This is the main Dukascopy Spike Controller report for Thursday, 16th of June.
Spreads have averaged at point 29 pips during the last 24 hours for the Euro/Dollar. Max separation has been 8.3 pips.
The rate shot up by point 79% or 88 pips yesterday to hit the high of 1 1298, but some of the gains have been given up.
Spreads spiked yesterday during the FOMC rate statement, but the max of 8.3 pips lasted only a single tick.
The Cable has long term average and maximum spreads of 1.41 and 7.1 pips respectively.
Pound/Dollar has walked in a total range of almost 100 pips and the biggest move was a decline of point 69%.
Spreads were elevated for a number of ticks yesterday during the FOMC rate statement, but 7.1 pips is the most you should have been charged.
And last up is the Dollar/Yen, which has long term average spread of point 46 pips. Daily max is 9 pips.
Greenback has been on a slide against the Yen, dropping by a massive 2.61% or 278 pips.
FOMC rate statement sent the spreads higher, but 9 pips is the biggest separation you should have seen during these last 24 volatile trading hours.
I’m Celeste Skinner and that’s it for Thursday’s primary report, but we`ll be updating these stats on an hourly basis, so stay tuned.
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