Japan Foreign bond investment down to ¥-453.2B in August 14 from previous ¥-145.5B

Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks rose from previous ¥-302.5B to ¥-300.1B in August 14

US Home Sales and GDP tracking update – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura noted the data from the US session and offered their GDP tracking update. Key Quotes: "New home sales: July new home sales fell 9.4% m-o-m to an annualized pace of 571k, below expectations (Nomura and Consensus: no change at 610k). However, sales for the three previou ...

Dollar eases in early Asia as Jackson Hole conclave ahead

Investing.com - The dollar lost ground against the yen in early Asian trade on Thursday with the start of meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, later in the day coming to the forefront market attention. USD/JPY fell 0.07% to 108.94, while AUD/USD traded up 0.03% to 0.7906. Th ...

Mild risk-off moves overnight – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that US President Trump caused a mild risk-off move in markets overnight with his comment that he would shut down the Government if necessary, in order to secure funding for his signature project, the border wall with Mexico. Key Quotes: "This is seen as furthe ...

New Zealand Trade Balance (MoM) above expectations ($-200M) in July: Actual ($85M)

New Zealand Trade Balance (YoY) came in at $-3.21B, above expectations ($-3.507B) in July

New Zealand Exports registered at $4.63B above expectations ($4.42B) in July

New Zealand Imports came in at $4.55B below forecasts ($4.6B) in July

AUD/NZD and rates outlook – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac explained their outlooks for the Aussie and Kiwi cross and rates.  Key Quotes: "AUD/NZD 1 day: Potential to continue rising while the NZD remains out of favour and iron ore prices remain elevated, 1.0965 vulnerable. AUD/NZD 1-3 month: A retest of the 1.0900 area see ...

AUD/USD: in neutral ahead of the Jackson Hole, probing the 0.79 handle

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7904, up 0.00% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7910 and low at 0.7904. Trump bluffing a US government shutdown AUD drifted higher overnight but within a narrow range between 0.7882 and 0.7913 vs the dollar as markets await the Jackson Hole. A mor ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 things to watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow Markets gear up for action in Jackson Hole The annual central banking symposium gets underway on Thursday, as central bankers, finance ministers and academics meet in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The main event, ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.31%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors, Food&Beverages and Banking&Financials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.31%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima ...

Today’s event risk’s: NZ trade balance eyed – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac noted today's event risk's. Key Quotes: "NZ: trade balance is expected to post a $200m deficit for July, imports higher and exports lower than in June. UK: Q2 GDP second estimate is released. The first estimate was in line with consensus at 0.3% reflectin ...