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08:15 Switzerland Consumer Price Index (MoM) January -0.2% -0.3% -0.3%
08:15 Switzerland Consumer Price Index (YoY) January -0.4% -0.3% -0.3%
09:00 Eurozone ECOFIN Meetings -
09:30 United Kingdom HICP, m/m January +0.5% -0.5% -0.5%
09:30 United Kingdom HICP, Y/Y January +2.7% +2.8% +2.7%
09:30 United Kingdom HICP ex EFAT, Y/Y January +2.4% +2.4% +2.3%
09:30 United Kingdom Retail Price Index, m/m January +0.5% -0.5% +0.4%
09:30 United Kingdom Retail prices, Y/Y January +3.1% +3.2% +3.3%
09:30 United Kingdom RPI-X, Y/Y January +3.0% +3.1% +3.3%
09:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Input (MoM) January -0.2% +0.8% +1.3%
09:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Input (YoY) January +0.3% +1.0% +1.8%
09:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Output (MoM) January -0.1% +0.3% +0.2%
09:30 United Kingdom Producer Price Index - Output (YoY) January +2.2% +2.0% +1.4%
10:00 Switzerland SNB Chairman Jordan Speaks -
10:30 United Kingdom BOE Inflation Letter February
The euro strengthened and raised to a new 3-day high against the dollar amid recovery crosses: EUR / JPY and EUR / CHF rose to the statement of G7 and the comments Jordan.
The yen weakened against the dollar and euro after earlier on Tuesday issued a statement G7, indicating that exchange rates should be determined by market forces, and the central banks are trying to weaken the national currency.
French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici yesterday warned of the growing influence of the euro on European growth. However, the representatives of Germany, who quickly responded that it is impossible to manipulate the currency exchange rate, have objected to it. Subsequently, many are concerned that rhetoric, and this was reflected in a statement today B7.
Growth in the euro / franc took place immediately after the head of the SNB's Jordan stressed that urgent action is not necessary, thus separating the target rate of "currency wars" and confirmed that the SNB did what at the time needed national economy.
The euro debt auctions have peripheral countries, particularly Spanish bond auction showed decent demand. Spain on Tuesday sold E5.57 billion of bonds 6 and 12-month-old with a yield similar to the yield at the previous auction. Total demand reached 13,311 billion.
The British pound fell to a six-month low against the dollar after the consumer price index in the UK in January, up 2.7% compared to the same period of the previous year, as a month earlier. Thus, the annual inflation rate in the UK in January, firmly held above the target level of the Bank of England. At the same time there are signs of improvement in consumer prices in the coming months due to continued growth in energy prices in the country and the price of imported materials.
EUR / USD: during the European session, the pair rose to a maximum of $ 1.3446
GBP / USD: during the European session the pair fell to the low of $ 1.5570
USD / JPY: during the European session the pair rose to Y94.41
At 19:00 GMT the United States will be released monthly performance report for January. At 23:30 GMT Australia is to publish an index of consumer confidence from Westpac in February. At 23:50 GMT Japan will index of activity in the services sector in December.
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