Tags : Inflation

In April, the UK’s inflation rate more than doubled

We have seen inflation rising in the UK in the past few months. The expectation is that the UK’s inflation will continue. Market prices are growing at their highest pace since March 2020, when the pandemic began, when they jumped to 1.5 percent from 0.7 percent in March. According to the Office for National Statistics, […]Read More

The Key Benefits of using Producer Price Index (PPI)

Known as the Wholesale Price Index from the time of its inception till the late 1970s, the Producer Price Index (PPI) and the Consumer Price Index both have extrapolative value and are used to define various economic facets. However, it is important to note that the consumer price index solely emphasizes on consumer spending and […]Read More

EUR/USD Stabilizes at 1.12 Following US Data Deluge

The EUR/USD stabilizes to an intraday high of 1.1249 before falling sharply back toward the 1.12 handle. The pair was stabilized around 1.1208, advancing 0.1 percent. The EUR/USD faces initial support at 1.1127. A break below that level would lead to 1.1057. On the upside, resistance is ascending from 1.1324. In economic data, German inflation […]Read More

Fed’s Yellen Hints Rate Hike, but Stresses Patience

The Federal Reserve could begin normalizing interest rates this year, but won’t rush to do so amid tepid wage growth and tame inflation, central bank Chairwoman Janet Yellen said on Tuesday. Testifying before Congress, Yellen sought to lay the groundwork for how the Federal Reserve would begin raising interest rates after more than six years. […]Read More

German Business Confidence Rises in February: Ifo

    German business confidence improved again in February, rising for the fourth consecutive month in the latest sign Europe’s largest economy was recovering from last year’s third quarter slump. The business climate index, which is derived from a monthly survey of 7,000 companies, rose to 106.8 from 106.7 in February, the Munich-based Ifo Institute […]Read More

EUR/USD Weekly Outlook

The euro was trading cautiously on Monday, following a week of uncertainty that ended with Greece securing a short-term loan extension in exchange for further oversight from its creditors and other reforms that squashed Athens’ “anti-austerity” pledge. The attention this week shifts back to the economic data, although the threat of an eventual Greek exit […]Read More

Bank of England Votes Unanimously to Keeping Interest Rates Low

Lawmakers at the Bank of England voted unanimously to keep interest rates at a record low at this month’s policy meetings, although signs of division re-emerged about the outlook on monetary policy. The BOE voted 9-0 in favour of keeping interest rates at a record-low of 0.5 percent and the size of the asset purchase […]Read More

GBP/USD Edges Lower amid Plunging UK Inflation

The British pound edged lower against the US dollar on Tuesday, as UK inflation fell to its lowest level since 1989, although core inflation reassured investors Britain was not facing any systemic price collapse. The GBP/USD tumbled 0.25 percent to 1.5321. The pair is testing initial support at 1.5320. A break below this level exposes […]Read More

Housing Data, FOMC Minutes to Drive US Dollar This Week

The US dollar was little changed against a basket of currencies on Monday, as American traders paused to observe President’s Day. The greenback could face significant action this week, led by a slew of housing data and the minutes of the January 27-8 FOMC policy meetings. The US dollar index, a weighted average of the […]Read More

Euro rallies as technical trading outweighs German deflation

The EUR/USD rallied on Thursday, as technical trading sent the pair higher amid mixed economic data from Germany. The EUR/USD regained 1.13 and climbed to an intraday high of 1.1367. It would later consolidate at 1.1320 in the North American session, advancing 0.4 percent. Initial support is likely found at 1.1253 and resistance at 1.13355. […]Read More