Japan Corporate Service Price (YoY) came in at 0.6% below forecasts (0.8%) in June

AUD/USD: a bearish bias while traders brace for the Jackson Hole symposium

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7896, down -0.11% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7907 and low at 0.7893. AUD/USD is consolidated as we head into Tokyo in thin markets while traders are on standby awaiting the speeches at the Kansas City Fed’s annual symposium in Jackson Hol ...

Japan Tokyo CPI ex Food, Energy (YoY) came in at 0%, above expectations (-0.1%) in July

Japan Tokyo Consumer Price Index (YoY) came in at 0.5%, above forecasts (0.3%) in August

Japan National CPI Ex Food, Energy (YoY) meets expectations (0.1%) in July

Japan National CPI Ex-Fresh Food (YoY) meets forecasts (0.5%) in July

Japan National Consumer Price Index (YoY) meets forecasts (0.4%) in July

Japan Tokyo CPI ex Fresh Food (YoY) came in at 0.4%, above expectations (0.3%) in August

NZD/USD: not clear that 0.65 is a more deserving price tag than 0.75 – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that they have mixed feelings on NZD/USD here. Key Quotes: "Our forecasts and judgments point to the USD strengthening as the Fed inches closer to balance sheet reduction (note Fed Chair Yellen speaks tonight) and as the liquidity cycle turns, but the US has its ow ...

NZD/USD: tracking lower towards key technical areas below the 0.72 handle

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7203, down -0.15% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7213 and low at 0.7201. NZD/USD been slightly offered in the latter part of the US session and analysts at Westpac explained that for today at least and ahead of the Jackson Hole speeches, the 0.720 ...

Fed’s Kaplan: Natural rate of US employment may be lower

During an interview with Bloomberg TV, Dallas Fed's President Robert Kaplan stated that he doesn't favor raising the Federal Reserve's 2% inflation target. More headlines: Has not lost faith inflation will bet back to 2% Natural rate of US employment may be lower

Dollar gains slightly in Asia, Japan CPI ahead

Investing.com - The dollar edged higher in early Asia on Friday with consumer prices data eyed in Japan and a pair of speeches on Friday by the Fed chair and ECB president. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, was ...

Key US data events reviewed, including Yellen’s speech – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered their snapshot preview for Yellen's speech and durable goods due tonight. Key Quotes: "Chair Yellen Jackson Hole Speech (10am EDT): Chair Yellen is scheduled to speak about “Financial Stability” at Jackson Hole tomorrow (10am EDT). We expect her t ...

Market wrap: US dollar index up 0.1% on the US day – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: Markets were contained ahead of tonight’s Jackson Hole speeches. US bond yields and the dollar rose slightly. Interest rates: US 10yr treasury yields rose from 2.17% to 2.19%, 2yr yields from 1.31% to 1.33% ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.67%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the S&P Lima Juniors, Food&Beverages and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.67% to hit a new 3-years high. The best performers of the session on the S&P ...