Rush to safe havens as Ukraine says Russia is invading

Rush to safe havens CHF and JPY as Ukraine President Poroshenko says Russian military invasion has started in Ukraine Poroshenko calls for urgent meeting of country’s security an …
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Option Expiries – August 28th

Option expiries for today’s NY cut (10:00 NYC, 15:00 London): EUR/JPY: 136.75 (200M). USD/JPY: 103.50 (570M), 104.00 (300M) EUR/USD: 1.3200 (250M), 1.3250-55 (290M) AUD/USD: 0.92 …
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Session Data for Thursday Aug 28th (GMT-5:00 ET)

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European Open Briefing

Asia Brief: Australian Private Capex 1.1 % vs -0.3 % expected. Australian HIA New Home Sales -5.7 % vs +1.2 % previous. Global Markets: Nikkei down 0.60 %, Shanghai Comp and Hang …
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USD: Retracement or reversal- latter I think

The USD bears will need a bit more evidence before getting overly excited but the recent price action in AUD/USD, NZD/USD and USD/CAD certainly suggests that the greenback will str …
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Euro bounces as ECB source says action next week unlikely

According to Reuters, an ECB source said that it is unlikely the ECB will take any action next week without a further decline in inflation. EUR/USD has jumped 25 pips on the headli …
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Goldman Sachs Spot Desk Strategies

From Goldman Sachs’ Spot Desk via our FXWW chatroom: EUR: We have used the opportunity to fade the move higher, lowering our stop in our cash position above down to 1.3260 level. …
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Option Expiries August 27th – Huge USD/CAD expiries

Option expiries for today’s NY cut (10:00 NYC, 15:00 London): USD/CAD: 1.1000 (1.62BLN), 1.1025 (980MLN) AUD/USD: 0.9220 (150M), 0.9250 (200M), 0.9275 (100M),0.9305 (111M) NZD/US …
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FXWW Chatroom updates today

Felt like some month-end flows started this morning – general selling of Usd for rebalancing. Japanese banks bought UsdJpy supposedly for the importers but thick offers above 104 …
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USD/JPY Flows Update

According to a HK source, Japanese banks were buyers for importers overnight, but offers above 104.15 are thick Stops through 104.25, but no threat at the moment Option barriers at …
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