November 01, 2023 22:47 GMT
Antipodeans Firm In Early Trade
The Antipodeans are leading the bid in the G-10 space as Asia digests yesterday's FOMC rate decision. A reminder that the Fed held rates steady and Chairman Powell noted they have come "very far" with the rate hiking cycle.
- Kiwi is the strongest performer in the G-10 space at the margins. NZD/USD is up ~0.3% last printing at $0.5860/65. Bulls immediate focus is on the 20-Day EMA ($0.5870) and the high from 10 Oct ($0.6049).
- AUD/USD is up ~0.3% also, firming above the $0.64 handle this morning. The pair sits on the 50-Day EMA ($0.6404), the next target for bulls is $0.6445 high from Oct 11.
- Elsewhere in G-10 JPY and GBP are both ~0.1% firmer. BBDXY is down ~0.1%.
- Cross asset wise e-minis are marginally firmer however ranges remain narrow. US Tsys futures are little changed from yesterday's closing levels.