Forex and Bitcoin news from the European morning trading session 22 Feb 2018



A scrappy session that's seen equities extend losses and bringing with it risk-off sentiment yen and swiss franc demand notable. Bitcoin/cryptos in retreat again.

Here's your p/a summary:

  • USDJPY caps above 107.50 and retreats below 107.20
  • USDCHF fails again above 0.9400 and posts 0.9375
  • GBPUSD caps at 1.3920 but finds support at 1.3880 only to break lower to 1.3855 with GBPJPY selling leaving the way
  • EURUSD steady around 1.2285 caught in the cross play crossfire and with ECB Minutes due at 12.30 GMT
  • AUDUSD finds support at 0.7780 and rallies to 0.7825
  • USDCAD down and up in a 1.2680-1.2700 range
  • Equities opened down and extended losses
  • Oil recovered a little poise
  • Bitcoin falls below $10000 from $10700 area

US weekly claims and Canadian retail sales data next risk at 13.30