AUD/JPY: risk-off open, bears remain in control looking to break below 86

AUD/JPY has fallen below 86.50 in a bearish gap and has tested the 200 1hr sma at 86.12 with a low of 86.11 after opening at 86.25. AUD/JPY is a barometer for risk and has set the landscape for the week while the Trump trade continues to unwind due to the manner in which he has started hi ...

Economic wrap: nonfarm payrolls before Aussie retail sales – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac explained an economic wrap. Key Quotes: "US non-farm payrolls for January recorded a solid but the detail does not compel the Fed to put March on the table. A healthy +227k to start the year for payrolls, above consensus at +180k, and mixed detail – average hourl ...

Nonfarm payrolls positive? Not so fast kids! – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a much needed full review of the nonfarm payrolls report for January, for the data was not all that it seemed.  Key Quotes: "The January employment report indicates a greater-than-expected acceleration in nonfarm payrolls, which increased by 227k in January ...

Market wrap: US payrolls and dollar mixed – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap for last week's closing US session that featured the mixed nonfarm payrolls event. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: US payrolls data was mixed, with US fx and rates markets responding mostly to the weak wage growth story. Later on ...

Weekly outlook: February 6 – 10

Investing.com - The dollar slid on Friday as the latest U.S. employment report showed that jobs growth beat expectations, but wage growth remained tepid, which will likely prompt the Federal Reserve to adopt a more cautious approach on raising interest rates this year. The U.S. dollar index, whic ...

Crude Oil Futures – Weekly Outlook: February 6 – 10

Investing.com - Oil futures finished higher on Friday, logging a weekly gain, as traders cheered signs that global supply was beginning to tighten in wake of a planned agreement by major crude producers to cut output. News that the U.S. imposed fresh sanctions on some Iranian individuals an ...

Colombia Consumer Price Index (YoY) down to 5.47% in January from previous 5.75%