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  • In the equity space, S&P E-minis are pulling away from yesterday's high print of 4179.50. Futures are approaching the 50-day EMA at 4072.74 which represents an important support area. Last week's low of 4029.25 however marks the key short-term support.
  • In the FX space, EURUSD traded higher earlier today and probed key resistance at 1.2243, Feb 25 high. An extension higher would open 1.2285, Jan 8 high. GBPUSD remains bullish following last week's gains. Attention is on 1.4237, Feb 24 high and this year's high. USDJPY support has been defined at 108.34, May 7 low. A bullish theme remains intact while it holds and attention is on 109.79, May 13 high. A break of support would highlight a trendline break drawn off the Jan 6 low and risk a deeper pullback.
  • On the commodity front, Gold remains bullish. The focus is on $1875.7, Jan 29 high. Oil is off recent highs. Brent (N1) focus is on the psychological $70.00 level that was probed yesterday. A clear break would open and $71.75, Jan 8 2020 high (cont). Key short-term support is $66.48, May 13 low. WTI bulls are eyeing the key resistance at $67.29, Mar 8 high despite the recent pullback. Key near-term support is at $63.09, May 3 low
  • In the FI space, Bunds (M1) have traded lower this morning and cleared support at 168.59, May 13 low. This confirms a resumption of the underlying downtrend and opens 168.09, 0.764 projection of the Jan 27 - Feb 25 - Mar 25 price swing. Near-term risk in Gilts (M1) is still skewed to the downside. The key support and bear trigger is 126.79, Mar 18 low. {IT} BTPs (M1) remain in a clear downtrend. The focus is on 144.16, 1.236 projection of the Feb 12 - 26 - Mar 11 price swing.
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