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BoE holds rate at 5.25% with ‘some’ officials signal eagerness to cut

Bank of England held its policy interest rate at 5.25% with a 7-2 vote amongst officials at its Monetary Policy Committee.

US CPI shows zero inflation in May

US CPI grew 0% in May as the yearly growth rate dropped to 3.27%; core inflation, which stripped out food and energy prices, rose 0.2% and the yearly rate decreased to 3.42%

US gains 272,000 jobs in May, blows past expectations

US gained 272,000 nonfarm employment in May blew past market expectations of an 185,000 increase. Meanwhile, unemployment rate rose to 4%, which is the highest level since November 2021.

Bank of Canada cuts rate by 0.25 ppts to 4.75%

The Bank of Canada lowered its target for overnight rate by 0.25 ppts to 4.75%, making it one of the advanced economy central banks to cut rates before Federal Reserve does.

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