Germany Jan Industrial Production s.a. w.d.a. (YoY): -1.3%; 0% (MoM)
Mar 8, 2013
Forex Flash: USD/JPY set to challenge the March 2008 spike low at 95.77 - Commerzbank
After seeing the USD/JPY taking out 94.77, Commerzbank analysts see the USD/JPY set to challenge both the March 2008 spike low at 95.77 and the TD resistance at 95.62. “These will need to be cleared to confirm another leg higher is underway to 99.70 (50% retracement of the 2007 to 2011 drop) and then 101.40/67 (the 2000 and 2005 lows)”, wrote analyst Karen Jones, expecting the time zone gap to 95.10 of this morning to be filled ahead of further gains (gap between where market went overnight and where London left it).
Forex: USD/CHF trading near opening levels at 0.9226/30
The USD/CHF has fallen in recent minutes, moving into the threshold at negative territory as German data is digested by market participants Friday. While the marquee event of the day, i.e. payroll data is surely holding back some traders, the pair has managed to move during European trading and has settled at 0.9426/28.