Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks climbed from previous ¥-376.1B to ¥-143.9B in January 27

Japan Monetary Base (YoY): 22.6% (January) vs previous 23.1%

Japan Foreign bond investment fell from previous ¥-539B to ¥-1359.3B in January 27

AUD/USD: awaiting trade balance while bulls line-up 0.76 handle again

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7584, up 0.02% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7590 and low at 0.7577. US dollar index erases daily gains after FOMC statement AUD/USD has been in consolidation since 21st Jan and is a mixed bag with the US dollar finding some traction again wit ...

NZD/USD: at critical levels here, bulls need a strong break through 0.7280

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7255, down -0.33% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7283 and low at 0.7255. NZD/USD has seen some early offers in Asia, resisted at 0.7280 and is now testing the 200 sma on the 1hr sticks here of which a break could be significant as this mark ...

EUR/NOK is oversold on several parameters

EUR/NOK appears primed for a pullback, at least towards overhead resistance established by the 50-period simple moving average on the hourly chart.

South Korea Consumer Price Index Growth up to 0.9% in January from previous 0.1%

Economic wrap: FOMC remained on hold – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered an economic wrap. Key Quotes: "The FOMC remained on hold, as expected, at 0.50%-0.75%. There was little fresh news in the statement - risks are still seen "roughly balanced", activity is expected to expand at a "moderate pace" and that warrant ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.02%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Materials, Consumer Goods&Services and Consumer Staples sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC gained 0.02%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Grupo Mexico, S.A.B. De ...

GBP/USD: picking up and testing recent static highs sub 1.2700 still

Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2655, down -0.02% on the day, having posted a daily high at 1.2663 and low at 1.2655. GBP/USD is up to test a key resistance level with some renewed bullishness on the back of the recent bill passed by parliament in respect to Article 50. MPs overnight voted by ...

Wall Street in the green on bullish sentiment from the Fed

Wall Street was in the green on the same day that the Fed left rates on hold and indeed as expected. The Fed came after a series of decent data from the US economy including the manufacturing and ADP report ahead of this week's nonfarm payrolls data. this coupled with a bullis ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.40%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Non-Metal Minerals, Industrials and Food&Beverages sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.40%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Cem ...

WTI consolidates during 9-weeks near $53.00; odds favor bullish breakout

Today's expected FOMC meeting went out as a virtual non-event that left the US dollar vulnerable and in bad shape. On the other hand, commodities kept taking advantage over the latest developments as crude oil consolidates gains during the last 9-weeks.  WTI pierced $53.00 post-EIA, keep ...