By Laura Sanchez
Investing.com – Although it is not until tomorrow that the US Federal Reserve (Fed) will announce its interest rate decision, investors are already looking ahead to the start of the meeting.
Australia raises interest rates.
The corporate earnings season continues.
Oil is trading lower.
Cryptocurrencies move lower this morning.
These are the five factors that investors will have to take into account when making their decisions today:
1. Fed meeting starts; Australia hikes rates
The Fed’s interest rate meeting begins this Tuesday, although it will not announce its decision until tomorrow, Wednesday.
On the other hand, early this morning, we learned that the Reserve Bank of Australia has raised interest rates to 0.35%, higher than expected (which was 0.25%), from 0.10% previously.
2. Business performance
3. Cryptocurrencies on the decline
4. Asian and American stock markets
5. Macroeconomic data
Follow the day’s events on our economic calendar: https://uk.investing.com/economic-calendar/
Fed Meeting Begins; Australia Hikes Rates: 5 Keys to Tuesday’s Meeting