June FOMC Expected to Stay Unchanged, But Still Fluid Ahead of US Employment Data
Yesterday, market sentiment shifted towards a majority expectation of the June FOMC remaining unchanged. This change was in response to the support for holding off on rate hikes from a Jefferson Fed Board member and the President of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, Harker. Prominent Fed watchers had also indicated a possibility of no rate hike. […]
How will today’s ECB fare as the How will today’s ECB fare as the US FOMC’s rate hike pause approaches?’s rate hike pause approaches?
As expected by the market, yesterday’s US FOMC announced a 25bp rate hike. However, while it suggested the possibility of keeping rates unchanged (pausing rate hikes) at the next June meeting, it did not explicitly say so. Chairman Powell denied the speculation of an early start to rate cuts that had been spreading in […]
Caution for yen appreciation and dollar depreciation due to FOMC today, shadows in the US labor market, and uncertainty in US regional banks
Today, the results of the US FOMC will finally be announced. In anticipation, the market is showing somewhat uneasy movements. Yesterday’s announced US JOLTS job openings fell below the 10 million mark for two consecutive months, which led to an expansion of dollar-selling reactions along with a decline in US bond yields. Although a 25bp […]
What is FOMC?
The FOMC, or Federal Open Market Committee, is a branch of the United States Federal Reserve System that is responsible for overseeing the nation’s open market operations. This committee plays a crucial role in setting monetary policy for the U.S. economy, which has a significant impact on various aspects of the economy, such as interest […]
Yesterday’s US FOMC strengthened the dollar-selling trend, today’s Bank of England policy interest rate, etc.
At yesterday’s US FOMC meeting, a 25bp rate hike was announced, as was widely expected. After four 75bp rate hikes in a row, the pace has slowed down to 50bp hikes and now 25bp hikes. Headline inflation is clearly on a slowdown, but the level still requires continued interest rate hikes. It is also […]
Market interest is gathering in the US FOMC, what is the outlook for the future?
The results of the US FOMC meeting will be announced today. Along with the extent of the rate hike, the economic outlook and interest rate outlook will be announced, and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s conference will be held. Amidst the urgent need to deal with inflation, financial instability problems have arisen in the United […]
A week swayed by financial instability, the impact on next week’s US FOMC
The topic of financial instability swung around this week. Recently, with the announcement of measures to deal with bankrupt banks and banks whose stock prices have plummeted, the movement to be cautious about risks has come to a halt for the time being. However, there is no guarantee that such a situation will not occur […]
Dollar buying in response to US FOMC meeting minutes has stopped, today’s revised US GDP, etc.
The dollar-buying movement following yesterday’s US FOMC minutes has come to a halt. The minutes noted that “several members preferred or could dictate a 50 basis point hike.” Regarding the outlook for the future, there was an upside risk to inflation. The market reacted to dollar buying by showing a hawkish attitude. However, the dollar-buying […]
The US, UK, and European central bank events have passed, and the US employment statistics are announced today
This week is full of notable events. The monetary policy announcements of the US, UK, and European central banks have passed without incident. The US FOMC hiked interest rates by 25bp, while the UK MPC and ECB hiked by 50bp each, in line with market expectations. Despite the nervous price movements, there seems to be […]
There is a possibility that the dollar will sell at the US FOMC and the euro will stand alone at the meeting of the British and European central banks
At yesterday’s US FOMC meeting, the interest rate was raised by 25bp as expected. At the press conference of FRB Chairman Powell, he showed a conventional attitude of suppressing inflation, continued to raise interest rates in the future, and showed a sense of caution against premature easing. However, it was in the early stages of […]