FED Raises Rates for the First Time This Year

by: Colibri Trader

The Federal Reserve raises rates for the first time this year. The short-term rate range was raised to 0.5%-0.75% from 0.25%-0.50%. It was a widely expected move and the markets although expecting the decision, still reacted strongly. The Fed sees 3 more rate hikes in 2017. I have selected a few markets and their reaction. Let’s have a look…

EUR/USD 1 Hour Chart)

 

FED Raises Rates for the First Time This Year

 

GOLD 1 Hour Chart)

 

FED Raises Rates for the First Time This Year

 

S&P500 1 Hour Chart)

 

FED Raises Rates for the First Time This Year

 

USDJPY 1 Hour Chart)

 

FED Raises Rates for the First Time This Year

 

Happy Trading,

Colibri Trader

 

 

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