Japan Capital Spending above forecasts (3.1%) in 4Q: Actual (4.3%)

Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks down to ¥53.6B in February 23 from previous ¥127.1B

Japan Foreign bond investment climbed from previous ¥-553.1B to ¥201.3B in February 23

US GDP tracking update – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered their GDP tracking update after today’s data release. Key quotes: "GDP tracking update: Today’s data release did not materially affect our Q1 GDP tracking estimate, which remains unchanged at 2.1% q-o-q saar after rounding.  In the Q4 GDP report, th ...

New Zealand’s terms of trade hit a new all-time higher in Q4 – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that New Zealand’s terms of trade hit a new all-time higher in Q4, as broad-based export commodity price strength continued to support. Key Quotes: "Admittedly, the index is probably as good as it gets for now, although we expect it to stay at a historicall ...

When is CAPEx and how could it affect AUD/USD?

In the Asian day ahead, we have two key events taking place for Aussie trading fanatics, Aussie Q4 actual capital expenditure and Chinese Caixin manufacturing PMI (Feb), with that survey expected to remain in expansion at 51.2. Meanwhile, we might find some movement from the main domestic highligh ...

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 1.11%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Telecoms Services, Consumer Goods&Services and Materials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC lost 1.11% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the ...

Bitcoin Surrenders Gains; Ripple Under $1 Despite Growing Interest

Investing.com – Bitcoin surrendered its gains Tuesday after briefly surging to above $11,000 for the first time in a week. The move lower came as traders appeared to take profits off the table after bitcoin approached price levels said to present strong technical resistance – tradin ...

New Zealand Terms of Trade Index above expectations (-0.2%) in 4Q: Actual (0.8%)

Australia AiG Performance of Mfg Index dipped from previous 58.7 to 57.5 in February

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.13%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Non-Metal Minerals, Industrials and Banking&Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.13%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were ...

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 1.82%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Financials, Basic Materials and Public Utilities sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa declined 1.82%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were BRF SA (SA:BRFS3), which ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 1.36%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Energy, Healthcare and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite declined 1.36%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were TransAlta Corp ...