USDINR opened at 74.28 y’day and the pair traded in the 74.24-74.62 range. Spot USDINR closed at 74.55, gain of 24 ps for USD as against prior close of 74.31. RBI reference rate was fixed at 74.33 on 06/07. July USD/INR closed at 74.68, gain of 21 ps for USD as compared to prior day’s close of 74.47. July Euro/INR closed at 88.51, GBP/INR at 103.45 and Yen/INR at 67.47. USDINR fwd premia was trading at around 4.45% p.a.
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In June, FII’S have net bought Rs 10251 cr in Equity segment and have net sold Rs 4487 cr of debt. In this financial year, FII’S have net bought Rs 9051 Cr worth of Indian Equities and have sold Rs 4125 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 0.10% y’day. DOW declined 208 points (0.60%).Nikkei climbed 0.16% and Hang seng declined 0.27%.
Euro is now at 1.1820, Pound at 1.38, Yen at 110.44.
Commodities: Gold is now at USD 1797 and WT1Crude at USD 73.40/Brent at USD 74.60.
Interest rates: USD 10 Yr yield is at 1.36% and 3 m libor closed at 0.135%. Indian 10 yr benchmark yield closed at 6.15%.
Economic news: Rupee declined, Crude climbed. OPEC did not commit to supply increase, driving Oil prices higher. Crude price and Govt’s additional borrowing drove 10 Year G-SEC yields to 6.15%.
Trade Deficit widened to USD 9.4 Bn in Jun-21 from USD 6.2 Bn in May-21. Imports expanded to USD 41.86 bn. Exports expanded sequentially for the second time in a row and registered 0.6% growth in June-21. June exports is at USD 32.4 bn. Exports in Q1 is at its highest reading of USD 95.36 bn. Imports in Q1 is at USD 126.14 bn.
Data highlights: – US ISM(services) declined to 60.1.
-German factory orders declined -3.7% m/m., EU and German Zew surveys disappointed. EU reading declined to 61.2 and German reading declined to 63.3, retail sales climbed 4.6%.
-UK PMI(construction) climbed to 66.3.
Wednesday’s calendar: – FOMC minutes.
Daily Support/Resistance table
MAJOR SUPPORTS/RESISTANCES AND TREND TABLE
Technicals: Spot closed above all major moving averages. 20 day moving average is at 73.95. 50 day moving average is at 73.60.200 day moving average is at 73.48. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying bottom at 72.35. Important support is at 74.20/73.80 and important resistance is at 74.90. Spot closed above its average level of the day.
Intraday supports and resistances for July contract are:
PP: 74.64, S1:74.47, S2:74.26, R1:74.85, R2:75.02
Hedging strategy: Hedging decisions be taken according to comfort and accounting rates.
However on directional basis, suggest the following:
USDINR Imports hedging should be done on dips to 73.90 .
Exporters can hedge EURINR receivables exposure at 89/89.50.
CROSS CURRENCY TECHNICALS:
EURO/USD: The pair is below all moving averages. Major resistance is at 1.1975/1.2050. Next major support is at 1.1810/1.17. Daily MACD is in sell zone, implying an important top at 1.2270. Weekly MACD is in sell zone, implying important top at 1.2270.
GBP/USD: The pair is below major 50 and 100 day moving averages, but above 200 day average. Daily MACD is in sell zone, implying important top at 1.4240 and weekly MACD is in sell zone, implying important top at 1.4240. Important support is at 1.3730.Important resistances is at 1.40/1.4090.
USD/YEN: The pair is above 200 day major moving average. Daily MACD is in buy zone, implying important bottom at 109.35. Next important resistance is at 111.70/112.25. Important support is at 110.40/109.70.
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