STATE OF THE MARKETS
Optimism continue but market retreated amid holiday mood. US Equities that rallied, took a breather Wednesday in the middle of Thanksgiving holiday mood coming Thursday. Stocks and bonds markets will be closed Thursday and half day on Friday for the holiday weekend, though the OTC FX markets will remain open. $2b flows into bond options with traders betting yield are going to continue rising as price falling.
Crude continues to climb higher, as high as $46.26, before closing the day for $45.71 when traders bet on put for price to strike $35 in Feb 2021. Gold remains unchanged, trading around $1,800/oz mark for the first time in 18 weeks.
In the FX space, the greenback continues to be bid lower, breaking the 92 mark to test September low around 91.75, though Loonie and Yen are seen to support the reserve currency in the short and medium term accounts. Swiss and Sterling gained traction in the short term, against the commodity Aussie and Loonie as traders revert to safe-haven for the coming holidays.
G8 CURRENCIES SENTIMENTS
** ST refers to Short-Term which is daily turnover, MT is Medium Term which is
weekly and LT refers to Long-Term which is monthly turnover.
WALL ST MOST ACTIVE
|VOLUME||90 DAYS AVG|
** % Change here refer to price vs previous day price
WALL ST TOP FLOWS
|% CHANGE||FUNDS FLOW $|
** % change here refers to volume vs. 20 days average volume.
TOP 5 BLOCK ORDERS
|LO||45.87/35.00||crude oil options/put||1,000||0.4M|
|OZ||/140.00||US bond options/call||10,000||2,000.0M|
OUR PICK – Flat, No New Pick
We have no new pick for the holidays due to thin markets. After all, our long USD/CHF idea is in the making. Look forward to be filled in the 0.9050/20 area. There will be no new analytics for Thursday as US markets is closed, though G8 FX sentiments and market commentary remain as usual. Happy Thanksgiving to traders in the Norfolk Island, Brazil and the US.
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