The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
This economic indicator is highly important for the Bank of England’s monetary policy because it is used as the central bank’s inflation target. The higher the annual consumer inflation gets, the closer an interest hike is. As a result, if CPI growth is greater than the forecast, the GBP will have chances to go up.
The UK will release Consumer Price Index at 11:30 MT time.
UPDATE. CPI came out lower than expected. GBP/USD fell below 1.34.
The market sentiment improved after the USA reported some decreasing in coronavirus hospitalizations. Gold dropped below $2 000 and the US dollar dipped down, while stocks surged. Let’s have a closer look.
The RBNZ will make the monetary policy statement on August 12 at 5:00 MT time!
The market has started the week with a mixed sentiment…