Japan Tankan Large Manufacturing Index registered at 24, below expectations (25) in 1Q

Japan Tankan Large All Industry Capex registered at 2.3% above expectations (0.6%) in 1Q

Japan Tankan Large Manufacturing Outlook registered at 20, below expectations (22) in 1Q

Japan Tankan Non – Manufacturing Index came in at 23, below expectations (24) in 1Q

USD/JPY looking for bidders heading into NFP week

Easter holidays are still hanging over Asia markets, and volumes will be constrained. Japan kicks off the week with Tankan data and possible knock-on volatility from China's Caixin PMIs. The USD/JPY pair is jostling at the new week's outset, trading near 106.30 heading int ...

NZD/USD holding near Friday’s consolidation as holiday markets continue

Easter Monday and a lack of macro data leaves the Kiwi exposed to market sentiment drivers. NFP week and China's retaliatory tariffs likely to weigh on market sentiment heading into the new week. The NZD/USD is continuing to trade within Friday's tight consolidation, testing aroun ...

AUD/USD struggling to capture 0.77, upside potential draining away

Bearish trend is still in play for the Aussie, capping gains as market sentiment weighs. US Dollar revival, surging market fears over a trade war continue to expose the AUD/USD to downside weakness. The AUD/USD opens the new week trading near 0.7685, after failing to capture and hold th ...

China announces tariffs on 128 US products

China's Customs Tariffs Commission announced tariffs on 128 American products that take effect "immediately", beginning April 2nd. Key highlights China's Tariff Commission's statement, released on the Finance Ministry's website late Sunday, detailed immediate tariff ...

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.27%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Biomed, Technology and Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 added 0.27%. The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Airport City Ltd (TA:ARPT), which rose 5.35% or ...

Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.89%

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Real Estate Development, Cement and Telecoms&IT sectors led shares lower. At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share declined 0.89%. The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All Share ...

United Arab Emirates stocks mixed at close of trade; DFM General up 0.90%

Investing.com – United Arab Emirates stocks were mixed after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Services, Telecoms and Finance&Investment sectors led shares higher while losses in the Insurance, Consumer Staples and Banking sectors led shares lower. At the close in Dubai, the DFM General rose ...

Crude Oil Prices – Weekly Outlook: April 2 – 6

Investing.com - Ongoing efforts by major global oil producers to cut output and reduce a global glut against a steady increase in U.S. production will continue to be the main driver of sentiment in the oil market in the week ahead. Oil traders will await fresh weekly data on U.S. commercial crud ...

Gold / Silver / Copper Prices – Weekly Outlook: April 2 – 6

Investing.com - Gold prices gold prices will remain vulnerable to any further gains in the dollar in the coming week after ending the week at more than one-week lows on Thursday, in a holiday-shortened week, as a stronger greenback weighed. Gold futures for April delivery settled at $1,325.00 o ...

Economic Calendar – Top 5 Things To Watch This Week

Investing.com - The big event in the coming week for global financial markets will be Friday's release of the March U.S. employment report, as traders and investors look for further clues on the Federal Reserve's likely rate hike trajectory through the end of the year. U.S.-China trade friction ...

Weekly Outlook: April 2 – 6

Investing.com - Investors will be watching to see whether the dollar can hold on to its recent gains in the coming week as the new quarter gets underway. Questions over global trade protectionism and the outlook for the U.S. economy look likely to persist. Investors will be looking ahead t ...