The market sentiment is mixed, but there are still interesting movements on the market.
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.
US Core monthly retails sales will be announced on Friday at 15:30 MT time.
Stock significantly surged: S&P 500 and Nasdaq reached 6-week highs. The market sentiment may deteriorate today as Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine trails have been stopped because of the unexplained illness.
Canada’s retail sales will be out on October 21 at 15:30 MT time. Get ready with us for this event!
The market is resilient ahead of the speeches of Fed’s Powell and ECB President Lagarde, but there are still interesting movements.
The uncertainty over US fiscal stimulus and Brexit, and also rising new virus cases deteriorated the market mood. That’s why we can expect the further rally of the US dollar and the fall of riskier assets today.