Japan Machinery Orders (MoM) came in at 6.7%, above expectations (3.1%) in December

Japan Foreign bond investment climbed from previous ¥-1359.3B to ¥-126.6B in February 3

Japan Machinery Orders (YoY) above expectations (4.6%) in December: Actual (6.7%)

Japan Money Supply M2+CD (YoY) came in at 4.1%, above expectations (4%) in January

Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks dipped from previous ¥-143.9B to ¥-248B in February 3

Japan’s Core Machinery Orders 6.7% vs. 3.1% forecast

Japan’s core machinery orders rose more-than-expected last month, official data showed on Wednesday.In a report, Economic and Social Research Institute said that Japan’s Core Machinery Orders rose to 6.7%, from -5.1% in the preceding month.Analysts had expected Japan’s Core Machinery Orders to rise ...

Broad-based meltdown in Brazilian inflation – Rabobank

Mauricio Oreng, Senior Brazil Strategist at Rabobank, notes, "Anchored expectations, large economic (and labour) slacks, well-behaved BRL, positive crop output, all point to a favourable inflation print for 2017: we revised down our (long-held) projection by a couple of tenths to 4.4 ...

EUR/NZD bullish ‘pin bar reversal’ off 1.4530; RBNZ shoots down long-kiwi

Currently, EUR/NZD is trading at 1.4728, up +0.08% or 11-pips on the day, having posted a daily high at 1.4734 and low at 1.4716. However, the currency cross reversed a concerning losing streak that bottomed out near 1.4530 handle.   Today's economic docket had market participant ...

Wall Street: uncertainty hits financials and yields, stocks with modest moves

Wall Street was again mixed with financials pressured by falling yields with the 10-year government bond yield falling to a 3-week low as the market is still trying to come to terms with Trump's controversial leadership of the most powerful country in the world. The key question for th ...