Japan Foreign bond investment up to ¥48.2B in February 17 from previous ¥-297.4B

Japan Corporate Service Price (YoY) rose from previous 0.4% to 0.5% in December

Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks fell from previous ¥175.6B to ¥-127.9B in February 17

USD/CAD: 1.3200 is the key for the bulls – ANZ

Analysts at Rabobank noted that USD/CAD has traded higher over the past four sessions, moving up off the 1.30 floor. Key Quotes: "The move higher is in line with our expectation but we need to see a confirmed close north of 1.32 before we can say the recent range has broken. We maintain th ...

risk-off tone on French elections was the theme overnight – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that markets were trading in a risk-off tone through the London session as concerns over the French election continued to build.  Key Quotes: "However, an announcement that Francois Bayrou will not stand in the French election but rather join forces with Macro ...

NZD/USD: eyes on the 0.72 handle after disappointing FOMc minutes

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7183, down -0.16% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7200 and low at 0.7183. Economic Wrap: FOMC minutes were not signalling March - Westpac NZD/USD has been on the bid since the FOMC minutes disappointed the dollar bulls failing to deliver anythin ...

WTI: API’s surprise draw in headline for crude stock and soft greenback

With the dollar on the back foot and the recent surprise draw in headline for crude stock in the Private inventory data has given the black gold a boost and WTI rallied from a stagnant consolidation to fresh hourly highs.  US dollar index erases gains after Fed’s minutes The America ...

Tesla shares surge 3% in extended trade despite Q4 earnings miss

Investing.com – Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares traded more than 3% higher in after-hours trade, despite posting a loss per share of 69 cents compared to Wall Street estimates' of a 42 cents loss. Tesla received a record number of orders for its Model S sedan and Model X sport utility an ...

Markets were looking for a firmer signal from Fed – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ noted that the possibility that the Fed may deliver another rate hike as soon as March has only occurred to the market fairly recently. Key Quotes: "The idea has gained traction recently, and today’s release of the minutes of the 1 February meeting showed that man ...

Wall Street benchmarks remain robust despite FOMC minutes

Wall Street dropped on the FOMC minutes, but stage partial and staggered recovery managing to close at record levels for another session in a row. FOMC Minutes: Policymakers thought a rate hike "might be"appropriate "fairly soon" The FOMC minutes were the event of the day tha ...

United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock: 0.884M vs previous 9.94M

United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock fell from previous 9.94M to -0.884M

United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock down to 0.884M from previous 9.94M

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.03%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Food&Beverages, S&P Lima Juniors and Electricity sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.03%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.58%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Energy, Materials and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.58%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Waste ...