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AU Q2 inflation surges but fears ease over supersized 75bp RBA rate hike

June quarter Australian inflation data has surged to 6.1%, but below consensus expectations easing fears of a supersized 75bp rate hike when the RBA meets next week.

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Two masters and only one answer - RBA

In a preview earlier this week, we noted that a firm Q1 Australian inflation print would likely confirm the end of the era of ultra-low interest rates in Australia and the possibility of an interest rate hike as early as next week.

April 28, 2022 02:38 AM
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Surge in AU inflation heightens RBA rate hike expectations but is not a game changer for the AUDUSD

This morning's release of March quarter Australian inflation data smashed already elevated expectations. The stunning beat firms up the chances that the RBA will raise interest rates at its monthly board meeting next week for the first time since 2010.

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Why hot inflation matters and what next for gold

Overnight, inflation in the U.S. accelerated to 7.9% in February, the highest rate since January 1982

Risk aversion overshadows hot NZ Q4 CPI data: NZDUSD

In a reversal of roles, Australian Q4 CPI data released earlier this week has proved to be a reliable predictor of inflation in New Zealand, as annual inflation in New Zealand accelerated to a 30 year high earlier today.

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AU Q4 CPI review and what comes next for the AUDUSD?

Australian inflation for Q4 surprised to the upside, continuing a trend seen across many major developed markets in recent months.

NZ Q4 CPI preview and what next for the NZDUSD?

Evidence of nine Omicron cases discovered in the Nelson-Tasman region of New Zealand last week prompted a move from orange to red light traffic setting over the weekend, meaning new restrictions have come into force.

January 24, 2022 07:37 PM
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Accelerating core inflation spurs AUDUSD higher

This morning's release of Australian inflation data for the September quarter has proved to be the spark the currency market needed after a dull session overnight.

NZDUSD outperforms ahead of Q3 inflation data

Posing the most serious threat to global growth into year-end an acceleration in inflation.

October 14, 2021 10:04 PM

AUD/JPY Is Testing Its Breakout Levels Ahead Of Tomorrow’s CPI Data

Whilst Australian employment held up, it doesn’t let inflation off the hook as a weak print tomorrow could see rate cut calls resurface.

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