USD/JPY sticking to tight trading ranges

The USD/JPY hourly chart is not very telling: the pair lacks price direction and also volatility.Notice the 50-SMA has slipped between the 200- and the 800-period SMAs, denoting an absence of a strong trend. The ADX tracking below 30 at the moment signals the same sideways condition.The prospec ...

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; IPC down 0.40%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Telecoms Services, Consumer Staples and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the IPC lost 0.40%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Grupo Financiero Banorte (MX:GFNORTEO), ...

Wall Street: Equities underwater; Trump vs. Nieto risk $584 billion in trade

On the third trading week of 2017, major US equity indices finished slightly underwater as the US GDP figures were worse than expected at 1.9% YoY. Furthermore, Trump's 'friendly' relationship with Mexico fell off the wagon when Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto canceled hi ...

Dollar stronger against currency basket, Fed eyed for next week

Investing.com - The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Friday as the new U.S. administration keeps up a busy pace of meetings and actions with a Fed meeting next week expected to add more for investors to chew on. USD/JPY changed hands at 1135.09, up 0.47%, while GBP/USD fell 0.45% t ...

Gold edges a tad higher in U.S. trade as Fed eyed

Investing.com - Gold prices inched up in the U.S. Friday as a a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and jobs data are slated next week and are expected to set the tone, along with any comments from President Donald Trump. Gold for February delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchang ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.25%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Energy, REITs and Real Estate sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.25%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Celestica Inc. (TO:CLS), ...

Japan CFTC JPY NC net positions increased to ¥-66.8K from previous ¥-78K

European Monetary Union CFTC EUR NC net positions increased to €-52.3K from previous €-67K

United States CFTC USD NC net positions: $72.9K vs $35.3K

Australia CFTC AUD NC net positions increased to $10.3K from previous $5K

United Kingdom CFTC GBP NC net positions up to £-63.2K from previous £-66K

United States CFTC Gold NC net positions climbed from previous $107K to $109.4K

United States CFTC Oil NC net positions climbed from previous 464.7K to 482.5K

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.24%