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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - Market Commentary
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: EUR/USD is weaker having traded to the top of its recent range and come near the top of the long term down trend dating from its June 2011 high up at 1.48 . We expect this to be a heavy resistance zone and we may see some choppy moves around this 1.3250 – 1.3350 range. Relative interest rates have provided for recent strength in EUR, and are likely to provide for further support ahead of next week’s FOMC given the focus on the Fed’s forward guidance thresholds. The ECB meeting two days later on August 1st will be a key focus as market participants look to Draghi for his reaction to both the improving outlook for Europe (PMI’s) and the implications of the recent strengthening in Euro.
We expect a range today of 1.3240 to 1.3290
Charts : EUR/USD USD/EUR
: GBP/USD is weaker falling to near term support around 1.5370 – The pair has been trading in a narrow range all week, and we should see this move develop and give new direction coming into next week’s more data heavy calendar which will include on Thursday, the UK MPC minutes and interest rate decision, and on Friday the US non-farm payrolls numbers.
We expect a range today of 1.5330 to 1.5400
Charts : GBP/USD USD/GBP
: The Greenback ascended higher continued throughout the day yesterday and overnight through Asian and European sessions. US data was strong for the most part yesterday with durable goods, the highest tiered release coming in ahead of expectations at 0.5% excluding autos. Home prices are rebounding and came in 0.2% above expectations to reach 0.5% growth. New home sales also showed improvement in April, stomping out expectations at 517K. USD strength was propelled by comments from Yellen and Fischer last week that the FED is nearing a rate hike and that it would certainly occur within this calendar year. Fischer then steered the course to mute the rally yesterday by noting that if foreign growth is weaker than expected the Fed could prove to be more accommodative than planned. The key takeaway here is that a rate hike could have negative effects globally despite being a positive factor domestically. Bank of Canada is on deck today, as the market is expecting neutral tone. The USD/CAD is currently trading at 1.2474.
We expect a range today of 1.2419 to 1.2519
Charts : USD/CAD CAD/USD
: USD/JPY has seen significant weakness today, falling back below the 100 level. The Yen strength was caused by market perception of a “stronger” than expected CPI number, coming in at 0.2% vs 0.1% expected and indicating an increase of inflation in line with the BOJ policies. However, looking at the various components which make up this number we can see that the core drivers of inflation have come from higher energy prices and higher food costs – indicating “bad” cost push inflation, instead of “good” demand pull inflation (via increasing wages). This is not a good sign for the long term health of Japanese companies or the economy.
We expect a range today of 98.00 to 98.60
Charts : USD/JPY JPY/USD
The US dollar has strengthened by more than 1 percent against other major currencies overnight, climbing to an almost 8 year high when valued against the Japanese Yen. Whilst the 18-nation euro also dropped below the 1.09 mark for the first time in a month over concerns that Greece will fail to meet its obligations to the International Monetary Fund early next month. Acting as a catalyst behind last night’s US dollar moves improved capital goods orders, a positive consumer confidence read and a gauge of home purchases and prices also beat estimate. Improving perceptions which surround the timing of the US Fed’s first interest rate hike, a continuation of last night’s trends have bought expectations forward to September. On the outlook today, investors will be looking towards a period a consolidation ahead of a preliminary GDP print in the United States on Friday
Data releases
RBA Deputy Governor Speaks, Construction work done q/q
NZD: No data today
Monetary Policy Meeting minutes
GBP: No data today
Charts : USD/EUR EUR/USD USD/JPY

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