Published on 12/01/2018 9:45:46 AM | Source: Angel Broking Pvt Ltd

GBP appreciated against the US dollar by 0.23 percent - Angel Broking

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Indian rupee

Yesterday rupee depreciated by 0.09 percent despite dollar index weakening by 0.52 percent. Rupee stayed cautious ahead of Key domestic macro-economic data. IIP data for Nov’17 and CPI data for Dec’17 will be released today. However, Indian equity market remained positive during the day with a surge of 0.18 percent in Nifty Index.

The US dollar weakened on account of worries from China likely to stop buying US government bonds. Also, that Donald Trump may end NAFTA trade agreement with its counterparties. Also, US PPI for Dec’17 came in at -0.1 percent against market expectations of 0.2 percent. Unemployment claims was also higher at 261,000 against market expectations of 246,000.

USDINR is expected to appreciate in the coming session


EURUSD appreciated by 0.72 percent while EURINR depreciated by 0.76 percent during the day.

Euro strengthened on account of hawkish comments from ECB members in the minutes from the meeting. They said they will consider reducing or winding up the QE program in 2018 if Euro region’s economy continue to grow strongly. However, there has been no conclusion over the grand coalition in Germany as the three parties were still not able to come on a common ground.

EURINR is expected to move sideways in the coming session

Sterling pound

GBP appreciated against the US dollar by 0.23 percent also GBPINR depreciated by 0.32 percent during the day.

The chancellor and British secretory travelled to Germany to ensure that UK’s financial industry does not get affected after UK leaves EU. Also, UK manufacturing PMI for Dec’17 came in at 56.3 which were below market expectations. However, manufacturing production from UK came in at 0.4% for Dec’17 which was higher than market expectations by 0.1 percent.

GBPINR is expected to depreciate in the coming session

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