Can AUD surprise in March?

Can AUD surprise in March?

What will happen?

The Reserve Bank of Australia will release the cash rate and make a rate statement on March 1, at 05:30 MT time. This release influences the AUD movement and all pairs that include this currency. The cash rate is charged on overnight loans between financial intermediaries. It’s the key instrument of the central bank’s monetary policy. The Reserve Bank of Australia reviews the cash rate on the first Tuesday of the month, except January.

Possible Aussie Dollar moves

Since November 2020, the cash rate has been steady at 0.1% and hasn’t done any surprising movements, as experts expected. Therefore, we most likely shouldn’t expect any hawkish changes in the Australian interest rate. Moreover, this month the continent had no bad news that could influence the rate crucially.

On February 1, 2022, due to the persistency of the Australian interest rate, the last release positively impacted AUD. After the release, the AUD/USD pair boosted approximately by 1130 points.


How to trade on the Australian Cash Rate Release?

If the actual rate is higher than forecasted, it’s better for the currency.

As we can see from the latest releases, the currency shows a positive tendency, even if the rate is stable. However, at the same time, we’re waiting for statement that can bring some unpredictable policy of the cash rate.

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Instruments to trade: AUD/USD, AUD/CHF, AUD/NZD, AUD/JPY


What to Trade on August 29 - September 2?
What to Trade on August 29 - September 2?

Last week several important economic updates influenced the Forex market. US preliminary GDP fell less than expected (0.6% actual vs. 0.7% forecast). Below you will find the key events to trade on during the week from August 29 to September 2.

USD Moves Weird Ahead of CPI
USD Moves Weird Ahead of CPI

The United States will publish the Inflation Rate and Core Inflation Rate, also known as US CPI and Core CPI, on August 10 at 15:30 GMT+3.

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FED and BOE Make Another Attempt to Beat Inflation
FED and BOE Make Another Attempt to Beat Inflation

The Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its Interest Rate Decision and make a statement about the future monetary policy on Wednesday, September 21, GMT+3. After the higher-than-expected inflation numbers published on September 13, there’s almost no doubt the Federal Reserve will come up with another 75-basis-point rate hike. However, surprised by the CPI numbers, several Fed members announced the possibility of a 100-basis-point rate hike on Wednesday.

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