Notifications Bell

FED kept its policy unchanged - Wednesday Review, January 27

FED kept its policy unchanged - Wednesday Review, January 27

The American stocks slumped to their worst day in three months

The US

Stocks suffered their most significant one-day percentage drop in three months, driven by the FED's latest policy decision. USA30 fell 2.05%, while USA500 traded 2.57% lower. TECH100 dropped 2.61%.

Crude oil added 0.7%, reaching $52.95 per barrel.

Gold lost 0.3% settling at $1,844.90 per ounce.

Asia and Australia

HongKong45 added 0.15% after a flash lockdown in Yau Ma Tei's section was implemented and lifted in less than a day.

Japan225 traded 0.28% higher after the current state of emergency could allegedly be extended until the end of February.

Down under, Australia200 was down 0.78% after the economic data showed that the CPI (Consumer Price Index) rose 0.9% both quarterly and yearly in the last three months of 2020.


The markets traded mixedly as investors focused on corporate earnings, the FED, and the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, given that many countries slowed down their vaccines delivery to their populations. Germany30 traded 0.5% lower, while France40 added 0.1%. UK100 dropped 0.2%.

Brent oil closed up 0.8% at $55.09 a barrel.

EUR/USD reached 1.2147 after it lost 0.1%.


This information prepared by is not an offer or a solicitation for the purpose of purchase or sale of any financial products referred to herein or to enter into any legal relations, nor an advice or a recommendation with respect to such financial products.

This information is prepared for general circulation. It does not have regard to the specific investment objectives, financial situation or the particular needs of any recipient.

You should independently evaluate each financial product and consider the suitability of such a financial product, by taking into account your specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs, and by consulting an independent financial adviser as needed, before dealing in any financial products mentioned in this document.

This information may not be published, circulated, reproduced or distributed in whole or in part to any other person without the Company’s prior written consent.

Past performance is not always indicative of likely or future performance. Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of