Japan Exports (YoY) above forecasts (1.2%) in December: Actual (5.4%)

Japan Adjusted Merchandise Trade Balance declined to ¥356.7B in December from previous ¥536.1B

Japan Merchandise Trade Balance Total registered at ¥641.4B above expectations (¥270B) in December

Japan Imports (YoY) came in at -2.6%, below expectations (-0.8%) in December

Japan’s trade balance 0.36T vs. 0.22T forecast

Japan’ trade balance fell less-than-expected last month, official data showed on Tuesday. In a report, the Ministry of Finance said that the country’s trade balance fell to a seasonally adjusted 0.36T, from 0.54T in the preceding month. Analysts had expected the trade balance to fall to 0.22T last ...

Australia Westpac Leading Index (MoM) up to 0.4% in December from previous 0%

Don’t be too bearish on the dollar – ANZ

Analysts at Westpac explained that the USD continues to be left in the doldrums as markets look for fresh direction from the new US President.  Key Quotes: "Traction post- inauguration has been poor (and saw the NZD soar to close to 0.7275 overnight), but as we note below, at face value ...

South Korean GDP 0.4% vs. 0.3% forecast

South Korea’s gross domestic product rose more-than-expected last month, official data showed on Tuesday.In a report, Korea National Statistical Office said that South Korean GDP rose to a seasonally adjusted 0.4%, from 0.6% in the preceding month.Analysts had expected South Korean GDP to rise 0.3% ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 2.19%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Materials, Consumer Goods&Services and Consumer Staples sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC gained 2.19% to hit a new 1-month high. The best performers of the session on the IPC were ...

WTI remains on the offer with API build, testing 55 4 hr sma at 52.16

Oil dropped overnight on an impressive run for the bears, taking the price down from the 52.80 level and lows of 52.13 were scored after the API data as well. The greenback has rallied across the board on the back of his pro business plans taking some traction overnight when he started signing of ...

Gold saved around 200 SMA; sellers targeting 1200 handle

Currently, Gold is trading at 1209.42, down -0.72% on the day, having posted a daily high at 1220.26 and low at 1206.73. Today's $14.00 pullback in Gold, according to market sources is due to 'profit taking.' Investors and traders around the world had to work around two notabl ...

Wall Street in the green on better earnings and Trump-pro-business-traction

Wall Street reversed on Tuesday as markets see some conviction coming through from Trump on his third business day in office and on the back of that along with fresh corporate earnings, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq were setting record highs. US President Trump: if the pipelines are built in the USA ...

United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock: 2.9M vs -5.04M

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.84%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Energy, IT and Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite added 0.84% to hit a new 52-week high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were ...