For a long time, traders considered American Non-farm Payrolls (NFP) the most important release in the market. However, the situation has changed. Now US CPI moves financial markets.
Trading plan for June 5
The USD has continued to weaken after the Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell hinted the possibility of a rate cut this year. Will the FOMC members bring some optimism to the market? Let’s wait for the speeches by Richard Clarida and Michelle Bowman during the American trading session. In addition, we anticipate higher figures for ISM non-manufacturing PMI. It may bring positive momentum to the greenback as well.
While most of the emerging market currencies take advantage of the USD weakness, we can see the South African rand weakening. The rise of the USD/ZAR happened due to the shocking figures of the South African GDP growth for the first quarter. It declined by 3.2%, making it the largest contraction since 2009.
Also today we anticipate the release by U.S. Energy Information Administration. According to the forecasts, we will see a decline in the output by 300 thousand barrels. The lower level may push the oil prices up.
The oil prices have declined this week after the new Omicron strain was identified. What should we expect next from oil?
The higher prices seen today are generally related to the pandemic, that’s no doubt. US consumer prices jumped in October at the fastest pace in three decades putting the Biden administration on the defensive and increasing prospects that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next year. Jerome Powell says Fed will discuss speeding up bond-buying taper at the December meeting. What does it mean for markets?
Although the last week was intense, this one may be more dynamic and volatile. After the FOMC meeting and controversial decisions from the Bank of England, we saw a historical pound decrease, and the gold plunge. And there’s even more for you.
After the US CPI last week came out above the forecast, traders started expecting a 75-basis point rate hike…
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