The dollar index surged to a new peak in early March after the Fed hinted at another rate hike. Sterling and the euro hit multi-month lows.
EBC Forex Snapshot
21 Sep 2023
The dollar index hit fresh peak since early March on Thursday after the Fed
signalled one more rate hike for this year. Sterling and the euro both sank to
fresh multi-month lows.
Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said on Thursday that authorities wouldn't rule out any options in addressing excess volatility in currency markets, but traders have been exhausted by that kind of warnings.
UK inflation surprised with a dip to 6.7% in August, below expectations and raising prospect of BOE’s rate hike pause on Thursday. Still market believes that another increase of 25 bps is more likely than not.
|Citi (as of 11 Sep)||HSBC (as of 21 Sep)|
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