ECB meeting is on the agenda. Will the EUR get weaker?
Inflation figures may boost the USD
The US will release the level of CPI and core CPI on July 11, at 15:30 MT time.
CPI stands for Consumer Price Index. It's one of the main measures of US inflation. There's a direct link between the US inflation and the price of the USD. The higher the inflation, the higher the USD in the short-term. The last time, American CPI came out in line with the forecasts. However, the core CPI reached a lower-than-expected level (0.1% vs. the forecast of 0.2%). The releases resulted in the mixed trading of the USD.
• If the data is greater than the forecast, the USD will rise.
• If the data is weaker than the forecast, the USD will go down.
The news that opposition lawmakers plan to stop Boris Johnson to leave the European Union without a deal increased the political uncertainties in the UK.
The level of non-farm payrolls (NFP), also known as non-farm employment change will be published on September 6, at 15:30 MT time.
The retail sales for the US in focus today
During today's Turkish central bank meeting, the market anticipated a rate cut between 200-300 pips.
The USA will publish the level of retail sales and core retail sales on September 13, at 15:30 MT time.