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Preview on the Economic Data in the week 10/06/2019 to 14/06/2019

In our weekly preview we show you an overview on the most important economic events and data to be published this week, which could have a major influence at the financial markets. Please note that there are many other events with less influence on the markets, but which could move the markets in sum. You find all events of the week in our economic calendar

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Fed raises interest rates to 0.5% and expresses caution in further increases

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The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates as expected at 0.5%. With regard to further interest rate hikes the Fed Chairman Janet Yellen, however, expressed caution, pointing to the further development of the US economy. Investors were initially disappointed at the FOMC statement and Euro adheres against the US dollar above 1.09.

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German ZEW Economic Sentiment better than expected, US data favor rate hike

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The today released ZEW index for the economic outlook in Germany is better than assumed in the forecasts. Also for the entire euro area the value of the index improved, but remained below the forecasts. The also published today figures on US consumer prices (CPI) were broadly within the predicted values and they support the US dollar one day before the interest rate decision by the Fed.

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