USDJPY 108.027 | EURUSD 1.11511 | AUDUSD 0.68944 | NZDUSD 0.64066 | USDCAD 1.31628 | USDCHF 0.98651 | GBPUSD 1.29405 |
LMAX highs and Lows 06.00 GMT
Highs | Lows
EURUSD 1.11663 | 1.11489
USDJPY 108.057 | 107.898
GBPUSD 1.29664 | 1.29254
USDCHF 0.98685 | 0.98593
AUDUSD 0.69103 | 0.68843
USDCAD 1.31725 | 1.31493
NZDUSD 0.64426 | 0.64078
EURCHF 1.10119 | 1.10008
EURGBP 0.86276 | 0.86097
EURJPY 120.642 | 120.37
- GBP: Unable to push the highs from yesterday through the session the market drifted a little from the opening testing to the lows around the 1.2930 area before moving into the Tokyo session to teste through the 1.2950 level in early trading and then testing lightly through to the 1.2960 areas and holding in a tight range through to the grey hours, Topside congestion likely to continue with stronger offers through to the 1.3000 area and likely stops on a move through opening the chance of minor gains through to the 1.3050 area before running into stronger congestion and likely slowing the market until 1.3100 is broken with possibility of strong offers around the area. Downside bids likely to be weak through the 1.2900 level with weak stops likely on a move through the level however, any dip is likely to see minor congestion around the 1.2850 level before the market stiffens and becomes more supportive on any move through to the 1.2800 area with possible stops on a move through the 1.2780 areas.
- JPY: Another quiet session for the USDJPY with the market opening just above the 108.00 level before ranging around the level through to the grey hours with the market unable to sustain any push above the 108.05 level and limited to the 107.90 downside, Topside offers remain into the 109.00 level with limited resistance to a slight move through the level with increased offers likely to appear in the 109.20-40 areas before weak stops appear and opens the market to increasing congestion on any push through the 109.50 levels and increasing further on any push to the 110.00 level. Downside bids light back through the 108.00 areas with weak stops likely on a dip through the 107.80 area and congestion likely through the 107.50 level and continuing into growing bids in the 107.00 areas.
- AUD: Dipping from the opening around the 0.6895 area and testing through into the high 0.6880’s before moving into the Tokyo session saw selling of AUDJPY cross in early trading and testing to the 0.6885 level to make the lows before reversing and going onto a limited buy spree through to the 0.6910 level before slowing and holding quietly just above the 69 cents level to the grey hours, Downside bids light through the 68 cents level with weak stops likely on a dip through the 0.6780 level and opening the market to a limited move initially but renewing the downside potential through to the 0.6680-0.6700 level with weak stops likely on a dip through the 0.6670 level with congestive bids then likely to be patchy but centred around the sentimental 50/00 areas, Topside stronger offers likely through to the 0.6950 areas with limited resistance behind the 0.6960 level but increasing on any move towards the 70 cents level through to 0.7020 and stronger stops a possibility opening up further gains for the long term.
- EUR: A slight rise from the opening pushing through to the Tokyo session testing the high 1.1150’s from the opening around 1.1150, the move into the Tokyo session saw a minor dip to make the lows just through the opening level before pushing steadily through into the 1.1115 level on slow trading only to hold in a tight range through to the grey hours, Topside offers increasing on a push through to the 1.1170 area and into the 1.1200 area with congestion likely through the level to cancel out any weak stops and opening up a further steady climb into the 1.1240 areas, Downside bids light through to the 1.1080 level where weak stops are likely to appear however, once cleared 1.1060 level sees minor congestion through to 1.1040 before the market starts to become more supportive on any dips towards the 1.1000 levels.
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Actual – A | Consensus – C | Previous – P | Revised R | all timings GMT/UTC
AUD AiG Performance of Manufacturing Index (OCT) A 51.6 | P 54.7
JPY Jobless Rate (SEP) A 2.4% | C 2.2% | P 2.2%
CNY Caixin China PMI Manufacturing (OCT) A 51.7 | C 51 | P 51.4
0730 CHF CPI Core YoY (OCT) C 0.4% | P 0.4%
0730 CHF CPI EU Harmonized YoY (OCT) C 0.1% | P 0.1%
0730 CHF CPI YoY (OCT) C 0.0% | P 0.1%
0730 CHF Retail Sales Real YoY (SEP) P -1.4%
0830 CHF PMI Manufacturing (OCT) C 45.3 | P 44.6
0930 GBP Markit UK PMI Manufacturing s.a. (OCT) C 48.3 | P 48.3
1230 USD Change in Non-Farm-Payrolls (OCT) C 88k | P 136k
1230 USD Unemployment Rate (OCT) 3.6% | P 3.5%
1230 USD Average Hourly Earnings YoY (OCT) C 3.0% | P 2.90%
1230 USD Average Weekly Hours All Employees (OCT) C 34.4 | P 34.4
1230 USD Change in Payrolls (OCT) C 85.k | P 114k
1330 CAD RBC Canadian Manufacturing PMI (OCT) P 51
1400 USD ISM Employment (OCT) P 46.3
1400 USD ISM Manufacturing (OCT) C 49.0 | P 47.8
1400 USD ISM Prices Paid (OCT) C 50 | P 49.7
1530 MXN Markit Mexico PMI Manufacturing (OCT) P 49.1
1700 USD Baker Hughes US Rig Count (NOV 1) P 830
- GBP: A steady rise through the first half of the day pushing from the 1.2900 level and limited through into the Tokyo session before starting the rally pushing through steadily to the 1.2935 level doing plenty of volume before drifting through to the grey hour before buyers reappeared and the push to the 1.2950 level, the run to NYK saw the market testing through to the 1.2975 area before running out of steam and the market drifting off back through the 1.2950 level and holding around the 1.2935 areas through to the close.
- JPY: A slow drift through the Asian session with a tight range for the most part, falling from the opening 108.85 areas the market tested lower in early Tokyo to the 108.65 level and then held through to the London session, with some early selling sending the market through to the 108.30 level and then continuing its slow drift through to the NYK session holding the 10810 level then eventually moving through to the 108.00 level with the market running around the level in a long drawn out move to the close.
AUD: Slow push from the opening holding around the 69 cents level before starting a steady rise through to the 0.6930 level before ranging around the 0.6920 areas to the London session, early selling in London saw the market quickly back to the opening levels and then ranging around the 69 cents areas through into the NYK session and while there was some early buying it was limited and the market gravitated to the 0.6885 area lows holding through to late in the session before seeing some light buying to push the market to the 0.6895 area for the close.
- EUR: Range bound for the most part rising from the opening level to push slowly through to the 1.1170 level from 1.1150 before holding in a tight range through to the London testing to the 1.1175 area a couple of times before starting a slow drift through to make the lows just above the 1.1130 level before holding through to the close around the opening levels.
Yesterday’s Premiership results
NZD Building Permits MoM (SEP) A 7.2% | P 0.8% | R 0.9%
JPY Industrial Production YoY (SEP P) A 1.1% | C -0.1% | P -4.7%
NZD ANZ Activity outlook (OCT) A 3.5 | P -1.8
GBP GfK Consumer Confidence (OCT) A -14 | C -13 | P -12
AUD Building Approvals YoY (SEP) A -19.0% | C -25.7% | P -21.5%
AUD Private Sector Credit YoY (SEP) A 2.7% | C 2.7% | P 2.9%
CNY Manufacturing PMI (OCT) A 49.3 | C 49.8 | P 49.8
CNY Composite PMI (OCT) A 52 | P 53.1
CNY Non-manufacturing PMI (OCT) A 52.8 | C 53.7 | P 53.7
JPY BoJ 10yr Yield Target (OCT 31) A 0.00% | C 0.00% | P 0.00%
JPY BoJ Rate Decision (OCT 31) A -0.10% | C -0.10% | P -0.10%
JPY BoJ CPI Current Forecast +1 (4Q) A 1.1% | P 1.3%
JPY BoJ CPI Current Forecast +2 (4Q) A 1.5% | P 1.6%
JPY Construction Orders YoY (SEP) A -6.8% | P -25.9%
JPY Consumer Confidence Index (OCT) A 36.2 | C 35.2 | P 35.6
JPY Housing Starts YoY (SEP) A -4.9% | C -6.7% | P -7.1%
EUR German Retail Sales YoY (SEP) A 3.4% | C 3.4% | P 3.2% | R 3.1%
EUR Eurozone Consumer price Index Core YoY (OCT P) A 1.1% | C 1.0% | P 1.0%
EUR Eurozone Consumer Price Index Estimate YoY (OCT) A 0.7% | C 0.7% | 0.9% | R 0.8%
EUR Eurozone GDP s.a. YoY (3Q A) A 1.1% | C 1.1% | P 1.2%
EUR Eurozone GDP s.a. QoQ (3Q A) A 0.2% | C 0.1% | P 0.2%
EUR Eurozone Unemployment Rate (SEP) A 7.5% | C 7.4% | P 7.4%
EUR Italian GDP Product w.d.a. YoY (3Q P) A 0.3% | C 0.2% | P -0.1%
CAD GDP YoY (AUG) A 1.3% | C 1.4% | P 1.3%
CAD GDP MoM YoY A 0.1% | C 0.2% | P 0.00%
USD PCE Core YoY (SEP) A 1.7% | C 1.7% | P 1.8%
USD Continuing Claims (OCT 19) A 1690k | C 1679k | P 1682k | R 1683k
USD Employment Cost Index (3Q) A 07% | C 0.7% | P 0.6%
USD Initial Jobless claims (OCT 26) A 218k | C 215k | P 212k | R 213k
USD PCE Core MoM (SEP) A 0.0% | C 0.1% | P 0.1%
USD Personal Income (SEP) A 0.3% | C 0.3% | P 0.4% | R 0.5%
USD Personal Spending (SEP) A 0.2% | C 0.2% | P 0.1% | R 0.2%
USD Real Personal Spending (SEP) A 0.2% | C 0.2% | P 0.1%
USD Chicago Purchasing Manager (OCT 25) A 43.2 | C 48.0 | P 47.1
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