There are not any headlines driving the transfer in the mean time and I would just chalk this as much as a good bit of flows within the combine forward of the US CPI knowledge launch later right now. There is not a lot conviction to go earlier than the info, so until one desires to level to any leaks going round, it simply seems to be like we’re seeing some positioning or flows at play right here.
The greenback is now decrease on the day with EUR/USD rising from 0.9700 to 0.9740 and the pound specifically is placing in an honest shift by transferring up from 1.1060 earlier to 1.1150 in the mean time:
That mentioned, value motion continues to be very a lot caught in between its 100 (crimson line) and 200-hour (blue line) transferring averages in the intervening time with more durable resistance seen nearer to 1.1500 within the larger image of issues. Finally, the US CPI knowledge later right now would be the figuring out issue for the place we’re going.
The flip decrease within the greenback comes as equities are pushing increased, with European indices additionally bouncing. The DAX is up 0.8%, CAC 40 up 0.5%, and UK FTSE up 0.3% at the moment. The higher temper comes as we see an additional retreat in 30-year gilt yields, now down 31 bps to 4.58%:
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