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South African Rand Mar '20 (T6H20)

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South African Rand Futures Market News and Commentary

Dollar Climbs on Continued Dollar Liquidity Concerns

The dollar index (DXY00) on Monday rose +0.684 (+0.70%). Jun euro-fx futures (E6M0) closed down -0.0093 (-0.84%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) fell -0.0098 (-0.88%). Jun yen futures (J6M0) closed down -0.23 (-0.24%), and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) fell -0.03 (-0.03%).

The dollar index on Monday pushed higher on continued dollar liquidity demand due to expectations the U.S. economy will be locked down longer than earlier expected and due to the spreading lockdowns worldwide. President Trump on Sunday said Americans will need to practice "social distancing" until at least April 30.

The dollar index on Monday also pushed higher on weakness in EUR/USD, which fell on European economic concerns. Also, the Chinese yuan fell against the dollar after the PBOC cut interest rates.

A -6% plunge in crude oil on Monday weakened the crude-export currencies of Canada, Mexico, and Russia, and was supportive for the dollar. By contrast, the dollar was undercut by weaker interest rate differentia... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
South African Rand
Contract Size
ZAR 500,000
Tick Size
0.000025 points ($12.50 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (Settles 2:00p.m.) CST
Exchange
CME
Point Value
$500,000
Margin/Maintenance
$1,980/1,800
First Notice Date
03/16/20
Expiration Date
03/16/20 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

South African Rand Mar '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Mar Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Mar 24, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
7,001 (+1,365)
5,345 (+52)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
2,088 (-2,474)
3,624 (+215)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
2,650 (+2,529)
0 (unch)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
0 (unch)
3,391 (-112)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
6,353 (-3,724)
5,313 (+114)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
0 (unch)
179 (+179)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
0.058775 +2.31%
on 03/09/20
0.067075 -10.35%
on 02/18/20
-0.006595 (-9.88%)
since 02/14/20
3-Month
0.058775 +2.31%
on 03/09/20
0.071100 -15.43%
on 01/02/20
-0.008745 (-12.70%)
since 12/16/19
52-Week
0.058775 +2.31%
on 03/09/20
0.071100 -15.43%
on 01/02/20
-0.006270 (-9.44%)
since 03/15/19

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Sell with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 0.062710
1st Resistance Point 0.061420
Last Price 0.060130s
1st Support Level 0.059320
2nd Support Level 0.058510

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52-Week High 0.071100
Fibonacci 61.8% 0.066392
Fibonacci 50% 0.064938
Fibonacci 38.2% 0.063483
Last Price 0.060130s
52-Week Low 0.058775

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