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04.06.2019 15:21

Eurozone inflation and Fed speak amongst market movers today – Danske Bank

In view of analysts at Danske Bank, today's main event is the inflation print out of the euro area.

“As the Easter boost to travel-related service prices wanes, we expect both headline and core inflation to drop back in May, to 1.6% and 1.1%, respectively. It leaves the ECB with a rather bleak picture of still too low core inflation and the expected recovery being threatened by trade war escalation and weaker Chinese growth. Market inflation expectations also keep falling and are back at the lows seen in 2016.”

“US Fed Chair Powell will speak this afternoon as part of the 'Fed listens' event. The theme will be monetary policy strategy, tools and communication practices. Although the speech may not entail guidance for new policy signals near term yet, the speech is important as part of the revisit of the monetary policy framework/target discussion.”


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