Japan Foreign bond investment up to ¥198.7B in September 4 from previous ¥-117.9B

Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks dipped from previous ¥-158.3B to ¥-644.6B in September 4

US CPI data preview – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a preview for the US CPI data due in the US session tonight. Key Quotes: "We expect a decent 0.2% (0.189%) m-o-m increase in August core CPI. Our forecast of its y-o-y rate is 1.63%. We think a sharp 4.2% drop in lodging-away-from home prices in July, which lowere ...

Trump: a new framework for tax legislation in about two weeks – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that the Trump administration officials have announced that they expect to have a new framework for tax legislation in about two weeks – cutting it rather fine if the aim is to pass legislation this year.  Key Quotes: "The news gave the USD a lift &ndash ...

NZD/USD: testing key 0.7250 resistance ahead of Tokyo session, will it give?

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7252, up 0.12% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7256 and low at 0.7238. US PPI's miss reviewed - Nomura NZD/USD has caught a bid in early Asia up to test 0.7250 resistance on the back of the opposition Labour Party in NZ saying that it will no ...

United Kingdom RICS Housing Price Balance above expectations (0%) in August: Actual (6%)

US PPI’s miss reviewed – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura explained that the headline PPI increased modestly by 0.2% m-o-m in August, lower than the consensus forecast of a 0.3% gain.  Key Quotes: "Trade prices, which measure changes in margins received by wholesalers and retailers, remained flat, after a 0.5% decline in July ...

Market wrap: US tax reform guidance fuelling bullish market – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: US bond yields rose further, as more officials pointed to tax reform guidance likely to be released later this month. The US dollar also participated, and equities held gains (S&P500 nudging to a fresh recor ...

Yen, Aussie flat in early Asia with China, Australia data ahead

Investing.com - The yen and Aussie were flat in early Asia on Thursday with data sets from Australia and China ahead expected to set the tone. USD/JPY changed hands at 110.53, up 0.05%, while AUD/USD traded at 0.7984, down 0.03%. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.11%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Banking&Financials, Non-Metal Minerals and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.11%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 things to watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow US Inflation and jobs data on tap Market participants look ahead to the release of a pair of economic reports on inflation and jobs due Thursday, for signs of improvement in the U.S. economy, which could ...

Forex today: dollar high in Twitter-happy Trump and despite PPI miss

Forex today had the safe havens unwinding further and both US dollar and yields higher again on the continued theme around tax reforms from Twitter-happy Trump posting remarks of how the reforms need to be acted sooner than later.  That really was all it took, in the absence of more data tha ...

Stocks – Tenet Healthcare Surges on Rumor Company Exploring Sale

Investing.com - Tenet Healthcare Corporation's (NYSE:THC) shares surged in the post-bell trade Wednesday, following a report from The Wall Street Journal indicating that the company is exploring strategic alternatives, including a sale. Shares were recently up 14.5%, but have collapsed over 31 ...