Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks increased to ¥129.6B in May 26 from previous ¥-26.4B

Japan Capital Spending came in at 4.5%, above forecasts (3.9%) in 1Q

Japan Foreign bond investment declined to ¥732.1B in May 26 from previous ¥778.5B

When is Aussie retail sales and how could they affect AUD/USD?

Aussie retails sales overview Retail sales are due today for the month of April scheduled for a 0130GM.T The consensus among markets is for the retails sales to rise 0.3% vs -01% previous. Analysts at Westpac explained that cConsumer sentiment has weakened amid increased pressures on famil ...

Australia AiG Performance of Mfg Index: 54.8 (May) vs previous 59.2

Crude gains in Asia on API estimates, Caixin PMI ahead

Investing.com - U.S. crude prices staged a minor rebound in Asia on Thursday as industry estimates of U.S. inventories lifted sentiment following a sharp decline overnight. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for July delivery rose 0.75% to settle at $46.68 a barrel, while on London' ...

South Korea Consumer Price Index Growth meets forecasts (0.1%) in May

South Korea Consumer Price Index Growth (YoY) registered at 2% above expectations (1.95%) in May

NZD/USD remains subdue at 0.7080 despite positive terms of trade

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7078, down -0.05% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7090 and low at 0.7079. NZD/USD is consolidating the sell-off from above the 0.71 handle at aforementioned lows in early Asia. The risk tone was poor overnight and the commodity bloc suffered from th ...

New Zealand Terms of Trade Index registered at 5.1% above expectations (3.9%) in 1Q

The USD is weakening against most of the G10 – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ noted the current themes in the market. Key Quotes: "Equities are lower with the USD on the back foot, while the treasury curve continues to flatten. Commodities remain under pressure, but have bounced from their lows. At the US open equities were marginally higher before bein ...

Macro FX ideas update – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac explained that the ongoing outperformance in EUR has seen EUR/AUD trade up through our entry level for this week's Macro FX Ideas .  Key Quotes: "We are now short at 1.5000, targeting 1.4730 with a stop at 1.5120. Key near term event risk for EUR/AUD include ...

NZD/USD MACD indicates downside pressure

The failure of MACD to test recent highs indicates that NZD/USD could be facing downside pressure soon.Over the past two weeks, it has become evident that a bearish divergence between NZD/USD spot and the MACD has developed, which typically implies weakness ahead. Additionally on a 4-hour chart, w ...

Latest YouGov poll: 42% / 39%

The latest YouGov conducted for The Times has shown that thatgap has narrowed once again and has been presuring the pound lower.   Conservatives on 42% Labour on 39%

Brazil Interest Rate Decision meets expectations (10.25%)