Japan Money Supply M2+CD (YoY) came in at 4.1%, above forecasts (4%) in September

AUD/NZD: all eyes on iron ore – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered their outlook for the antipodean cross. Key Quotes: "AUD/NZD 1 day: Potential for this pullback to extend to 1.0945 if iron ore continues to fall. AUD/NZD 1-3 month: September’s downward correction should give way to a resumption of the trend rise whic ...

Pound slumps and the rockets on contrasting Brexit headlines – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that the British pound first slumped, then lifted above where it had started, on contrasting Brexit headlines. Key Quotes: "The initial pessimism was initiated by reports that the European Union’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier had described Brexit talks a ...

AUD/USD: where to now, 0.79 handle here we come?

Currently, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7824, up 0.06% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7827 and low at 0.7817. AUD/USD has held onto the 0.78 handle after a choppy NY session within a narrow range between 0.7806 and 0.7835. Weekly claims and US PII data were both positive and boosted the US ...

US retail sales preview – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura noted the retails sales on Friday and offered a preview as being one of the two major data highlights for the US dollar to the the week, (the other is the Key CPI preview - Nomura). Key Quotes: "Retail sales: We expect a modest 0.2% m-o-m increase in cor ...

Forex today: volatility in the pound and SEK, US dollar closed flat

Forex today had the US 10 years slipping from 2.35% to 2.32%, while the 2yr yields ranged between 1.51% and 1.52%, pretty steady while the DXY was unchanged on the day between 92.79 and 93.22, settling back onto the 93 handle.  So, while the DXY is flat, there was still plenty o ...

New Zealand Business NZ PMI declined to 57.5 in September from previous 57.9

Aussie Gains Ahead Of China Trade Figures, EUR/USD Flat

Investing.com - The Aussie ticked higher on Friday in early Asia ahead of Chinese trade data that will give insight on exports from Australia to its key trading partner. AUD/USD traded at 0./7822, up 0.03%, while USD/JPY changed hands at 112.27, down 0.02%. EUR/USD traded at 1.1831, flat. Chin ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.65%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the S&P Lima Juniors, Mining and Industrials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.65%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Panoro ...

Markets from overnight: more volatility on FX – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ noted the overnight action in the markets. Key Quotes: "Equity markets were little changed, US 10- year treasury yields fell 2bps and currency volatility picked up. European equity bourses wavered between small gains and losses while in the US stocks opened lower and graduall ...

Key CPI preview – Nomura

There is two key data point's on Friday and the analysts at Nomura offered a preview for the CPI, as being one of them after today's PPI prelude and Wednesday's FOMC minutes that showed Fed members are concerned about low levels of inflation. Key Quotes: "Given higher energ ...

Market wrap: US yields lower yet dollar unchanged – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap. Key Quotes: "Global market sentiment: US bond yields fell slightly ahead of a White House statement on Iran, while the US dollar is unchanged. Interest rates: US 10yr treasury yields fell from 2.35% to 2.32%, while 2yr yields ranged between 1.51% an ...

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; IPC down 0.35%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Healthcare, Industrials and Consumer Goods&Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the IPC lost 0.35%. The best performers of the session on the IPC were America Movil SAB de CV (MX:AMXL), ...