NZD/USD dips in quiet Friday trading, back to 0.7400

NZD/USD dips on thin markets but gets faded quickly. Positive NZ PMI's had little impact in Asia markets. NZD/USD dipped slightly during Asia trading despite positive business PMI figures for NZ. With market volumes thinning, the pair is currently near 0.740 ...

Japan Foreign bond investment: ¥-973.2B (February 9) vs previous ¥-866.6B

Japan Foreign investment in Japan stocks: ¥-429.5B (February 9) vs previous ¥-126.7B

Forex today: a busy and volatile day again, DXY to fresh 2.3 year lows

Forex today was busy again.  The US dollar was down to YTD lows, losing  -0.61% on the day within a range of 88.558 - 89.004.  With respect to US 10yr treasury yields, these initially rose to the highest since Jan 2014 at 2.94% in European trade before sliding to 2.89% in NY. Fe ...

AUDUSD sedentary on thin columes following a blustery mid-week

AUD/USD holding onto Wednesday, Thursday gains. Aussie unmoved by RBA Governor Lowe . AUD/USD is trading flat in Asia following a volatile Thursday marked by volatility and a new high for the pair, quickly followed by a decline in London and a bounce in New York. The pair is now treading wate ...

Dollar Gains Slightly On Yen In Asia As Region Marks Lunar New Year

Investing.com - The dollar edged higher in Asia on Friday with most markets outside of Australia, Japan and India shut to mark the Lunar New Year. Today marks the start of the Year of the Dog, the latest turn in the 12-year lunar zodiac cycle with China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia ...

key event: RBA Governor Lowe speaking: next move is more likely to be up

The Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe is speaking today and appearing in front of parliament's House of Representatives' Standing Committee on Economics from 2230 GMT. He is delivering a prepared text and then will be taking questions. RBA Lowe: improvement t ...

EUR/USD trading on the high side heading into Asia, testing 1.2500

EUR/USD still peaking after US inflation beat. Dollar selling still the market's favourite sport. EUR/USD is trading topside heading into Asia markets, trading just below yesterday's high of 1.2510. The Euro has gained while the USD has suffered lately, with EUR/USD closing higher fo ...

RBA’s Lowe: next interest rate move likely up

The Reserve Bank of Australia's Governor Philip Lowe is speaking today before the Australian parliament's Standing Committee on Economics. Key highlights: Global economy has continued to improve Labour market is markedly stronger than the RBA initially predicted Consumer spendin ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.84%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Telecoms Services, Industrials and Financial Services sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC gained 0.84%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Alfa, ...

2230GMT key event: RBA Governor Lowe speaking …

The Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Lowe is speaking today and appearing in front of parliament's House of Representatives' Standing Committee on Economics from 2230 GMT. He will deliver a prepared text and then will be taking questions. This event may not offer anything ne ...

NZD/USD: back above 74 cents – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ noted the recent themes within NZD/USD. Key Quotes: "With correlations shifting again, and FX markets taking their cues from equities as opposed to rates, the USD continues to languish, sending kiwi briefly above 74 cents.  We don’t believe this thematic will last ...

Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

Investing.com – Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow 1. US macro data Building permits, housing starts and a raft of University of Michigan data will round off the week of top-tier US economic data on Friday as US investors gear up for a holiday weekend which ...

DXY: how low can you go; 85 here we come?

DXY: making fresh lows on the NY session with a minor correction at stubborn support.  DXY: 85 on the cards then? The US dollar is has been testing the YTD lows and down -0.61% at the end of the day having traded between a range of 88.558 - 89.004. The US dollar's relationship wit ...