USDINR opened at 74.81 y’day and the pair traded in the 74.65-74.85 range. Spot USDINR closed at 74.71, gain of 9 ps for USD as against prior close of 74.62. RBI reference rate was fixed at 74.72 on 08/07. July USD/INR closed at 74.95, gain of 12 ps for USD as compared to prior day’s close of 74.83. July Euro/INR closed at 88.77, GBP/INR at 103.22 and Yen/INR at 68.21. 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 0.96% y’day. DOW declined 259 points (0.75%).Nikkei declined 0.88% and Hang seng declined 2.79%.
Euro is now at 1.1843, Pound at 1.3782, Yen at 109.83.
Commodities: Gold is now at USD 1805 and WT1Crude at USD 72.98/Brent at USD 74.10.
Interest rates: USD 10 Yr yield is at 1.31% and 3 m libor closed at 0.135%. Indian 10 yr benchmark yield closed at 6.15%.
Economic news: Global Equities declined steeply on worries over delta variant.
ECB announced to adopt a symmetric 2% inflation target over medium term. Being symmetric meaning “negative and positive deviations of inflation from the target are equally undesirable”. This implies some tolerance for overshoot of mid-level inflation target.
Data highlights: – US Weekly jobless claims dipped to 373k.
Friday’s calendar: – UK industrial and manufacturing production.
Daily Support/Resistance table
MAJOR SUPPORTS/RESISTANCES AND TREND TABLE
Technicals: Spot closed above all major moving averages. 20 day moving average is at 74.11. 50 day moving average is at 73.58.200 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 below its average level of the day.
Intraday supports and resistances for July contract are:
PP: 74.92, S1:74.84, S2:74.72, R1:75.03, R2:75.12
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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