The yen barely moved in Asian trading on Monday

2024-04-22
Summary:

The yen stayed steady in Asian trading on Monday, while the US dollar held near five-month highs after last week's policy and geopolitical changes.

EBC Forex Snapshot, 22 Apr 2024


The yen barely moved in Asian trading on Monday and the US dollar was perched just off five-month highs after last week's hectic policy and geopolitical developments.


The yen was close to the 155-level that may trigger possible intervention by Japanese authorities. Trader positions betting it will weaken have become stretched, reaching record levels, data from CFTC showed.

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After the sharp decline in the yen and the won, the US, Japan and South Korea said in a trilateral statement released last week that they will continue to consult closely on FX market developments.

Citibank vs. HSBC Currency Pair Data Comparison

Citi (as of 15 Apr) HSBC (as of 22 Apr)

support resistance support resistance
EUR/USD 1.0517 1.0865 1.0540 1.0826
GBP/USD 1.2337 1.2709 1.2253 1.2599
USD/CHF 0.8999 0.9148 0.9014 0.9169
AUD/USD 0.6443 0.6668 0.6303 0.6587
USD/CAD 1.3478 1.3855 1.3537 1.3908
USD/JPY 150.88 153.39 152.03 156.01

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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