Japan Capital Spending: 3.8% (4Q) vs -1.3%

Japanese capital spending 3.8% vs. 0.6% forecast

Capital spending by Japanese companies rose more-than-expected in the last quarter, official data showed on Tuesday.In a report, Ministry of Finance said that Japanese capital spending rose to an annual rate of 3.8%, from -1.3% in the preceding quarter.Analysts had expected Japanese capita ...

When is Aussie Q4 GDP and how could this affect AUD/USD?

Aussie GDP Q4 Overview We have the Australian: Q4 GDP that is forecasted to increase 0.9% as the economy rebounds following a contraction of 0.5% in Q3, as explained by analysts at Westpac, "Partials have been mixed with inventories coming in below expectations and net exports moderate ...

NZD/USD: testing fresh lows at 0.7180 ahead of 0.7120

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7186, down -0.29% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7206 and low at 0.7182. Fed's Williams: Rate increase up for 'serious consideration' at Fed's March meeting NZD/USD has given way to the greenback breaking below the 0.72 handle t ...

Australia AiG Performance of Mfg Index rose from previous 51.2 to 59.3 in February

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; IPC down 1.04%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Healthcare, Telecoms Services and Materials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the IPC fell 1.04%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Grupo Aeroportuario Del CentroNorte (MX:OMAB), ...

USD/JPY rallies but still lacks conviction before a break of 114.80

USD/JPY has sky rocketed on the back of the dollar king reminding us who is the boss. The majority of the sessions overnight were harbouring a softer dollar as markets continue to feel disappointed by the let down that was the Trump trade as well as a potential hike from the Fed as soon as March ...

New Zealand Terms of Trade Index came in at 5.7%, above expectations (4.1%) in 4Q

WallStreet: Dow Jones, SP500, Nasdaq all down; ‘mild bloodbath’

According the the latest wires, via CNN, Fed's Dudley indicates that 'fairly soon' means in the 'near future' then March could be off the table to expect a 'sooner rather than later' hike by the Federal Reserve. As of writing, Fedwatch probability reads 39.90 ...

United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock increased to 2.5M from previous 0.884M

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.16%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Industrials, Non-Metal Minerals and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.16%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Grana Y Monter ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.42%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Healthcare, Consumer Staples and Financials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite lost 0.42%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Tahoe ...

Fed Presidents' Williams, Harker and Dudley spark march rate hike hopes

Investing.com – A slew of statements from Federal Reserve Bank Presidents on Tuesday have reinvigorated hopes that the U.S. central bank may raise interest rates at its next meeting in March. New York Fed President William Dudley said he sees a rate hike in the "relatively near future" in a ...

USD/MXN up 0.91% on the day; dollar bulls roaring towards 100-DMA

Currently, USD/MXN is trading at 20.09, +0.91% or 1829-pips on the day, having posted a daily high at 20.09 and low at 19.85. 'Light at the end of the tunnel' that's exactly how the American dollar vs. Mexican peso walked during the last 2-consecutive trading sessions after a ...

White House: Immigration will be mentioned in Trump’s address to Congress

The White House has said that U.S. President Donald Trump will ask Congress tonight to help kick-start economy, work on healthcare, and education. Also, it's expected that immigration will be mentioned by Trump in his speech. Key headlines (via Reuters): Trump in speech tonight will as ...