Longterm forecasts for the euro change all the time, affected by news events and relative sentiment towards the overall Eurozone economy. This continually updated article reviews EUR bank forecasts and popular cross-rate trends.
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For the euro 2021 was a poor year against the greenback. At the start of the year EUR/USD was at the 1.2200 level ($1=.82€) but by June was being solidly sold off eventually finishing at 1.1300 by year end ($1=.89€).
But to be fair, the market’s expectation for a rise in US inflation and thus interest rates has pushed up the USD exchange rate against most currencies.
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The pound sunk in late September to but has recovered after Boris called the army out to drive the fuel trucks.
The outlook for the pound for October is very uncertain due to rising inflation, slowing growth and unemployment, the combination of which could create a nightmare scenario for the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee.
OFX predict the GBP could range between 1.14 – 1.18 EUR in October.
Changing expectations around US Federal Reserve policy and a less positive outlook for global growth have weighed on the Aussie to Euro rate this year.
However, increased gas prices heading into the northern winter have helped the AUD/EUR rate to rise back above the 0.63 level.
In November CAD/EUR has risen to around the 0.70 level as the energy crisis hurts the euro and helps the gas and oil exporting Canadian dollar.
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