Forex Weekly Outlook – The US Dollar Continues Pullback with Risk-On Flows

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    Forex Weekly Analysis and Outlook – US Dollar, Euro, Japanese Yen, British Pound, Swiss Franc, Canadian Dollar, Australian Dollar, New Zealand Dollar,
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    Chinese yuan on Monday at one-week highs on easing of lockdown restrictions

    USD/CNY trades down to 6.64 levels, lowest since 23 May on the day, hovering around 6.64 levels currently.

    The strengthening in the yuan comes as China is scaling back on lockdown measures in Shanghai and Beijing, with the former also introducing measures to bolster the local economy:


    Over the weekend China’s largest city Shanghai revealed a 50-item plan to help revive the city’s economy

    Local officials in unveiled the 50-point plan.

    Includes measures such as:

    Delaying collection of social insurance fees for food service, retail, tourism, civil aviation, land, water and rail transportation businesses
    Delaying tax filing deadline for qualified individuals and companies
    6-month rent reduction for small businesses that rent from state-owned properties
    30% subsidy for private-owned properties that reduce rent for tenants. /3
    Property and land tax waivers for Q2,3 for qualified businesses
    600/head subsidy for hardest-hit businesses that didn’t lay off workers
    2000/head subsidy for companies that employ graduating students in 2022 or those who’ve been unemployed for 3 months or longer


    The USD is the strongest and the NZD is the weakest Monday morning after the 3-day Memorial Day holiday.

    It is month end today, which can influence flows.

    US stocks are lower.
    Oil is higher as the EU agrees to Russia oil embargo from the end of the year (with caveats). Crude oil traded to $119.40 today.
    US yields are higher across the board.
    The EU flash inflation reached 8.1%, a 23 year record.


    AUD and CAD strong against the USD this AM with
    commodities after yesterday’s bounce

    AUDUSD up 44 pips to 0.7220 highest since May 4.
    USDCAD likes to rebound in oil above $117
    & Covering ahead of Bank of Canada at 10 am ET.

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