PPI — News Archive


Pound Rallies on Upbeat UK Inflation Data, Declines on Brexit News

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the US dollar following the release of the latest UK inflation data, which beat expectations by a huge margin. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to new six-week highs following the positive releases, but later dropped to new lows due to negative Brexit headlines.

Solid Macroeconomic Data Doesn’t Help Japanese Yen

Macroeconomic data released in Japan over the trading session was solid, but that did not help the Japanese yen, which dropped against all other most-traded currencies. The most likely reason for the decline was the improving market sentiment.

Euro Stabilizes on Italian Budget Concerns Amid Recovering US Dollar

The euro today traded sideways against the US dollar amid market concerns regarding the infrastructure spending plans of the Italian government. The recovery by the US dollar earlier today drove the EUR/USD currency pair lower, but the pair has since recovered most of its losses to trade sideways.

NZ Dollar Dollar Rises After Better-Than-Expected PPI

The New Zealand dollar rose today, boosted by the Producer Price Index, which came out much better than was expected by economists.

British Pound Trades at 14-Month Lows Despite Higher UK Inflation

The British pound today hit new record lows against the US dollar in the Asian session due to the risk-off sentiment in the markets, which favored the greenback. The GBP/USD currency pair retraced some of its losses after the release of the latest UK CPI data, which was in line with expectations.

Japanese Yen Gains on Risk Aversion, Positive Data

The Japanese yen gained today amid risk aversion caused by international tensions around the world. Domestic macroeconomic data, while usually having a limited impact on the currency, was also supportive.

Aussie Fails to Keep Gains Caused by China’s Positive Inflation Reports

While Australia’s economic calendar had no releases today, but China, Australia’s biggest trading partner, released important inflation data. The reports showed better-than-expected results, prompting the Australian dollar to rally. Yet the currency has lost its gains by now and is trading far below the opening level.

Euro Declines Against Resurgent US Dollar Despite Mixed US Data

The euro today declined against a resurgent US dollar in the wake of the intensifying trade spat between the US and China. The EUR/USD currency pair headed lower in the late Asian session as the greenback rallied higher and the selling pressure increased during the early European session.

Canadian Dollar Reverses Losses After GDP Beats Expectations

The Canadian dollar rallied today, reversing its earlier losses. The currency got a boost from Canada’s solid economic growth.

Australian Dollar Mixed After Producer Inflation Unexpectedly Slows

The Australian dollar was mixed today, rising against such currencies as the euro and Swiss franc but falling against the US dollar and the Japanese yen, after a report showed that Australia’s producer inflation slowed unexpectedly.