News and Analysis of Events and Decisions Made at the US Federal Reserve (the US Fed)
Janet Yellen may have nudged the wheel a few degrees ‘hawkish’ on Monday evening when she addressed students at Michigan State University.
The Pound to Dollar exchange rate traded jumped higher in line with our pre-event forecasts.
Foreign exchange markets will be focussed on the words of US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen who hits the airwaves at 18:00.
Tomorrow sees the end of the meeting of officials of the Federal Reserve in Washington to decide monetary policy.
Where will Pound Sterling trade against the US Dollar through the US Federal Reserve’s policy event?
The US Dollar continues to struggle despite the US Federal Reserve virtually assuring markets of a December interest rate rise.
We take a look at the views of two major financial services research departments in relation to the up and coming Federal Reserve meeting.
Pound Sterling has slipped higher against a host of currencies at the start of the new week but the currency is a mere passenger to big global market moves.
Can Pound Sterling hold onto this weeks gains? Data from the CBI could provide some clues.
Westpack bank's currency portfolio allocation model has cut its exposure to the Australian dollar and replaced it with increased exposure to the US dollar – but gains may be short-lived says strategist Richard Franulovich.
When will the US Federal Reserve raise interest rates? Following the release of the latest FOMC minutes, a number of analysts give us their forecasts.
The US dollar exchange rate complex (DXY) is seen trading almost unchanged on the previous day’s close with markets taking a hesitant stance to the dollar ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s FOMC decision due at 19:00 UK time.
Global financial markets are entering a key period in the week starting 13th June with as the US dollar comes into focus with the US Federal Reserve policy meeting being the highlight.
Non-farm payrolls (NFP) is currently not critical to the FOMC’s thinking.
Pound sterling is moving sharply higher against a raft of currencies however the dollar is in demand too, ensuring the potential for a stalemate in GBP/USD to emerge.
The US dollar could be in for a decent mid-year period as sentiment amongst US Federal Reserve appears to be heading in a pro-USD direction.
The euro to dollar exchange rate is forecast to retain current levels as the US Federal Reserve fails to pull the trigger to a US dollar recovery.
The dollar could recovery over coming months as overly-pessimistic markets are forced into accepting up to two Federal Reserve interest rate rises in 2016 it is argued.
Researchers have discovered that people are less stressed by the knowledge that something bad will happen than by the uncertainty of not knowing what is coming.
The Pound has been making a quiet recovery over the past week, with the UK currency tracking marginally higher against the Buck over that time frame.
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