Japan Tokyo CPI ex Food, Energy (YoY) below forecasts (0.3%) in May: Actual (0.2%)

Japan Tokyo Consumer Price Index (YoY) below expectations (0.5%) in May: Actual (0.4%)

Japan Tokyo CPI ex Fresh Food (YoY) below expectations (0.6%) in May: Actual (0.5%)

Canada PM pins new US tariff talk on NAFTA – Reuters

As reported by Reuters, Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, accused the Trump administration of "flimsy logic" regarding a new investigation into placing tariffs on foreign vehicles imported into the US, and suggested the move is specifically linked to NAFTA talks.  ...

North Korea willing to meet with the U.S. at any time

Wires are crossing that North Korea are willing to meet with U.S. at any time: North Korea expresses regret over us cancellation of the summit. This follows Funda-FX wrap: Trump's letter to Kim cancelling the what would have been historic summit It was announced around the Londo ...

Key US data previews – ANZ

Analysts at Nomura previewed the forthcoming key US data for the end of the week.  Key Quotes: "Durable goods orders: Durable goods orders in April likely declined 1.2% m-o-m (Consensus: -1.3%), driven by weaker orders of new transportation equipment. We think new orders of autos an ...

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.39%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Non-Metal Minerals, Industrials and Mining sectors led shares higher. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General rose 0.39%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General were Grana Y Monter ...

Key US data recapped and GDP tracker updated – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a recap of the NY session's key data events and offered their GDP tracker update. Key Quotes: "Initial jobless claims: Initial jobless claims increased 11k to 234k in the week ended 19 May, a still-low level. The four-week moving average ticked up 6k to 220k ...

President Trump cancelled his summit with North Korea – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that President Trump cancelled his summit with North Korea in a letter. Key Quotes: "President Trump cancelled his summit with North Korea in a letter saying, “based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I fee ...