EUR/USD raced to a six-week high on Thursday, as markets continued to react to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s 25-basis-point rate hike. The greenback was lower across the board, falling versus several G7 currencies, including the British pound.
On Thursday, the world’s most traded currency pair rose for a sixth straight session, as markets continued to digest yesterday’s rate hike.
The Federal Reserve opted to increase rates by 0.25%, despite recent uncertainty in the banking sector.
Following the announcement, Fed Chair Jerome Powell stated that “FOMC participants don’t see rate cuts this year, it is not our baseline expectations.”
Overall, it appears that lowering inflation remains the priority for the Fed, with the U.S. Treasury exploring ways to guarantee client deposits should any further banks face liquidity issues.
EUR/USD rose to an intraday high of $1.0929 in today’s session, which is its highest rate since February 3.
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