Marketwatch EU & UK

Daily Insights
November 7, 2023

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  • Fed’s Neel Kashkari stated that it is too soon to declare that the fight against inflation is over, despite the economy starting to show signs of it slowing. Earlier to his words, he also added that the risk of over-tightening is preferable to not doing enough, which would delay the central bank on its race back to the 2% goal.
  • The US Dollar started the day steady but gaining against major peers, with the Dollar Index following yesterday’s close at +0.1%.

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  • EUR/USD is lower, currently trading at 1.0694 after Germany Industrial Production MoM posted a -1.4% decrease, vs. -0.1% survey. Investors now wait for the euro-area PPI data due later this morning, where the YoY gauge is estimated at -12.5%, vs. prior -11.5%.

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  • GBP/USD followed its European peer, and it is trading lower at 1.2320, as Rishi Sunak waits for the King Charles’s speech at the opening of the Parliament to set out the government’s legislative agenda that will keep him and the conservative parliament in power.

Economic Calendar

GBP - BRC Retail Sales Monitor y/y
CNY - Trade Balance
CNY - USD-Denominated Trade Balance
AUD - Cash Rate
AUD - RBA Rate Statement
CHF - Unemployment Rate
EUR - German Industrial Production m/m
GBP - Halifax HPI m/m
CHF - Foreign Currency Reserves
EUR - PPI m/m
GBP - 10-y Bond Auction
USD - FOMC Member Kashkari Speaks
USD - FOMC Member Goolsbee Speaks
CAD - Trade Balance
USD - Trade Balance
USD - FOMC Member Barr Speaks
USD - FOMC Member Waller Speaks
USD - IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism
USD - RCM/TIPP Economic Optimism
NZD - GDT Price Index
CAD - Gov Council Member Kozicki Speaks
USD - FOMC Member Logan Speaks
EUR - German Buba President Nagel Speaks
USD - Consumer Credit m/m
USD - Treasury Currency Report

Market Indicators

Currency Pairs
Pair High Low
eur/gbp 0.86868 0.86789
gbp/usd 1.23467 1.23149
gbp/aud 1.91862 1.89574
gbp/nzd 2.08021 2.06694
usd/jpy 150.431 149.959
eur/usd 1.07193 1.06961
gbp/jpy 185.409 185.093
eur/cnh 7.81006 7.7952
usd/cnh 7.2903 7.27667
Equities and Commodities
Nasdaq 100 15132.2
DOW 34015.3
S&P 500 4358.66
WTI 79.97
GOLD 1968.21

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About Francisco Mioludo


Francisco Mioludo is a trader for GPS Capital Markets at the London office. Before joining GPS, Francisco worked in Market Risk at a commodity trading firm in London where he gained valuable skills for his current role. Francisco looks after our EU and UK sales team with everything from analysis to structuring and pricing.