Japan Bank lending (YoY) registered at 3.2%, below expectations (3.3%) in August

Japan Gross Domestic Product Annualized registered at 2.5%, below expectations (2.9%) in 2Q

Japan Gross Domestic Product Deflator (YoY) in line with expectations (-0.4%) in 2Q

Japan Current Account n.s.a. above expectations (¥2058.6B) in July: Actual (¥2320B)

Japan Gross Domestic Product (QoQ) came in at 0.6%, below expectations (0.7%) in 2Q

NY Fed’s Dudley less hawkish than usual

 NY Fed's Dudley was hitting the wires and he said that the US economy is to grow at slightly above-trend pace, although he was certainly less dovish than previous. He said: Balance sheet normalization end envisioned the early 2020s   Harvey effects won't fundamentall ...

New Zealand Manufacturing sales: 1% (2Q) vs -0.3%

Euro bulls on top of the dollar’s – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ noted the events and outcome in markets overnight. Key Quotes: "The USD continued to languish through the New York trading session and EUR rose. The AUD is comfortably above 0.80 and CAD made fresh 2-year lows. JPY is testing 108.50.  Yields across the globe fell. U ...

US Initial jobless claims reviewed – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura noted the US Initial jobless claims form overnight in a review. Key Quotes: "Initial jobless claims jumped 62k to 298k in the week ending 2 September. This likely reflects the expected transitory uptick due to Hurricane Harvey. Continuing unemployment insurance claim ...

Yen gains in Asia ahead of Japan GDP, China trade expected

Investing.com - The yen gained slightly in early Asia ahead of key data from Japan with the market also poised for likely China trade figures later in the day. USD/JPY changed hands at 108.35, down 0.09%, while AUD/USD trade at 0.8047, down 0.01%. A busy data day in Japan with the unadjuste ...

Market wrap: ECB commentary which did not announce QE tapering – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered their market wrap for the US session. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: The US dollar, and European and US bond yields, are lower, following ECB commentary which did not announce QE tapering. Interest rates: US 10yr yields fell from 2.09% to 2.03%, coincidin ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.30%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors, Banking&Financials and Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.30%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were PPX ...

Forex today: dollar -0.81% on market’s incrementing bearish outlook

Forex today was seeing a low in the DXY to 91.405 and a high of 92.253 with the market's incrementing in fears over political uncertainties in the Whitehouse, N.Korea geo politics, and the Federal Reserve bank's incompetence. The news that Trump could be teaming up with the Democrats t ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 things to watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow UK Marco Tap GBP/USD could be the one to watch on Friday, as economic reports on the trade balance, manufacturing and industrial production are expected to provide investors with an insight into the strength ...