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5 things to know before the World Market opens in 22 February 23

by AgaBullion
5 things to know before the World Market opens in 22 February 23

Inflation Rate MoM Final (JAN) - Germany

In Germany, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Housing, water, electricity, gas & other fuels (32 percent of the total weight), Transport (13 percent), Recreation, entertainment & culture (11 percent) and Food & non-alcoholic beverages (10 percent). The index also includes Miscellaneous goods & services (7 percent), Furniture, lighting equipment, appliances & other household equipment (5 percent), Restaurant & accommodation services (5 percent), Health (5 percent) and Clothing & footwear (5 percent). The remaining 7 percent of the index is composed by Alcoholic beverages & tobacco, Communication and Education.

Business Confidence (FEB) - France

In France, Business Climate measures industrial entrepreneurs’ sentiment about current business situation and expectation about business conditions. The survey sample comprises about 4,000 enterprises in the manufacturing and mining industries. The indicator is calculated using factor analysis technique. The index is then calculated in a way to measure the current sentiment in relation to the historic index values of the period 1993-2011. A value over 110 indicates unusually high optimism and a value under 90 indicates unusually high pessimism. The value 100 indicates neutrality.

ECB Non-Monetary Policy Meeting - Euro Area

In the Euro Area, benchmark interest rate is set by the Governing Council of the European Central Bank. The primary objective of the ECB’s monetary policy is to maintain price stability which is to keep inflation below, but close to 2 percent over the medium term. In times of prolonged low inflation and low interest rates, ECB may also adopt non-standard monetary policy measures, such as asset purchase programmes. The official interest rate is the Main refinancing operations rate.

Inflation Rate YoY Final (JAN) - Italy

In Italy, the most important categories in the Consumer Price Index are: food and non-alcoholic beverages (18 percent of total weight); transport (14 percent); and housing, water, electricity and other fuels (11 percent). The index also includes: miscellaneous goods and services (9 percent); restaurants and hotels (9 percent); health (9 percent); furnishings, household equipment and maintenance (8 percent); recreation and culture (7 percent); and clothing and footwear (6 percent). Alcoholic beverages and tobacco, communication, and education contribute to the remaining 7 percent of total weight.

10-Year Bund Auction - Germany

Generally, a government bond is issued by a national government and is denominated in the country`s own currency. Bonds issued by national governments in foreign currencies are normally referred to as sovereign bonds. The yield required by investors to loan funds to governments reflects inflation expectations and the likelihood that the debt will be repaid.