North Korea sparking concerns for investors again, yen to strengthen further?

Heading into the open of Tokyo, it is worth noting that North Korea has resurfaced as a geopolitical concern again on the back of the upcoming US-South Korea military exercises which N.Korea say are "reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war." ...

United Kingdom Rightmove House Price Index (MoM) dipped from previous 0.1% to -0.9% in July

United Kingdom Rightmove House Price Index (YoY) climbed from previous 2.8% to 3.1% in July

Aussie slightly weaker in early Asia, light data day

Investing.com - The Aussie ticked down in early Asia on Monday in a light regional data day ahead. AUD/USD traded at 0.7929, down 0.03%, while USD/JPY changed hands at 109.40, up 0.19%. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major ...

The week ahead – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a preview of the week ahead. Key Quotes: "The week ahead in the US: Our forecasts for housing market indicators reflect our view that new and existing home sales will grow gradually in the near term, but supply constraints persist. New home sales (Wednesday): Ne ...

New Zealand Visitor Arrivals (YoY) dipped from previous 17.3% to 3.8% in July

Key Takeaways from the week – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a snap shot of the key takeaways from last week's trade. Key Quotes: "Policy Watch: July FOMC Minutes Recap The three most interesting aspects of the minutes from the July FOMC meeting centered on the balance sheet, inflation and financial conditions. Overall ...

Event risks ahead for today – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered the key event risks ahead for today in Asia, Europe, and Tthe US. Key Quotes: "NZ: Migration remains strong, with a record monthly gain in June; July’s update should preserve the theme. UK: Aug Rightmove house prices previously rose 0.1% in Ju ...

Market wrap: Bannon resigns and risk sentiment improves – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: A slight rebound in risk appetite occurred after news that controversial Trump adviser Bannon had resigned. US bond yields and USD/JPY rose, and equities trimmed losses.   Interest rates: U ...

South Korea Producer Price Index Growth rose from previous -0.4% to 0.1% in July

South Korea Producer Price Index Growth (YoY) increased to 3% in July from previous 2.8%

Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.37%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Insurance, Financials and Technology sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 lost 0.37%. The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Delek Group (TA:DLEKG), which rose 4.90% or 3230 ...

Bitcoin Cash soars more than 100% to record high above $900

Investing.com - Bitcoin Cash prices rose sharply on Sunday, jumping to a record high above the $900-level, amid optimism that faster transactions times will speed up the spread of the cryptocurrency. According to market participants, over half of Bitcoin Cash’s transaction volume was made on ...

Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share unchanged

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as in the sectors led shares . At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share unchanged 0.00%. The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Al Baha Investment and Development Company SJSC (SE:4130), ...

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