The Bank of Japan (BoJ) recently concluded its October monetary policy review meeting, deciding not to make any adjustments to its current policy settings. This means the interest rate remains at -10bps, and the 10-year JGB yield target remains at 0%. A noteworthy change...
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Core inflation has improved recently, but the ECB is cautious due to fluctuating oil prices that could rekindle headline inflation. Another ECB interest rate hike is viewed as unlikely at present. Monetary data, economic indicators, and wage growth suggest a more stable underlying inflation trend.
The Bank of Canada (BoC) is widely expected to leave its policy rate unchanged at 5% in its upcoming meeting, maintaining a hawkish stance in the face of rising inflation. The Canadian Dollar (CAD) has weakened against the US Dollar (USD) since...
The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers' housing costs (CPIH) is the most comprehensive measure of inflation in the UK. It extends the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) by including owner occupiers' housing costs (OOH) and Council Tax, both significant household expenses not covered by the CPI.
Let’s take a look at the prospective direction for the US Dollar and a few majors this week. Despite the general sentiment of most analysts being in favor of a continued bullish momentum on the dollar, I have reason to believe that this may not be the case - not yet, at least.
Goldman Sachs expects a strong jobs report for the US labor market in September, with an estimated 200,000 increase in non-farm payrolls…
Welcome to October, the tenth month of 2023. For this installment of What to Trade, I have handpicked a few of my favorite trade ideas for the month. Let’s go over a few of them.
The past several weeks have been a real triumph for the bulls in the oil market. The Brent spot price grew by 8.5% during the last month.
Gold prices are rising for three consecutive days ahead of the Federal Reserve (Fed) interest rate decision, which is expected to remain unchanged due to declining inflation and a positive economic outlook. Investors are keen on the Fed's interest rate guidance, fearing a hawkish stance that could trigger market risk aversion.
Amid concerns of a Chinese economic slowdown, reports of declining investment often overlook China's efficient investment strategy in emerging sectors for long-term growth. China has taken measures to stabilize foreign and private sector investments, like reducing the reserve requirement ratio to boost investor confidence.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has raised interest rates by 25 basis points, marking its tenth consecutive rate hike since July 2022 and bringing the total increase to 450 basis points. The ECB is primarily concerned about high inflation levels, both current and projected, with concerns extending into the future.
The upcoming August inflation data may send mixed signals. The 12-month headline inflation rate is expected to rise to 3.6%, causing concerns for the Biden administration. However, core inflation, which excludes food and energy prices, is projected to decrease to 4.3%, aligning with the Federal Reserve's goals. Past price trends influence both figures, so looking at recent data for a more accurate picture is crucial.