AUD/JPY slumping on the low end ahead of RBA minutes

The Aussie couldn't deliver on Monday's risk-on markets. RBA, mid-tier Japan data on the docket for today. The AUD/JPY finished Monday flat, lacking enough momentum to go either way and is testing near 81.70 heading into Tuesday's Asia session. RBA inbound with Meetin ...

When are the RBA minutes and how could they affect AUD/USD?

RBA minutes overview The RBA minutes of the 6th March meeting are due today at 1230GMT after the RBA, as widely expected, left the official cash rate at 1.50% at its latest meeting, unchanged yet again.  Analysts at Westpac explained that the market interest is limited by the RBA’ ...

NZD/USD: Fed meeting this week is probably the biggest risk – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that the NZD appears to have found a floor for now, bouncing off 0.7200 last night on a weaker USD theme.  Key Quotes: "The 0.72-0.74 range has broadly held since mid-January. The Fed meeting this week is probably the biggest risk for the currency thi ...

AUD/USD playing near 0.77 as risk appetite passes over the Aussie

Aussie got left out of risk-on buying in broader markets for Monday. RBA Meeting Minutes today to be overshadowed by imminent Fed rate hike. The AUD/USD middled in Monday's trading and heads into the Asia session for Tuesday playing near 0.7700. The USD is retreating ahead of the U ...

NZD/USD fights back to 0.7250, but fails to capture

Kiwi climbs in Monday action, but the move seems to have run out of gas early. The US Dollar is driving broad markets ahead of the Fed's interest rate decision on Wednesday. The NZD/USD is back to 0.7240 after reaching a peak of 0.7260 in Monday's trading.  Everybody' ...

AUD/USD awaits the Fed – Westpac

In respect with Australian markets, the market will be keenly awaiting the communication around this week’s highly anticipated Fed rate hike, which will be the 6th hike in the current cycle, which began in December 2015. Key Quotes: "Often when we are this far into a cycle, th ...

USD/CAD: breaking new highs and retreating to 1.3060

The FOMC is scheduled on Wednesday and is the main event of the week.   Canadian CPI and retail sales are scheduled on Friday, also likely a market mover event.   The USD/CAD is trading at around 1.3082 and closed the day down around 0.07% in a bearish day for the dollar which is no ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.44%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the S&P Lima Juniors, Mining and Food&Beverages sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General fell 0.44% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima ...

WTI rebounding at 61.40 amid US sanctions against Russia

Saudi's Bin Salman in the US to visit Trump this Monday. Trump sanctions against Russia increases geopolitical tensions. Crude oil is trading at around $62.16, virtually unchanged on the day as Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabi ...

Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

Investing.com - Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow 1. Tech Wreak, Trump Watch in Focus With nothing of note on the U.S. economic calendar Tuesday, investors are expected to continue to focus on the fallout in the tech sector after a nearly 7% slump in Facebook ...

Wall Street sinks on Facebook data-leak scandal

DJIA sheds 336 points, Nasdaq plunges 1.84%. Fears of a hawkish Fed add to equities' negative case. Wall Street had a tough start to the week, as news that Facebook has leaked information of millions of user to a data analytics firm that in return used it to predict and influence voters ...

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 1.15%

Investing.com – Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Financials, Basic Materials and Real Estate sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa lost 1.15% to hit a new 1-month low. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Suzano Papel ...