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Sell US$INR August Fut; target of 67.00 - 66.80: ICICIdirect has expect the US dollar to find buying support on decline against the rupee. Utilise declines in the US$/INR August contract to sell target of 67.00 - 66.80.'s report on currency


Debt market  

• Government bonds recovered losses  to end little changed, as investors  stepped up purchases after the previous day slump while awaiting clarity  on the monetary policy stance under  the central bank’s next governor  • The benchmark 7.59% bond maturing in 2026 ended at | 102.90 against  the previous close of | 102.92  • The benchmark 7.59% 2026 bond yield remained unchanged at 7.16%.

Forex (US$/INR)  

• The rupee rose for the first time in four sessions against the dollar, as the  dollar weakened on caution ahead of US data later evening  • The dollar index against six major  currencies ended little changed at  94.54 as strength in major currencies ahead of the meeting of central  bankers in Jackson Hole led to profit booking in the US dollar.

US$/INR derivatives strategy: Sell August Contract  

• In the currency futures market, the most traded dollar-rupee August  contract on the NSE ended at 67.12.  The August contract open interest  fell 5.13% from the previous day  • September contract open interest was up 5.14% from the previous day  • We expect the US dollar to meet supply pressure on rallies. Utilise  upsides in dollar to initiate short strategy.

Intra-day strategy

US$INR August futures contract (NSE)View: Bullish on US$INR
S ell US$INR in the range of 67.30-67.40Market Lot: US$1000
Target: 67.00 - 66.80Stop Loss: 67.50
S 1/ S2: 67/66.80R 1/R 2:67.35/67.50

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First Published on Aug 24, 2016 09:51 am
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