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Dollar index stabilized against currencies ahead of Fed meeting

2019-09-17 01:16 pm | Resource: News | No Views : 38

 Dollar index stabilized against currencies ahead of Fed meeting

The dollar index has stabilized with the Federal Reserve meeting due to start later today. The Fed meeting is scheduled to end on Wednesday with broad expectations of a rate cut, and markets will be watching the comments of Bank President Jerome Powell at the press conference. The meeting will follow

 Bets on the market involve three cuts in US interest rates this year

In other reports, a look at the FedWatch monitor on Tuesday showed a 65.8% probability that the US central bank will cut interest rates again by 0.25 percentage points at the two-day meeting that starts today against 34.2% without any change in the target range. . Just a week ago, the interest rate was cut almost entirely, as the futures prices of the federal funds indicated.

The chart includes a 55.8% probability at 6:02 am ET that the Fed's main gauge will be at least half a point by the end of the last meeting of the year, on Dec. 11. The stock points to 0.75 points the decline was 15.1% compared to 49.1% for just one month. The apparent chances of no change were at 9.3%, rebounding from 1.6% recorded a week ago. Interest rate carried out on August 1, the first reduction in the main rate in more than a decade.

The shift to a more cautious situation took place after a mysterious attack by drones or missiles on Saudi Arabia's most important oil center, leading to higher prices and fears of hyperinflation.

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  • The dollar index, which tracks the performance of the greenback versus a basket of six currencies, was steady at 98.62 points,
  • The euro was up against the US currency, up 0.13% to $ 1.1015.
  • The pound fell 0.21% against the dollar to trade at $ 1.2405
  •  The US currency stabilized against its Japanese counterpart to trade at 108.18 yen,
  • The dollar edged up marginally 0.14% to trade at CHF 0.9942.

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