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Currency Pair of the Week: EUR/USD
With the FOMC and the ECB meetings, along with a treasure trove of important economic data from the US and Europe, EUR/USD should be volatile this week.
Is the move higher in AUD/USD set to continue?
Will AUD/USD be able to break above resistance and continue higher? It may depend on the Q4 inflation data.
Mexico’s mid-month CPI rises for the first time since September 2022
Mid-month inflation data for January showed that CPI has increased in Mexico. Will Banxico continue to match the Fed’s rate hikes?
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Yen pairs take back losses after dovish Kuroda comments
Despite a stong CPI, BoJ Governor Kuroda continued with dovish comments regarding Monetary Policy.
In-Line UK inflation good enough for GBP
The GBP/CAD chart looks pretty clean with room for it to run to the upside.
Canadian CPI falls at fastest level since April 2020
Will this be enough for the BoC to hold on rates when it meets next week?
US December CPI drops to 6.5% YoY; lowest level since October 2021
The December MoM CPI print was -0.1% . This is the first decline in the MoM print since May 2020!
Two trades to watch: Gold, FTSE
Gold rises ahead of US inflation data. FTSE looks to US inflation data and retail earnings.
USD/MXN continues to grind lower after Mexico CPI
After reaching a peak of 8.70% in both August and September, Mexico’s CPI deceleration stalled in December at a reading of 7.82% YoY vs a November print of 7.8% YoY.
US CPI Preview: Will lower inflation data cause the Fed to pause?
Inflation has been trending lower since the summer, but will it continue?
Canadian CPI marginally higher than expected. What does it mean for the BoC?
The BoC will have one more look at the inflation reading for December before its January meeting.
European Open: GBP implied volatility spikes ahead of UK CPI and FOMC
Implied volatility for FX majors has risen ahead of today’s FOMC meeting - and most notably GBP as it also has UK CPI to contend with within the hour.
US CPI surprises for the second month in a row. What does it mean for the Fed?
Regardless of any new questions that may be raised, the one thing we know is that although inflation is still relatively high, it is moving in the right direction (lower)!
European Open: Equities and oil rise on China reopening, US CPI in focus
Sentiment was given another boost ahead of today’s US CPI report with China continuing to scale back restrictions and suggesting international travel could be on the horizon.
Gold edges lower as focus turns to CPI, Fed
Traders are continuing to pay respect to the key $1800 resistance level.
US CPI Preview: Will Tuesday’s CPI affect the FOMC’s decision on Wednesday?
The risk to the CPI data is that it is much lower than expected.
Mexico CPI lower, however Core CPI still on the rise
Will the stronger Core CPI cause the Bank of Mexico to hike rates by another 75bps when it meets next Thursday?
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European Open: Flash PMIs and US inflation on tap
The US dollar has continued lower overnight following Powell’s dovish comments, with US inflation data having the potential to extend or reverse some of its move.
Australian inflation fell… but just ‘weight’ a minute
Whilst Australia’s final inflation print for the year remains high by historical standards, it was much lower than expected at 6.9% y/y
US October PPI follows the CPI lower
Both the CPI and PPI are pointing towards a slowdown in the pace of interest rate hikes for the Fed, to 50bps from 75bps.
US CPI well below expectations; US Dollar tanking
US CPI for October came out much weaker than expected at 7.7% YoY vs an expectation of 8.0% YoY and a September reading of 8.2% YoY.
Index in focus: DJIA rockets nearly 1,000 points to highest levels since August, 34K looms
The stalwart Dow Jones Industrial Average (US 30) is showing by far the most strength over the last month of the major US indices...
US CPI Preview: CPI to remain elevated
The risk is that the prints come out higher than expected and high inflation lingers.