Here we gathered the best and the worst performers of the week and the most volatile pairs .
Greenback soars ahead of Fed meeting
On Wednesday, the evergreen buck kept soaring after the recovery based on of previous trading outcomes.
This week there’re meetings of the management of three key world financial institutions (the Federal Reserve System, the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank), and all the attention of traders is focused on these crucial events.
Market experts of Credit Agricole foresee that the common currency will hit $1.26 by the end of 2018. Moreover, analysts of Societe Generale expect the value of the euro to tack on to $1.3 within the next six-twelve months. As for JPMorgan, its analysts are assured that by the middle of 2019 the exchange rate will amount to $1.23.
Market experts actually don’t expect a change in monetary policy in the EU and Japan, although ECB Governor Mario Draghi might drop a hint a completion of the asset repurchase initiative in 2018.
The vast majority of financial analysts hoped for a leap in the cost of lending in the United States. Besides this, after the gathering representatives of the Federal Reserve is going to uncover fresh quarterly macroeconomic forecasts as well as an updated prediction for the further interest rate hikes. Then Chairman of the Fed Jerome Powell is about to hold his second press conference since he had taken office in February.
The common currency dipped versus the evergreen buck, hitting $1.1734 in contrast with $1.1745 recorded at the close of the previous trading session.
Against the Japanese currency, the euro rallied to 129.76 yen versus 129.64 yen demonstrated in the previous business day. Additionally, the evergreen buck ascended versus the Japanese yen reaching 110.56 yen in contrast with 110.37 yen on Tuesday.
ICE US Index Dollar, estimating the value of the greenback versus a bunch of six main rivals, managed to ascend by approximately 0.03%.
The European Central Bank will meet today to discuss the current monetary policy and the fate of the quantitative easing program
Canada will publish the headline and core retail sales on January 24 at 15:30 MT time.
The famous pharma giant Pfizer is going to release its earnings report on January 28 at 17:00 MT time.
The Bank of England’s interest rate announcement and monetary report will be out at 14:00 MT on January 30.
The week has started with a cautious note...