Fed, BoE and BoE Rate Decisions in the Last Full Week of the Year


Japanese Yen Forecast – USD/JPY Rate Fails to Test Monthly-High Ahead of Fed Rate Decision

USD/JPY may face range-bound conditions ahead of the Federal Reserve interest rate decision as it struggles to test the monthly-high (113.82).

Oil Forecast – Crude Oil Prices Swamped by OPEC Cuts, Global Growth Fears, Fed

Crude oil prices struggled rising since bottoming in November, highlighting risks as OPEC prepares production cuts. Fed, slowing global growth, stocks falling offer uncertainties.

British Pound Forecast – A Complete Lack of a Cohesive Government Blights Sterling

The UK government has yet again failed to convince anyone that its current Brexit stance is workable and that continues to paint a gloomy picture for Sterling

US Dollar Forecast –US Dollar May Rise as the Fed Checks Slide in 2019 Rate Hike Bets

The US Dollar may trade broadly higher against its major currency counterparts as the Fed policy announcement checks the slide in 2019 rate hike bets.

Gold Forecast –Is Gold Posed to Lose its Luster?

Gold is on a bullish breakout since its 6-month decline that began in April, but upcoming event risk may dampen XAUUSD performance over the short term.

Equities Forecast – Dow Awaits Fed, FTSE Looks to EU No-Deal Data. CAC to Protests

The Federal Reserve’s decision on Wednesday will likely dominate US equities this week while Europe has a plethora of events on the docket. As always, trade wars loom.

Weekly Fundamental Forecast: Fed, BoE and BoE Rate Decisions in the Last Full Week of the Year

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