Europe Roundup: Sterling at 1-month peak as UK economy shows unexpected strength, euro rallies as EZ investor morale improves, European shares surge - Monday, September 9th, 2019
America’s Roundup: Dollar climbs on U.S. oil stockpile use after Saudi attacks,Wall Street dips, Gold rises 1%.Oil jumps nearly 15% in record trading after attack on Saudi facilities-September 17th, 2019
Asia Roundup: Aussie at 1-month peak on upbeat home loan data, greenback halts 4-day losing streak on Fed Powell's comments, Asian shares surge - Monday, September 9th, 2019
Europe Roundup: Sterling eases on growing Brexit uncertainty, euro gains as German investor morale improves, oil off highs as markets assess Saudi attack impact - Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
Europe Roundup: Sterling rallies above 1.2400 on Brexit deal hopes, gold set for third weekly decline, investors eye U.S. retail sales - Friday, September 13th, 2019
Europe Roundup: Sterling eases as Brexit uncertainty persists, euro steadies as investors eye ECB policy decision and Draghi’s presser, European shares off 6-week peak - Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Asia Roundup: Antipodeans at 1-week peak on upbeat Chinese service data, greenback slumps as manufacturing activity contracts, Asian shares surge - Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
America's Roundup: Euro gains after ECB decision, yen weakens on trade hopes, Wall Street gains, Gold dips, Oil prices fall 1% on U.S.-China trade doubts, OPEC+ talks-September 13th, 2019
America's Roundup: Dollar gains on trade optimism, strong U.S. data, Wall Street ends higher, Gold slides 2%, Oil prices slip-September 6th, 2019
Europe Roundup: Sterling off highs amid persisting no-deal Brexit concerns, greenback gains ahead of Fed policy meeting, oil rallies on Saudi facility attacks- Monday, September 16th, 2019
Asia Roundup: Antipodeans at multi-week peak, dollar rallies against yen as U.S. confirms trade talks with China, Asian shares surge - Thursday, September 5th, 2019
Asia Roundup: Euro consolidates ahead of ECB policy decision, dollar rallies against yen as trade optimism boosts risk sentiment, Asia shares at 6-week peak - Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Europe Roundup: Sterling gains as no-deal Brexit fears ease, euro at 1-week peak as new Italian coalition government unveils cabinet, European shares surge - Thursday, September 5th, 2019
America's Roundup: Dollar dips after disappointing factory data, Wall Street rises,Gold steadies near multi-year peak, Oil prices rise over 4% on positive economic data from China-September 5th,2019
Asia Roundup: Antipodeans ease as China's slowdown deepens, dollar off highs against yen as Saudi facility attacks weaken risk sentiment, oil at 4-month peak - Monday, September 16th, 2019
America's Roundup: Dollar firms, ECB meeting in focus, Wall Street slips, Gold dips to near one-month low, Oil falls on possibility of Iran exports resuming after Trump fires hardline adviser-September 11th, 2019
Asia Roundup: Aussie strengthens on robust employment data, Asian markets noticeably down, gold back above $1,520 mark - Thursday, August 15, 2019
Economic Data Ahead
Key Events Ahead
USD: The U.S. dollar index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies inched slightly down 0.08% to 97.91.
EUR/USD: The euro trades marginally higher and currently trading around $1.1150 mark. It made intraday high at $1.1153 and low at $1.1132 mark. A consistent close below $1.1138 will drag the parity down towards key supports around $1.1075, $1.1026 and $1.0852 levels respectively. Alternatively, reversal from key support will drag the parity higher towards key resistances around $1.1220, $1.1390, $1.1472, $1.1550, $1.1620 and $1.1820 marks respectively.
USD/JPY: The Japanese yen trades flat against U.S. dollar, and consolidates around 105.95 mark. It made intraday high at 106.03 and low at 105.70 levels. A sustained close above 106.70 is required to take the parity higher towards key resistances around 107.56, 108.52, 109.62, 112.60 and 113.98 marks respectively. Alternatively, a daily close below 105.29 will drag the parity down towards key support around 104.20 mark.
GBP/USD: The pound trades almost flat against U.S. dollar and stabilizes above $1.20 mark. A sustained close below $1.2022 requires for dragging the parity down towards key support around $1.1920 and $1.1754 mark respectively. On the other side, key resistances are seen at $1.2226, $1.2383, $1.2576 and $1.2772 levels respectively.
AUD/USD: The Aussie rises against major peers on robust employment data. The pair made intraday high at $0.6783 and low at $0.6745 levels. A consistent close below $0.6747 requires for downside rally. On the other side, a sustained close above $0.6802 will take the parity higher towards $0.6977 and $0.7076 levels respectively.
NZD/USD: The New Zealand dollar falls gradually against U.S. dollar and currently stabilizes below $0.6480 mark. A sustained close above $0.6480 requires for the upside rally. Alternatively, key support was seen at $0.6434 mark.
Japan’s Nikkei was trading 1.68 pct lower at 20,320 mark.
Australia’s S&P/ASX200 was trading 2.66 pct lower at 6,421.55 points.
Hong Kong's hang seng index was trading 0.37 percent lower at 25,209.48 points.
Taiwan stock was trading 0.99 percent lower at 10,324.62 points.
South Korea and India markets will remain close for the day.
Oil prices were trading marginally lower on Thursday after the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported a crude inventory build for a second week in a row. U.S. Crude Oil WTI Futures dropped 0.4% to $54.99. International Brent Oil Futures lost 0.6% to $59.12.
Gold reverses previous gain against U.S. dollar and currently touched $1,510 mark. Pair made intraday high at $1,524 and low at $1,510 mark. Sustained close above $1,515 requires for the upside rally. Alternatively, reversal from key resistance will drag the parity down towards $1,497 and $1,445 marks respectively.
The Australian 10-year government bond yield hit a record low during Asian trading session Thursday, as signs of a global economic recession stampede investors’ risk appetite. This comes in despite a promising report of the country’s employment report for the month of July, released early today. The yield on Australia’s benchmark 10-year note, which moves inversely to its price, slumped 5-1/2 basis points to 0.892 percent, the yield on the long-term 30-year bond plunged nearly 9-1/2 basis points to 1.457 percent while the yield on short-term 2-year traded flat at 0.735 percent.
The Japanese government bonds jumped Thursday on increased expectations the Bank of Japan (BoJ) will further ease monetary policy, on rising fears of a global economic downturn, with the U.S. treasury yield curve barely 2 basis points away from an inversion. The yield on the benchmark 10-year JGB note, which moves inversely to its price, plunged 23-1/2 basis points to -0.234 percent, the yield on the long-term 30-year suffered 4-1/2 basis points to 0.155 percent and the yield on short-term 2-year slumped nearly 28 basis points to -0.279 percent