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Week Ahead – Inflation, supply chain fears to persist as China GDP, flash PMIs eyed

Inflation data will grab the headlines for another week as more countries publish CPI numbers. But concerns about global growth will also preoccupy investors’ minds as China reports its GDP estimate for the third quarter and flash PMI figures for October are released.

Could retail sales increase pressure on the US dollar? – Forex News Preview

September’s US retail sales will shed some light on how household spending is responding to the global inflationary situation on Friday at 12:30 GMT.

The aussie has been trading higher over the last few days, with the employment report for September, due out on Thursday at 00:30 GMT, likely to attract some attention.

US CPI and Fed minutes to reinforce Fed taper expectations after soft NFP – Forex News Preview

The US dollar was left unscathed from Friday’s disappointing payrolls numbers, with investors sticking firmly to their expectations of the Fed announcing tapering in November.

UK jobs and GDP data unlikely to relieve pound’s woes as UK risks grow – Forex News Preview

The latest employment report out of the United Kingdom will get the pound’s attention on Tuesday, which will be followed by GDP growth figures on Wednesday, both due at 06:00 GMT.

Week Ahead – US inflation in focus as energy fears cool

Panic around the energy crisis faded a little after Russia offered Europe a helping hand. Stock markets came back swinging but the FX complex didn’t see much relief, with the mighty dollar holding everything else down.

Roaring dollar turns to nonfarm payrolls - Forex News Preview

The US employment report for September will hit the markets at 12:30 GMT Friday. It will single-handedly decide whether the Fed pushes the taper button next month.

Canadian dollar may head further up after jobs report – Forex News Preview

The Canadian dollar traded higher against the US dollar in the previous days and traders anticipate the release of the September’s employment report on Friday at 12:30 GMT.

RBA policy meeting: slow but sure – Forex News Preview

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will review its policy settings on Tuesday at 03:30 GMT, but with guidance already settled until the end of the year, expectations are low for any drastic changes.

Week Ahead – US jobs report, RBNZ rate hike may further roil markets amid turbulence

Just as central banks thought it was safe to begin closing the taps on stimulus, warning signals are flashing red across the markets as fears grow of a sharp slowdown in growth in the major economies.

RBNZ to raise rates, the sequel - Forex News Preview

After a surprise lockdown stopped policymakers from raising interest rates back in August, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) is widely expected to make that move on Wednesday at 01:00 GMT.

Eurozone CPI: Inflation on the boil – Forex News Preview

With Germany beginning a weeks- or months- long bargaining process of forming a three-party coalition after Sunday’s election resulted in a marginal victory for the left-centre SPD, the euro will shift its focus back to the economic calendar this week and particularly to the September CPI inflation figures due on Friday at 09:00 GMT.

Dollar turns to US data releases as yields spike – Forex News Preview

With yields going berserk, the upcoming batch of US economic data on Friday could be crucial for the dollar’s fortunes.

China PMIs eyed amid worsening power crisis and Evergrande woes – Forex News Preview

The latest headlines out of China haven’t been particularly encouraging. The country’s power outages appear to be worsening, supply shortages and soaring prices are stifling businesses, regulatory crackdowns are on the up, and the Evergrande debacle is about to send shockwaves through the property sector, if not the entire economy.

Eurozone economic sentiment on the radar; euro flirting with $1.17 – Forex News Preview

On Wednesday at 12:00 GMT, the Eurozone’s economic sentiment for September will be released. Over the last few months, the outlook for the euro area’s economy has steadily increased; however, as the European Central Bank (ECB) is unlikely to raise interest rates soon, the near-term direction is likely to be determined by the Fed instead of the ECB.

Week Ahead – German elections, China woes, and tons of data

An action-packed week lies ahead. Elections in Germany will be crucial for Eurozone’s spending agenda, while Japan’s ruling party will also select its new leader.

The euro area’s flash PMIs for September will grab the spotlight on Thursday at 08:00 GMT. The outlook for the Eurozone economy has been steadily improving over the past few months.

Bank of England policy meeting: A hawkish tilt with some caution – Forex News Preview

The Bank of England has already discussed the mechanics for switching to monetary tightening and although the plan could only materialize under specific circumstances, the talking itself is a sign that the tightening process is nearing.

Fed meeting: forget the slow crawl to tapering, it’s the dot plot that matters – Forex News Preview

The US Federal Reserve isn’t expected to announce any changes in policy when it concludes its two-day meeting on Wednesday at 18:00 GMT.

BoJ meeting, Japanese elections, and the yen - Forex News Preview

With a Bank of Japan meeting coming up on Tuesday and an inter-party election to decide who will succeed Prime Minister Suga later this month, the yen might finally enjoy some volatility.



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