American mortgage applications tacked on for the first time for five weeks because most home borrowing costs kept to their lowest value for 10 months…
CPI is a highly important economic indicator as it corresponds to the inflation rate. The inflation rate has a significant impact on the monetary policy of the Federal Reserve. The market anticipates two additional rate hikes this year. As a result, the rise in the inflation data will confirm the possibility of rate hikes.
US CPI data will be out at 15:30 MT time on August 10.
• If the data is greater than the forecast, the USD will go up.
• If the data is weaker than the forecast, the USD will go down.
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So far, the inflation rate surged to 2.9% in June. It is the highest level since February of 2012.
The releases of employment change and the unemployment rate for Australia are expected on February 21, at 2:30 MT time.
The release of the Federal open market committee (FOMC) meeting minutes is scheduled on February 20, at 21.00 MT time.
Safe havens such as gold and Japanese yen declined as investors sentiment was boosted by eased geopolitical tensions…
On Tuesday, the euro tacked on because market participants waited for reports on inflation and growth in the euro zone, while the Japanese yen went down after Japan’s major bank told it would be more flexible in its huge stimulus program…
On Tuesday, the evergreen buck dived because the common currency bounced off and the UK pound managed to ascend to the day’s maximums reacting to reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May is going to take control of Brexit talks…