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$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.
NFP preview: Leading indicators slow while Fed poised to charge ahead
The leading indicators point to a slightly below-expectations reading in this month’s NFP report, with headline job growth potentially coming in somewhere in the 225K-325K range
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.
Are SNB being ‘franc’ about a potential hike?
Comments from SNB’s president suggest the central bank might be closer to hiking rates sooner than some expect.
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
Markets pricing in central bank rate increases over the next year
Traders should watch the change in expectations of interest rates vs current rates.
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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.
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.
Back from the dead? The revival of the FX carry trade
As inflation rises to multi-decade highs, some central banks are once again raising interest rates aggressively, suggesting that the carry trade could come back from the dead in the coming months.