AUD/USD headed to 0.73 handle longer term?

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7541, down 0.00% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7544 and low at 0.7538. AUD/USD is a consolidation of the slide from territory above 0.7620 with a resurgence of the US dollar that was basing again overnight. The AUD has been rattled by lower commodit ...

AUD/NZD: what is the outlook here with cross testing fresh lows?- Westpac

Currently, AUD/NZD is trading at 1.0378, down -0.03% on the day, having posted a daily high at 1.0386 and low at 1.0373. Analysts at Westpac offered their outlook for the cross today and the antipodean rates. Key Quotes: "AUD/NZD 1 day: The break below 1.0400 yesterday argues for furthe ...

NZD/USD presently hesitating

Outlined from an hourly perspective, NZD/USD's set-up consists of an upward trajectory coupled with extremely low volatility numbers. Usually associated with the charting of narrow ranged channels, there is an increasing probability for volatility to pick up again and, in view of the abated upsid ...

Implications on Kiwi from BoE, Fed and RBNZ divergences? – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that the shift in tone at the BoE means things continue to hot up. Key Quotes: "At the last BoE meeting the vote was 5-3. Yesterday BoE chief economist Haldane implied he was erring towards a hike, and overnight, BoE MPC member Kristen Forbes said that there i ...

NZD/USD: can the bird get above 0.7280 and close with higher highs?

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7263, down -0.01% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7269 and low at 0.7262. Market Wrap: US dollar index is unchanged on the day - Westpac NZD/USD was a choppy bid overnight, consolidated so far in today's early Asian session ahead of the Toky ...

US data reviewed and previewed for tomorrow – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a review of today's US data and a preview of the remaining key data release for the US . . .  Key Quotes: "Review: Existing home sales: Existing home sales increased 1.1% m-o-m to an annual rate of 5.62mn in May, above expectations (Nomura: -0.1% t ...

Market Wrap: US dollar index is unchanged on the day – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap. Key Quotes: Global market sentiment: FX and interest rate markets were fairly stable overnight. Oil and equities firmed slightly.   Interest rates: US 10yr treasury yields remained stuck in a 2.14%-2.16%, while 2yr yields slipped from 1.35% to 1.33% ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.11%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Banking&Financials, Industrials and S&P Lima Juniors sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General lost 0.11%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

GBP/USD spikes to session highs after Forbes comments

The GBP/USD gathered some bullish momentum in the late NA session following the hawkish comments from the Bank of England policymaker Kristin Forbes and refreshed its session high at 1.2691. After the initial reaction, the pair eased back and is now trading at 1.2685, up 0.11%, or 14 pips, o ...

US stocks close mixed as Nasdaq ekes out gains

Investing.com – U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday, as a surge in health care stocks was offset by a slump in financials, as banks prepared to release their latest stress test results. Health stocks extended gains from previous session, as investors look ahead to the unveiling of Senate’s ...

Gold gains in early Asia with China firms overseas asset buys a focus

Investing.com - Gold found some safe-have demand from China as borrowing by some major private firms to buy assets overseas comes under the scanner of the country's bank regulator. Reports overnight said China's banking regulator had asked large lender to check credit risk profiles of severa ...

Crude points higher in Asia with U.S. rig count data eyed

Investing.com - Crude prices were quoted higher in early Asia on Friday after a small overnight rebound with the market looking ahead to U.S. rig count figures. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for August delivery were last quoted at $42.78 in after-hours electronic trade and o ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.84%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Electric Power, Public Utilities and Basic Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 0.84%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Centrais Eletricas ...

Dollar drifts weaker in early Asia, China bank regulator eyed

Investing.com - The dollar was quoted weaker in early Asia on Friday with no major regional data but a close eye on China as borrowing by some major private firms to buy assets overseas comes under the scanner of the country's bank regulator. USD/JPY changed hands at 111.31, down 0.07%, but AUD/US ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; IPC up 0.04%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Consumer Goods&Services, Industrials and Healthcare sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the IPC gained 0.04%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were Grupo Elektra , S.A.B. De C.V. ...