EUR/USD: US CPI and Core CPI
The European Single Currency appreciated against the US Dollar, following the US CPI and Core CPI release on Friday at 13:30 GMT. The EUR/USD exchange currency rate gained 9 pips or 0.08% during a minute, right after the release. The European Single Currency continued trading at the 1.1455 area against the US Dollar. Note that the US consumer prices dropped for the first time in nine months!
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released US CPI data in line with expectations of negative 0.01%. Note, that the US Core CPI was released at the same time with the US CPI.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday, "The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) declined 0.1 percent in December on a seasonally adjusted basis after being unchanged in November,"
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