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USD/INR Tops 74.00 As Q3 GDP Contracts, COVID-19 Infections Jump

The Indian rupee is weakening against its US peer at the end of the trading week, driven mostly by the continuing economic contraction and the rising number of coronavirus infections. The rupee has joined the rest of the emerging market currencies by slumping in 2020 amid the financial crisis. But with growing confidence in the broader financial market, the rupee has found support among EM currencies in November.

Euro Rallies to 3-Month Highs on Upbeat Euro Area Data Releases

The euro today rallied to new highs last seen on September 1st against the weak dollar boosted by upbeat macro reports from the euro area. The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied higher boosted by the upbeat French GDP report and other positive data from other EU countries.

Did the Bears Clear the 105.09 Level on USD/JPY?

The US dollar versus the Japanese yen currency pair seems to be set for 103.15. Is this really so? Long-term perspective After it peaked at 109.85, the price fell under the resistance level of 109.08, extending all the way to 106.07 before crafting the next peak at 108.16, slightly above the 108.05 intermediary level. From the 108.05 peak, the price developed the oscillations in such a manner that it formed a descending trend, one […]

Euro Plunges on Weak German GfK Survey and Dovish ECB Minutes

The euro today fell against the dollar following the release of the weak Germany GfK survey early in the European session combined with the risk-off market sentiment. The EUR/USD currency pair today fell even though US markets were closed for the Thanksgiving Day celebrations as investors bought the safe-haven greenback.

Chinese Yuan Firms As PBoC Signals Flexible, Targeted Monetary Policy

The Chinese yuan is firming against multiple currency peers during the quiet holiday Thanksgiving trading session. The yuan has been strengthening since peaking at around 7.1 against the US dollar. It is likely to extend its winning streak to the end of the year after the central bank signaled that it would adjust its monetary policy directives. But how much longer will officials allow the yuan to appreciate, […]

Aussie Flat, Ignores Negative Domestic Macroeconomic Data

Macroeconomic data released in Australia on Thursday was not good but that hardly affected the Australian currency. The Aussie was trading flat against all of its most-traded peers as trading was very quiet due to a holiday in the United States.

NZ Dollar Stable During Thursday’s Quiet Trading

The New Zealand dollar was stable today. While it moved a little lower against some of its rivals, the kiwi for the most part did not go far from the opening level. Trading is going to be quieter than usual on Thursday and Friday due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States.

GBP/CAD Closing In on the 1.7567 Resistance

The Great Britain pound versus the Canadian dollar currency pair seems to be on its way to the main objective of 1.7567. Long-term perspective After the false piercing of the 1.7567 resistance, noted by the 1.7674 high, the price dropped until the 1.6810 low. From there, an ascending movement took shape, as the series of higher lows and highs point out. The fact that the bulls are willing to — and apparently accomplishing — wipe out the sharp decline that […]

US Dollar Quiet Ahead of Thanksgiving As Investors Assess Data, FOMC Minutes

The US dollar is trading relatively flat against multiple major currency peers, mainly due to the plethora of mixed economic data that were released ahead of the American Thanksgiving holiday. In focus in the middle of the holiday-shortened trading were jobs and personal income and spending. With a subdued greenback on Wednesday, what comes next on the other side of annual festivities and in the home stretch of 2020?

Bears Pausing or Preparing Sharp Resume on AUD/NZD?

The Australian versus the New Zealand dollar currency pair seems to be under decisive bearish dominance. Can the bulls make their way to 1.0707? Long-term perspective After the 1.0566 low validated the 1.0551 firm support area, the price climbed until the 1.1043 peak, just above the equally durable 1.0903 resistance area. Once there, the bulls had no choice but to retreat, as the bears were set to defend the area. As a result, […]

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