Wall Street indices slumped yesterday following higher-than-expected CPI reading from the United States. S&P 500 dropped 3.94%, Dow Jones slumped 4.32% and Nasdaq plunged 5.16%. Russell 2000 dropped 3.91%

Money market prices in a 35% chance of a 100 basis point rate hike at the FOMC meeting next week. Implied policy rate for year’s end sits at 4.18%

Indices from Asia-Pacific moved lower following a bloodbath on Wall Street. Nikkei dropped 2.6%, S&P/ASX 200 plunged 2.4% and Kospi declined 1.3%. Indices form China traded up to 2.5% lower

DAX futures point to a lower opening of the European cash session today

Cryptocurrencies also took a hit following yesterday’s US CPI reading. Bitcoin dropped over 9% and revisited $20,000 area

EURUSD dropped back below parity levels. USDJPY once again tested 145 handle but has pulled back below 144 since

Gold plunged after US CPI reading and has been hovering around $1,700 since

US President Biden said he is not concerned with yesterday’s CPI report

Oil plunged along equities yesterday but has managed to recover some ground on media reports saying United States will start restocking strategic reserves once oil prices drops below $80 per barrel

Japanese industrial production increased 0.8% MoM in July (exp. 1.0% MoM). Machinery orders for July jumped 5.3% MoM (exp. -0.8% MoM)

API report on US oil inventories pointed to a 6.03 million barrel build (exp. -0.2 mb)

GBP and JPY are the best performing major currencies while AUD and USD

EURUSD slumped following the US CPI release yesterday. The pair broke below the lower limit of the market geometry and continued the move below parity levels. An attempt of breaking above 1.00 handle, marked with 200-hour moving average (purple line), was made this morning but bulls failed to push the pair above

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