Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks fell from previous ¥-644.6B to ¥-918.6B in September 11

Japan Foreign bond investment up to ¥381.8B in September 11 from previous ¥198.7B

EUR/USD closing in to end flat to last Friday’s close on ECB expectations

Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1944, up 0.04% on the day, having posted a daily high at 1.1946 and low at 1.1937. EUR/USD was ending flat for the week due to short covering in the NY session as investors looked to take some of the profits out of the massive short dollar squeeze post-Fe ...

GBP/USD bulls a pip too far ahead of PM May’s keynote speech tonight?

Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3572, down -0.05% on the day, having posted a daily high at 1.3585 and low at 1.3571. Britain and the EU are in a deadlock GBP/USD was better bid after the Asian lows to 1.3470. Cable rose to 1.3520 resistance area before spiking hard in late London on the back o ...

AUD/NZD outlook: headed to the 1.0800 area – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered their outlooks for the Antipodean cross and rates. Key Quotes: "AUD/NZD 1 day: The correction of the June-Aug rally can run even lower, to the 1.0800 area, dependent on further iron ore losses plus the NZ election outcome. AUD/NZD 1-3 month: A retest of the 1.120 ...

Gold bugged out, suffers biggest one-day percentage drop since early July

Gold was settling below $1,300 in Thursday's NY session and for the first time in September and suffered the biggest one-day percentage drop since early July after the U.S. Federal Reserve's hawkish dot plot announcements for between now and the end of 2018.  Spot gold dropped fro ...

Argentina Gross Domestic Product (YoY) came in at 2.7%, above forecasts (2.65%) in 2Q

AUD/USD: dropping like a stone within a handle of a 100% reversal

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7932, up 0.02% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7936 and low at 0.7928. Forex today: dollar softer, pound firmer, yen floored AUD/USD is on the floor and about to complete 100% of the rally from 0.7905 31st August on just another leg or two lowe ...

Forex today: dollar softer, pound firmer, yen floored

Forex today was taking some of the 'umpf' out of the dollar while UST-10yr yields remained elevated at 2.28%. The greenback dropped some of the FOMC fueled gains from yesterday's trade, with the DXY closing down 0.3% on the day in the US session.   The markets are not a ...

Market event risks – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered the key event risks ahead. Key Quotes: "Euro Area: ECB President Draghi gives a keynote speech followed by a student roundtable/dialogue in Dublin. Vice President Constancio chairs a panel “Macroprudential policy beyond banking”. US: Fedspeak include ...

Dollar Edges Up Against Yen In Early Asia, Brexit Speech Eyed

Investing.com - The dollar ticked slightly higher against the yen early Friday in Asia with no major regional data on tap and investors fixed on a policy speech on Brexit later in the day. USD/JPY changed hands at 112.48, up 0.01%, while AUD/USD traded at 0.7933, up 0.03%. GBP/USD was last quote ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.20%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Electricity, Services and Banking&Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.20%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Minsur ...

New Zealand GDP – Solid growth, with a pick-up expected – HSBC

"New Zealand's GDP growth was spot on market expectations at 0.8% q-o-q and 2.5% y-o-y. Growth was supported by a strong rise in both exports and domestic demand. Growth has also been fairly broad-based, with eleven of 16 industries showing a rise in the quarter," notes Pau ...

The Day Ahead: Brexit, Bitcoin, Opec Meeting

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow Opec meeting gets underway Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other major producers will meet Friday in Vienna to discuss the market impact of the production-cut agreement ...