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Week Ahead – Eurozone and US inflation to come under the microscope after rate decisions

Amid ongoing jitters about the fallout from the banking sector, inflation will fall back into the limelight next week.

Eurozone data takes centre stage, but the market is on the lookout for banking headlines - Forex News Preview

With the market remaining on its toes regarding the ongoing banking sector issues, next week brings significant data in the euroland in the form of business surveys and inflation data.

Will the Eurozone PMIs allow the ECB to continue raising rates? – Forex News Preview

Following the market turbulence triggered last week by concerns about the stability of the global banking system, investors have been scratching their heads to figure out how central banks may proceed henceforth.

BoE rate decision: One last hike before hitting pause? – Forex News Preview

The latest bank turmoil cast a dark cloud over the central bank community, forcing investors to downsize their rate projections just a week before the March policy announcements.

Fed faces dilemma, hit pause or keep raising rates? – Forex News Preview

One of the most important Fed decisions in recent history lies ahead on Wednesday. Markets think the banking episode could prevent the Fed from raising rates and are pricing in rate cuts by the summer.

Will the SNB roil markets with a hike amid Credit Suisse crisis? – Forex News Preview

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) will announce its quarterly monetary policy decision on Thursday (08:30 GMT), but the meeting has already been overshadowed by the Credit Suisse saga.

Weekly Technical Analysis – USDJPY, GBPUSD, USDCHF

This week the highlight will be on the Fed interest rate decision, the BoE meeting as well as on the SNB decision and the focus would turn on how USDJPY, GBPUSD and USDCHF may react.

Week Ahead – Fed decision to fuel volatility in nervous market

With cracks appearing in the US banking system, markets think there’s a chance the Fed won’t raise rates next week.

Following a wild 10-day period with record-breaking moves, market participants and central bankers hope that the focus next week will return to the real economy.

China’s data might be a bright spot on the calendar – Forex News Preview

Industrial production, fixed investment and retail sales data for January-February will come out in China on Wednesday at 02:00 GMT as investors look for signs of economic expansion in the world’s second biggest economy after an extended lockdown period.

ECB meeting: Is a 50bps hike still a done deal? – Forex News Preview

Following the sudden collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) in the US, investors have become increasingly concerned about the health of the banking system as borrowing costs continue to rise.

Weekly Technical Analysis – USDJPY, EURUSD, AUDUSD

This week the focus of attention will be on the US CPI figures, the ECB meeting and the Australian employment report and how USDJPY, EURUSD and AUDUSD may react.

Will the US CPI report cause another market storm? – Forex News Preview

The last CPI report before the Fed’s March policy meeting is due on Tuesday at 12:30 GMT and after the recent nasty surprises in the data, anxiety is running high about another hot print.

Week Ahead – US inflation, ECB decision to test markets’ nerve

The US inflation report and the European Central Bank’s policy meeting will share the limelight next week amid another round of ratcheting up of rate hike expectations by investors.

Bank of Canada to set tightening campaign on hold – Forex News Preview

The Bank of Canada will likely keep its promise to declare a pause in monetary tightening during Wednesday’s policy meeting, although other major central banks are still debating higher rates.

Can nonfarm payrolls refuel the dollar’s rally? – Forex News Preview

Another high-stakes US employment report will be released on Friday. Most indicators point to another strong month for the labor market, although there’s a risk of some ‘payback’ following the sensational numbers last month.

Bank of Japan: Will Kuroda pass the torch untouched? – Forex News Preview

On Friday, Haruhiko Kuroda will sit at the helm of the Bank of Japan for the last time and investors may be eager to find out whether his exit will be accompanied by fireworks, or whether he will prefer to pass the torch to the incoming Governor untouched.

UK data could further ease recession fears, but can it lift the pound? – Forex News Preview

Economic output stats for January will kick off this month’s data releases for the UK on Friday (07:00 GMT), providing investors fresh clues on whether the British economy is still teetering on the edge of a recession.

Weekly Technical Analysis - AUDUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY

This week the focus of attention will be on the RBA and BoC policy meetings as well as on the NFP report so, how may AUDUSD, USDCAD and USDJPY react?  RBA decision → AUDUSD Early on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) policy meeting will take place and markets give a 75% probability for a quarter-point rate hike.

Is it time for Fed Chair Powell to appear in a hawkish suit? – Forex News Preview

Market pricing about the Fed’s future course of action has dramatically changed lately, following a streak of upbeat US economic data and hotter-than-expected inflation numbers for January.

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