Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s comments on the Jackson Hole Symposium resulted in the worst weekly candle in US500 since June.
Greenback declines in Asia as Japanese yen rebounds
On Tuesday, in Asia, the US currency gave up early revenues, with the Japanese yen on the rebound having dropped overnight on hopes for continued monetary as well as fiscal stimulus in the wake of snap surveys at the weekend.
The currency pair USD/JPY demonstrated 113.32, decreasing 0.11%, AUD/USD hit 0.7817, soaring 0.12%, while EUR/USD rallied 0.12% being worth 1.1763.
As for the US dollar index, tracking the greenback’s value against a trade-weighted basket of six key counterparts, it slumped 0.11% showing 93.62.
Overnight, the evergreen buck traded at three-month maximums versus the Japanese yen because market participants expected the BOJ to keep losing monetary policy measures after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe managed to win a snap election for his party.
The soar in the evergreen buck pressured the common currency. The euro dived to a nearly one-week minimum amid everlasting political uncertainty in Spain.
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.
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.
As Europe moves into recession, next week may provide us with some amazing trading opportunities. Here they are!
Main news that will drive the market in the upcoming week include CB Consumer Confidence Index, Canadian GDP, and US Core PCE Price Index
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.