AUD/USD capped at key 0.76 handle

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7588, up 0.19% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7604 and low at 0.7573. AUD/USD has been testing the upside for a break of the 0.76 handle overnight and in early Asia as the greenback falls out of favour on continued uncertainties around Trump and som ...

A defensive consolidation in risk markets – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ said that overnight, there was a defensive consolidation in risk markets as investors continue to assess first impressions of the new Trump Presidency and want clarification on trade policy, proposed tax cuts and infrastructure spending. Key Quotes: "The interesting observatio ...

GBP/USD popping up to say hello to bear’s offers at 1.2550

Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2533, up 0.23% on the day, having posted a daily high at 1.2547 and low at 1.2501. GBP/USD has popped higher as the dollar continues to unwind on a day where Trump is driving fear into investors with uncertainty around his policies, some of which he ha ...

NZD/USD dominates 0.7200 handle; short-term 61.8% Fib next at 0.7243

From the US pairs, the NZD/USD traded at 0.7231, up +0.92% in the last minutes of NA session, having posted a daily high at 0.7237 and low at 0.7157. The NZD/USD pair finished the day on a high note breaking above 0.7200 round figure. Furthermore, risk-on sentiment served as catalysts t ...

Economic wrap – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered an economic wrap. Key Quotes: "Flash PMI releases tomorrow are likely to have impact on markets as initial barometers of activity in 2017, especially in Europe after firmer than expected data was seen in late 2016. Economic/Event Risks Today AU Weekly Consume ...

Wall Street in the red on Trump policy uncertainties

Wall Street closed lower on Monday on the back of the uncertainty over the policies of President Donald Trump in his second day in office. There was also a number of corporate quarterly results that came out mixed. US dollar index -0.57% on the day, Trump slaps down the greenback At the same time ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.90%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Mining and Food&Beverages sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.90%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.90%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Mining and Food&Beverages sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.90%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.90%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Mining and Food&Beverages sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.90%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.44%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Energy, Healthcare and Consumer Staples sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.44%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Sierra Wireless ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.44%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Energy, Healthcare and Consumer Staples sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.44%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Sierra Wireless ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.44%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Energy, Healthcare and Consumer Staples sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.44%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Sierra Wireless ...

Dollar drops as Trump sends trade jitters out to market

Investing.com - The dollar dropped on Monday on growing concerns that the multilateral trade regime will see sharp changes under President Donald Trump from a proposed border tax to potential other actions on import tariffs. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket o ...

South Korea Consumer Sentiment Index declined to 93 in January from previous 94