EUR/USD pair lost its traction in the early American session.
Annual CPI in US edged higher to 5.4% in September.
US Dollar Index is staging a modest rebound after inflation report.

After rising to a fresh daily high of 1.1567 during the European trading hours, the EUR/USD pair came under renewed bearish pressure and was last seen trading at 1.1544, where it was down 0.15% on a daily basis.

The positive impact of the September US inflation report’s on the greenback seems to be weighing on EUR/USD in the early American session.

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on Wednesday that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 5.4% on a yearly basis from 5.3% in August. This reading came in slightly higher than the market consensus of 5.3%. Moreover, the annual Core CPI stayed unchanged at 4% as expected.

At the moment, the US Dollar Index, which touched a session low of 94.24, is down only 0.1% on the day at 94.42. Later in the session, the FOMC’s September Meeting Minutes will be looked upon for fresh impetus.

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Meanwhile, US stock index futures stay afloat in the positive territory, suggesting that the CPI is having little to effect on risk sentiment.

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