**ANNUAL FOREX SEASONALITY CALENDAR**

__These are some key seasonal patterns behind 15 Forex Pairs, based on 18 years of monthly data__

- Data Period: 12/31/1999 to 10/1/2018
- Calculations/Formulas: Microsoft Excel 2016 Professional Plus
- Time: GMT (Eastern Time = GMT - 05:00)

◙ __JANUARY__**:**

(**↓**) **BEARISH PATTERNS**

__EURGBP__, average negative returns -0.72%, times (5-14), and -0.89% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern

◙ __FEBRUARY__:

(**↑**) **BULLISH PATTERNS**

__EURGBP__, average returns +0.71%, times (13-6), and -0.21% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern, after 2011

(**↓**) **BEARISH PATTERNS**

__GBPCHF__, average negative returns -0.99%, times (3-16), and -0.71% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern

◙ __APRIL__:

April is an excellent month to buy the British Pound Sterling.

(**↑**) **BULLISH PATTERNS**

__GBPUSD__, average returns +1.30%, times (16-3), and +0.56% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern, especially after 2004

__GBPCHF__, average returns +0.94%, times (14-5), and +0.21% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern

__GBPJPY__, average returns +1.33%, times (14-5), and +0.79% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern

__EURUSD__, average returns +0.78%, times (11-8), and +0.53% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern

__EURCHF__, average returns +0.40%, times (11-8), and +0.07% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 5 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a reliable seasonal pattern, after 2012

(**↓**) **BEARISH PATTERNS**

__USDCAD__, average negative returns -1.11%, times (5-14), and -0.94% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern

◙ __MAY__:

(**↓**) **BEARISH PATTERNS**

__EURUSD__, average negative returns -0.72%, times (7-12), and -0.68% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern, after 2009

__GBPUSD__, average negative returns -0.57%, times (5-14), and -0.33% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern

◙ __JUNE__:

(**↑**) **BULLISH PATTERNS**

__AUDUSD__, average returns +0.85%, times (13-6), and +0.49% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable bullish seasonal pattern

__EURUSD__, average returns +0.62%, times (13-6), and +0.40% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable bullish seasonal pattern, after 2010

◙ __AUGUST__:

(**↑**) **BULLISH PATTERNS**

__EURAUD__, average returns +0.93%, times (12-7), and -0.20% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern, after 2014

__EURNZD__, average returns +0.85%, times (9-10), and -0.09% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 3 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern, only after 2009

(**↓**) **BEARISH PATTERNS**

__NZDUSD__, average returns -0.94%, times (7-12), and -0.44% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a reliable seasonal pattern, after 2006

__GBPUSD__, average returns -0.94%, times (6-13), and -0.62% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern

◙ __OCTOBER__:

Historically, October is a good month to sell the Euro.

(↑) **BULLISH PATTERNS**

__USDCAD__, average returns +0.73%, times (11-7), and +0.05% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a reliable seasonal pattern, after 2011

(**↓**) **BEARISH PATTERNS**

__EURAUD__, average returns -0.95%, times (5-13), and -1.00% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern, after 2008

__EURNZD__, average returns -1.02%, times (6-12), and -1.01% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern, after 2009

__EURUSD__, average negative returns -0.70%, times (7-11), and -0.64% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 5 bearish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a reliable seasonal pattern, over the past five years

◙ __NOVEMBER__:

(**↑**) **BULLISH PATTERNS**

__EURJPY__, average returns +0.94%, times (12-6), and +0.35% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern, after 2011

__USDJPY__, average returns +0.89%, times (10-8), and +0.52% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern, after 2011

◙ __DECEMBER__:

Historically, December is a good month to sell the Japanese Yen.

(**↑**) **BULLISH PATTERNS**

__EURJPY__, average returns +2.27%, times (13-5), and +1.22% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 3 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern. Historically, many strong bullish movements occurred in December

__EURGBP__, average returns +1.36%, times (14-4), and +0.14% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern, after 2011

__EURAUD__, average returns +0.80%, times (13-5), and +0.18% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a relatively reliable seasonal pattern, after 2011

__GBPJPY__, average returns +0.95%, times (11-7), and +0.79% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable seasonal pattern

__USDJPY__, average returns +0.91%, times (11-7), and +0.75% momentum

__RECENT 5 PERIODS__: 4 bullish out of 5

__RELIABILITY__: a considerably reliable pattern, after 2011

The full statistics of all Forex pairs are presented in the book (licensed by G. Protonotarios): ► The Hidden Patterns Behind 15 Forex Pairs: Revealing Momentum and Seasonal Patterns Based on 18.5 Years of Daily Exchange Rates

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