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This forex pair represents the British PoundCanadian Dollar cross. This Sterling ('base currency') is one of the heaviest traded pairs in the world. The Loonie ('counter currency') is typically considered a commodity currency due to Canada's reliance on energy exports for growth.


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Weekly British Pound and Canadian Dollar Trading Forecast

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British Pound and Canadian Dollar News

USD, CAD Data in Spotlight with Fed’s Yellen, BoC’s Poloz Speech...
Focus this week is on data from North America and speeches from the Fed and BoC.
GBP-crosses Given Green Light on Impressive UK Labor, Wage Data
Today's data releases confirm our inclination after yesterday's CPI report: the UK economy is in much better shape than markets are pricing.
GBP/USD’s February Uptrend Holding Even After Weak CPI - Here’s Why
A look beyond the headline data shows that price pressures are actually building in the UK economy.
BoE’s Hawkish Quarterly Inflation Report Ignites GBP-crosses
Optimism about domestic conditions in the UK have spurred the British Pound to fresh weekly, monthly, and in some cases, multi-year highs.
EUR/USD Coils in 100-pip Range; GBP-crosses Breakout Before BoE
Traders are waiting on news out of the Eurogroup's meeting on Greece before choosing a direction in EURUSD.

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Date Time Currency Event Importance Actual Forecast Previous Notes
Mar 3
CAD Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Annualized (4Q) 2.4% 2.0% 3.2%
CAD Gross Domestic Product (YoY) (DEC) 2.8% 2.5% 2.0%
Mar 4
CAD Bank of Canada Rate Decision (MAR 4) 0.75% 0.75%
Mar 5
GBP BOE Asset Purchase Target (MAR) 375B 375B
GBP Bank of England Rate Decision (MAR 5) 0.50% 0.50%
Mar 6
GBP BoE/GfK Inflation Next 12 Mths (FEB) 2.5%