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AUD/USD bulls keep the reins above 0.6800 ahead of RBA’s Lowe, US NFP

AUD/USD bulls keep the reins above 0.6800 ahead of RBA’s Lowe, US NFP

AUD/USD portrays the typical pre-data/event anxiety as it seesaws near 0.6800 during the early Asian session on Friday, after refreshing the 11-week high the previous day. The Aussie pair rose during the last three consecutive days amid broad US Dollar weakness.

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EUR/USD holds on to gains at around 1.0510

EUR/USD holds on to gains at around 1.0510

EUR/USD holds on to substantial gains above 1.0500 amid the broad US Dollar weakness. Optimism further fueled the rally as China moves away from its zero-Covid policy.

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Gold bulls conquered $1,800, what’s next?

Gold bulls conquered $1,800, what’s next?

Gold jumped to $1,804.00, its highest since early August. The metal benefited from an extended USD sell-off as US macroeconomic figures fueled Powell’s triggered slump. On Wednesday, the Dollar fell on the back of a dovish message from Fed's Powell.

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Bitcoin price witnesses 44% increase of deposits to all exchanges in November

Bitcoin price witnesses 44% increase of deposits to all exchanges in November

BTC rallied back into the $17,000 price zone after several failed attempts. Bitcoin price a countertrend move just before November's auction finalized. Still, on-chain metrics suggest the downtrend is not yet over.

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Nonfarm Payrolls Preview: Dollar selling opportunity? Low expectations to trigger temporary bounce Premium

Nonfarm Payrolls Preview: Dollar selling opportunity? Low expectations to trigger temporary bounce

A flashback to 2019 just before 2022 ends? The last Nonfarm Payrolls release is set to show a pre-pandemic level of job gains, around 200,000. Or maybe lower. However, expect another positive surprise – triggering a temporary Dollar bounce. 

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THE MOST TRADED CURRENCY PAIR

The EUR/USD (or Euro Dollar) currency pair belongs to the group of 'Majors', a way to mention the most important pairs in the world. The popularity of Euro Dollar is due to the fact that it gathers two main economies: Europe and the United States of America. This is a widely traded currency pair where the Euro is the base currency and the US Dollar is the counter currency. Since the EUR/USD pair consists of more than half of all the trading volume worldwide in the Forex Market, it is almost impossible for a gap to appear, let alone a consequent breakaway gap in the opposite direction.

The EUR/USD reached an all time high of 1.6038 in July 2008 and a record low of 0.8231 in October 2000.


EUR/USD FORECAST 2022

In her article “EUR/USD 2022 Forecast: Policymakers will continue to chase inflation and King Dollar will make the best out of it” published at the end of the year 2021, Valeria Bednarik talks about the EUR/USD Forecast and explains that "King Dollar is poised to maintain its advantage against most major rivals, EUR included". "The picture can change, but the road up is tough".

Much water has run under the bridge in 2021. Central bankers from around the world have been cooling down speculation on persistently high inflation, calling in “temporarily,” and forecasting it would slowly stabilize to more suitable levels by 2022. But make no mistake: Hot inflation is the elephant in the room. Central banks' measures will be key for EUR/USD moves this next year. The coronavirus pandemic that hit the world in March 2020 still goes on and will also be a critical event in 2022, although there’s a better economic perspective.

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MOST INFLUENTIAL CURRENCIES FOR EUR/USD

The EUR/USD pair can also be impacted by other currencies, in particular GBP, CAD, JPY, CNY, and AUD. This group also includes the following currency pairs: GBP/USD, USD/JPY, AUD/USD, USD/CHF, NZD/USD, USD/CAD, GBP/JPY and EUR/JPY

MOST INFLUENTIAL ORGANIZATIONS FOR EUR/USD

The organization that most impact has nowadays the EUR/USD is the Federal Reserve, the central banking system of the United States of America created with the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act, after a series of financial panics led to the desire for central control of the monetary system in order to alleviate financial crises. Jerome Powell is Fed's Chair, serving in that office since February 2018.

The Board of Governors (also known as the Federal Reserve Board) is carefully observed. The board meets several times per year and announces the interest rates. If rates remain unchanged, attention turns to the tone of the FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) statement. Also particularly significant are the 12 Federal Reserve Banks that make up the Federal Reserve. These Federal District Reserve Districts issue their own statements and research data that give hints about the health of the US economy and might as well influence dollar-related currency pairs.

The US Government is as well an institution of great importance for the EUR/USD pair: events as administration statements, new laws and regulations or fiscal policy can increase or decrease the value of the US Dollar and the currencies traded against it.

Not only American institutions influence the EUR/USD pair, European too of course. And the number one organization is the European Central Bank, which is the central bank for the euro and administers monetary policy within the Eurozone, comprising 19 member states of the European Union and is one of the largest monetary areas in the world. ECB's main objective is to maintain price stability for the Euro while setting and implementing the monetary policy for the Eurozone (including interest rates). It also conducts foreign exchange operations and takes care of the foreign reserves of the European System of Central Banks. Christine Lagarde is ECB's President since November 2019.