This week was jam-packed with top-tier economic events. While the Federal Reserve on Wednesday kickstarted proceedings, volatility was sustained at elevated levels by a deluge of central bank decisions on Thursday, impromptu intervention carried out by Japanese officials, and a not so “mini” budget out of the UK on Friday. Next week, the economic calendar dies down slightly, although the start to the week might not be frictionless as traders return with the results of Italy’s latest election. Additionally, momentum in the dollar and pushback from some policymakers is likely to keep the magnitude of FX moves on the larger side.
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Simon Harvey, Head of FX Analysis
Jay Zhao-Murray, FX Market Analyst
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