Forex Market

10Apr

Forex Update

We should begin with the CBOE instability list which saw a slight uptick on Friday, up on either side of 13.0, unquestionably mirroring the responses towards the large number of sustains. After geopolitical concerns uplifted with the strike on Syria, the US March non-cultivate payrolls (NFP) number acquired another amazement. At 98k, US finance pick up had been the weakest since May 2016, making a scratch in value markets. The response however did not keep going long with the market pinpointing the arrangement of numbers on climate components. Forex Market Update

Furthermore, the unemployment rate had likewise turned out lower-than-anticipated, keeping assessment light. US showcases in the long run shut close unbiased, with profit discharges this week prone to bargain a more prominent effect on business sectors, particularly against the background of combining costs.

For the US dollar, the developments had been an interesting one. Introductory responses towards the payrolls information saw an emptying of the US dollar, with the USD record sinking to the day’s low at 100.52. Like the developments inside value advertises, the plunge had been brief for the USD. It was assisted by New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley’s remarks on money related approach post-NFP.

In spite of the baffling information, the Fed President went on the hawkish end, elucidating his prior remarks on the ‘little respite’ on here and now rate standardization. An apparently shorter than anticipated interruption accentuated by the Fed President had positively given the market motivations to offer up the USD. Consequently, notwithstanding the interruption of geopolitical concerns and powerless finance numbers, the money showcase have all the earmarks of being adhering near the expansive topics of development and fiscal strategy fixing. Pushing ahead, with an absence of level 1 information in the day, today’s appearance by Federal Reserve seat Janet Yellen would likely be the key impact for cash advertise activity.

For Asian markets, the moderately tranquil finish of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping had presumably been the best situation for Asian market bulls. The meeting unquestionably did not seem ‘exceptionally ttumblr_static_tumblr_static_b3olx13zmc08cko400w8g4gkw_640roublesome’ as with what President Trump had pre-empted for business sectors. Early movers have seen blended outcome so far, while Hong Kong and Singapore markets are relied upon to come online with gentle increases. Look ahead to Taiwan March exchange numbers while China’s advance conditions transfer might be expected whenever between 10-15 April.

 

Friday: S&P 500 – 0.08%; DJIA – 0.03%; DAX – 0.05%; FTSE +0.63%

13Sep
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IForex Market Trading Signals and News – 13 September 2016

INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY BUZZ

  • Forex – Yen stronger in Asia as data supports, Fed rate views uncertain.
  • Forex – USD/CAD hits more than 1-week highs on dropping oil prices.
  • Forex – Global Stocks sell off bolsters yen, dollar supported by Fed rate hike.

EUR/USD

The dollar little changed against the other major currencies in quiet trade on Monday, as comments by a Federal Reserve official sparked fresh speculation over a potential rate hike in the near future. EUR/USD slipped 0.12% to 1.1222. The dollar found support late Friday after Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said that low interest rates are increasing the chance of overheating the U.S. Economy. He added that gradually tightening monetary policy is appropriate to maintaining full employment. Market participants were looking ahead to a speech from FOMC voting member Lael Brainard due later on Monday for further hints on a potential interest rate increase.Meanwhile, the single currency remained mildly supported after the European Central Bank held back from adding additional stimulus measures last week and left interest rates on hold.

GBP/USD

The dollar held steady against the other major currencies on Monday, as comments by a Federal Reserve official sparked fresh speculation over a potential rate hike in the near future. The dollar gained some strength late Friday after Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said that low interest rates are increasing the chance of overheating the U.S. economy.He added that gradually tightening monetary policy is appropriate to maintaining full employment.Market participants were looking ahead to a speech from FOMC voting member Lael Brainard due later on Monday for further hints on a potential interest rate increase.Meanwhile, the single currency remained mildly supported after the European Central Bank held back from adding additional stimulus measures last week and left interest rates on hold.

RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY GBP/USD ABOVE 1.3290 TGT 1.3270 1.3240 SL 1.3320.
  • SELL GBP/USD BELOW 1.3235 TGT 1.3215 1.3185 SL 1.3265.

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8Sep
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IForex Market Trading Signals and News – 8 September 2016

INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY BUZZ

  • Forex – Dollar broadly weaker on Fed rate hike doubts.
  • Forex – GBP/USD slides lower after U.K. data disappoints.
  • Forex – Aussie edges lower after GDP data, kiwi hits 16-month high.

EUR/USD

EURUSD closed above 1.1200 yesterday with price action now likely to stay flat within 1.1300 – 1.1270 price level into tomorrow’s ECB meeting. In the near term, expect the price to dip towards 1.12 on the minor bearish divergence that is formed on the chart.Resistance at 1.1270 – 1.1280 remains key to the upside, and a break out above this resistance could keep the bullish momentum send EURUSD to test 1.1300 followed by 1.1341.A possible reversal near the resistance level could, however, signal a near-term weakness,which could be confirmed if EURUSD breaks down below 1.1200.

GBP/USD

The pound slid lower against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday, after data showing that U.K. manufacturing production fell more than expected in July dampened optimism over the strength of the economy. GBP/USD hit 1.3378 during European morning trade, the session low; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.3388, shedding 0.36%.Cable was likely to find support at 1.3292, Tuesday’s low and resistance at 1.3446, Tuesday’s high and a one-and-a half month peak.The U.K. Office for National Statistics said that manufacturing production decreased by 0.9% in July, worse than expectations for a decline of 0.4% and following a drop of 0.2% a month earlier that was revised from an initial 0.3% decline.On an annualized basis, manufacturing production rose 0.8% in July, worse than forecasts for a 1.7% increase.However, the report also showed that industrial production inched up by 0.1% in July, better than forecasts for a 0.2% decrease and following the 0.1% gain in the preceding month.

RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY GBP/USD ABOVE 1.3445 TGT 1.3465 1.3495 SL 1.3415.
  • SELL GBP/USD BELOW 1.3355 TGT 1.3335 1.3305 SL 1.3385.

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7Sep
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IForex Market Trading Signals and News – 7 September 2016

INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY BUZZ

  • Forex – Aussie and kiwi move higher, RBA holds rates.
  • Forex – Dollar little changed in rangebound trade.
  • Forex – USD/CAD pares losses as oil prices turn lower.

EUR/USD

Service sector activity in the U.S. grew for the 79th consecutive month in August, but at a slower pace than expected, industry data showed on Tuesday.n a report, the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) said its non-manufacturing purchasing manager’s index (PMI) fell to 51.4 last month from 55.5 in July. Analysts had expected the index to drop to 55.0.On the index, a reading above 50.0 indicates the non manufacturing sector economy is generally expanding, below 50.0 indicates the sector is contracting.In an immediate reaction, the dollar weakened. EUR/USD was trading at 1.1213 from around 1.1159 ahead of the release of the data, GBP/USD was at 1.3404 from 1.3367 earlier, while USD/JPY was at 102.48 from 103.35 earlier.The US dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, traded at 95.17 compared to 95.62 prior to the release.

GBP/USD

The pound rose to a one-month high against the U.S. dollar on Monday, boosted by data showing that activity in the U.K. service sector returned to expansionary territory in August, while the greenback remained broadly under pressure.GBP/USD 1.3367 during European morning trade, the pair’s highest since August 3; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.3367, climbing 0.54%.Cable was likely to find support at 1.3123, the low from September 1 and resistance at 1.3480, the high of July 14.Research group Markit said its U.K. services purchasing managers’ index rose to 52.9 last month from a reading of 47.4 in July. Analysts had expected the index to rise to 50.0.The upbeat data added to current optimism over the strength of the economy and Britain’s ability to overcome any post-Brexit hurdles.

RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY GBP/USD ABOVE 1.3445 TGT 1.3465 1.3495 SL 1.3415.
  • SELL GBP/USD BELOW 1.3280 TGT 1.3260 1.3230 SL 1.3310.

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6Sep
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IForex Market Trading Signals and News – 6 September 2016

INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY BUZZ

  • Forex – Dollar dips vs yen after BOJ’s Kuroda disappoints easing bets.
  • Forex – Asia FX up as US jobs data eases Sept Fed rate hike chances.
  • Forex – Dollar firm after U.S. payrolls do little to change Fed expectations.

EUR/USD

The dollar slipped lower against the other major currencies on Monday, as Friday’s downbeat U.S. employment report crushed expectations for a U.S. rate hike in the near future.Trading volumes were expected to remain light with U.S. markets set to remain closed on Monday for the Labor Day holiday.EUR/USD edged up 0.11% to at 1.1167.The greenback remained under pressure after data on Friday showed that the U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in August, disappointing expectations for an increase of 180,000.The U.S. unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9% this month, confounding expectations for a downtick to 4.8%.The report also showed that average hourly earnings rose 0.1% in August, below expectations for a 0.2% increase.

GBP/USD

The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, slid 0.16% to 96.52, holding above the one-week low of 95.17 struck after Friday’s nonfarm payrolls report.The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs last month the Labor Department said, below the jobs growth of 180,000 that economists had expected.The data dampened expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates again this year.The U.S. central bank raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade in December.Expectations of higher interest rates typically boost the dollar by making it more attractive to yield seeking investors.Sterling was higher, with GBP/USD rising 0.23% to 1.3324 after data showing that activity in Britain’s service sector rebounded strongly last month from a slowdown prompted by June’s vote to exit the European Union.

RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY GBP/USD ABOVE 1.3330 TGT 1.3350 1.3380 SL 1.3300.
  • SELL GBP/USD BELOW 1.3320 TGTR 1.3300 1.3270 SL 1.3350.

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5Sep

IForex Market Trading Signals and News – 5 September 2016

INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY BUZZ

  • Forex – GBP/USD holds near one-month highs after U.K. PMI.
  •  Forex – Yen weaker as eyes turn to U.S. jobs, G-20 summit.
  •  Forex – Aussie, yen nearly flat in Asia as U.S. nonfarm payrolls awaited.

EUR/USD

The dollar was mostly unchanged against other major currencies on Friday, as investors remained cautious ahead of a highly-anticipated U.S. employment report amid growing speculation over a near-term rate hike by the Federal Reserve. EUR/USD held steady at 1.1196. The greenback had weakened after the Institute for Supply Management said on Thursday that its manufacturing activity index dropped to 49.4 last month from July’s reading of 52.6. It was the worst reading since January and missed expectations for a slight drop to 52.0.

GBP/USD

The pound held steady near one-month highs against the U.S. dollar on Friday, after the release of upbeat U.K. construction data, as investors remained cautious ahead of a highly-anticipated U.S. employment report due later in the day. GBP/USD hit 1.3293 during European morning trade, the session high; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.3275. Cable was likely to find support at 1.3123, Thursday’s low and resistance at 1.3372, the high of August 3. Research group Markit said on Friday thats its U.K. construction purchasing managers’ index rose to 49.2 in August from 45.9 the previous month, beating expectations for an increase to 46.1.The data came a day after Markit said its U.K. manufacturing PMI rose to a 10-month high of 53.3 this month from a reading of 48.2 in July.

RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY GBP/USD ABOVE 1.3290 TGT 1.3310 1.3340 SL 1.3260.
  • SELL GBP/USD BELOW 1.3252 TGT 1.3232 1.3202 SL 1.3282.

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2Sep

IForex Market Trading Signals and News – 2 September 2016

INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY BUZZ

  • Forex – GBP/USD climbs near 1-month highs on strong U.K. data.
  • Forex – Aussie, kiwi edge higher vs. greenback on China PMI.
  • Forex – Aussie up on China PMI manufacturing surveys that show expansion.

EUR/USD

The EUR/USD continued to test lows on Wednesday afternoon, with the Euro exchange rates weakened by the morning’s Eurozone data and the US Dollar strengthened in the afternoon by US data.Mortgage applications improved from -2.1% to 2.8% in MBA’s August 26th report, and ADP’s August employment change score was a higher-than-expected  177k. However, the ‘Greenback’ was held back slightly by news that Chicago’s manufacturing PMI score had dropped from 55.8 to 51.5 in August.Confidence in the single currency deteriorated in spite of the German labour market continuing to tighten, with the Euro to Dollar exchange rate prompted to return to a downtrend.

GBP/USD

The pound climbed against the U.S. dollar on Thursday and approached a one-month peak after the release of upbeat U.K. manufacturing activity data added to optimism over the strength of the economy post-Brexit.GBP/USD hit 1.3251 during European morning trade,the pair’s highest since August 26; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.3242, advancing 0.78%.Cable was likely to find support at 1.3063, Wednesday’s low and resistance at 1.3349, the high if August 4.The pound strengthened after data showed that U.K. manufacturing activity moved back into expansionary territory in August from what had been its worst level since early 2013.

RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY EUR/USD ABOVE 1.1170 TGT 1.1190 1.1220 SL 1.1150.
  • SELL EUR/USD BELOW 1.1120 TGT 1.1100 1.1070 SL 1.1150.

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1Sep
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IForex Market Trading Signals and News – 1 September 2016

INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY BUZZ

  • Forex – Aussie holds steady, kiwi moves higher ahead of U.S. data.
  • Forex – Yen holds slight gains in Asia after industrial output.
  • Forex – Yen gains slightly after flat industrial output in July.

EUR/USD

Yesterday, the impulsive wave E traded short as previously forecasted but is yet to reach our target supportive trend line. Although we expect a momentum to the lower side, we wait for minor corrections to the upper side to give us low risk sell opportunities with an ideal target along the lower supportive trend line. we expect a similar impulsive ally in other positively correlated pairs such as NZD/USD and EUR/USD. This pairs have a strong +ve correlation of up +0.91 and will have a parallel price action during this intraday.

GBP/USD

The pound slipped lower agains the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, re-approaching a one-week trough after the release of downbeat U.K. data and as expectations for a U.S. rate hike before the end of the year continued to support the greenback.GBP/USD hit 1.3060 during European morning trade, the session low; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.3068, shedding 0.28%.Cable was likely to find support at 1.2871, the low of August 18 and resistance at 1.3280, the high of August 26.The Bank of England earlier reported that net lending to individuals increased by £3.8 billion in July, compared to expectations for a £4.9 billion rise. Net lending to individuals increased by £5.1 billion in June, whose figure was revised from a previously estimated gain of £5.2 billion.

RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY GBPUSD ABOVE 1.3265 TGT 1.3285 1.3315 SL 1.3235.
  • SELL GBPUSD BELOW 1.3045 TGT 1.3025 1.2995 SL 1.3075.

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31Aug

IForex Market Trading Signals and News – 31 August 2016

INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY BUZZ

  • Forex – GBP/USD slips lower after downbeat U.K. data.
  • Forex – Aussie, kiwi slip lower vs. broadly stronger greenback.
  • Forex – Yen weaker in Asia as dollar gains continue.

EUR/USD

The pair continued to trade lower in choppy trading on Monday and it finished way above the intraday low at 1.1187, for a small loss of 10 pips or -0.08%. The cross traded in a narrow daily range of 50 pips with a high of 1.1208 and a low of 1.1158. Further, the pair closed the day well below the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level at 1.13 on Monday. In the absence of fundamentals from Eurozone, all eyes were on the few U.S. announcements of the day. The PCE Index and Personal Spending were both in line with expectations, but the market’s reaction was still bearish regarding the pair as U.S. stock markets rebounded on Monday.

GBP/USD

The pound slipped lower agains the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, re-approaching a one-week trough after the release of downbeat U.K. data and as expectations for a U.S. rate hike before the end of the year continued to support the greenback.GBP/USD hit 1.3060 during European morning trade, the session low; the pair subsequently consolidated at 1.3068,shedding 0.28%.Cable was likely to find support at 1.2871, the low of August 18 and resistance at 1.3280, the high of August 26.The Bank of England earlier reported that net lending to individuals increased by £3.8 billion in July, compared to expectations for a £4.9 billion rise. Net lending to individuals increased by £5.1 billion in June, whose figure was revised from a previously estimated gain of £5.2 billion.

RECOMMENDATION :

BUY GBP/USD ABOVE 1.3130 TGT 1.3150 1.3180 SL 1.3100.
SELL GBP/USD BELOW 1.3050 TGT 1.3030 1.3000 SL 1.3080.

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30Aug
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IForex Market Trading Signals and News – 30 August 2016

INTERNATIONAL CURRENCY BUZZ

  • Forex – Aussie falls to 4-month lows, kiwi holds steady vs. greenback.
  • Forex – Dollar gains furtehr in Asia on Yellen views, yuan drop noted.
  • Forex – Dollar gains in early Asia as Yellen remarks add support.

EUR/USD

The price action in GBPUSD on Friday saw a downside breakout from the inside bar formed earlier last week and coincides with the resistance level of 1.3200. This is further validated by a hidden bearish divergence on the daily chart as well with the Stochastics posting a higher high against the lower high in price. On the 4-hour chart, resistance is now seen at 1.3170 which could see GBPUSD pull back to. However, the downside target to 1.300 remains in sight. The pullback is validated by the fact that GBPUSD broke down from the previous rising median line followed by a break of the Hagopian line as well.

GBP/USD

The price action in GBPUSD on Friday saw a downside breakout from the inside bar formed earlier last week and coincides with the resistance level of 1.3200. This is further validated by a hidden bearish divergence on the daily chart as well with the Stochastics posting a higher high against the lower high in price. On the 4-hour chart, resistance is now seen at 1.3170 which could see GBPUSD pull back to. However, the downside target to 1.300 remains in sight. The pullback is validated by the fact that GBPUSD broke down from the previous rising median line followed by a break of the Hagopian line as well.

RECOMMENDATION :

  • BUY GBPUSD ABOVE 1.3135 TGT 1.3155 1.3185 SL 1.3105.
  • SELL GBPUSD BELOW 1.3053 TGT 1.3033 1.3003 SL 1.3083.

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