Japan Foreign bond investment fell from previous ¥953.5B to ¥411.1B in January 19

Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks fell from previous ¥498.7B to ¥-148.2B in January 19

Dollar up on JPY, EUR In Early Asia As Mnuchin Event Ahead Eyed

Investing.com - The dollar gained against the yen and euro in early Asia on Thursday with a day ahead of policymaker statements expected to whipsaw currency markets starting in Europe. USD/JPY rose 0.08% to 109.31, while AUD/USD fell 0.15% to 0.8048. EUR/USD was down 0.15% to 1.2391 ahead of th ...

Sterling was the star performer on the US dollar’s big slump – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac explained that the US dollar slumped after comments in Davos from US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin suggested benign acceptance of the recent slide in USD and a departure from the "strong dollar" mantra of Treasury secretaries before him. Markets await the outcome of th ...

South Korea Gross Domestic Product Growth (QoQ) registered at -0.2%, below expectations (0.1%) in 1Q

South Korea Gross Domestic Product Growth (YoY) came in at 3%, below expectations (3.1%)

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.97%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Healthcare, Materials and Financial Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC rose 0.97% to hit a new 3-months high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV ...

NZ: CPI rose 0.1% in the last quarter of 2017

  "Prices rose 0.1 percent in the December 2017 quarter," Stats NZ reported on Thursday. Key highlights Higher petrol prices, air fares, and housing-related costs were countered by lower prices for vegetables, new cars, and a range of household goods. The relatively flat result thi ...

NZD/USD sent back from the moon to planet earth on BIG Q4 CPI miss

NZD/USD sent back a yard or two on CPI miss. NZD/USD holding at the 21-4hr SMA, so far. NZ CPI comes to the rescue for the bears not entirely squeezed out of the game with a print so off the mark that it wiped off all the gains made since US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's .... ...

Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

Investing.com - Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow US Housing, Labor Data The Commerce Department is slated to report new home sales for December at 10:00AM ET (1400GMT) on Thursday. The data is expected to show a decline of 7.9% to 676,000 units for December from ...

New Zealand Consumer Price Index (QoQ) came in at 0.1% below forecasts (0.4%) in 4Q

New Zealand Consumer Price Index (YoY) below forecasts (1.9%) in 4Q: Actual (1.6%)

Nasdaq Closes Lower as Tech Wobbles; Ford Misses Earnings

Investing.com – US markets closed mixed as gains in financials were offset by losses in tech led by a slump in Apple while fears of a US, China trade war weighed on sentiment. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed higher at 26,252. The S&P 500 closed 0.06% lower, while the Nasda ...

Forex today: Gold play s catch up with weak dollar, Mnuchin jawboning?

Forex today was a wild ride with blue sky rallies for the bulls and an, "I told you so," could be heard ricocheting around the market as gold took off to play catch up with a bearish dollar trend. The question that the market has been left to mull over is whether or not US Treasur ...

Wall Street closes mixed as investor digest political developments

Concerns over a trade war between US & China escalate. Tech drags Nasdaq lower amid heavy sell-off of chipmakers. Financials lift Dow higher, S&P pares early gains. Major equity indexes in the United States failed to set a clear trend for the second day in a row as investors assesse ...