AUD/NZD: eyeing the key 1.0930 area – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered their outlook for the antipodean cross and rates. Key Quotes: "AUD/NZD 1 day: Eyeing the 1.0930 area in this correction of the June-Aug rally. AUD/NZD 1-3 month: A retest of the 1.1200 area seen in April is possible if iron ore’s rally since mid-June continue ...

AUD/USD: RBA minutes and FOMC in sight, bullish daily chart

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.8001, down -0.02% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.8005 and low at 0.7995. AUD/USD is a slow market at the start of this Asian week ahead for what will potentially develop into an action-packed trade-off if the FOMC manages to spark some lif ...

United Kingdom Rightmove House Price Index (YoY) dipped from previous 3.1% to 1.1% in September

United Kingdom Rightmove House Price Index (MoM) dipped from previous -0.9% to -1.2% in September

NZD/USD: battles the bear’s opening bearish gap for the 0.73 handle target

Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7294, up 0.05% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7301 and low at 0.7278. The week ahead: Fed to announce the start of its balance sheet roll-of? - Nomura NZD/USD has recovered from the opening gap from 0.7278 to current spot. The dollar ended last wee ...

US retails sales to prompt downward revisions of GDP forecasts for Q3? – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that US retail fell 0.2% m/m in August.  Key Quotes: "The data will prompt some downward revisions of GDP forecasts for Q3. Taken over the three months, control group sales have risen at an average of 0.2% m/m, suggesting real private consumption is runnin ...

The week ahead: Fed to announce the start of its balance sheet roll-of? – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a preview of the busy schedule in G10 global markets for the week ahead.  Key Quotes: "Markets wait with bated breath for the Fed to announce the start of its balance sheet roll-off. United States | Data preview The week ahead in its September meeting, we expec ...

NZ: Saturday’s general election set to be a close race – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac explained that it’s a busy week in New Zealand, with Saturday’s general election set to be a close race.  Key Quotes: "New Zealand general election will be held on Saturday 23 September. Current polling is pointing to a very close race between the incumben ...

Yen Weaker On Expected Japan Election, NKorea Tensions

Investing.com - The yen weakened in early Asia on Monday on reports Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may call a snap election for October to build on support for his handling of tensions with North Korea. USD/JPY changed hands at 111.16, up 0.31%, while AUD/USD traded at 0.7997, down 0.09%. Elsewhere ...

Market Wrap: US dollar performed poorly – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market report for last week's closing US session. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: US bond yields nudged higher and the S&P500 made a record high, despite a mixed bag of economic data, but the US dollar performed poorly. Interest rates: US 10y ...

EM FX closed Friday on a soft note – BBH

Analysts at Brown Brothers Harriman explained that EM FX closed Friday on a soft note, capping off a mostly weaker performance for the entire week.   Key Quotes: "US rates and rate hike expectations remain elevated.  While that has not really helped the dollar against the majors, i ...

Israel stocks lower at close of trade; TA 35 down 0.03%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Oil&Gas, Communication and Banking sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 declined 0.03%. The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Azrieli Group Ltd (TA:AZRG), which rose ...

Saudi Arabia stocks higher at close of trade; Tadawul All Share up 0.40%

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Energy&Utilities, Transport and Retail sectors led shares higher. At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share added 0.40%. The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were Aljazira ...