Japan Foreign bond investment dipped from previous ¥381.8B to ¥233.6B in September 18

Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks fell from previous ¥-918.6B to ¥-923.9B in September 18

AUD/NZD: a retest of the 1.1200 on the cards longer term? – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered their outlook for AUD/NZD and antipodean rates. Key Quotes: "AUD/NZD 1 day: NZ election uncertainty appears to be fully priced, the cross now responding more to other factors such as iron ore’s decline. The 1.0830 area is a near term target. AUD/NZD 1-3 month ...

Gold: headed for a break below $1,280 near-term psychological support?

Gold was pressured yet again on Wednesday on higher stocks and dollar with the US 10yr yields up from 2.24% to 2.31% at a two-month high. Markets were generally higher all around, seen in Wall Street's optimism over fiscal progress with the corporate tax rate proposed at 20% from 35%. The Fe ...

Kiwi Gains In Early Asia After RBNZ Holds, EUR/USD Weaker

Investing.com - The kiwi gained on Thursday after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) held rates at a record low of 1.75% on Thursday and called for a weaker currency. "A lower New Zealand dollar would help to increase tradables inflation and deliver more balanced growth," said acting Governo ...

South Korea Consumer Price Index Growth (YoY) declined to 2.1% in September from previous 2.6%

South Korea Consumer Price Index Growth down to 0.1% in September from previous 0.6%

AUD/USD: in the hands of the bears at around new trend lows 0.7836

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7853, up 0.05% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7857 and low at 0.7848. AUD/USD has been consolidating the lows made over the last several sessions but unable to shrug off the dollar's resurgence, capped and faded on rallies in the 0.7880' ...

Trump’s tax plan: will it be blowing out the deficit? – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that the Trump tax plan includes a 20% corporate tax rate, a 25% tax rate for pass-through businesses and reduced 35% top income tax rate for individuals (as well as reducing the number of income tax brackets from seven to three).  Key Quotes: "The infamou ...

a taxing time for dollar bears – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura explained that over the past week, the dollar has rallied against all G10 currencies, most notably against the Australian dollar (+2.9%), Swedish krona (+2.8%) and New Zealand dollar (+2.7%).  Key Quotes: "It has also rallied against the euro (+2.2%) and yen (+1.3%). ...

Market wrap: US interest rates, the US dollar, and equities rose – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered their market wrap. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: US interest rates, the US dollar, and equities rose after Trump’s proposed tax reforms were unveiled. Interest rates: US 10yr yields rose from 2.24% to 2.31% - a two-month high, 2yr yields from 1.45% t ...

Reserve Bank Of New Zealand Holds At 1.75%, Seeks Weaker Kiwi

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.26%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Industrials, Mining and Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General added 0.26%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Volcan Minera ...