Asia Roundup: Antipodeans await coronavirus clarity, euro consolidates near 3-year low on growth concerns, Asian shares nudge higher - Monday, February 17th, 2020
Europe Roundup: Sterling firms above 2-1/2 month lows vs dollar, European shares hit record high,Gold eases, Oil rises 2%-February 12th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar gains on optimism coronavirus will be contained,Wall Street rises, Gold hits one-week low, Oil rises 3% as demand worries ease amid fewer new coronavirus cases-February 13th,2020
Europe Roundup: Euro falls to four-month low on weak German data, European shares retreat, Gold steadies, Oil rises on potential OPEC+ output cuts-February 7th,2020
Europe Roundup: Sterling gains on upbeat UK services PMI data,European shares surge,Gold near two-week low, Oil jumps 3% on reports of effective coronavirus drug-February 5th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar recedes from four-month highs as risk appetite improves, S&P 500, Nasdaq notches record high, Gold slips, Oil rises from 13-month low-February 12th,2020
Europe Roundup:Sterling recovers from 2-1/2 month low following economic growth data, European stocks rise,Gold eases from 1-week high,Oil rises from 13-month low-February 11th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar climbs as weak German data dents euro, Wall Street falls, Gold hits 1-month peak, Oil falls nearly 1% on virus impact-February 19th,2020
Asia Roundup: Aussie rebounds on upbeat wage data, euro slumps on weak economic outlook, greenback near 4-1/2 month peak as investors eye FMOC minutes - Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Asia Roundup: Aussie rebounds on upbeat Chinese PPI, dollar rallies against yen following robust U.S. jobs data, Asian shares slump- Monday, February 10th, 2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar index at near three-year high as yen sinks on stronger risk appetite ,Wall Street rise, Gold gains, Oil up on slowing pace of coronavirus, Venezuela sanctions-February 20th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar holds gains vs yen,Wall Street hits new highs,Gold gains, Oil prices flat-February 7th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar gains as traders balance virus, economic reports, Wall Street slips, Gold rises, Oil prices climb on prospects for deeper OPEC+ output cuts-February 14th,2020
Asia Roundup: Aussie eases as RBA slashes growth forecasts, dollar off highs against yen as coronavirus toll climbs, Asian shares plunge - Friday, February 7th, 2020
Europe Roundup: Euro plunges against dollar as China virus cases soar, European shares falter, Gold rises, Oil prices fall on bearish demand forecasts-February 13th,2020
America’s Roundup: Dollar hits four-month high after upbeat U.S. jobs data ,Wall Street slips ,Gold gains, , Oil falls 1%-February 8th,2020
Asia Roundup: PBoC keeps Prime rate unchanged at 4.15 pct, Asian markets mixed, gold back above $1,560 mark - Monday, January 20, 2020
Economic Data Ahead
Key Events Ahead
USD: The U.S. dollar index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies inched up 0.01% to 97.61.
EUR/USD: The euro trades marginally higher against U.S. dollar and currently trading $1.1096 mark on Monday. A sustained close above $1.1088 will drag the parity higher towards key resistances around $1.1142, $1.1390, $1.1472, $1.1550, $1.1620 and $1.1820 marks respectively. On the other hand, a consistent close below $1.1088 will drag the parity down towards key supports around $1.1017, $1.0919 and $1.0852 levels respectively.
USD/JPY: The Japanese yen remains almost unchanged against U.S. dollar and stabilizes above 110.00 mark. The pair is currently trading around 110.16 mark. A sustained close above 110.16 is required to take the parity higher towards key resistances around 110.50, 112.60 and 113.98 marks respectively. Alternatively, a daily close below 109.89 will drag the parity down towards key support around 108.40, 106.90 and 104.20 marks respectively.
GBP/USD: The Pound trades flat against U.S. dollar and stabilizes below $1.30 mark. A sustained close below $1.2935 requires for dragging the parity down towards key support around $1.2820, $1.2644 and $1.2352 mark respectively. On the other side, key resistances are seen at $1.3045, $1.3335, $1.3422 and $1.3515 levels respectively.
AUD/USD: The Aussie rises gradually against U.S. dollar and hovers around $0.6880 mark. Pair made intraday high at $0.6886 and low at $0.6872 mark. A consistent close below $0.6873 requires for downside rally towards $0.6838 and $0.6754 mark respectively. On the other side, a sustained close above $0.6873 will take the parity higher towards $0.6942, $0.7076 and $0.7122 levels respectively.
NZD/USD: The Kiwi rises on Monday and stabilizes above $0.6600 mark. The pair is currently trading around $0.6620 mark. A sustained close above $0.6646 requires for the upside rally. Alternatively, a consistent close below $0.6590 will take the parity down towards key supports around $0.6502, $0.6424, $0.6323, $0.6236 and $0.6196 levels respectively.
Japan’s Nikkei was trading 0.24 pct higher at 24,099.50 points.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was trading 0.26 pct higher at 7,082.10 points.
Hong Kong’s hang seng was trading 0.44 pct lower at 28,929.25 points.
South Korea’s Kospi was trading 0.80 pct higher at 2,268.57 points.
Taiwan’s TWII was trading 0.30 pct higher at 12,127.66 points.
India’s NSE was trading 0.20 pct lower at 12,327.50 points and BSE sensex points 0.16 pct lower at 41,876.32 points.
Gold trades marginally higher on Monday and hovers around $1,560 mark. A sustained close above $1,574 requires for the upside rally. On the other side, a consistent close below $1,546 will drag the parity down towards key supports around $1,530, $1,511, $1,490, $1,472 and $1,458 mark respectively. On the top side, key resistances are seen at $1,574, $1,597 and $1,611 mark respectively.
Oil prices start a new on a higher note. Brent crude futures were up by 74 cents to $65.59. The West Texas Intermediate contract was up by 58 cents at $59.12 a barrel, after rising to $59.73 in early Asia.
The yield on Australia’s benchmark 10-year note, which moves inversely to its price, trades lower to 1.174 percent, the yield on the long-term 15-year bond trades down to 1.279 percent and the yield on short-term 2-year fell nearly 0.004 pct to 0.763 percent.
The yield on the benchmark 10 - year JGB note, which moves inversely to its price, trades flat at 0.006 points, the yield on the long-term 30 - year rose 0.004 pct to 0.463 points and the yield on short-term 2 - year fell to -0.122 points.