Buy USDINR; target of 72.65 - 72.75: ICICI Direct
ICICI Direct, After a few days of appreciation, the rupee witnessed some selling from its monthly highs and closed near 72.42 levels.
March 24, 2021 / 08:39 AM IST
Bank of Maharashtra | The bank had successfully raised capital of Rs 100 crore through private placement of Tier II bonds. The maturity of these bonds will be March 23, 2031. The banks said the bonds will be listed on the wholesale debt market segment of the BSE. The news came in after market hours on March 23. The stock closed 10 percent higher at Rs 20.90 on March 23. It hit a 52-week high of Rs 27.73 on February 19, 2021, and a low of Rs 8.15 on March 26, 2020. The market-cap of the company stands at Rs 13,710.73 crore. In terms of technicals, the current rating by Moneycontrol on the stock is Neutral.
ICICI Direct's currency report on USDINR
After a few days of appreciation, the rupee witnessed some selling from its monthly highs and closed near 72.42 levels. Weakness was seen in most EM currencies • The dollar index on Tuesday rallied to a two-week high ahead of Jerome Powell’s testimony. The index reclaimed 92 levels as weakness in stocks on Tuesday increased the liquidity demand for the dollar.
Currency futures on NSE
Due to a sudden rise in the Dollar index the US$INR pair moved higher as most EM currencies depreciated. However, depreciation could be limited and the rupee is likely to trade in a range due to aggressive Call writing in OTM strikes and weakness in crude oil prices • The dollar-rupee March contract on the NSE was at Rs 72.54 in the last session. The open interest increased by almost 0.8% for the March series.
|US$INR Mar futures contract (NSE)||View: Bullish on US$INR|
|Buy US$INR in the range of 72.48-72.50||Market Lot: US$1000|
|Target: 72.65/ 72.75||Stop Loss: 72.35|
|Support: 72.30/72.20||Resistance: 72.60/72.90|