CFTC Commitment of Traders Report: dollar bulls took a breather – Rabobank

Analysts at Rabobank offered the IMM Net Speculators’ Positioning as at 27 December 2016.   Key Quotes: "Net JPY shorts have continued to ascend on the back of the carry trade, reaching levels last seen in August 2015. In addition to expectations of higher US interest rates ...

South Korea Current Account Balance: 7.14B (November) vs 6.01B

NZD/USD: stabilized at 0.6920 after volatility in US

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.6918, up 0.02% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.6923 and low at 0.6906. NZD/USD is in a neutral position trading within a 0.6860-0.6980 range post a volatile day across the board with oil all over the board, the dollar breaking 14-year highs wit ...

Gold price settles higher on Tuesday

Investing.com - The price of gold settled higher on Tuesday despite the strong dollar. The precious metal settled at $1159.40, an increase of $7.70, or nearly 1%. The price of silver also increased to $16.35, an increase of 2.26%. Platinum and palladium increased in price too on Tuesday, as coppe ...

Economic wrap: Q4 looking better on US ISM – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered an economic wrap. Key Quotes: "US construction spending rose 0.9% in Nov (0.5% expected), with upward revisions in non-residential and public construction. Following this update, the Atlanta Fed upgraded its model prediction for Q4 GDP from 2.5% to 2.9%. IS ...

Wall Street in the green, dollar ripped, oil dumped

Wall Street closed in the green but have some way to go before reaching the all time highs. Market wrap: dollar makes fresh decade highs - Westpac  The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up by 119.16 points, or 0.6%, to close at 19,881.76. The S&P 500 index closed higher by 19.00 points, o ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 1.88%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the S&P Lima Juniors, Banking&Financials and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 1.88% to hit a new 52-week high. The best performers of the session on the ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 3.73%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Real Estate, Financials and Basic Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 3.73% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Cyrela ...

Colombia stocks higher at close of trade; COLCAP up 0.41%

Investing.com – Colombia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Financials, Industrials and Investment sectors led shares higher. At the close in Colombia, the COLCAP gained 0.41%. The best performers of the session on the COLCAP were Avianca Holdings Pf (CN:AVT_p), which ...

Market wrap: dollar makes fresh decade highs – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: The US dollar made a fresh decade high after some solid economic data, but later reversed course amid thin trading conditions. Interest rates: US 10yr treasury yields initially rose from 2.43% to 2.52%, late ...

DXY making new 14 year highs, up 0.31% after pull back from 103.82

The US dollar has been under demand on the back of full markets backing the bid as they return from holidays. Investors are expecting a strong case for the bid this year under Trump's administration while the Fed expect to battle with higher inflation and have pledge to hike rates over th ...

United States 52-Week Bill auction climbed from previous 0.83% to 0.87%

United States 4-Week Bill Auction: 0.475% vs previous 0.485%