The US greenback was delicate main into the September CPI report however abruptly reversed on the excessive readings. Inflation rose 0.4% within the month, double the 0.2% economists had been anticipating.
That led to a spike within the greenback throughout the board, together with new multi-year extremes in USD/JPY, AUD/USD, USD/CAD, NZD/USD and others.
The Australian greenback chart is instructive as a result of it additionally captures the rout in danger sentiment. S&P 500 futures had been up 40 factors forward of the information and now are down by 73, a 113-point swing. The weekly chart of AUD/USD reveals the way it’s cascading in the direction of the pandemic lows.
For what it is price, the euro continues to be holding the September lows and there is a little bit of respiratory room but right down to the 0.9536 low. The issue for different nations is that falling currencies will add to imported inflation, making the job of central banks tougher.
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