US Dollar    : The Indian rupee hit a three-week high on Wednesday,buoyed by the sharemarket's 2.5 percent rise and the dollar's fall to 15-month lows against a basket of currencies.The dollar is under pressure Wednesday after comments late Tuesday from a top U.S. Federal Reserve official indicated the Fed wouldn't stop the dollar's decline unless it becomes disorderly. Momentum in rupee is sideways between 46.20 to 47.15 level. 

Euro           : The Euro (EUR) stayed in the upper range but a short foray into the 1.5040-50 region was quickly repelled with talk of heavy profit taking and central bank selling capping gains. With year highs close by the market is remaining quite long although should 1.5000 continue to contain they may get impatient. Support is located at 1.4950. Overall the EUR/USD traded with a low of 1.4952 and a high of 1.5050 before closing at 1.4980. looking ahead, September Industrial Production is forecast at 0.4% vs. 0.9% previously.

Sterling      : The Sterling (GBP) was under heavy selling pressure as BoE Governor King was once again extremely dovish and left the door open for further expansion of the Asset Purchases program. Also hurting the GBP was his reiteration that a weak Pound would help the UK to an export led recovery. October Claimant Count forecast at 20k was better than expectations at 12.9k. Overall the GBP/USD traded with a low of 1.6534 and a high of 1.6801 before closing the day at 1.6560 in the New York session. 

Yen             : The Japanese Yen (JPY) found strength in Asia after September Machine orders rose over 10% in a sign the worst of the financial crisis was over for the worlds second largest economy. USD/JPY slipped to 89.30 by early Europe before rallying hard with the crosses to test the key 90 Yen. Overall the USDJPY traded with a low of 89.27 and a high of 90.06 before closing the day around 89.85 in the New York session. Looking ahead, CGPI forecast at -0.1% in October.

AUD            : The Australian Dollar (AUD) hit year high above 0.9330 as US stocks traded at fresh year highs and the commodity currency tracked gold upwards. November Consumer Confidence was -2.5% as interest rate rises dampened the consumer mood. Overall the AUD/USD traded with a low of 0.9270 and a high of 0.9346 before closing the US session at 0.9290. Looking ahead, October Employment is forecast at -10k vs. 40k previously. The Unemployment Rate is forecast at 5.8% vs. 5.7% previously.

Euro           : The Euro (EUR) stayed in the upper range but a short foray into the 1.5040-50 region was quickly repelled with talk of heavy profit taking and central bank selling capping gains. With year highs close by the market is remaining quite long although should 1.5000 continue to contain they may get impatient. Support is located at 1.4950. Overall the EUR/USD traded with a low of 1.4952 and a high of 1.5050 before closing at 1.4980. looking ahead, September Industrial Production is forecast at 0.4% vs. 0.9% previously.

Sterling      : The Sterling (GBP) was under heavy selling pressure as BoE Governor King was once again extremely dovish and left the door open for further expansion of the Asset Purchases program. Also hurting the GBP was his reiteration that a weak Pound would help the UK to an export led recovery. October Claimant Count forecast at 20k was better than expectations at 12.9k. Overall the GBP/USD traded with a low of 1.6534 and a high of 1.6801 before closing the day at 1.6560 in the New York session. 

Yen             : The Japanese Yen (JPY) found strength in Asia after September Machine orders rose over 10% in a sign the worst of the financial crisis was over for the worlds second largest economy. USD/JPY slipped to 89.30 by early Europe before rallying hard with the crosses to test the key 90 Yen. Overall the USDJPY traded with a low of 89.27 and a high of 90.06 before closing the day around 89.85 in the New York session. Looking ahead, CGPI forecast at -0.1% in October.

AUD            : The Australian Dollar (AUD) hit year high above 0.9330 as US stocks traded at fresh year highs and the commodity currency tracked gold upwards. November Consumer Confidence was -2.5% as interest rate rises dampened the consumer mood. Overall the AUD/USD traded with a low of 0.9270 and a high of 0.9346 before closing the US session at 0.9290. Looking ahead, October Employment is forecast at -10k vs. 40k previously. The Unemployment Rate is forecast at 5.8% vs. 5.7% previously.

Oil & Gold   : Oil & Gold (XAU) continued the upwards trend for fresh year highs. Overall trading with a low of USD$1105 and high of USD$1119 before ending the New York session at USD$1117 an ounce. Ended higher but was rejected from the key $80 a barrel level. Crude Oil was down +0.23 ending the New York session at $79.30.