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Everything you need to know about the current economic and monetary policy environment, and what it all means for financial markets
Europe’s woes go from bad to worse
Sharp acceleration in Spanish inflation hit equities and sends EUR/CHF on brink of parity
US stocks drop as another consumer confidence barometer plunges
The slump in confidence was driven by a plunge in 'expectations' sub-index
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Poor PMIs underpin recession worries
This is the latest macro data to underscore worries about a sharp economic slowdown
$200bn in collateral damage in one week. What comes next for the ASX200?
Heading into the release of last Friday's U.S inflation data, the market was hopeful that it would confirm that inflation had or was close to peaking. Thereby allowing central banks to ease their foot off the monetary tightening pedal.
A peek at (peak?) inflation
US Inflation may have softened to a degree in April, but traders really want to see further evidence that inflation is pointing lower to call ‘peak inflation’ with more confidence.
Early NFP insight: Signs of slowing jobs growth in high-frequency data?
Employers may not be posting as many new job openings as they were late last year, and at the margin, more Americans are claiming unemployment benefits than were at the start of this quarter...
EU stocks wobble as inflation jumps to new high
European stocks may struggle to sustain a positive trend amid surging price pressures
Gold holds above the 200 DMA at the start of the NFP week
Gold rose 0.4% last week, marking the second straight week of gains. The
US open: Stocks rebound after steep losses last week
Stocks are on the rise as investors look to change the tone after steep losses last week.
EUR/USD: Will record high inflation and hawkish ECB underpin euro?
It looks like a July rate hike is firmly on the table and negative rates will soon become a thing of the past.
Oil prices rally again, piles further misery on lira
Rising oil prices have been great news for oil producers and bad for almost everyone else, not least turkey.
Stocks: No end in sight for bear trend
List of negative forces weighing on investor sentiment grows larger
Gold’s rebound despite CPI beat is impressive
So, has gold bottomed out, or this another false hope for the bulls?
ECB officials starting to think about rate hikes
Hints of rate hikes in Europe could give EUR/USD a lift.
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US CPI recap: Food prices surge by their most in over 40 years
Inflation is becoming more widespread across a broad swathe of consumer spending categories, raising the risk that it could become entrenched.
How will the market react to CPI?
There’s a lot been said about the US potentially hitting “peak inflation,” but it not all about today’s CPI print...
What is "wrong" with gold?
Heading into tonight’s crucial CPI data, gold is trading lower for a fourth consecutive week and has lost ~ 8% from its April 18, $1999 high.
Can the easing of supply chain pressures give CPI a break?
With key US inflation data scheduled for tomorrow, we take a look behind the curtain to see if it’s realistic to expect inflation to finally tail off.
US CPI preview: Will price pressures finally start to slow?
If inflation prints at expectations, it would be the first meaningful decline in the annualized inflation rate since the depths of the COVID recession...
FOMC meeting preview: 50bps a “done deal” but balance sheet update will be key
Of course, with a 50bps move already fully discounted, the Fed’s interest rate decision is unlikely to be a market mover by itself...see what traders will be focused on instead!