Japan Gross Domestic Product (QoQ) registered at 0.3%, below expectations (0.4%) in 4Q

Japan Current Account n.s.a. below forecasts (¥239B) in January: Actual (¥65.5B)

Japan Bank lending (YoY) climbed from previous 2.5% to 2.8% in February

Japan Gross Domestic Product Annualized below forecasts (1.6%) in 4Q: Actual (1.2%)

Japan Gross Domestic Product Deflator (YoY) remains unchanged at -0.1% in 4Q

Japan Trade Balance – BOP Basis down to ¥-853.4B in January from previous ¥806.8B

Japan’s Current Account 1.26T vs. 1.46T forecast

Japan’s current account balance rose less-than-expected last month, official data showed on Tuesday.In a report, Ministry of Finance said that Japan’s Current Account rose to a seasonally adjusted 1.26T, from 1.66T in the preceding month whose figure was revised down from 1.67T.Analysts had ex ...

Tumble in USD/JPY volatility

USD/JPY ATR(14) is at minimums across several time frames, from 30min to daily charts.Volatility shrunk to levels not seen in several weeks of trading independently from trend direction. This signal augurs poorly for short-term traders because they indicate less direction for trend following an ...

RBA: rising inflation potentially challenged by soft wage growth? – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that there were only a few changes of note in yesterday’s RBA’s statement, mostly with regard to housing. Key Quotes: "This is of little surprise just one month after the February forecast update. Having said this we do think there have been som ...

Positive oscillator behavior in EUR/CHF

Increased upward momentum in the EUR/CHF pair in recent days has brought the MACD to hurdle above its median line.The condition could be taken by sellers as a reason to jump out from short positions, as well as spur demand for the EUR/CHF among potential buyers.Outlined on the daily perspective ...

NZD/USD: bears in control and eye key milestone support at 0.6860

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.6953, down -0.09% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.6963 and low at 0.6952. The bird is taking the brunt of the dollar's strength and struggles with external factors such as the value of global milk prices.  Forex today: US dollar and U.S ...

Market wrap: event risks ahead in China – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap as follows: Key Quotes: Global market sentiment: The US dollar and interest rates are slightly higher, markets looking ahead to the possibility of an upside surprise from Friday’s US payrolls report, which in turn would seal the case for a 15 Marc ...

Dick’s Sporting Goods closes nearly 9% lower

Investing.com – Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods sunk to an intraday low of $47.50 on Tuesday, its biggest one-day drop since November 2015, after the sporting-goods retailer issued weaker than expected forward guidance. The retailer projected full-year 2017 earnings in the range of $2.65 to ...

Oil break previous lows on API and eyes 4hr 200 smoothed sma

WTI is losing ground from 52.80 support and has made a fresh low for this week at 52.45, surpassing the previous low at 52.47 on the back of the US API inventory data. This was the private oil inventory data ahead of the  Energy Information Administration and official data. Nevertheless, ther ...

United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock increased to 11.6M from previous 2.5M