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EUR/USD Shrugs Off Pressure from Positive US CPI

September 14, 2017 by

EUR/USD fell today after the release of the US Consumer Price Index, which exceeded market expectations. Yet the currency pair quickly recovered and is now trading above the opening level.

CPI rose 0.4% in August, exceeding the previous month’s growth of 0.1% and exceeding the forecast of 0.3%. (Event A on the chart.)

Initial jobless claims dropped from 298k to 284k last week, surprising analysts who had anticipated an increase to 303k. (Event A on the chart.)

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