Japan Exports (YoY) came in at 12.2%, above expectations (10.3%) in January

Japan Merchandise Trade Balance Total registered at ¥-943.4B above expectations (¥-1002B) in January

Japan Imports (YoY) came in at 7.9%, below expectations (8.3%) in January

AUD/SD: to probe the 0.8000/50 area this week? – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac explained that AUD/USD has trended higher over the past week, rising about a cent overall to just above 0.79 to start the week.  Key Quotes: "There was some volatility at times, with a brief dip to 0.7773 after the US CPI data and a run at 0.8000 on Friday whic ...

Japan Adjusted Merchandise Trade Balance climbed from previous ¥86.6B to ¥373.3B in January

Keep an eye on the NZ housing market – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that although the housing market has shown more signs of life of late, we have not changed our overall views of where it goes from here.  Key Quotes: "A number of opposing forces are likely to see prices effectively stay ‘on ice’ for the foreseeabl ...

AUD/USD dormant near 0.7910 to begin new week

AUD/USD stalled last week's gains. pair prone to downside on neutral RBA tone. Chinese New Year and light data promises low volumes in Asia. AUD/USD begins a new week opening just underneath 0.7910, after a decline in Friday's trading capped off the mostly-bullish week. Asia ...

New window of opportunity for dollar correction – BBH

Analysts at Brown Brothers Harriman explained that investors sense that the sands beneath their feet are shifting.     Key Quotes: "Rising US yields and equities have traditionally been yen negative. With the recent gains that carried the yen to its best level against the dolla ...

NZD/USD: headed to 0.7557 or back to 0.7280?

NZD/USD: US dollar making a comeback. NZD/USD: looking ahead to Central Banks. The bird ended last week down 0.23% at 0.7392 within a range between 0.7437-0.7378. NZD/USD is currently trading at 0.7377 with a high of 0.7382 and a low of 0.7374. US Commerce Department recommends tariffs and/o ...

Market wrap: US dollar recovers some lost ground – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac explained that the US dollar recovered some lost ground Friday, with Japanese officials sounding extra concern over yen appreciation. US housing and consumer sentiment data printed on the strong side but treasury yields slipped as 13 Russians were indicted for electio ...

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.56%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Insurance, Communication and Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 0.56%. The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Nice Ltd (TA:NICE), which rose 3.59% or ...

Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.03%

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Insurance, Building&Construction and Industrial Investment sectors led shares lower. At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share lost 0.03%. The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All ...

Crude Oil Prices – Weekly Outlook: February 19 – 23

Investing.com - Oil prices finished higher for a third straight session on Friday to score a weekly gain, as investors weighed OPEC's ongoing efforts to rid the market of excess supplies against indications of rising U.S. production. Strength in global stocks, which enjoyed their biggest weekl ...

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