The Fed held a much-awaited meeting yesterday. The bank hasn’t made any policy changes. As a result, the USD weakened and EUR/USD rocketed. Jump in to know all the latest news!
Big day for Forex market
The FOMC will make a statement on September 16 at 21:00 MT time!
Instruments to trade: EUR/USD; USD/JPY; GBP/USD; USD/CAD
This report is significant as the Fed uses it as a primary tool for communication with investors about the future monetary policy. It includes their decision over interest rates and support measures, which are especially important in times of the coronavirus crisis. They also tell what economic circumstances have led to their resolutions.
Later on, the FOMC will hold a press conference, where officials answer unprepared questions. Therefore, they may unveil some hints for investors, which in turn will lead to fresh market volatility. Market participants usually focus on the overall tone of the statement.
- If the Fed is pessimistic and predicts the recovery slower than expected, the USD will decline.
- Otherwise, if the Fed is optimistic and says that the recovery goes along with expectations or even better, the USD will rise.
What will happen? The US Q2 Gross Domestic Product will be announced at 15:30 MT time (GMT+3) on Thursday, July 29…
Today the Fed will make a policy statement at 21:00 GMT+3. This event will affect all the currency pairs with the USD and thus almost the all Forex market!
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will hold a meeting and announce changes to the monetary policy on August 3, at 07:30 MT time (GMT+3).
What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
EUR/USD retraced to 1.1870 after breaking out this level. It should be just a natural sell-off ahead of the further rally up.