USDINR opened at 73.48 y’day and the pair traded in the 73.30-73.54 range. Spot USDINR closed at 73.34, unchanged for USD as against prior close of 73.34. RBI reference rate was fixed at 73.51 on 11/05. May USD/INR closed at 73.55, loss of 11 ps for USD as compared to prior day’s close of 73.66. May Euro/INR closed at 89.54, GBP/INR at 104.02 and Yen/INR at 67.74.
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In May till date, FII’S have net sold Rs 5935 cr in Equity segment and have net bought Rs 67 cr of debt. In this financial year, FII’S have net bought Rs 3580 Cr worth of Indian Equities and have sold Rs 1034 Cr worth of Indian debt. In 2020-21 financial Year, FII’S nett bought Rs 2,74,203 Cr of Equities and have sold Rs 42820 Cr in debt.
Benchmark Nifty declined 0.61%. DOW declined 473 points (1.36%).Nikkei declined 3% and Hang seng declined 2.22%.
Euro is now at 1.2137, Pound at 1.4120, Yen at 108.82.
Commodities: Gold is now at USD 1832 and WT1Crude at USD 65.50/Brent at USD 68.70.
Interest rates: USD 10 Yr yield is at 1.63% and 3 m libor closed at 0.19%. Indian 10 yr benchmark yield closed at 6%.
Economic news: Global stocks declined on fears over inflation surge. Steep climb in commodity prices have triggered inflation fears. Germany ZEW Economic Sentiment jumped to 84.4 in May, up from 70.7, well above expectation of 71.0. That’s the highest level since in two decades since 2000.
Data highlights: EU and German Zew surveys climbed to 84 and 84.4 respectively.
Wednesday’s calendar: US CPI
-UK industrial and manufacturing production.
Daily Support/Resistance table
MAJOR SUPPORTS/RESISTANCES AND TREND TABLE
Technicals: Spot closed above 50 and 200 day major moving averages. 20 day moving average is at 74.31. 50 day moving average is at 73.33.200 day moving average is at 73.76. Daily MACD is in sell zone, implying top at 75.30. Important support is at 73.10 and important resistance is at 73.90/74.25. Spot closed below its average level of the day.
Intraday supports and resistances for May contract are:
PP: 73.58, S1:73.42, S2:73.32, R1:73.69, R2: 73.85
Hedging strategy: Hedging decisions be taken according to comfort and accounting rates.
However on directional basis, suggest the following:
Expect 73.05-74.25 trading range till either side is broken.
Imports hedging should be done on dips and exports hedging can be done later on rally.
Importers can hedge EURINR exposure now at around 88.80.
CROSS CURRENCY TECHNICALS:
EURO/USD: The pair is above 50 and 200 day moving averages. Major resistance is at 1.2250/1.2330. Next major support is at 1.1990. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying an important bottom at 1.1990. Weekly MACD is in buy zone, implying important bottom at 1.17.
GBP/USD: The pair is above 200 day moving average. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying important bottom at 1.38 and weekly MACD is in sell zone, implying important top at 1.4237. Important support is at 1.38/1.3670.Important resistances are at 1.4010/1.4250.
USD/YEN: The pair is above 200 day major moving average. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying important bottom at 107.47. Next important resistance is at 109.70. Important support is at 107.47.
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