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Bank of Canada Governor Poloz Speaks

Late Speech from Poloz

Starts Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 20:20
Updated Monday, September 24, 2018
The Governor of the Bank of Canada will hold a speech at the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council dinner about digital technologies. The speech will likely be about technology but don't rule out any hints or comments about the monetary policy which would get the CAD market moving. He will also receive questions which might bring volatility. Please note that the text of the speech will be released 15 minutes in advance so there might be spikes and volatility before Poloz starts to speak.  Please follow us for live coverage of this event by experienced market analysts and the impact it might have on the USD. 

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About Bank of Canada Governor Poloz Speaks
Speaking engagements by Bank of Canada (BoC) Governor Stephen S. Poloz are primary market movers of the Canadian dollar (CAD). Poloz has served the BoC in this capacity since appointment in June of 2013. He is serving a seven-year term, concluding in 2020.Before becoming BoC Governor, Poloz completed a rich academic background. A graduate from Columbia University’s Senior Executive Program, Poloz has been a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund and Japan’s Economic Planning Agency.Comments from any central bank head are typically scripted in advance to avoid disrupting market behavior. Any unusually hawkish or dovish commentary from Poloz has the potential to heighten volatility dramatically facing the CAD.

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