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Forex Fundamental Analysis
Forex Fundamental Analysis
As the broader markets struggle to find a consensus on direction, oil easily gained on the day closing up 85 cents.
The euro fell further against the dollar and the yen in Asia Tuesday as regional stocks declined, prompting hedge funds to keep taking profit on risky currencies including the European unit.
U.S. Dollar Trading (USD) continued where it left off on Friday and gained heavily against most currencies. Stocks were mixed, as were metals with Oil bouncy but copper struggling under heaving profit taking. Markets were quieter than usual with Australia away during the Asian session.
U.S. Dollar Trading (USD) staged a major rally in the face of increased risk aversion as US data prompted USD buying. Risk appetite was left to the USD/JPY which surged nearly 200 pips higher on the back of the Non Farm Payrolls.
The dollar fell slightly against the yen and euro in Tokyo Monday as Asian players sold the U.S. unit to take profits following its rise Friday in New York on a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report.
U.S. Dollar Trading (USD) felt more pressure as investors continued to pressure the Dollar on the back of more rumblings from Asian disquiet with US debt. Pending Home sales kept the mood in the market positive with April up 6.7% vs. 0.5% forecast.
U.S. Dollar Trading (USD) enjoyed another brief bounce in the Asian session as investor concerns about the GM bankruptcy and weak stocks weigh on sentiment. The main source of gains was against the Yen which came under heavy selling pressure as moody affirmed the US AAA Bond rating.
U.S. Dollar Trading (USD) finished the day broadly unchanged as holidays in the UK and USA kept volume low. Some action was seen in Asia as news of a Nuclear test from North Korea caused risk aversion to notch higher.
U.S. Dollar Trading (USD) came under pressure at the start of the European session with GBP breaking above resistance at 1.5350 to fresh year highs and taking AUD also to new highs above 0.7700.
Markets managed to turn on a sixpence again yesterday, recouping Friday’s losses - and more – amid a slew of more positive inputs. First off, markets took their cue from the impressive rally in Indian equities (up 17%+) after the weekend election result, triggering a full-day circuit breaker after the first 2 hours!
U.S. Dollar Trading (USD) received support from the changing mood in the markets with last week being the first in 2 months to show significant Equity downside. Currencies took their cue and dropped against the safe haven USD quite significantly. JPY continued to strengthen outpacing the dollar.
The dollar fell below the psychologically-important JPY95.00 mark for the first time in two months versus the yen in Asia Monday, as drops in regional shares and signs of swine flu spreading in Japan fueled demand for what dealers see as safe currencies. The U.S. currency fell to JPY94.55, its weakest level since JPY94.15 on March 20.
U.S. Dollar Trading (USD) felt more pressure as traders tested the dollars downside once again. A small rise in US stocks and better than expected US trade data prompted more risk taking.
Investors have begun the week selling equities, with US stock indices opening in the red and the DJIA and S&P500 staying there through mid morning.