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South African Rand Dec '19 (T6Z19)

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South African Rand Futures Market News and Commentary

Dollar Slips on Trade Jitters and Strength in GBP/USD

The dollar index (DXY00) on Monday fell by -0.157 (-0.16%). Dec euro-fx futures (E6Z9) closed up +0.0010 (+0.09%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) rose by +0.0016 (+0.15%). Dec yen futures (J6Z9) closed up by +0.0010 (+0.11%), and USD/JPY (^USDJPY) fell by -0.24 (-0.22%).

The dollar index moved lower Monday as weak stocks boosted the safe-haven demand for the yen while GBP/USD moved higher after the leader of the Brexit Party said he wanted to prevent a second Brexit referendum and would not contest seats held by the ruling Conservative Party in the Dec 12 UK general election. In addition, trade jitters were dovish for Fed policy and negative for the dollar.

Stocks retreated Monday on waning optimism about a US/China trade deal President Trump on Saturday said reports about how much the U.S. was ready to roll back tariffs on China were "incorrect."

GBP/USD rose +0.60% Monday to a 4-session high after Nigel Farage, leader of the Brexit Party, said on Monday that he won't c... 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
$1,815/1,650
First Notice Date
12/16/19 (34 days)
Expiration Date
12/16/19 (34 days)

Seasonal Chart

South African Rand Dec '19
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 5, 2019

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Commercials - Long / Short
1,143 (-34)
6,869 (+1,030)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
11,443 (+2,880)
4,488 (+1,679)
Dealers / Intermediary - Long / Short
972 (+21)
1,500 (unch)
Asset / Manager - Long / Short
11,443 (+3,713)
2,289 (-92)
Leveraged Funds - Long / Short
152 (-788)
7,220 (+2,725)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
0 (-100)
329 (+76)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
0.065500 +2.44%
on 10/31/19
0.068450 -1.97%
on 10/28/19
-0.000225 (-0.33%)
since 10/11/19
3-Month
0.063600 +5.50%
on 08/19/19
0.068450 -1.97%
on 10/28/19
+0.002850 (+4.44%)
since 08/12/19
52-Week
0.063600 +5.50%
on 08/19/19
0.072475 -7.42%
on 01/31/19
+0.001200 (+1.82%)
since 11/12/18

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The Global Economy is Stabilizing

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Dollar Rises to a 3-Week High on Hawkish Fed Comments

The dollar index (DXY00) on Friday moved up by +0.221 (+0.23%). Dec euro-fx futures (E6Z9) closed down -0.0024 (-0.22%), and EUR/USD (^EURUSD) fell by -0.0028 (-0.25%). Dec yen futures (J6Z9) closed up...

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 8% Buy with a Weakening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Minimum.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 0.067892
1st Resistance Point 0.067383
Last Price 0.067125
1st Support Level 0.066458
2nd Support Level 0.066042

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52-Week High 0.072475
Fibonacci 61.8% 0.069085
Fibonacci 50% 0.068038
Last Price 0.067125
Fibonacci 38.2% 0.066990
52-Week Low 0.063600

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