The euro just dropped to its lowest level against the dollar since 2003 after three consecutive days of drops.
As of 11:50 a.m. GMT (7:50 a.m. ET), the euro dropped by over 1% to $1.0417:
This move, which markets saw a 100% probability of, will increase the target of the federal funds rate — which banks use to lend to each other overnight — by 25 basis points, to a range of 0.50 to 0.75%.
Meanwhile, the Bank of England is about to deliver its latest monetary policy decisions, following the December meeting of its Monetary Policy Committee.
The bank is widely expected to leave its key interest rate unchanged at 0.25%, a record low that has been in place since rates were cut in August following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union.