Sentiment improved as Fed indicated low threat of inflation
The dollar index dropped back to around 90 level as the Fed released its dovish signal. The greenback made a new low against those riskier currencies, like the Aussie, Sterling, Loonie and Kiwi. As Powell reiterated on Wednesday that the Fed would not adjust the easing policy until the US economy has clearly improved, the greenback turned weaker. While the safe-haven dollar slipped, sensitive sentiment changed to “risk-on” again.