The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics will publish the US Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m on January 12 at 15:30 GMT+2. The index measures a change in the price of goods and services purchased by consumers.
Euro zone producer price inflation adds at the slowest pace in 2017
In June, euro zone prices at factory gates headed north at their slowest pace in 2017, lifting the prospect of an ongoing easing of consumer inflation later this year, according to data published by the European Union's statistics office on Wednesday.
Eurostat informed that industrial producer prices in June, in the European Union leapt 2.5% on the year, tumbling from May’s upwardly revised 3.4% soar as well as a 4.3% ascend in April.
June’s reading turned to be the lowest outcome in 2017, hinting that inflationary pressures are going down, complicating the ECB’s plans to start a gradual tightening of its monetary policy already in autumn.
In July, headline inflation stood still sticking to 1.3%, which is far from its 2% ascend hit in February, as preliminary estimates issued by Eurostat state. The ECB's objective is for an inflation rate below, though close to 2%.
Notwithstanding the monthly easing, producer prices soared on the year by more than predicted by financial experts surveyed by Reuters, who had forecast a 2.4% leap in June.
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The US dollar index keeps rounding above the 103.60 historical support level. The buyers have already defended this level for three weeks, highlighting their interest in the greenback. Thus, buying USD looks less risky right now.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will make a statement and release a Cash Rate on February 7, 05:30 GMT+2. It's among the primary tools the RBA uses to communicate with investors about monetary policy.
This week may be the most important since the year started as the Fed assess the economic outlook and the US presents fresh NFP readings.
S&P Global, a private banking company, will release a monthly change in British Flash Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) on January 24, 11:30 GMT+2. The index is a leading indicator of economic health as businesses react quickly to market conditions, and purchasing managers hold the most current and relevant insight into the company's view of the economy.