US inflation expectations join the forces to support US Dollar Index rebound


US inflation expectations, as per the 10-year and 5-year breakeven inflation rates from the St. Louis Federal Reserve (FRED) data, justify the market’s latest reassessment of the Federal Reserve (Fed) concerns by grinding higher in the last few days. In doing so, the inflation precursors favor the easing talks of the Fed policy pivot, as well as the rate cut, during 2023.

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That said, the Five-year and 10-year breakeven inflation rates from the St. Louis Federal Reserve (FRED) gradually improve to 2.31% and 2.30% figures by the end of Friday’s North American session.

The latest recovery in inflation precursors joins the University of Michigan's (UoM) one year ahead of Consumer Inflation expectations, which rose from 3.6% in March to 4.6% in April.

With this, the US Dollar Index (DXY) defends the late Friday’s recovery from a one-year low to around 101.60 as traders await this week’s preliminary readings of April’s Purchasing Managers Indexes (PMIs).

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