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    Fed rate decision! Potential benefit from high market volatility!

    The short business week between the May holidays is not supposed to relax you – it will be filled with major economic events to the maximum. As early as today, at 18:00 GMT, Fed Chair Janet Yellen will announce the FOMC* rate decision. According to analysts, the regulator will keep the current rate at 1%, however, the commentaries, expected from Yellen, may have a significant impact on investors' sentiment in the mid-term. Anyway, the event may affect financial markets, especially the American dollar.

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    Fed rate decision





    FOMC* press conference



    Given the importance of the event, the main dollar-related currency pairs may pass up to 200 points (200 pips with the quoting accuracy of 0.00001).

    To have the opportunity to realize potential benefits from the news, you may create a trading account (if you do not have one already) in the Personal area, download a trading platform or use the web platform to open a position. If you need more details, please, contact your personal manager by dialing 7 495 785-96-69 (ext. 1).

    Do not forget that the end of the week will be hotter than the Moscow weather - the publication of data on unemployment and the second round of the presidential elections in France are on the way!

    * Federal Open Market Committee.

    The information that is provided in this news feed must not be considered as investment advice or personal recommendation. It must not be used or considered as an offer or solicitation of an offer to buy or to sell any trading instrument. Although the information in this document is based on sources the Company believes to be reliable, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made by the Company. The Company makes no warranty or representation that any trading instruments referred to herein are suitable for you, therefore potential investment decisions following this news feed should seek appropriate independent advice. Positions in financial instruments involve risks. Trading in leveraged products such as forex and CFDs puts your capital at risk. You should not risk more than you can afford to lose; it is possible that you may lose more than your initial investment. For additional information, please read the Risk Warning of Alfa-Forex.

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