G10 Advancers and Decliners vs USD
 JPY0.51width=98
width=15AUD-0.08 
width=23CAD-0.12 
width=38CHF-0.20 
width=40EUR-0.21 
width=42NZD-0.22 
width=67DKK-0.35 
width=67NOK-0.35 
width=85SEK-0.44 
width=120GBP-0.62
Global IndexesCurrent Level% Change
Nikkei 225 Index10,567.65- 0.10
Hang Seng Index21,212.68+ 0.07
Shanghai Index3,069.14+ 0.52
FTSE futures5,590.00+ 0.53
DAX futures5,867.50- 0.08
SMI Futures6,858.00+ 0.08
S&P future1,134.60- 0.21
World MarketsCurrent Level% Change
Gold1,122.06- 0.13
Silver17.16- 0.49
VIX17.79+ 2.12
Crude wti81.50- 0.45
USD Index80.57+ 0.17
Todays CalenderEstimatesPreviousCountry / GMT
CPI, % m/m (y/y)0.2 (1.0)-0.1 (1.0)CHF / 08.15
CPI (% y/y)--0.7CZK / 09.00
Trade balance, £ bn---7.3GBP / 09.30
NFIB small business optimism index--89.3USD / 12.30
Chicago Fed President Evans (FOMC non-voter) speak----USD / 14.30
CPI (% m/m)0.511.09MXN / 16.00
RBA Deputy Governor Lowe speaks in Sydney----AUD / 22.00
Currency Tech

EURUSD
R 2: 1.3800
R 1: 1.3735
CURRENT: 1.3606
S 1: 1.3444
S 2: 1.3425

USDJPY
R 2: 91.40
R 1: 90.55
CURRENT: 89.92
S 1: 89.50
S 2: 88.15

GBPUSD
R 2: 1.5350
R 1: 1.5255
CURRENT: 1.4982
S 1: 1.5000
S 2: 1.4857

AUDUSD
R 2: 0.9280
R 1: 0.9170
CURRENT: 0.9098
S 1: 0.8935
S 2: 0.8790

USDCAD
R 2: 1.0530
R 1: 1.0490
CURRENT: 1.0279
S 1: 1.0200
S 2: 1.0100

Market Brief
• Japan Jan leading index rose 2.4 points, coincident index up 2.5 points.
• UK Feb RICS house price balance jumped to 17 vs. 30 exp lowest since Aug 09, prior Jan reading 31.
• UK Feb BRC like-for-like retail sales 2.2% y/y vs.Jan -0.7%, lowest in survey history, while Feb total sales 4.5%
• Australia Feb NAB business conditions index rose to 8, confidence climbed 19, Jan 3, 15.
• Australia Feb job ads 19.1% m/m, highest in yr, newspaper 13.1%, internet 19.6%.
• According to a UK Times poll Labor-Tories are currently neck-neck in marginal seats
• Wall Street Journal states that Moody's sees UK bank bailout wind-down could trigger UK bank ratings cuts.
• In China, SAFEs Yi Gang states that reserves are appropriately diversified in USD, EUR, JPY and emerging ccys and reiterates yesterdays Wen comment on the CNY exchange rate policy.