Today’s focus is on US CPI data. The direction of the major currencies (EUR, GBP, AUD, CAD) will likely depend on whether inflation comes in lower than expected. Gold could also benefit from lower inflation. Remember, these are just forecasts, and the market can be unpredictable. It’s important to manage your risk and have a trading plan in place. NFP report will also be released this Friday.

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Markets are cautious ahead of key US inflation data release today. EUR/USD and GBP/USD are in a bullish trend with potential for further gains on a breakout. USD/JPY may see renewed buying pressure if the dollar strengthens. Gold could benefit from a hot inflation print but faces resistance at $2370. Silver’s bullish trend may be impacted by tomorrow’s CPI data.

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Market sentiment cautious ahead of Jerome Powell’s speech. Focus on clues about potential September rate cuts in the US. Several currencies show signs of potential trend reversals. Gold’s direction hinges on technical factors and Powell’s comments. Geopolitical tensions and inflation data remain key factors. Volatility may pick up depending on Powell’s comments.

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The US dollar may strengthen if US inflation data comes in lower than expected, potentially weakening other currencies like EUR, GBP, and AUD. Central bank policies, particularly from the Fed and Bank of England, will be a key driver for currencies in the near future. Gold’s direction remains unclear. Keep an eye on US economic data and Fed Chair Powell’s comments for clues on the direction of the US dollar and overall market sentiment.

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Investors are watching inflation data closely, with a focus on the US CPI release on Thursday. A weaker-than-expected print could lead to expectations of a Fed rate cut in September. The RBNZ meeting on Wednesday is also on the agenda, but no change in rates is anticipated. The week kicks off with the French election results, which could influence the Euro.

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Markets have been quiet yesterday due to the US Independence Day holiday. The direction of the USD will be key for most other currencies. Friday’s Nonfarm Payrolls data from the US is a key event that could impact all the currencies mentioned above.

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The dollar’s direction will likely depend on the outcome of the FOMC minutes and Friday’s US jobs report. Positive data could strengthen the dollar and put pressure on commodity prices like gold. GBP and EUR may benefit from disappointing US data. Keep an eye on potential Bank of Japan intervention in the USD/JPY pair.

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Market sentiment cautious ahead of Powell’s speech. US data releases this week will be key for currency movements. Currencies like EUR, GBP, and JPY could weaken on hawkish Fed signals. AUD expected to strengthen in the long term. USD/CAD remains rangebound but a breakout is possible. Geopolitical tensions and inflation remain major risks.

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The markets are currently digesting mixed economic data and ongoing geopolitical tensions. The US dollar remains strong, putting pressure on other currencies. The euro, pound, and gold could see downside pressure in the near term. Gold prices are finding some support but could face a correction in the near future. This week’s key data points, particularly US ISM manufacturing data and the US NFP report, could provide further direction for the markets.

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Last Week’s Recap: Stocks and the dollar took a small hit after the US PCE data met expectations. This Week’s Agenda: Get ready for a data deluge as important economic indicators are coming from around the world. Central bankers gather in Sintra for the ECB Forum.

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