The overall market sentiment is risk-on. The S&P 500 index (US 500) is getting close to the all-time high. Oil is recovering quickly from its recent losses.
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.
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