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Currency Pair of the Week: GBP/USD
With the Fed and BoE rate decisions to come, along with some key economic data from both the UK and US, the GBP/USD has to be the currency pair of the week.
US CPI recap: GBP/USD holds above 200-day EMA as inflation meets expectations
The report printed in line with expectations at 6.0% y/y, the smallest annualized gain since September 2021
US CPI preview: Fed rate expectations dive, USD/CAD tests 1.37
In the wake of the implosion of SVB, traders are dialing down their expectations for Fed hawkishness next week...
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Traders to get another inflation fix ahead of the weekend
Markets cannot get enough of US inflation data at present and what it means for the Fed. And that means today’s PCE figures are now likely the more important.
EUR/JPY selling off ahead of CPI and Ueda
With Japan’s CPI due out in a few hours and BoJ Governor nominee Ueda set to testify on Friday, EUR/JPY could be volatile.
Mexico inflation pulls back after surprise rate hike earlier in February; USD/MXN
Mexico’s mid-month CPI showed that inflation seems to be leveling off. However, the rate is still excessively high.
EUR/USD and EUR/GBP in focus for eurozone CPI
Both EUR/GBP and EUR/GBP are hugging various pivot points ahead of the open, but whichever way they break initially our bias is for a break to new lows.
Will USD/CAD break key resistance at 1.35 after soft Canadian CPI?
The just-released Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Canada rose 5.9% year-over-year in January...what does that mean for USD/CAD?
Two trades to watch: EUR/USD, EUR/GBP
EUR/USD falls post US CPI & ahead of retail sales. EUR/GBP rises after weaker-than-forecast UK inflation.
US CPI hotter than expected, but still lower than December
With the next FOMC meeting not until March 22nd, the Fed will have plenty more inflation data to look at.
US open: Futures fall after inflation misses forecasts
Futures fall after US inflation cools but by less than forecast, adding pressure to the Federal Reserve to keep hiking interest rates.
UK CPI Preview
UK’s labour market tightened and wage pressures grew further, fueling bets that inflation could stay higher for longer...
Swiss CPI: Just when you thought inflation was coming to an end…
The Swiss headline print was 3.3% YoY vs an expectation of 2.9% YoY
Markets in holding pattern as traders eye US CPI
…once again the focus is going to be on inflation and central bank speech.
US CPI preview: Disinflation has begun, but will it be fast enough for the Fed?
The US CPI report is now THE single economic release with the largest expected market movement, so traders should absolutely have this release marked with the bullet on their calendars.
Mexican CPI should confirm 25bps for Banxico
With inflation on the rise once again in Mexico, will Banxico deliver a hawkish 25bps hike?
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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.
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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?
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!
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.