Forex news for Asia trading Tuesday 22 December 2015

Tight ranges again today nearly across the board but for AUD, NZD, CAD, which attracted some bids. AUD/USD popped through 0.7200 and had a quick run to around 0.7225 and thereabouts. it backed off a few points with sellers around here and is just under 20 as i update. NZD/USD had a steadier upmove, gaining 60+ points from its session lows to again be a solid performer.

EUR, CHF, yen, GBP had tighter ranges though and not much different on these crosses.

Gold is more or less unchanged.

Regional equities as I update:

  • Nikkei -0.16%
  • Shanghai +0.10%
  • HK +0.08%
  • ASX +0.15%