The dollar fell broadly on Wednesday

2024-02-21
Summary:

The dollar fell broadly on Wednesday as traders awaited the Fed's meeting minutes for rate outlook clues, due later in the day.

EBC Forex Snapshot, 21 Feb 2024


The dollar fell broadly on Wednesday as traders awaited minutes of the Fed's latest policy meeting due later in the day for further clues on its rate outlook.


Sterling inched lower in the wake of dovish comments from Governor Andrew Bailey. He said he was comfortable with rate cut bets this year but pointed to signs that economy was picking up after falling into recession in late 2023.

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Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said interest rate cuts during 2024 were possible but “the timing of any adjustment can only depend on the actual evolution of the economic data.”

Citibank vs. HSBC Currency Pair Data Comparison

Citi (as of 5 Feb) HSBC (as of 20 Feb)

support resistance support resistance
EUR/USD 1.0724 1.1139 1.0681 1.0885
GBP/USD 1.2487 1.2827 1.2481 1.2738
USD/CHF 0.8333 0.8728 0.8620 0.8954
AUD/USD 0.6500 0.6900 0.6449 0.6618
USD/CAD 1.3379 1.3552 1.3372 1.3595
USD/JPY 146.09 148.80 147.03 152.03

The green numbers in the table indicate that the data has increased compared with the previous time; the red numbers indicate that the data has decreased compared with the previous time; and the black numbers indicate that the data has remained unchanged.


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