Dollar Gains As Abe Coalition Wins Super Majority

Investing.com - The dollar posted fresh gains against the yen in Asia on Monday as results showed the coalition led by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a super majority in Sunday's polls. The election showed that Abe's coalition was on track for 312 seats in the lower house of parliament, mor ...

Dollar Up Against Yen In Early Asia, China House Prices Due

Investing.com - The dollar was quoted up against the yen in early Asia on Monday in a light regional data day. USD/JPY changed hands at 113,85, up 0.28%, while AUD/USD traded at 0.7813, down 0.08%. House prices from China are due later in the day for September with an 8.3% gain reported in August ...

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.69%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Biomed, Technology and Insurance sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.69%. The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were OPKO Health Inc (TA:OPK), which rose 4.51% or 104 ...

Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.52%

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Insurance, Hotels&Tourism and Multi Investment sectors led shares lower. At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share lost 0.52%. The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share were ...

Japan elections: Abe’s LDP to maintain well over a majority – NHK

According to the first exit polls released by NHK, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is projected to win 48th General elections. LDP will mantain well over a majority on its own in the Lower House and together with its coalliting partner, Komeito (lead by Natsu ...

Gold / Silver / Copper Prices – Weekly Outlook: October 9 – 13

Investing.com - Gold prices fell on Friday, pressured lower by the stronger U.S. dollar which was boosted after President Donald Trump's plans to overhaul the tax code cleared a critical hurdle. Gold futures for December delivery settled down 0.59% at $1,282.42 on the Comex division of the New Yor ...

Weekly Outlook: October 23 – 27

Investing.com - The dollar rose against a basket of the other major currencies on Friday as hopes for U.S. tax reforms were boosted after the Senate approved a budget measure that will allow Republicans to pursue tax cuts without Democratic support. The U.S. dollar index, which measures th ...

Crude Oil Prices – Weekly Outlook: October 23 – 27

Investing.com - Oil prices settled higher in see-saw trade on Friday, as political tensions in the Kurdistan region continued to disrupt crude supplies. Oil exports from Iraq's Kurdistan towards the Turkish port of Ceyhan were flowing at average rates of 216,000 barrels per day versus the usua ...

Economic Calendar – Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

Investing.com - Global financial markets will focus on this week's European Central Bank meeting for further details on how the central bank plans to taper its massive economic stimulus program. Meanwhile, investors will keep an eye on a preliminary reading of third-quarter U.S. growth to furthe ...