European equities rose for an eighth straight session on Tuesday, posting the longest winning streak since 2019 as the ECB said it wouldn’t scale back its QE program any time soon. 

From other news, copper plunged nearly 4% today in what seems to be a large liquidation day. It dropped to six-week lows, and it looks like the long-term uptrend might be over for now. 

Later today, the US PPI indices will be released, along with retail sales. The PPI inflation will most likely continue to rise higher, while retail sales are expected to decline in May. 

Additionally, industrial production and capacity utilization data are due today.

Traders and investors will then focus on the upcoming FOMC decision. The meeting starts today, and the results will be known tomorrow at 8 PM CET. The Fed is largely expected not to change anything. Still, the wording of its statement will be closely watched if the central bank is starting to get ready to tighten its monetary policy amid soaring inflation.



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Peter comes from a background in corporate finance which began in 2013 when he completed the Corporate Finance Program at the University of Economics in Bratislava. He’s been actively involved in the market sector since 2008 and got his hands-on experience in trading in 2011. His experience in finance and trading continues not only as a market analyst at Axiory Intelligence but also through his studies to obtain a degree in Capital Markets. The study is in line with MIFID II regulations and is under the supervision of the European Regulator ESMA, which strongly emphasizes ethics and morale in investing and working with a client.

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