USDINR opened gap up at 68.15 Y’day and the pair traded in the 67.94-68.16 range. Spot USDINR closed at 67.98, loss of  3 ps for USD as against prior close of 68.01.RBI reference rate was fixed at 68.02. June USD/INR closed at 68.05, loss of 4 ps for USD as compared to prior day’s close of 68.09. June Euro/INR closed at 79.10, GBP/INR at 90.23 and Yen/INR at 61.63.

FII’S have sold Rs 315 Cr of Indian Equities in June till date . FII’S have sold 4753 Cr of Indian debt securities in June till date . On a cumulative basis, FII’S have bought Rupees 3122 Cr of Indian Equities till date for this calendar year and have sold  Rupees 36066 Cr of Indian debt in this calendar year till date.

Benchmark Nifty declined 0.17% y’day. DOW declined 84 points (-0.34%) y’day.Nikkei declined 0.75%  and Hang seng declined 0.43% y’day.

Euro is now at 1.1642, Pound at 1.3272,Yen at 109.82.    

Commodities: Gold is now at USD 1286 and WT1Crude at USD 65.34.

Interest rates: USD 10 Yr yield is at 2.92% and 3 m libor closed at 2.36%. Indian 10 yr benchmark yield closed at 7.88%.        

Economic news: US –China trade spat triggered weakness in Global asset markets. Focus is on OPEC meeting and its outcome.

Data Highlights: No major economic data release. 

Tuesday’s calendar: US building permits and housing starts


USD/INR   68.16 67.94
EUR/USD 1.1642 1.1641 1.1565
GBP/USD 1.3272 1.3276 1.3226
USD/JPY 109.82 110.21 109.80

Daily Support/Resistance table

CurrencyPairs Pivot R1 R2 R3 S1 S2 S3
EURO/USD 1.1612 1.1659 1.1688 1.1735 1.1583 1.1536 1.1507
GBP/USD 1.3253 1.3280 1.3303 1.3330 1.3230 1.3203 1.3180
USD/JPY 110.30


110.50 110.86 111.06


109.94 109.74 109.38


USD/INR 68.02 68.11 68.24   67.88 67.80  


Curency Pair Supports Resistances Trend Remarks
EURO/USD 1.1508 1.1853/1.1960 DN SIDE>1.1853
GBP/USD 1.3205/1.3050 1.3475/1.3550 DN SIDE>1.3475
USD/JPY 108.10/107.78 111.40/113.75 SIDE DN<108.10
USD/INR 67.30/66.85 68.40 UP SIDE<67.30
USD/CHF 0.9650 1.0060 UP  DN <0.9575

Technicals: Spot closed above 100 and 200 day major moving averages. 20 day moving is at 67.59. 50 day moving average is at 66.95. 200 day moving average is at 65.10. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying bottom at 66.85 . Important support zone is at 66.85. Important resistance is at 68.40. Spot closed below its average level of the day.  

Intra day supports and resistances for June contract are:

PP: 68.11,S1:67.93, S2:67.82, R1:68.22, R2:68.40.

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


EURO/USD: The pair is below all major moving averages. Next Major resistance is at 1.1850 and later at 1.1960. Major support is at 1.1508. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying an important bottom at 1.1508. Weekly MACD is in sell zone, implying important top at 1.2560.

GBP/USD: Trend is bearish in daily chart. Daily MACD  is in buy zone, implying important bottom at 1.3205 and weekly MACD is  in sell zone, implying important top at 1.4375. The pair is trading below all major moving averages. Important resistance is at 1.3475 and later at 1.3550. Important support is at 1.3205 and later at 1.3050.          

USD/YEN: The pair is above major moving averages. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying important bottom at 108.10. Important support is at 108.10. Important resistance is  111.40 and later at 113.75.                                   

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