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Currency Market Trend Analysis: July 18, 2016

CXI July 18th, 2016
Currency Market Trend Analysis: July 18, 2016


USD - U.S. Dollar

The dollar continues to show strength at a steady pace against other currencies, but uncertainty could surface as political components take center stage over the next couple of weeks.

Meanwhile the Federal Reserve is set for an FOMC meeting on July 27, which brings up the possibility on whether or not interest rates will change. This could soon set the tone for the dollar at the end of this month. 




EUR - Euro

A monetary policy meeting is set for Thursday, July 21 in Frankfurt which will influence the direction of the currency. As many wait to see what results come from this meeting, the euro has not had any major changes against the U.S. dollar at 1.10.




GBP - British Pound

The Bank of England decided to maintain their monetary policy with a steady rate of 0.5 percent, on July 14. This came as a surprise to many as bankers believed this would be the first change they would take to help revitalize the pound.

A possible recession for the U.K. could be on the horizon within the next couple of months. As the ripple effects of Brexit continue to unfold, the pound is still trading at 31 year lows of 1.32 against the U.S. dollar. 




TRY - Turkish Lira

Turmoil on Friday was caused by an attempt of a military group within Turkey trying to take over the government. This chaos sent the lira to a 5 percent decline against the U.S. dollar, making it the steepest fall since 2008. 





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