The dollar is getting stronger against most currencies
The dollar is getting stronger. The U.S. currency continues to be supported by a general decline in risk appetite on world markets, due to growing fears of a recession in the U.S. and worldwide.
Inflation will drain Americans’ financial reserves and could lead to a recession sometime in the middle of next year, the head of JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) said Tuesday. Jamie Dimon. His Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) colleague David Solomon also expects a recession in the United States in the coming months as the Federal Reserve (Fed) continues to tighten monetary policy.
Solomon estimates a 35% chance that the Fed can achieve a significant slowdown in U.S. inflation without triggering a recession in the economy. “That said, we have a reasonable expectation that we will still see a recession in one form or another,” The Wall Street Journal quoted Solomon as saying.
Is the dollar getting stronger against the euro? In the Euro / U.S. Dollar, the European currency fell by 0.06% – to $1.0461 compared to $1.0467 at the close of the previous session. The pound, by that time, fell by 0.07% to $1.2124 against $1.2133 the day before.
The dollar/yen rate rose by 0.26% to 137.35 yen against 137.00 yen at the close of the previous session.
The index, calculated by ICE, which shows the dollar dynamics against six currencies (euro, Swiss franc, yen, Canadian dollar, pound sterling and Swedish krona) is stable after a steady rise in the previous two sessions.
Earlier we reported that ICE warned the EU about the consequences of the gas price cap.
Default in the U.S. will force the world to look for an alternative to the dollar
A default in the U.S. would have significant implications for the global economy, including a potential decline in world stock markets and widespread panic. However, one of the most crucial concerns for the international community would be the search for an alternative to the dollar as the primary reserve currency, as cautioned by The Economist, a British publication.
If the U.S. Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling in a timely manner, it could result in the country’s first-ever national debt default in modern history. Given the widespread belief in the stability of the U.S. economy, the failure to meet expectations would have irreversible consequences, according to the publication.
“In most cases, the currency of countries that default experiences significant depreciation. This would cast doubt on the future of the dollar as a safe haven during times of crisis, leading investors to explore alternative options,” The Economist concluded.
Previously, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva called on BRICS countries to diminish the dominance of the dollar. He expressed the belief that developing nations should utilize their own currencies in global trade and advocated for the BRICS to explore the possibility of creating an alternative currency.
Earlier we reported that the ECB prepares to introduce a digital euro.
ECB prepares to introduce digital euro
The digital euro is expected to be launched in three to four years, with the availability of bills being based on demand, according to Fabio Panetta, a member of the European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board, as reported by Les Echos.
To ensure compatibility with other similar currencies, Panetta stated that the ECB has been collaborating closely with the central banks of the United States, Britain, Switzerland, Canada, Japan, and Sweden.
Panetta believes that although interoperability is desirable, different national privacy regulations could complicate the process at this preliminary stage of comparison.
Experts anticipate that the ECB’s plans for the digital euro are primarily focused on retail usage. The digital currency could be transferred using a digital wallet and could be accessed through a standard app or existing online banking apps. The digital euro is not intended to replace cash but rather to provide an additional method of storing currency. It would serve as a secure and user-friendly electronic means of payment available to anyone in the eurozone.
Earlier we reported that the dollar appreciated against the euro and the yen ahead of the release of U.S. data.
The dollar appreciated against the euro and the yen ahead of the release of U.S. data
According to trading data, on Monday evening, the dollar rose against the euro and the yen in anticipation of the minutes from the May meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) and the country’s GDP data.
The euro-dollar exchange rate declined from $1.0808 to $1.0804, while the dollar-yen exchange rate increased from 137.99 yen to 138.53 yen. The dollar index, which measures the exchange rate against a basket of currencies from six U.S. trading partners, rose 0.04% to 103.24 points.
Currency investors are eagerly awaiting the release of the minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s May meeting, which took place after the central bank raised the discount rate by 25 basis points to 5-5.25% per annum.
On Thursday, the second estimate of U.S. GDP growth for the first quarter will be published. Analysts anticipate that the U.S. The Treasury will maintain its estimate of 1.1% year-on-year growth for the country’s economy.
Earlier we reported that the euro’s share of global settlements fell to a three-year low of 31.74%.
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