Japan Machinery Orders (MoM) came in at 8.2%, above expectations (5.6%) in January

EUR/AUD Climbs as Tillerson ousting evaporates risk appetite

Aussie plummets and Euro climbs on US Tillerson's ousting. China data to influence AUD bids at 02:00 GMT. The EUR/AUD pair climbed in Tuesday's New York market on political turmoil from the White House, and the pair is trading near 1.5770 in the overnight session.  Donal ...

Forex today: political turmoil in White House and data send dollar off a cliff

Forex today was giving us more concerns about the internal affairs of the White House and the revolving door of top personnel with headlines that Secretary of State Tillerson had been fired.  The DXY  traded on the offer between 89.591 - 90.112 while the US 10yr treasury yiel ...

South Korea Unemployment Rate remains unchanged at 3.6% in February

Australia Westpac Consumer Confidence increased to 0.2% in March from previous -2.3%

AUD/JPY loses the 84.00 handle as risk appetite disappears overnight

Aussie falls as the Yen gains amid broad market safety run. Tillerson's ousting by Trump shakes market confidence. The AUD/JPY tumbled in New York trading on Tuesday after lifting through the first half of the day and heads into Wednesday's session near 83.70 after bottoming at 83.5 ...

NZ REINZ Housing Market Statistics – Steady as she goes – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ noted that the national sales volumes have stabilised, down 1% m/m in February 2018 (seasonally adjusted). Key Quotes: "Days to sell are flat nationwide and prices are up a touch. But regional divergence continues, with Auckland softer than the rest of the country an ...

Mexico stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/BMV IPC down 0.23%

Investing.com – Mexico stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Financial Services, Consumer Staples and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Mexico, the S&P/BMV IPC fell 0.23%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/BMV IPC were Nemak SAB de CV ...

NZD/USD: bullish above 0.7320, will it finally hold the bid?

NZD/USD: best performer. NZD/USD: above key support and looking for a perch on 0.73 handle.  NZD/USD has been extending the upside recovery from the 0.7220's earlier in the month of March and the bird has crossed the descending trendline signifying it is perched higher for longer o ...

CAD/JPY pulling back towards 82.00 after dovish BoC Poloz speech

Poloz says: Canada may be able to have more growth without higher inflation”. CAD/JPY plunges 200 pips from the high of the day.  The CAD/JPY is trading lower at around 82.41 down 0.55% so far as Poloz gave his speech on the labor market and monetary policy.  The Bank o ...

AUD/USD recovers after dumping in Tuesday’s session

Trump sends markets into a tailspin after ousting his own Secretary of State. China data at 02:00 GMT to give the Aussie a ride. The AUD/USD is recovering from a tumble and trading near 0.7850 heading into the overnight session. Markets were shaken and the Dollar bounced late Tuesday afte ...

WTI is balanced as Trump fires Tillerson

“Rexit” might trigger higher oil prices. Balanced technical picture. Donald Trump firing Rex Tillerson (Rexit), secretary of State, may threaten the Iranian nuclear deal according to analysts. In 2015, Iran and six other countries signed an agreement which would monitor Irania ...

New Zealand Current Account (QoQ) came in at $-2.77B, below expectations ($-2.4B) in 4Q

New Zealand Current Account – GDP Ratio came in at -2.7% below forecasts (-2.6%) in 4Q