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.
US CPI will drive the USD
The US will release headline and core CPI at 15:30 MT time on October 11. CPI stands for Consumer Price Index. It’s one of the main measures of the 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 rose less than expected (0.2% versus the forecast of 0.3%). The data release was on September 13. The USD declined versus many major currencies after the release.
• 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.
Today the Fed will make a policy statement at 21:00 GMT+3. This event will affect all the currency pairs with the USD and thus almost the all Forex market!
What will happen? The FOMC statement will be published at 21:00 MT (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 28…
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