Japan Foreign bond investment: ¥1090.1B (June 16) vs ¥526.6B

Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks fell from previous ¥-143.1B to ¥-331.6B in June 16

RBNZ: quick thoughts: neutral implications for the bird – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered their quick thoughts on the RBNZ. Key Quotes: "The RBNZ’s OCR Review this morning kept the OCR on hold at 1.75%, maintained a neutral bias, and repeated the message that the OCR is likely to remain on hold for a long time. The key policy guidance paragrap ...

AUD/USD: headed to 0.7380?

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7550, down -0.02% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7577 and low at 0.7548. AUD/USD is unable to catch a bid in this environment where commodities were hurt due to yet another plunge in the price of oil. The commodity index came off in the US sessio ...

RBNZ only to move in mind 2018? – ANZ

  Analysts at ANZ explained that there was no change in the RBNZ and there was a similar tone to that expressed in May.  Key Quotes: The RBNZ’s clear neutral stance remains. We still hold the view that the RBNZ will likely tighten next year, given our belief that the economy wil ...

New Zealand Visitor Arrivals (YoY) fell from previous 21.5% to 8% in May

MPC more split than markets think – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura noted the recent shift in the BoE that has been one of the highlights of the market's o/n. Key Quotes: "The views of the MPC look to be much more split than the market thought. In other words, Mark Carney’s comments suggest that in his view the BoE will not hik ...

Market and economic wrap – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac's market wrap.... Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: Oil prices fell by another 2%, capping US bond yields. The US dollar was mixed: underperforming the majors but outperforming the minors. Interest rates: US 10yr treasury yields eked a lower range of 2.14%-2.18% ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.90%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Industrials, Non-Metal Minerals and Food&Beverages sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General gained 0.90%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

NZD/USD a partial round-turn on the RBNZ on hold between 0.7278 and 0.7198

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7258, up 0.42% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7278 and low at 0.7198. After an initial dip to the 0.7198 level post the RBNZ staying on hold with no surprises, the bird picked up a bid again to 0.7270 on a relief that there were no immediate signal ...

Kiwi gains after RBNZ holds OCR steady at 1.75%

Investing.com - The kiwi rose after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand held interest rates steady at 1.75% as expected on Thursday with the growth outlook noted even as the central banks said policy would remain accomodative. NZD/USD rose 0.69% to 0.7256 after the announcement. Elsewhere, USD/JPY wa ...

New Zealand RBNZ Interest Rate Decision meets expectations (1.75%)

RBNZ keeps OCR on hold at 1.75%

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) said that it would leave the official cash rate unchanged at 1.75% in a decision that was widely expected, highlighting that numerous uncertainties remain and policy may need to adjust accordingly. Key headlines (via Reuters): Longer-term inflatio ...

Wall Street ends mixed on lower oil prices and rebound in tech stocks

Although the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 indexes recorded losses for the second straight session, the Nasdaq Composite Index, boosted by the healthcare and technology stocks, rose sharply on Wednesday. As the barrel of West Texas Intermediate refreshed its seven-month lo ...