The EUR made a significant rise on the news of the stimulus expansion. Will it last long?
The BOE meeting: a ray of hope for the GBP?
The Bank of England will release its monetary policy summary and announce the interest rate on September 19, at 14:00 MT time.
The market does not expect any changes to the current interest rate, which is held at 0.75%. The regulator will continue to watch the Brexit progress ahead of the deadline on October 31. Traders will be looking for potential trading opportunities in the monetary policy summary. If it contains positive information about the current economic outlook of Great Britain, this fact will be seen as bullish for the British pound. In addition, the clues on the changes to the BOE monetary policy will be in focus.
• If the Bank of England is hawkish, the GBP will rise;
• If the Bank of England is dovish, the GBP will fall.
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand made announcements regarding its monetary policy. The NZD/USD dropped.
April seasonal patterns weren’t supposed to work, but somehow they did. Even a strong fundamental issue such as the global recession amid the coronavirus couldn’t overwhelm it. That’s why May seasonal patterns may work as well.
Three main drivers of the market: the stimulus package, the US presidential election and the coronavirus. Let's look how market reacts.
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EU Flash Manufacturing & Services PMI will come out on Friday at 11:00 MT time!