Japan Gross Domestic Product (QoQ) below forecasts (0.2%) in 4Q: Actual (0.1%)

Japan Gross Domestic Product Annualized came in at 0.5%, below expectations (0.9%) in 4Q

Japan Gross Domestic Product Deflator (YoY) above forecasts (0%) in 4Q: Actual (0.5%)

Japan Gross Domestic Product Deflator (YoY) in line with expectations (0%) in 4Q

Westpac-MI Consumer Sentiment fell by 2.3% to 102.7 – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac explained Westpac-MI Consumer Sentiment for February'  was marked by a wave of volatility in global share markets.  Key Quotes: "The Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer Sentiment fell by 2.3% to 102.7 in February from 105.1 in January." ...

Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence down to -2.3% in February from previous 1.8%

USD/JPY sideways but choppy ahead of Japan GDP

USD/JPY getting shaky ahead of Japan GDP figures. US Dollar still in decline mode. USD/JPY is trading slightly down in the Asia session, testing 107.80 following some post-New York  back-and-forth. USD/JPY has been declining for a stretch, with the US Dollar falling for four o ...

AUD/USD: subdued on confidence data, awaiting key jobs/US CPI

AUD/USD: little reaction on data. AUD/USD: capped by 200-H SMA. AUD/USD remains subdued ahead of the Tokyo open, currently, the pair is trading at 0.7857, down -0.02% on the day, having posted a daily high at 0.7863 and low at 0.7852. The Westpac consumer confidence for February came n a ...

Yen Gains In Early Asia Ahead Of Japan Q4 GDP

Investing.com - The yen gained in Asia on Wednesday ahead of closely-watched gross domestic product data from Japan that will set the near-term market tone ahead of January consumer prices in the US later in the day. USD/JPY changed hands at 107.76, down 0.06%, while AUD/USD traded at 0.7859, u ...

U.S. Watch: NFIB Small Business Survey – NBF

Analysts at NBF Economics and Strategy explained that the latest iteration of the NFIB Small Business Survey was released this morning. Key Quotes: "It showed the optimism index rose to 106.9 in January, i.e. just a shade below November’s 30-year high (107.5). No less than 41% of polle ...

AUD/JPY treading water ahead of Westpac Consumer Confidence, testing 84.70

AUD/JPY flat in Asia trading following a weak Tuesday session. Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence data due shortly at 23:30 GMT. AUD/JPY is trading calmy in the overnight session, testing the waters around 84.70. Australia will be releasing their figures for the Westpac Consumer Confidenc ...

South Korea Unemployment Rate unchanged at 3.6% in January

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.20%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Materials, Industrials and Telecoms Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC rose 0.20%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Grupo LALA SA de CV ...