Japan Money Supply M2+CD (YoY) meets forecasts (3.9%) in June

Fed is worth a ponder – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that amid quiet markets, it is worth pondering the potential impact of the Fed’s signalled paring back of its balance sheet.  Key Quotes: "We think there is some logic to the argument that the asset classes that benefitted most from QE are likely to b ...

NZD/USD: downside traders get a helping hand in early Asia data

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7260, down -0.20% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7281 and low at 0.7259. Forex today: tight ranges and summer drifts ahead of Yellen this week NZD/USD has taken a knock on the back of the retail card sales data, below expectations but beatin ...

United Kingdom BRC Like-For-Like Retail Sales (YoY) registered at 1.2% above expectations (0.5%) in June

New Zealand Electronic Card Retail Sales (YoY) down to 4.5% in June from previous 5.2%

United Kingdom BRC Like-For-Like Retail Sales (YoY) came in at 0%, below expectations (0.5%) in June

New Zealand Electronic Card Retail Sales (MoM) came in at 0% below forecasts (0.8%) in June

GBP/USD still a bullish technical looking picture – Scotiabank

Analysts at Scotiabank noted sterling may be having a bit of an off day today but the technical picture for GBP/USD looks pretty positive on the short and medium-term charts. Key Quotes: "The intraday picture suggests a fairly straightforward and nicely formed bull flag in development, bullis ...

Key US JOLTS data coming up – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a preview of the forthcoming key US data in the JOLTS. Key Quotes: "JOLTS: Job openings in April increased to their highest reading on record, jumping by 259k to 6044k. Much of the increase was driven by a sharp 118k increase in accommodation and food services ...

Crude oil supplies weight on market ahead of API estimates

Investing.com - Cruse supplies weighed on the market on Tuesday in mixed prices ahead of industry data on U.S. inventories expected to set the tone. On the New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures for August delivery added 0.72% at $44.55 a barrel, while on London's Intercontinental Exchange ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.08%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors, Industrials and Non-Metal Minerals sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.08%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 things to watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow Fed officials back in spotlight Fed members Kashkari and Brainhard are slated to deliver speeches on Tuesday at 12:30 ET and 13:20 ET, respectively, which could offer fresh clues on future monetary policy. ...

Wall Street erases early gains to close the day little changed

After gaining traction in the first half of the NA session, major equity indexes in the U.S. failed to preserve the momentum to close the day with small changes. Forex today: tight ranges and summer drifts ahead of Yellen this week Technology sector seemed to be outperforming other areas o ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.13%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Real Estate and Consumption sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 1.13%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Cia Paranaense de Energia ...