GBP & NZD Thrive, JPY Remains Unloved

//GBP & NZD Thrive, JPY Remains Unloved

The New Zealand Dollar and the Pound were the top performing currencies. The former was boosted by an upbeat ANZ inflation indicator, leading to calls for the RBNZ to cement its neutral bias for the foreseeable future. Too premature to think the language may shift to hawkish though, even if the jump by 0.8% q/q is above the RBNZ target. The Sterling’s rise, in my opinion, has a lot more to do with the slow money re-engaging in weakness as the weekly trend remains bullish, even if reason to turn more bearish are also piling up with the BoE more likely to cut rates in the next few meetings (pricing of a cut has gone … (full story)