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NZ Business Sentiment Bounces From 11-Year Lows
NZD/JPY daily trend structure remains firmly bullish. An elongated bullish hammer respected the 50 and 200-day eMA’s, and the 50 had already crossed above the200 whilst both point higher.
Weekly COT Report: USD Bulls Shed $10 Billion Of Exposure
Net-long exposure to USD fell to $4.3 billion. At -$10.2 billion from the prior week, it’s the least bullish investors have been to the dollar since June 2018.
ASX200 Closes The Week To A Record High
Now just shy of 7,000, bulls finally managed to break the index above the financial crisis highs.
USD/CAD In The Crossfire Of Today's Employment Reports
With both the US and Canada set to release employment figures at 13:30 GMT, USD/CAD warrants a look.
1.2660 Remains Pivotal For GBP/CHF
With a bearish structure on the weekly chart and potential H&S top on the daily, we’re looking for an eventual breakdown.
Market Brief: Volatilty Remains Calm As Tensions Recede
DXY trades just off of yesterday’s highs, after it broke above 97.11 resistance. However, its found resistance at the September trendline (which broke in December) so upside may be limited over the near-term.
S&P 500: The Long & Short Of It
The S&P500 made a fresh all-time high on an intraday basis, yet closed back beneath the 3258.10 high. It’s not quite a bearish hammer, but it does show a hesitancy to break higher for now.
The Kiwi – Low Hanging Fruit?
It's been a turbulent session, but that’s not to say risk cannot pick itself back up from here. If Trump allows.
Market Brief: A Ballistic Start To A U-Turn Ending
Tensions receded once it was confirmed there were no casualties, and key markets performed a U-turn against earlier moves.
Mideast Tensions Retain Their Grip On Sentiment
It was gaps galore at market open as tensions in the Middle East escalated over the weekend.
Weekly COT Report: Sterling Traders Flip To Net-Long
Large speculators reduced net-long exposure to USD by -$3.6 billion and currently stand net-long by $14.5 billion.
It's Gap Galore Around Middle East Tensions
Middle East tensions continued to flare over the weekend, resulting in some impressive gaps to further underscore the risk-off start to 2020.
ASX200: The Long & Short Of It
The energy sector trades the closest to its 52-week high, and we could expect oil stocks to remain supported and perhaps break to new highs following the US attack in the Middle East earlier today.
WTI And Gold Spike On US Missile Attack At Baghdad Airport
With Japan still on holiday and no major economic data scheduled in Asia, it looked like we were on track for another quiet session. President Trump had other plans.
After A Strong December Close, AUD Hesitates Around 70c
Just before Christmas we highlighted two potential patterns developing on AUD/USD. It didn’t take too long to confirm which one had the upper hand.
Trump Announces 'Phase One' Trade Deal To Be Signed Mid-Jan
S&P500 E-mini futures gapped higher on Tuesday and now trade just below their record highs. A small bullish candle on New Year’s Eve respected the 10-day eMA and suggests a swing low could be in at 3213.
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