The market is resilient ahead of the speeches of Fed’s Powell and ECB President Lagarde, but there are still interesting movements.
The Bank of England may support the GBP
The Monetary policy committee of the Bank of England will vote on the level of interest rate and release its monetary policy summary on March 21, at 14:00 MT time.
The bank is expected to keep its interest rate unchanged at 0.75%. The main focus of traders will be on the tone of the monetary policy summary. Last time the BOE governor Mark Carney said that the central bank would provide all the necessary support for the stability of the GBP. It helped the GBP to recover. The hawkish comments during this meeting may push the GBP up.
- If the BOE is hawkish, the GBP will rise;
- If the BOE is dovish, the GBP will fall.
The uncertainty over US fiscal stimulus and Brexit, and also rising new virus cases deteriorated the market mood. That’s why we can expect the further rally of the US dollar and the fall of riskier assets today.
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