List of major economic factors and events to affect the trading of the British Pound for the week ending February 17th is under:
On Tuesday, in United Kingdom, data on retail price index, consumer price index and house prices was reported. In United States, data on retail sales and import price index is to be reported while US Federal Reserve’s official Plosser was to address at an event in Newark.
On Wednesday, in United Kingdom, data on unemployment rate, weekly average earnings, jobless claims change and claimant count rate will be published while Bank of England will publish its inflation report. In United States several economic indicators and reports will be published which will include data on mortgage approvals, consumer price index, industrial production, capacity utilization, housing market index and EIA’s data on crude oil, gasoline and distillate inventories. US Federal Reserve will also release the minutes of its latest monetary policy meeting.
On Thursday, in United States, data on housing starts, continuing claims, building permits, producer price index and initial jobless claims will be reported. US Federal Reserve’s chairman Ben Bernanke will also address at an event in Arlington.
On Friday, in United Kingdom, data on retail sales will be published. United States will report its data on consumer price index while American Petroleum Institute will publish its monthly report.