The week was positive for the greenback. The US dollar index managed to set new highs near $93.50.
US dollar: forecast for Sep. 18-22
Although the talk about potential rate hike is about December, the next meeting of the US central bank will take place next week, on Wednesday, September 20. The Fed won’t change the interest rate, but should start reducing its balance sheet. Market players will pay great attention to the Fed’s forecasts for economic growth and inflation. These forecasts will give traders new food for thought on whether the Fed will raise rates in December on not. Janet Yellen’s press conference will also be very important. Be ready to a spike in volatility.
This is Forex trading plan for Thursday, May 24…
It seems like the rally of the greenback has ended. On Monday, the US dollar index tested levels near $94, however, closed below $93.50.
Last week was highly positive for the US dollar, so, it managed to end the Friday’s trading above 93.50.