Mario Draghi, Governor of the European Central Bank, made the following statement:
The start of the week was dramatic for the euro, despite the success of Angela Merkel for a fourth term during the German federal elections on Sunday, September 24, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU) win 33% of the vote. The ruling party's current partner the Social Democratic Party (SDP) printed the worst result since the Second World War by getting 20.5%, prompting the leader of the party to describe this day by bitter today, and the shock was in the success of the far right-wing party to enter parliament for the first time in half a century, represented by the Alternative for Germany Party (AFD), which has not been established for 4 years.
The new week will see many important economic data and events that will have an impact on market movements in the coming period, most notably the FOMC meeting, the Bank of Japan meeting, and some central bankers' speech.
Comments from the Bank of Tokyo - Mitsubishi after the end of the Jackson Hole Conference as follows:
• Statements by Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve Governor and almost free to talk about monetary policy through Jackson hole are not unexpected.
By Reuters : The euro held near two-year highs against the dollar on Friday after the head of the European Central Bank said tapering of its stimulus will be on the table this autumn, while a solid global economic outlook kept Asian share prices near decade highs.
This week witnessed a marked weakness for the US dollar against most of its rivals and investors turned to sell the dollar as many policy makers hinted to start a shift from the easing policy towards tightening policy to begin reducing the gap with US Federal Reserve policy. The dollar index has fallen to the lowest levels over 8 months at 95.20. On the other hand, the US economy grew by 1.4% in the first quarter of 2017.
After the suffering of the US dollar over the past two weeks, can the US jobs report provide enough support for the dollar again? There will also be a number of important economic data during this week which will have an impact on the movements of the market, and now we will take a look at the figures for this week's awaited:
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