calendar behind us this week should be a bit more eventful. As Vaccine rollouts continue across the globe equity markets continue to rally as the Asian session hints an all-time highs, Brent also jumped on open this morning as it hit $63.45 in the early hours of the morning with fears of Middle-East tension.
We start off today with a banking holiday out of the US, as they celebrate Presidents Day so just be cautious regarding US instruments.
Tuesday watch out for Monetary Policy Statement minutes coming out of Australia as well as ZEW Economic Sentiment out of Europe.
Wednesday starts off with CPI figures out of the UK and Canada, the US session has Retail Sales figures as well as the FOMC Meeting Minutes to take note of.
Thursday, Australia has Unemployment Change and Unemployment Rate released, Unemployment Claims out of the US as well as Crude Oil Inventories.
Friday is filled with PMI data out of Europe, we also have Retail Sales figures out of the UK and Canada, and we finish off the week with PMI figures out of the US in the afternoon.