Foreign exchange information for North American buying and selling on February eight, 2019:
S&P 500 down 6 factors to 2699WTI crude flat at $52.65US 10-year yields down 2.5 bps to 2.63%CAD leads, AUD lags
Friday’s motion was more-subdued however the Canadian greenback was a mover after yet-another sturdy jobs report. USD/CAD sank to 1.3232 on the headline however there was no follow-through and it rebounded to 1.3298 earlier than consolidating round 1.3265.
EUR/USD traded in a 25 pip vary. The early momentum from Europe was taking it increased regardless of worries about Italy and it touched 1.1350 however because the day worse on it grinded right down to 1.1321 to complete on the lows of the day and week.
USD/JPY as soon as once more wasn’t notably swayed by the chance commerce. It spent the day throughout the ranges of the sooner day with 109.65-109.90 because the vary. After a modest rally on Monday it was just about sideways buying and selling all week.
Cable headlines included the most recent denial of modifications to the divorce deal however that is just about a every day occasion so it wasn’t an element. The pair was at its finest degree of 1.2976 as US merchants had been arriving and dipped right down to 1.2930 within the US afternoon because the US greenback improved.
EUR/CHF fell to a 9-day low on some promoting forward of the London repair that led to a slide to 1.1322 from 1.1360.
The antipodeans continued to consolidate and rebound after hitting lows early in native buying and selling.
Have an excellent weekend!