Japan Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index (YoY) registered at 2.5%, below expectations (2.6%) in February

Japan Domestic Corporate Goods Price Index (MoM) came in at 0%, below expectations (0.2%) in February

AUD/JPY down in the overnight session as risk aversion grips Asia

AUD/JPY tussling as Aussie bullishness competes with Yen buyers. Asia pairs at the mercy of market sentiment until BoJ minutes late Tuesday. The AUD/JPY had slid slightly in the overnight session, trading down into 83.60 territory just ahead of the Tokyo market open. The pair shifted sideway ...

EUR lower despite ECB surprises – AmpGFX

Greg Gibbs, founder, analyst, & PM at Amplifying Global FX Capital Pty Ltd explained that the EUR has struggled since the ECB meeting last week, despite a surprise removal of an easing bias.   Key Quotes: "It has failed to benefit much from a fall in the USD against most currencies i ...

Forex today: all eyes on US CPI

As we enter the Fed blackout period, forex today was mostly awaiting the US CPI and retails sales data to follow in upcoming sessions, but the dollar was mixed with lower yields across the board despite the recent attention to the LIBOR/OIS spread.  The US three and ten-year treasury auctio ...

Larry Kudlow a contender to replace Gary Cohn – Reuters

Larry Kudlow, an economic analyst and a Conservative commentator for CNBC based in New York, is apparently on a short-list of considerations to replace Gary Cohn as the top economic advisor to Donald Trump, according to reporting by Reuters citing an unnamed source. Key highlights: Kudlow is ...

NZD/JPY set to continue declining as risk aversion rules the Asia session

Kiwi sinks against Yen on Monday as trade war fears sap risk appetite. Japnese political rumblings has traders cautiously dipping back into Yen safe haven. The NZD/JPY is testing into the 77.60 level at the start of the overnight session. The Kiwi drifted lower against the Yen in Monday' ...

Mexico stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC up 0.24%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Consumer Goods&Services, Industrials and Healthcare sectors led shares higher. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC added 0.24%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Nemak SAB ...

NZD/CHF testing 0.6900 handle ahead of RBNZ’s Spencer speach

RBNZ’s Spencer to speak on Monday at 23.45 GMT. New-Zealand Food price index at -0.50% m/m in February. The NZD/CHF is trading at around 0.6910 down 0.65% on Monday so far. The Royal Bank of New-Zealand Governor Grant Spencer is slated to speak on Monday at 23.45 GMT on macro-prudentia ...

New Zealand Food Price Index (MoM) dipped from previous 1.2% to -0.5% in February

NZD/USD: a quiet session ahead of US CPI, looking for a breakout?

NZD/USD leaning bearish. NZD/USD needs to get above descending resistance at 0.7320. NZD/USD is technically leaning bearish while the European high on the 0.73 handle was rejected twice by the hourly-descending resistance line at 0.7320. Currently, NZD/USD is trading at 0.7294, down 0.00 ...

USD/CHF tries to finds support at 0.9460 ahead of US CPI

US Consumer Price Index on Tuesday at 12.30 GMT. SNB interest rate decision and quarterly buletin On Thursday at 8.30 GMT.  The USD/CHF is trading at around 0.94747 down 0.42% on Monday as the US inflation numbers are due on Tuesday with the CPI data set at 12.30 GMT. The next macr ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.32%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Banking&Financials, Industrials and Mining sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General lost 0.32%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Andino ...

CPI inflation preview: to  rise only gradually – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered their review in a snapshot of the CPI data event tonight. Key Quotes: "Core CPI surprised on the upside in Jan, rising by 0.349% m-o-m, but some of that strength seemed to be attributable to transitory factors.  Thus, we expect core CPI inflation to retur ...