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Week Ahead – Flash PMIs, FOMC minutes to dictate sentiment; RBNZ to hike again

Risk sentiment is wavering as investors are constantly evaluating the likelihood of a recession. The flash PMIs for May might help guide those expectations in the coming week.

Aussie fires up ahead of jobs data and Australian federal election - Forex News Preview

The Australian dollar is in the midst of a rebound after last week plumbing almost two-year lows, but the path higher could get trickier as employment data is incoming and a federal election is days away.

Japan may shrink, but will the yen follow? – Forex News Preview

Despite its super accommodative monetary policy, Japan will probably join the group of economies that shrank in the first quarter of the year when Q1 GDP growth figures come out on Wednesday at 00:50 GMT.

Dollar consolidates ahead of US retail sales as rate hike bets stall – Forex News Preview

Retail sales will be in focus in the United States this week as the data out on Tuesday (12:30 GMT) is expected to show that American consumers have yet to be deterred by rising prices.

It will be a packed week for the British pound. The UK employment report will be published on Tuesday at 06:00 GMT, while on Wednesday and Friday investors will pay attention to CPI inflation (06:00 GMT) and monthly retail sales (06:00 GMT) respectively to get more evidence on the economy.

Week Ahead – Data avalanche to keep spotlight on rate hike expectations

It’s going to be a full-on week for economic indicators with a barrage of data due that should keep the guessing game going on how much central banks will tighten this year.

China’s data may cause more drama next week – Forex News Preview

Chinese data may kick off more drama in global markets during the Asian session on Monday at 03:00 GMT as urban investment, industrial output, retail sales, and new yuan loans are expected to falter for the second consecutive month, exacerbating fears of economic stagnation in the second quarter.

Bruised pound looks for rebound ahead of Q1 GDP data – Forex News Preview

A bleak economic forecast from the Bank of England exacerbated the sell-off in the bruised pound last week, making Thursday’s preliminary Q1 GDP growth figures important to watch at 07:00 GMT.

US inflation: has it peaked? - Forex News Preview

The consumer price index for April is due out of the United States on Wednesday (12:30 GMT) and the latest report could be the most crucial one yet as it could show that inflation has peaked, or at the very least that it is slowing.

Week Ahead – US inflation might peak, will the dollar follow?

The Fed signaled that it will avoid shock-and-awe rate increases, putting more emphasis on avoiding a recession rather than vanquishing inflation.

BoE policy meeting: A normal rate hike amid stagflation fears – Forex News Preview

The Bank of England will review its policy and update its economic projections on Thursday, a day after the Fed, with the announcement scheduled for release at 12:00 GMT.

Canadian employment report will be published on Friday at 12:30 GMT and a positive outcome is expected as it's too early to see the effects of either increased interest rates or the heightened global concerns.

Fed to speed up rate hikes, but how far will Powell go? – Forex News Preview

The Fed is almost certain to raise interest rates by half a percentage point and begin shrinking its enormous balance sheet when it concludes its meeting at 18:00 GMT Wednesday.

Week Ahead – Fed and BoE rate hikes on the horizon; will RBA join in?

The Federal Reserve and Bank of England are both expected to raise interest rates in the upcoming week, though the former will likely do so by a larger increment.

Could flash GDP growth & CPI inflation come to the euro’s rescue? – Forex News Preview

The Eurozone will update its CPI inflation and GDP growth readings on Friday at 09:00 GMT. While investors expect a firmer economic expansion and another upturn in inflation, the data could produce only temporary volatility as the war in Ukraine will remain the major, if not, the only driver for the battered euro in the short term.

Will the RBA raise interest rates after a surprise in inflation? – Forex News Preview

The Reserve Bank of Australia announces its policy decision on Tuesday at 04:30 GMT. Australia's currency was on the verge of collapsing Thursday owing to fears of an impending European financial crisis and a weakening in China's economy.

Can US GDP stats keep the dollar’s rally going? – Forex News Preview

The US dollar continues to reign supreme, capitalizing on bets for rapid-fire Fed rate increases and the troubles in other economies.

Bank of Japan to defend yield curve control policy, but what about the yen? – Forex News Preview

The Bank of Japan concludes a two-day monetary policy meeting on Thursday and even though no changes are anticipated, its language on the exchange rate might prove decisive for the yen.

Week Ahead – Slowdown and inflation nerves to be tested in the US, Eurozone; BoJ meets

A barrage of economic indicators out of Europe and America will put the spotlight on the euro and US dollar next week.

Can UK PMI and retail sales data lift pound before next BoE decision? – Forex News Preview

The latest flash PMI and retail sales figures for the UK are due on Friday at 08:30 GMT and 06:00 GMT, respectively.



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