Results of latest Reuters poll now published 1 Sept

  • will keep rates on hold through 2018
  • 15 from 66 economists polled see cutback to asset purchases in Sept, 46 say Oct, 5 say Dec
  • ECB likely to reduce monthly asset purchases amount beyond Dec say all polled
  • 58/63 say ECB likely to end monthly purchases by end-2018, 10 say by June, 5 by 2019

So the economists have spoken but more importantly what are the thoughts of the far more qualified FXL readers ?

Throw your ideas in the comments thread below.

The ECB meet next week and the market awaits with bated breath ( once we've got the NFPs out the way today.

Meanwhile EURUSD finding buyers below 1.1890 to bounce to 1.1898. Ditto GBPUSD at 1.2911 to now post 1.2921 but all relatively steady with USDJPY still 110.12.

All eyes on the ECB next week