USDINR opened at 68.96 y’day and the pair traded in the 68.69-68.96 range. Spot USDINR closed at 68.78, loss of 16 ps for USD as against prior close of 68.94.RBI reference rate was fixed at 68.80. July USD/INR closed at 68.83, loss of 13 ps for USD as compared to prior day’s close of 68.96. July Euro/INR closed at 80.49, GBP/INR at 90.55 and Yen/INR at 61.935.

FII’S have sold Rs 2788 Cr of Indian Equities in July till date . FII’S have sold Rs 1934 Cr of Indian debt securities in June till date . On a cumulative basis, FII’S have sold Rupees 1249 Cr of Indian Equities till date for this calendar year and have sold  Rupees 43252 Cr of Indian debt in this calendar year till date.

Benchmark Nifty declined 0.02% Y’day. DOW climbed 172 points (0.68%) y’day. Nikkei climbed 0.46% and Hang seng climbed 0.90% y’day.

Euro is now at 1.1732, Pound at 1.3200,Yen at 111.82.    

Commodities: Gold is now at USD 1231 and WT1Crude at USD 69.37.

Interest rates: USD 10 Yr yield is at 2.94% and 3 m libor closed at 2.36%. Indian 10 yr benchmark yield closed at 7.79%.        

Economic news: ECB meeting is the focus of the day. EU is preparing a list of US imports worth USD 20 bn as counter measure to likely US tariff on autos.

Data Highlights : – – US new home sales declined to 631k.

-German Ifo was in line with expectation at 101.6.                                  

Thursday’s calendar:US weekly jobless claims and durables order.


USD/INR   68.96 68.69
EUR/USD 1.1732 1.1739 1.1665
GBP/USD 1.3200 1.3201 1.3133
USD/JPY 110.82 110.89 110.71

Daily Support/Resistance table

CurrencyPairs Pivot R1 R2 R3 S1 S2 S3
EURO/USD 1.1714 1.1763 1.1788 1.1837 1.1689 1.1640 1.1615
GBP/USD 1.3178 1.3223 1.3246 1.3291 1.3155 1.3110 1.3087
USD/JPY 110.97


111.28 111.69 112


110.56 110.25 109.84


USD/INR 68.81 68.93 69.08   68.66 68.54  


Curency Pair Supports Resistances Trend Remarks
EURO/USD 1.1508 1.1853/1.1960 DN SIDE>1.1853
GBP/USD 1.2770 1.3365/1.3475/1.3650 DN SIDE>1.3365
USD/JPY 110.86 113.20 UP DN<110.85
USD/INR 68.65/68.30 69.70 UP SIDE<68.30
USD/CHF 0.9785/0.9650 1.0060 UP  DN <0.9785

Technicals: Spot closed above 100 and 200 day major moving averages. 20 day moving is at 68.69. 50 day moving average is at 68.14. 200 day moving average is at 65.65. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying bottom at 68.30 . Important support zone is at 68.30 and later at 67.70. Important resistance is at 69.70. Spot closed below its average level of the day.  

Intra day supports and resistances for July contract are:

PP: 68.86,S1:68.69, S2:68.55, R1:69, R2:69.17.                                                              

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


EURO/USD: The pair is below 100 and 200 day 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 sell zone, implying important top at 1.3365 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 1.3365 and later at 1.3475/1.3650. Important support is at 1.2770.      

USD/YEN: The pair is above major moving averages. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying important bottom at 109.35. Next important support is at 110.85. Important resistance is  113.20.       

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