Japan Industrial Production (YoY) above expectations (1.9%) in December: Actual (4.2%)

Japan Industrial Production (MoM) above expectations (1.6%) in December: Actual (2.7%)

FOMC preview – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a preview of the FOMC meeting ahead. Key Quotes: "We expect no change in the policy rate at the upcoming 30-31 January FOMC meeting and no material changes or surprises in the post-meeting statement. Incoming data during the intermeeting period have bee ...

AUD/USD pulls back from 0.8110 ahead of CPI, Trump speech

AUD/USD trading flat ahead of Australian CPI release. Dollar pairs await Trump's State of the Union Address. AUD/USD traded relatively flat into the closing hours of the New York session, finishing the day a scant 12 pips lower than where it started 24 hours ago, currently trading aroun ...

South Korea Industrial Output Growth declined to -0.5% in December from previous 0.2%

South Korea Service Sector Output down to 0.2% in December from previous 2.5%

South Korea Industrial Output (YoY) dipped from previous -1.6% to -6% in December

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.50%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Materials, Healthcare and Consumer Staples sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC lost 0.50%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Cemex SAB de CV ...

Forex today: dollar mixed/firm, GBP/USD better-bid on Carney

FX today was moderately risk-off with a mixed dollar while equities and commodities were closing in the red again.  The DXY was steady while European equities fell 0.9-1.1% lower in the benchmarks following a softer Asian session while markets await Trump's speech and key US data aroun ...

Key event risks ahead – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac explained the key risk events ahead. Key Quotes: "Australian inflation will be the main focus today given the release of the Q4 CPI. The 0.8% gain for the headline measure is expected to come from broadly equal contributions from tobacco; house purchase & utilities ...

Aussie Up Slightly On Dollar Ahead Of CPI, Trump Speech Awaited

Investing.com - The Aussie nudged up against the dollar on Wednesday in Asia in a busy regional data day ahead that will also see President Trump's remarks to Congress during the trading day with potential comments on trade and China to be closely-noted. AUD/USD traded at 0.8084, up 0.01%, whil ...

Bitcoin, Ripple Slump as Fresh Fears of ‘Crypto-Bloodbath’ Grow

Investing.com – Bitcoin fell sharply on Tuesday, as the threat of regulation intensified after the Bank of England added to recent criticism levelled at industry, while the CFTC subpoenaed Bitfinex, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. “A lot of the underlying use for ...

Health-care sector triggered Wall Street’s worse two-day slump in eight months

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged a whopping 361 points. Big names planning to partner to reduce health care costs. US indexes plunged this Tuesday, posting their worst two-day slump in eight months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,077.58 its lowest settlement in over ...

United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock fell from previous 4.755M to 3.229M