What we traded the most in 2019? As you know, we are specialized in trading with gold and oil and that’s how that was the most traded instruments in 2019. In percentage, we traded oil the most with 58.14%, gold with 39.53% and Gbp/Usd with 2.33%. You will notice how there wasn’t the most global trading instrument Eur/Usd at all and that’s the truth. We think how that was the most boring trading pair in 2019 Read more
The ECB kept its deposit rate at a record-low minus 0.5%, and bond purchases at 20 billion euros ($22 billion) a month, sticking to a controversial package unveiled in September.
At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at Read more
Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in October indicates that the labor market remains strong and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate. Job gains have been solid, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate has remained low. Although household spending has been rising at a strong pace, business fixed investment and exports remain weak. On a 12‑month basis, overall inflation Read more
Last week on September 18. Federal Reserve policy makers lowered their main interest rate for a second time this year by 0.25%, from 2.25% to 2.00% and Chairman Jerome Powell said that “moderate” policy moves should be sufficient to sustain the U.S. expansion. “We took this step to help keep the U.S. economy strong in the face of some notable developments and to provide insurance against ongoing risks,” Powell told reporters Read more
We’re little late with last two monetary policy decisions from the ECB and FED as we were away, but here they are anyway, as we want to have them in our data base.
On September 12. the Governing Council of the ECB took the following monetary policy decisions: (1) The interest rate on the deposit facility will be decreased by 10 basis points to -0.50%. The interest rate on the Read more