The Dollar scaled a two-week peak on Thursday

2024-05-30
Summary:

On Thursday, the dollar surged to a two-week high due to strong economic data and weak Treasury auctions, signaling market ripples.

EBC Forex Snapshot, 30 May 2024


The dollar scaled a two-week peak on Thursday as a spate of stronger-than-expected economic data and a run of poorly received auctions rippled through the Treasury market.


Market interventions proves to be limited in its in its ability to reverse the yen's slide so Japanese policymakers are turning their attention to more structural economic factors for a fundamental solution.

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They discussed measures to strengthen Japan's global competitiveness and divert profits earned overseas to boost domestic growth during four meetings since March, according to minutes.

Citibank vs. HSBC Currency Pair Data Comparison

Citi (as of 27 May) HSBC (as of 30 May)

support resistance support resistance
EUR/USD 1.0793 1.0895 1.0741 1.0877
GBP/USD 1.2300 1.2803 1.2537 1.2838
USD/CHF 0.8988 0.9244 0.9026 0.9199
AUD/USD 0.6563 0.6729 0.6555 0.6691
USD/CAD 1.3478 1.3846 1.3620 1.3776
USD/JPY 152.12 157.68 154.86 159.05

The green numbers in the table indicate that the data has increased compared with the previous time; the red numbers indicate that the data has decreased compared with the previous time; and the black numbers indicate that the data has remained unchanged.


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