Dollar Down as Fed Minutes, U.S. Data Weighs

Dollar down

The U.S. dollar fell across the board on Wednesday, after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s November meeting showed that most policymakers at the central bank agreed it would soon be appropriate to slow the pace of interest rate hikes. The readout of the Nov. 1-2 meeting, at which the Fed raised its key rate by […]

Gold steady, Copper Rises Amid Smaller Rate Hike Expectations

GOLD STEADY

Gold prices steadied on Wednesday, while copper extended strong gains as risk-driven assets rallied on expectations that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates at a slower pace in the near-term, which also trimmed dollar gains. A growing number of Fed officials said in recent weeks that the central bank is likely to raise interest […]