Bitcoin News: The global digital asset market registered a minor pullback on Monday as Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s largest crypto price declined by more than 2%. However, more volatility for BTC is expected ahead as the first week of May holds several keys meeting.
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Will Markets Slide Ahead Of Major Week?
The market is expected to receive the Institute of Supply Management (ISM)’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data. As per reports, ISM Manufacturing PMI is expected to depict weakness. While it is expected to remain around 46.8.
The Federal Reserve of the United States will be releasing interest rates on Wednesday. Fed Chairman Powell will make the announcement on May 3. It is expected that the agency might raise interest rates by 25 basis points. However, if this hike took place then it will be the agency’s tenth consecutive raise.
The FOMC meeting stands vital as markets may turn volatile if the authority decides to go for a hike. Meanwhile, this will signal the final rate hike for this cycle encouraging investors to enter the market.
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It is important to note that this meeting will take just one day after the crucial buyout deal of the First Republic Bank. Read More Bitcoin News Here…
On May 5, 2023, Thursday, European Central Bank will make a statement. Experts expect a 25 bps hike. However, a 50bps hike is still in the scenario as the ECB is struggling to calm the pressure of inflation.
May 6, 2023, will come with the crucial U.S. Jobs data. It is expected that the unemployment rate to reach 3.6% with a surge as fewer jobs were added than the previous month.
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