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THE USD Facing the Fed's Decision
THE USD Facing the Fed's Decision

FUNDAMENTAL OVERVIEW Today marks the conclusion of the first monetary policy meeting of the year by the United States Federal Reserve (Fed)…

GOLD: Where is Price Headed Now?
GOLD: Where is Price Headed Now?

Gold prices (XAU/USD) continued their upward trajectory on Thursday, bolstered by dovish guidance from the Federal Reserve (Fed). The precious metal's fundamentals are gaining strong support, suggesting a potential for sustained gains in the long term.

USD: FOMC and PPI impact on the Market
USD: FOMC and PPI impact on the Market

The U.S. dollar, as gauged by the DXY index, experienced a significant drop of nearly 0.9% yesterday. This decline was driven by a substantial fall in U.S. Treasury rates following the Federal Reserve's unexpected dovish guidance. The Fed's departure from the...

What To Expect from Gold In the upcoming week
What To Expect from Gold In the upcoming week

Gold prices (XAU/USD) surged more than 1.0% on Thursday of this week, rebounding from a lackluster performance in the previous trading session. This upward momentum was driven by a notable retreat in U.S. Treasury yields, spurred by disappointing labor market data released...

Can JPY Reach New Lows By the End of 2023? 
Can JPY Reach New Lows By the End of 2023? 

Speculation persists regarding the Bank of Japan's potential departure from negative interest rates, yet the USD/JPY maintains its position within a 150–152 range for seven consecutive sessions. Caution is warranted due to a weaker-than-expected Q3 GDP, a slump in imports, and...

Central Banks Pause Rates. Markets Await NFP
Central Banks Pause Rates. Markets Await NFP

The Federal Reserve decided unanimously to maintain interest rates at 5.25-5.50%, a highly anticipated move that retains significant implications for monetary policy's future course. Despite this decision, the FOMC refrained from definitively ruling out potential future rate hikes, leaving room for policy adjustments.

Will the NFP help the greenback?
Will the NFP help the greenback?

The odds of a final interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) this year have dropped after US job openings hit their lowest levels since early 2021. This has led to a correction in the US Dollar as traders reduced their bets on further rate hikes.

Will Gold Prices Recover Now?
Will Gold Prices Recover Now?

Gold prices have experienced four consecutive weeks of decline, with a 3.6% drop in the current month, marking the worst performance since February. Despite this decline, retail traders are showing increased bullish sentiment toward gold. This suggests that some investors see the lower prices as an attractive buying opportunity.

Key Moment For The USD.
Key Moment For The USD.

Emerging market countries, including the BRICS bloc, are expressing frustration with the US dollar's dominance in the global financial system. While there have been discussions about creating alternative currencies to challenge the dollar's dominance, no concrete proposals have emerged. Instead, these countries are considering expanding trade using their own currencies to reduce reliance on the dollar.

USD Look Bearish Ahead Of The Retail Sales Release
USD Look Bearish Ahead Of The Retail Sales Release

Despite notable fluctuations, the USD is close to its position at the beginning of 2023. HSBC economists are examining the US Dollar's future prospects based on its performance so far. Recent data indicates that a soft landing is the most probable outcome for the US and the global economy.

Hedge funds Sell USD ahead of the FOMC meeting
Hedge funds Sell USD ahead of the FOMC meeting

Recently, gold prices settled by -0.41% at 59309 as the dollar and bond yields rose. However, hopes for a pause in US rate hikes limited the decline after the July meeting of the Federal Reserve. The unexpected drop in new claims for unemployment benefits in the US also contributed to the market sentiment.

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