Japan Corporate Service Price (YoY) registered at 0.7%, below expectations (0.9%) in March

Yen gains slightly after CPI figures come in as expected

Investing.com - The yen gained slightly in Asia on Friday after national consumer prices came in as expected and ahead of long holiday weekend coming up in the U.S. with markets shut on Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. USD/JPY changed hands at 111.99, down 0.04%, while AUD/USD traded at 0.7456 ...

Weekly global FX snapshot: VIX is approaching lows – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered their Weekly Global FX Snapshot highlighting key themes and research this week. Key Quotes: "G10/Global: OPEC extends cuts, a more hawkish BoC and the euro grinding higher. The VIX is approaching lows and US equities are breaking new highs as the market looks pas ...

Japan Tokyo CPI ex Food, Energy (YoY) meets forecasts (0%) in May

AUD/USD: 0.7515 a minor upside barrier, 0.7442 downside key support

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7455, up 0.01% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7460 and low at 0.7452. AUD/USD has the same kind of fate as its antipodean counterpart. The day was not kind to the commodity bloc in general, taking the fall in what was a whitewash in oil prices, WT ...

Crude prices dip in Asia after sharp drop overnight hits sentiment

Investing.com - Crude prices held slightly weaker in Asia on Friday fresh from a sharp overnight drop in the U.S. after OPEC extended output cuts another nine months as expected and markets quickly took profits on gains made in the run-up to the decision. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crud ...

South Korea Consumer Sentiment Index rose from previous 101 to 108 in May

Japan National Consumer Price Index (YoY) meets forecasts (0.4%) in April

Japan Tokyo CPI ex Food, Energy (YoY) above forecasts (0%) in May: Actual (0.1%)

Japan National CPI Ex-Fresh Food (YoY) came in at 0.3% below forecasts (0.4%) in April

Japan National CPI Ex Food, Energy (YoY) up to 0% in April from previous -0.1%

Japan Tokyo Consumer Price Index (YoY) rose from previous -0.1% to 0.2% in May

Japan Tokyo CPI ex Fresh Food (YoY): 0.1% (May) vs -0.1%

Key US data on the cards – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered their previews for the key US data for the forthcoming sesison. Key Quotes: "Q1 GDP, second estimate: In the advance estimate, the BEA reported that real GDP grew by 0.7% q-o-q in Q1 at a seasonally adjusted annualized pace, slowing from 2.1% in Q4 2016. Persona ...