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BTC Price Reaches 3-Week Highs Ahead of US CPI Release

Bitcoin's price has reached a 3-week high, hovering around levels not seen since mid-December.

Bitcoin Logo on Chart
Bitcoin Logo on Chart

The increase comes ahead of the December 2022 Consumer Price Index (CPI) release in the United States and a speech on the economy by Jerome Powell, Chair of the Federal Reserve.

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CPI Data and Powell's Speech Expected to Affect Risk Assets

The upcoming release of the CPI data and Powell's speech on the economy are expected to impact risk assets, including cryptocurrency. Traders and analysts are closely watching the CPI, as it could lead to shifts in Federal Reserve policy. A positive impact on inflation could increase hopes for the Fed to decrease or cancel interest rate hikes, which would boost risk assets.