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Does the Fed have any surprises for the USD?

Does the Fed have any surprises for the USD?

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The Federal Open Market Committee will publish the meeting minutes on August 19, at 21:00 MT time.

Instruments to trade: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY

The FOMC meeting minutes represents a detailed record of the FOMC's latest meeting. It reveals the economic and financial conditions of the US economy. Based on them, the Fed members make decisions on further steps regarding monetary policy and interest rates. During the previous meeting on July 29, the Fed announced that it would continue its bond purchases to support the economy. In the statement, the regulator also mentioned that the rate would stay as low as 0.25% until officials would be confident about the economy's stability. Let's see more details in the FOMC meeting minutes.

  • If the Federal Reserve is pessimistic, the USD may weaken;
  • If the Federal Reserve is optimistic, the USD may strengthen.

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Forex news on the last day of summer

The US dollar has started the week on the positive footing, while riskier assets are dipping down. Let’s discuss last market movements in more details.


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