GBP/USD: terror attack jitters jeopardizing territory on the 1.30 handle

Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3001, down 0.00% on the day, having posted a daily high at 1.3007 and low at 1.2987. BBC reports at least 20 dead in Manchester Arena explosion GBP/USD has been jittery in a tight range of 15 pips or so over the latest updates that are coming through around th ...

Yen gains on safe-haven demand after deadly blast at Manchester

Investing.com - The yen gained on Tuesday in Asia on safe-haven buying after at least 20 people were killed and possibly "hundreds" of others were injured after one or more loud bangs were heard Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England. USD/JPY changed hands a ...

BBC reports at least 20 dead in Manchester Arena explosion

  According to some media outlets, including BBC, an explosion at the end of an Ariana Grande concert in the Manchester Arena has claimed the life of at least 20 people.  Manchester Police has also confirmed multiple fatalities and injuries. At this stage, there are no credibl ...

AUD/USD: higher levels eyed for today, target 0.75 handle

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7472, down -0.07% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7480 and low at 0.7466. AUD/USD dropped a handful of pips on the latest potential terror attack news from the UK where it has been announced that there are multiple casualties and fatalities. The dolla ...

Multiple fatalities reported after explosion at Manchester Arena

According to the Greater Manchester Police, there are a number of confirmed fatalities and other injured in the explosion at Manchester Arena following a concert by singer Ariana Grande, with no further details provided. In the FX space, USD/JPY is trading at 111.08, down -0.19% on the day, havin ...

AUD/NZD: looks to 1.0610 near-term – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered their outlook for the antipodean cross and rates. Key Quotes: "AUD/NZD 1 day: Broke below minor support at 1.0700, the next technical target being 1.0610. AUD/NZD 1-3 month: Higher towards 1.10. The cross remains below fair value estimates implied by interest rates ...

NZD/USD: eyes on the 0.7050 psychological level

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.6995, up 0.02% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.6999 and low at 0.6990. NZD/USD is consolidating the dollar weakness after a strong rally from 0.6880 last week and an extension of that move overnight.  There were no significant shifts in tone o ...

Two explosions reported at Manchester Arena

There are reports hitting the wires of two explosions at Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom, following a concert by singer Ariana Grande. Greater Manchester Police said in a tweet: "Police responded to reports of an incident at Manchester Arena. Please stay away from the area". N ...

Nex key US data to shake up the dollar  – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a preview of the next key data release for the US this week.  Key Quotes: "New home sales: New housing sales improved at a steady pace in Q1. The lean supply of existing homes amid resilient demand from consumers may have been supportive of new single hom ...

Dollar extends multi month decline – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: Risk sentiment remained elevated (S&P500 +0.5%), the news flow thin. US interest rates remained firm but the US dollar extended a multi-month decline. Interest rates: US 10yr treasury yields range ...

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

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Services, Electricity and Banking&Financials 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 Backus ...

EUR/USD eases off from 2017 highs, holds comfortably above 1.12

The EUR/USD pair continued from where it left on Friday and extended its gains to a fresh high since November at 1.1263 on Monday. Following the upsurge, the pair went into a consolidation phase and moved sideways in the last few hours. As of writing, the pair was trading at 1.1250, up 0.3% on th ...

Dow, S&P and Nasdaq close higher as defense stocks soar

Investing.com – U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday, as investors shrugged off recent U.S. political turmoil, shifting attention to President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad since taking office, after he signed a nearly $110 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia. Defense stocks spurred a ...