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Weekly Market Outlook

G20 and OPEC meetings in the spotlight

Pre-G20 meeting observations relating to Sino-American talks have been capturing investors’ attention last week, with equities closing in positive territory amid short-lived optimism over UK Brexit deal approval by the EU and further oil prices drop ahead of this week OPEC meeting. The US Federal Reserve Bank has not put an end to its rate-hike cycle, it is just moving away from well-telegraphed moves. After eight hikes over the last three years, the Fed is at an inflection point against the backdrop of slowing global growth and weaker inflation pressures. The Fed’s is switching from well-telegraphed monetary decisions to a more data dependent, on-the-go approach. The question is: how will this impact the FX market?