USDINR opened at 72.50 on Friday and the pair traded in the 72.39-72.66 range. Spot USDINR closed at 72.48, loss of 11 ps ps for USD as against prior close of 72.59.RBI reference rate was fixed at 72.54.Oct USD/INR closed at 72.74, loss of 13 ps for USD as compared to prior day’s close of 72.87. Oct Euro/INR closed at 84.46, GBP/INR at 95.02 and Yen/INR at 64.275.

FII’S sold Rs 7924 Cr of Indian Equities in Sept . FII’S  sold Rs 9858 Cr of Indian debt securities in Sept . On a cumulative basis, FII’S have sold Rupees 7923 Cr of Indian Equities till date for this calendar year and have sold  Rupees 48631 Cr of Indian debt in this calendar year till date.

Benchmark Nifty declined 0.43% on Friday. DOW climbed 18 points (0.07%) on Friday. Nikkei climbed 1.36% and Hang seng climbed 0.26% on Friday.

Euro closed the week at 1.1604, Pound at 1.3031,Yen at 113.70.

Commodities: Gold is now at USD 1196 and WT1Crude at USD 73.53.

Interest rates: USD 10 Yr yield is at 3.06% and 3 m libor closed at 2.36%. Indian 10 yr benchmark yield closed at 8.02%.        

Economic news: Euro declined steeply on Friday as Italy expanded budget deficit target. Euro Core CPI declined more than expected, contributing to Euro’s fall. US data on income,spending missed expectation. RBI meeting is the focus of this week.

Data Highlights: -US personal income climbed 0.3% m/m, spending also climbed 0.3% m/m, Core PCE index was flat m/m.

-EU Core CPI (flash) declined 0.9% y/y.

-UK GDP(final)            was at 0.4% q/q.                                                                              


Monday’s calendar:- – US ISM(mfrg), construction spending

-EU PMI(mfrg), unemployment rate and retail sales

-UK PMI(mfrg)           

USD/INR   72.66 72.39
EUR/USD 1.1604 1.1652 1.1567
GBP/USD 1.3031 1.3093 1.3000
USD/JPY 113.70 113.72 113.31

Daily Support/Resistance table

CurrencyPairs Pivot R1 R2 R3 S1 S2 S3
EURO/USD 1.1607 1.1648  1.1692    1.1562 1.1522  
GBP/USD 1.3041 1.3082  1.3134    1.2989 1.2948  
USD/JPY 113.57


113.84  113.98  


 113.42 113.16  


USD/INR 72.51 72.63 72.78   72.36 72.24  


Curency Pair Supports Resistances Trend Remarks
EURO/USD 1.1525/1.13 1.1820 SIDE DN<1.1525
GBP/USD 1.3045/1.2990 1.33 SIDE DN<1.2990
USD/JPY 111.85/109.70 114.70 UP DN<109.70
USD/INR 71.50/70.70 72.95 UP SIDE<71.50
USD/CHF 0.9640/0.9540 0.9870/1.0070 UP  DN <0.9540

Technicals: Spot closed above 100 and 200 day major moving averages. 20 day moving         is at 72.10. 50 day moving average is at 70.33. 200 day moving average is at 66.89. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying bottom at 68.30 . Important support zone is at 71.50/70.70 and later at 70.30. Important resistance is at 72.95. Spot closed below its average level of the day.  

Intra day supports and resistances for Oct contract are:

PP: 72.78,S1:72.64, S2:72.53, R1:72.88, R2:73.03.                                                              

Hedging strategy for USD/INR: Hedging decisions be taken according to comfort and accounting rates.


EURO/USD: The pair is below major moving averages. Next Major resistance is at 1.1820 and later at 1.1960. Major support is at 1.1525 and later at 1.13. Daily MACD is in sell zone, implying an important top at 1.1820. Weekly MACD is in sell zone, implying important top at 1.2560.

GBP/USD: Trend is sideways in daily chart. Daily MACD  is in sell zone, implying important top at 1.33 and weekly MACD is  in sell zone, implying important top at 1.4375. The pair is trading below 200 day moving average. Important resistance is at 1.33 and later at 1.3560. Important support is at 1.3010/1.2960 and later at 1.2785.

USD/YEN: The pair is above major moving averages. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying important bottom at 109.70. Next important support is at 111.85/109.70. Important resistance is at  114.70.    


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