ECB Interest Rates 2022 Dates

ECB Interest Rates 2022 Dates

About European Central Bank (ECB) 

Bank Rate: 0.00%

Currency : Euro

President : Christine Lagarde

Headquarters: Frankfurt , Germany

What is ECB?

ECB is the Central Bank for the EURO and it administers Monetary Policy of the Euro Zone. ECB press conference is held 8 times a year about 45 minutes after the Interest Rate is announced. It is also called the Interest Rate Statement. The conference is about an hour long and  has two parts. First part is when the actual statement is read and the second part is opened for questions which then lead to market volatility.

What are the tasks  and objections of European Central Bank?

The tasks are to maintain Monetary Policy for the Euro, including the banking supervision. Their main objective is to maintain the price stability and to safeguard the value of Euro.

Why is the ECB statement important and why do we (traders) care?

It is the leading indicator that provides the clues about the future Monetary Policy. High Volatility is often expected during the press conference and it has a direct impact on Euro pairs. Below is European Central Bank’s 2022 dates. Thank you for stopping by, do save these dates so you can watch out for Euro pairs. If you wish to learn how to trade Interest Rates and understand that impact that monetary policy statement has on currencies, WhatsApp +27 78 144 6851 for private lessons, mentorship and coaching.

FOMC 2022 Dates

FOMC 2022 Dates

What Is FOMC?

Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is a committee within the Federal Reserve System (the Fed). It’s mandate is to oversee the nation’s open market operations (i.e. the Fed’s buying and selling of United States Treasury securities). This Federal Reserve committee makes key decisions about Interest Rates and the growth of the United States money supply. Interest rates are very important in currency evaluation. Read more about Central Banks and Interest Rates HERE.

On the 26th of January, FOMC will hold their first Monetary Policy meeting of 2022 where they are expected to hold their Interest Rates at the current <0.25%. Planning is key, save these dates to make your trading year more organized. I recently published 2 episodes on my podcast about beginning with the end in mind, you can LISTEN here and why I do not ignore fundamentals in my trading, LISTEN here.

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Non-Farm Payrolls 2022 Dates

Non-Farm Payrolls 2022 Dates

What Is Non-Farm Payrolls?

Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) also known as Employment Change is all about the change in the number of employed people during the previous month. These stats exclude the farming industry hence it is called Non-Farm Payrolls. The stats are usually released every first Friday of the month, after the month ends .

Why Do We (traders) Care About NFP?

NFP is an important data from the United States which is the leading indicator of  consumer spending which is highly linked to the improved economic activity. Planning improves one’s performance. I always plan ahead because I hate being random. Below is our Non-Farm Payrolls 2022 dates.

Interest Rates Of Major Central Banks

Interest Rates Of Major Central Banks

What Is A Central Bank?

A Central bank is a national bank that provides financial and banking services for its country’s government and commercial banking system. Central banks plays a major role in the markets. Interest rates are the most important event to Forex markets and any discussions that take place in the central bank’s announcements can cause huge volatility and drastic movements in the markets within seconds.

What is the role and function of a Central Bank?

  • To set official bank rates used to manage inflation and exchange rates
  • To issue a country’s currency
  • To set targets and monitor economic data while they implement special tools.

One of the special tools that is used by the central bank is Interest/bank rates adjustments. When the Central Bank sees a need to hike or cut their rates, they simply do so. Read more on why do they hike or cut the Rates.

Why Do We (traders) Care?

The biggest factor that shifts the price in the Forex markets is the Interest Rate changes set by the Central Banks. The changes made by the Central Banks in their rates are the indirect response to other indicators/economic data released right throughout the month.

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Reserve Bank Of Australia Interest Rates

Reserve Bank Of Australia Interest Rates

What is A Central Bank?

A Central bank is a national bank that provides financial and banking services for its country’s government and commercial banking system.

What is the role and function of A Central Bank?

  • To set official bank rates used to manage inflation and exchange rates
  • To issue a country’s currency
  • To set targets and monitor economic data while they implement special tools.

One of the special tools that is used by a Central Bank is Interest/bank rates adjustments. When a Central Bank sees a need to hike or cut their rates, they simply do so.

Why do Central Banks hike their Interest Rates?

When the economy is growing at a rate that may lead to hyperinflation (monetary inflation occurring at a very high rate) that is when the Central Bank hikes the county’s interest rate.

Why do Central Banks cut the Interest Rates?

Central banks may cut the Interest Rates to encourage people to borrow more money at a lower rate, be it for new houses or businesses. The aim is to also make saving money less attractive as the returns are lower when the rates are cut.

About Reserve Bank OF Australia (RBA)

Reserve Bank Of Australia’s Interest Rates are released every first Tuesday of the month, excluding January. On the 6th of April, they’ll hold their 3rd meeting of 2021 to decide on their Interest Rates.

Why Do We (traders) Care About Interest Rates?

Interest Rates are a primary tool that a Central Bank uses to valuate their currency. If their plan is to hike, it strengthens the currency and if their plan is to cut, it weakens the currency.

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FOMC 2021 Dates

FOMC 2021 Dates

What Is FOMC?

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is a committee within the Federal Reserve System (the Fed). It’s mandate is to oversee the nation’s open market operations (i.e. the Fed’s buying and selling of United States Treasury securities). This Federal Reserve committee makes key decisions about Interest Rates and the growth of the United States money supply.

On the 27th of January, the FOMC will hold their first Monetary Policy meeting of 2021, where they are expected to hold their Interest Rates at the current <0.25%. Planning is key, save these dates to make your trading year more organized. I recently posted an episode on my podcast about GOAL SETTING. The next episode will be on time about time management.

Below is the annual FOMC dates. Kindly share this post with anyone who may need this information. You can also subscribe to this blog for notifications on new blog posts. If you have an android device, you can also download the App on Google Playstore. Thank you for stopping by.

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