During today's press conference, the ECB president said that the data was "somewhat" better than the expectations in the first quarter. T
Greenback surges against other majors
On Monday, the greenback was broadly higher versus other key rivals notwithstanding Friday's dismal American inflation data because political woes in Europe put pressure on the single currency.
The US currency had dropped after Friday’s data revealed that in September American consumer prices leapt less than anticipated, both on a monthly as well as annual basis.
The report drove uncertainty over whether the Fed will decide to lift interest rates before the end of 2017 or not.
On Sunday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen told that policymakers are going to pay much attention to inflation reports in the months ahead. Additionally, she stressed that the US economy is still strong enough and the strength of the labor market suggests gradual hikes in interest rates notwithstanding soft inflation.
The currency pair EUR/USD declined 0.30% being worth 1.1787 after Catalan President Carles Puigdemont didn’t manage to make it clear whether the region has declared its independence from Spain or not.
Australia will release the level of employment change and unemployment rate on June 13, at 4:30 MT time.
The level of non-farm payrolls, also known as non-farm employment change or NFP will be out on June 7, at 15:30 MT time.
In July, Britain's inflation rate rallied for the first time in 2018, thus leaving many UK households feeling quite squeezed by prices, soaring at nearly the same tempo as their wages…
On Friday, the evergreen buck rallied versus its counterparts after data disclosed that the American economy generated more jobs than anticipated In October, thus backing the Fed’s case to proceed with gradual rate lifts…
On Monday, gold declined because the evergreen buck managed to gain early traction, thus putting pressure on the most popular precious commodity, which has been sticking with the year’s minimums…