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FX Strength -2015 & Weekly Market Snapshot: Forex, Equities, Commodities

Posted by Akhilesh Ganti on Jan 2, 2016 8:52:00 PM

January 02, 2016 - (Weekly) FX Strength, Pivot points, Support, Resistance & Fibonacci retracement levels for Currency pairs, Dollar Index, Global Stock Indices & Commodities offered by WorldWideMarkets and a Chart of Interest. {updated end of week}

  • 2015 Currency Performance (Strongest to Weakest)FX_strength_2015.png
  • Best & Worst Performers - Weekly
Market Best Performer Worst Performer Comments
Forex USDCHF CHFJPY US Dollar ended the last week of 2015 on a buoyant note aided by diverging monetary policy between the US and the rest of the industrialized world. Japanese Yen rose as illiquid conditions and a sell off in equity markets gave risk aversion a boost.
Equity Australia  China Australia was the weeks' best performing global equity index while China was the laggard, an all too frequent outcome in 2015
Commodity Natural Gas  Silver Natural gas prices rose on forecasts of colder weather.
  • Pivot Points & Fibonacci Retracement Levels - Weekly
    A technical analysis indicator used to try and determine the short-term trend of the market. The pivot point is the average of the high, low and closing prices from the previous trading period. If the market on the following period trades above the pivot point it is thought to be exhibiting bullish sentiment, whereas trading below the pivot point is seen as bearish. The Fibonacci retracement is the potential reversal of a financial instrument's original move in price.(click to enlarge)FOREX_010216_w.png
  • Chart of Interest - Dollar Index - Weekly(click to enlarge)Chart_DXY_010216_w.png
  • Global Stock Indices, Commodities & USD -vs- Majors - Weekly(click to enlarge)DOLLAR_010216_w.png

Topics: Pivot Points, Asian session, Weekly


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