Trump on N.Korea, what’s the latest? – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ noted that President Trump tweeted: “I am allowing Japan & South Korea to buy a substantially increased amount of highly sophisticated military equipment from the United States.”  Key Quotes: "This is on the back of news that Trump and Moon agreed to remov ...

AUD/NZD: profit taking to extend to 1.1000 area? – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered their outlook for the antipodean cross and rates. Key Quotes: "AUD/NZD 1 day: Stretched above 1.1100, which caused some profit-taking overnight which could extend to the 1.1000 area. AU GDP will be key today. AUD/NZD 1-3 month: A retest of the 1.1200 area seen i ...

Dollar down in early Asia with Japan wages, Aussie GDP ahead

Investing.com - The dollar fell against the yen in early Asia on Wednesday with Japan wages data ahead and Australia GDP also on tap. USAD/JPY changed hands at 108.67, down 0.13%, while AUD/USD traded at 0.8001, up 0.06%. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a ...

US GDP tracking up date – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a GDP tracking update based on the US data overnight. Key Quotes: "On net, the data today raised our Q3 real GDP tracking estimate by 0.1pp to 2.9% q-o-q saar and our Q2 estimate by 0.1pp to 3.2%.  Core capital goods orders in July were raised notably in th ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.06%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Banking&Financials, Mining and Agriculture sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.06%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Panoro ...

Wall Street ends day substantially lower on risk aversion

Major equity indexes in the U.S. recorded heavy losses on Tuesday as investors, who came back to markets from the 3-day Labor Day weekend, reacted to escalating geopolitical tensions between North Korea and the United States. The CBOE Volatility index .VIX,  Wall Street's fear gauge ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 things to watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow It’s interest rate decision day in Canada Nearly two-months after the Bank of Canada (BoC) rose interest rates for the first time in seven months, the central bank releases its decision on interest rates on W ...

Forex today: risk off, yet high beta’s on the bid – go figure?

Forex today was again dominated by risk-off play and this took the dollar and US rates lower.  N. Korea continues to concern the global arena while President Trump ramps up the ante and supplies weapons to Japan and South Korea. At the same time, storms in the US are destructive and there ar ...

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.03%

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; IPC down 1.03%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Consumer Staples, Financial Services and Consumer Goods&Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the IPC declined 1.03% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the IPC ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.67%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Healthcare, Financials and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.67%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were New ...

EUR/USD sticks to modest gains above 1.19 as DXY remains in the red

After testing the 1.19 handle during the second half of the NA session, the EUR/USD found support there and edged higher and is now looking to close the day with gains as it's trading near the 1.1920 mark, adding 0.2% on the day. Although the US Dollar Index remained under pressure amid som ...