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.
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Let’s find out what has been moving the market today.
- After the unexpected victory for conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison the Australian dollar was supported. However, the trade war risks keep circulating and any fresh negative news may hurt the aussie. Take a look at AUD/USD.
- After the People’s bank of China’s comments on keeping the yuan stable, the Chinese currency gained. Its strength now depends on the path of trade talks. - Also, pay attention to the USD/BRL pair. The trade war uncertainties, national protests against the freeze of educational budget and cuts of the growth forecasts weakened the Brazilian currency heavily. The release of the level of business confidence today at 17:00 MT may support the BRL, however, the risks of the further weakness remain.
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?
It seems like most of the assets have joined Black Friday's sell-off with global indices, risky currencies, and commodities going down.
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…
In this video, we will talk about the potential change of a trend in the euro, another stock rally amid a global downtrend, gold prospects, and news that shakes the world right now. It’ll be a helpful video you don’t want to miss.