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Summary:

  • The Euro has lost slightly to the US Dollar on Wednesday.
  • EUR/GBP reflecting bearish signals.
  • AUD outperforms on Wednesday.

Pound Sterling taking advantage of the weaker USD

Expectations of a hawkish ECB remain

Market sentiment for this currency pair is reflecting mixed signals. The Euro has lost slightly to the US Dollar on Wednesday in the wake of the European Union (EU) reaching a decision on the Russian oil embargo on Tuesday. The embargo has heightened investors' fears that there may be further downward growth in the eurozone.

The EU PMI economic data released on Wednesday exceeded market expectations maintaining an expansionary stance. In addition, the expectation of a hawkish European Central Bank (ECB) turning hawkish in the third quarter of the year remains.

Russian Oil Embargo Decision Weighs on The Euro (EUR/USD, EUR/GBP), Australian GDP Data Released On Wednesday Exceeds Market Expectations (AUD/USD), Pound Sterling Takes Advantage Of The Weaker USD (GBP/USD) - 1 EUR/USD Price Chart

Investor sentiment towards the Euro has slipped

The market sentiment for this currency pair is reflecting bearish signals. In the wake of the European Union reaching a decision r

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EuroZone Inflation Exceeds Market Expectations (EUR/USD) (EUR/GBP), New Zealand Economy Will Benefit From China’s Lockdown Easing (GBP/NZD), GBP Bullish (GBP/USD)

Rebecca Duthie Rebecca Duthie 31.05.2022 14:39
Summary: Euro Zone inflation rose to 8.1% in May. Both the BoE and the ECB are expected to tighten monetary policy. The easing of lockdowns will benefit not only China’s economy but economies that rely on China for trading. The GBP may continue its strengthening streak against the USD going into the third quarter of this year. Read next:Strong Investor Sentiment Toward The Euro Continues (EUR/USD), EUR/GBP Currency Pair, As China Ease Lockdowns The AUD Outlook Seems Positive (GBP/AUD, AUD/USD)  EUR/USD maintains bullish sentiment Market sentiment is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. Euro Zone inflation rose to 8.1% in May, this rate is around 0.4% higher than expectations, which reaffirms the European Central Banks (ECBs) case for tightening monetary policy in quarter 3. The risk of slower growth is a reality, which may favour the US Dollar going forward. Whether the current strength in the Euro against the USD is going to continue may depend on which economy slows faster, the ECBs interest rate hike and the war in the Ukraine. EUR/USD Price Chart EUR/GBP reflecting mixed market sentiment The market sentiment for this currency pair is reflecting mixed signals. There have been concerns about the UK economic outlook which have grown in response to rising inflation, which can be mainly attributed to rising energy prices. The Bank of England (BoE) is still expected to continue raising interest rates. In addition, the European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to tighten monetary policy which is instilling confidence in the Euro. EUR/GBP Price Chart NZD to benefit from China's strengthening economy The NZD benefitted of Monday in the wake of China’s easing of COVID-19 lockdowns, strengthening against the Pound Sterling. The easing of lockdowns will benefit not only China’s economy but economies that rely on China for trading, New Zealand's economy is one of those who will benefit. GBP/NZD Price Chart US Dollar taking hits on the forex markets The market is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. Seasonal factors may be able to aid the GBP continue to strengthen against the US Dollar. The recent macroeconomic data that has been released has been underwhelming for the market and therefore the US Dollar has taken a hit, in addition the market expectations of the Fed to slow or stop tightening monetary policy is also affecting the US Dollar negatively. The GBP may continue its strengthening streak against the USD going into the third quarter of this year. GBP/NZD Price Chart Read next: S&P 500 Sees Good Start To The Week, UK Economy Not Performing As Well As Its Major Economy Counter Parts  Sources: finance.yahoo.com, poundsterlinglive.com, dailyfx.com
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Russian Oil Embargo Decision Weighs on The Euro (EUR/USD, EUR/GBP), Australian GDP Data Released On Wednesday Exceeds Market Expectations (AUD/USD), Pound Sterling Takes Advantage Of The Weaker USD (GBP/USD)

Rebecca Duthie Rebecca Duthie 01.06.2022 15:09
Summary: The Euro has lost slightly to the US Dollar on Wednesday. EUR/GBP reflecting bearish signals. AUD outperforms on Wednesday. Pound Sterling taking advantage of the weaker USD Expectations of a hawkish ECB remain Market sentiment for this currency pair is reflecting mixed signals. The Euro has lost slightly to the US Dollar on Wednesday in the wake of the European Union (EU) reaching a decision on the Russian oil embargo on Tuesday. The embargo has heightened investors' fears that there may be further downward growth in the eurozone. The EU PMI economic data released on Wednesday exceeded market expectations maintaining an expansionary stance. In addition, the expectation of a hawkish European Central Bank (ECB) turning hawkish in the third quarter of the year remains. EUR/USD Price Chart Investor sentiment towards the Euro has slipped The market sentiment for this currency pair is reflecting bearish signals. In the wake of the European Union reaching a decision regarding the Russian oil embargo, investor sentiment toward the euro has slipped. In conjunction, investor sentiment toward the pound sterling has strengthened. EUR/GBP Price Chart AUD is Wednesdays best performing currency Market sentiment is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. The Australian Dollar may have outperformed the US Dollar on Wednesday, but future policies from both the central banks could impact this currency pair. Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) GDP data released on Wednesday exceeded market expectations, making it Wednesdays best performing currency. AUD/USD Price Chart Pound Sterling taking advantage of the weaker USD Market sentiment is reflecting bullish signals for this currency pair. The pound sterling has taken advantage of the weakening USD over the past couple weeks in the wake of recession concerns. GBP/USD Price Chart Sources: finance.yahoo.com, dailyfx.com, poundsterlinglive.com

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