Japan Money Supply M2+CD (YoY) below expectations (3.6%) in January: Actual (3.4%)

Key US data reviewed and previewed – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a recap of the key US data events from overnight. Key Quotes: "Initial jobless claims: Initial unemployment claims fell 9k to 221k for the week ending 3 February. The four-week moving average of initial claims fell 10k to 224.5k, the lowest since 1973. Continuin ...

Key global events from overnight – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained the global events from overnight. Key Quotes: "US equities traded lower through the New York morning with market jitters on the possibility of a faster pace of monetary policy tightening continuing. Global yields were generally higher and the USD was mixed.  ...

Crypto’s plunge may have been halted by the SEC/CFTC hearing

Crypto building up again, albeit cautiously. Bearish risks still remain, but confidence boosted. SEC/CFTC hearing on Tuesday Crypto markets are still weak but seem to have found a foothold, with Bitcoin currently trading near 8,250.00 after putting in a bottom at 6,000.00 recently ...

NZD/USD: support levels to be tested – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ offered an insight into NZD/USD. Key Quotes: "A re-escalation in market jitteriness overnight has so far had little impact on the kiwi, which is still hovering around its post-RBNZ levels. However, with increased financial market volatility here to stay and the RBNZ reinforcin ...

forex today: Volatility and yields driving proace action, DJIA off a cliff

In forex today, once again, volatility was the foundation to uncertainty with stock rolling over and higher US yields at play. US ten years traded between a range of 2.8059% - 2.8821% and only dropped again at the close of play from the 2.86's% to 2.82's% while the DXY trade ...

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 2.28%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Materials, Telecoms Services and Consumer Goods&Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC lost 2.28% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the ...

Aussie In Focus In Asia Ahead Of China Prices Data

Investing.com - The Aussie is in focus in Asia on Friday with China consumer prices ahead following on from trade data on Thursday that showed a sharp jump in imports. AUD/USD was last quoted at 0.7782, while USD/JPY was quoted at 108.76. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s ...

Bitcoin Eases From Highs, Eyes Test of Recent Lows

Investing.com – Bitcoin eased from highs but remained modestly supported amid signs of ‘staying power’ as total cryptocurrency market remained steady. The total cryptocurrency market cap rose to $391 billion, up nearly modestly from Wednesday, after snapping three straight days of declines on ...

The Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow It's Jobs Friday… In Canada Canadian Labor market data for the month of January due Friday could offer the Canadian dollar direction amid pressure from falling crude prices. Economists forecast the ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 1.75%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Banking&Financials, Services and Electricity sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 1.75% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the S&P ...

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 1.69%

Investing.com – Canada stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Energy, Consumer Discretionary and IT sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 1.69% to hit a new 3-months low. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX ...

Wall Street’s rout continues, Dow sheds over 1,000 points

The dollar and the yen get a late boost from plummeting equities. Volatility remains high after the close, with the Dow swinging within a 300 points' range. US equities opened the day with a soft tone but fear kicked in mid-US session and triggered another panic sell-off, which resulted i ...