CPI drops more than expected in Europe, Spain’s IBEX 35 looking to break pre-COVID highs
The RBNZ meets for the final time this year on Wednesday, 29th of November, 2023. We preview what to expect and how it could impact the New Zealand Dollar.
UK Chancellor Hunt will deliver the 2023 autumn statement to MPs on Wednesday 22 November.
The US dollar weakened notably following the latest CPI data, showing a larger-than-expected dip to 3.2% in October. This decline, the first in four months, sparked a surge in AUD/USD on Tuesday, pushing prices back into a crucial resistance zone established since August (see daily candle chart below).
Over the past month, EUR/USD has been in 'mean reversion mode,' characterised by price consolidation within a turbulent ascending channel. The erratic and unpredictable nature of this price channel reflects the mixed signals emanating from the ECB.
Markets look to the Bank of Canada and European Central Bank meetings this week for further insight into the future of rates.
A preview of the upcoming UK jobs and CPI data and how it could affect UK assets.
There’s a lot to unpack on EUR/USD’s daily candle chart (below), so let’s start at the turn of the month with EUR/USD pressing down into the lower Keltner Channel having broken below a key level of support.
The Bank of England has left rates unchanged at 5.25% with a 5-4 vote split after CPI dropped more than expected in August
GBP drops after a softer CPI reading scares investors about the BoE intentions. JPY on the lookout for further policy tweaks from Governor Ueda.
ECB hikes another 25bps in September but signals that this may be the last one.
A look at the key USD pairs ahead of the US CPI data out on Thursday