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How Fed comments will affect the USD?
The Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its interest rate at 21:00 MT time on November 8.
In September, the Fed increased the interest rate by 25 basis points to 2.5%. The market doesn’t look for a rate hike this time. However, comments of the Federal Reserve will be highly important for the USD in times when Mr. Trump criticizes the Fed monetary policy.
• If the Fed is optimistic, the USD will rise.
• If the Fed is pessimistic, the USD will fall.
USD’s rally takes a pause, while riskier assets are modestly rising.
Poor US data, slow vaccine distribution, rising virus cases worsened the market sentiment and underpinned safe-haven currencies like the USD, and JPY.
The market optimism waned amid stricter restrictions to control rising coronavirus infections. S&P 500 and Nasdaq dropped from the all-time highs, while the USD jumped higher.
S&P 500 skyrocketed to the all-time high on optimism that Biden’s fiscal stimulus will support economic growth and boost corporate earnings.
PMI reports from the EU, the UK, and the USA will be released during the day!