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Central Bank Calendar 2020

Central bank interest rate decisions can have a profound effect on the financial markets. Our central bank calendar shows all upcoming central bank meeting dates.
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Using the Central Bank Calendar

Meeting dates are sorted by bank and also by month, helping you plan your strategies around the key monetary policy and central bank interest rate announcements that can move currency pairs. Also in this section, read news and analysis by our experts for more on how the central bank decisions influence forex.

What is a Central Bank?

A central bank is an institution responsible for the monetary policy implemented in a country. It serves to manage the nation’s commercial banking industry, overseeing the interest rate, money supply and circulation. It is also known as the ‘lender of last resort’ due to its responsibility to fund its nation’s economy when commercial banks can’t.

Central bank policy decisions affect the forex market as they reflect a country’s economic stability, in addition to being able to influence its future economic growth.

Learn more about how central banks impact the forex market and the effects of central bank intervention in the forex market.

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