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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%.
On Thursday, the major US currency rebounded from its unexpected dive following dismal economic data that sparked fears about the strength of the American economy and also backed the Fed’s intention to leave rates on hold in the nearer future…
On Thursday, Bitcoin was still below the psychologically crucial $4,000 mark without any clear driver…
Safe havens such as gold and Japanese yen declined as investors sentiment was boosted by eased geopolitical tensions…
On Tuesday, the euro tacked on because market participants waited for reports on inflation and growth in the euro zone, while the Japanese yen went down after Japan’s major bank told it would be more flexible in its huge stimulus program…
On Tuesday, the evergreen buck dived because the common currency bounced off and the UK pound managed to ascend to the day’s maximums reacting to reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May is going to take control of Brexit talks…