What will happen? US consumer confidence will be announced at 5:00 MT (GMT+3) on Tuesday, July 27…
Greenback is poised for weekly drops after Fed disappoints bulls
On Friday, the evergreen buck licked its wounds in Asia trade, wallowing at five-week minimums against a currency basket and staying on track for weekly losses after the Fed signaled fewer interest rate lifts than some market participants had expected.
In spite of the fact, on Wednesday, the major US bank delivered an interest rate lift as broadly anticipated, it didn’t alter its earlier forecast for a total of three rate lifts in 2017.
It disappointed greenback bulls who had hoped for hints of a probable fourth lift in 2017.
The dollar index, gauging the greenback against a basket of six crucial counterparts, slid 0.1% to 100.26, having tumbled to 100.21 overnight, its lowest outcome since February 9. For the week it lost 1%.
Against the Japanese yen, the greenback slid 0.1%, hitting 113.44, descending 1.2% for the week ahead of Monday’s Tokyo public holiday.
The Japanese yen gained notwithstanding steeply diverging monetary policy expectations.
The OPEC meeting and the US Nonfarm Payrolls rocked the market last week. The market is torn between optimism about the global economic recovery and concerns about the new coronavirus strains.
All eyes are turning to the Federal Reserve and the US dollar. How to trade XAU/USD, EUR/USD, and GBP/USD?
What will happen? The FOMC statement will be published at 21:00 MT (GMT+3) on Wednesday, July 28…
Hong Kong stock index extended a decline sparked by China’s tech crackdown. Tesla posted better-than-expected results. Jump in!
This week Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Pfizer, and other large US companies will deliver earnings reports…