This week will see a much lighter schedule of data releases compared to last week.
Some significant releases to watch out for include the CB Consumer Confidence and Core PCE Price Index in the US and the Gross Domestic Product in Canada.
US CB Consumer Confidence | 27 September 2022
The US Consumer Confidence Index rose to 103.2 in August 2022, up from 95.3 in July. According to recent forecasts, Consumer Confidence in the US will increase more to 104, indicating that consumers are confident in the stability of their income and thus may be more inclined to spend.
According to Statistics Canada, the Canadian economy expanded by 0.1% in June. The agency’s latest estimate for July has the economy contracting 0.1% m/m from the previous month.
The Federal Reserve Board’s monthly report on consumer prices states that the CPI for Core PCE in the US, which excludes food and energy, rose 0.1% in July from a 0.6% increase in June.
Core PCE prices are projected to increase 0.3% in August.