Let’s assess the impact of the US FOMC monetary policy statement on the spread levels in this edition of the Dukascopy Spike Controller. Euro/Dollar’s daily average spread is point 35 pips and maximum separation has been 3.2 pips. The pair has appreciated by more than 1% or 138 pips to hit the daily high at 1 2389. The pair started heading higher yesterday following the US FOMC monetary policy... Еще statement and that’s the time of the peak spread. They were volatile for a number of ticks, but 3.2 pips is the biggest separation you should have seen. Next up is the Cable, which has a daily average of point 97 pips. Peak spread has been 5 pips and both of the sides were 4.4 pips apart during the past 4 hours. Pound/Dollar has had a bullish run, gaining almost 1% or 139 pips as the pair moved towards the 1 42 level. Spreads peaked at 5 pips yesterday during the Fed announcement and both of the sides were 4.4 pips apart today at 9:30 as UK retail sales stats were out. And last up is the Dollar/Yen, which has long term average and maximum spreads of point 43 and 4.4 pips respectively. Greenback has dropped against the Yen by more than 1% or 110 pips as it hit the daily low of 105 54. Spreads were bumpy yesterday at 6 PM GMT here as well, but 4.4 pips is the line that shouldn’t have been crossed. You’ve been watching the Dukascopy Spike Controller for Thursday with me Jack Everitt.