AUD/JPY opens the week higher, but gap threatens to close

The Aussie starts the week off with a bullish pop against the Yen. A thin macro calendar for the AUD sees shifting market sentiment in the driver's seat. The AUD/JPY is trading just beneath 83.00 after a bullish gap to start the new week's trading. The Aussie gapped higher by a tid ...

US-North Korea summit preparations are moving forward – Reuters

As reported by Reuters, a delegation of US officials has met with North Korean representatives at the North-South Korea border as preparations for the US-North Korea summit appear to resume, and the meeting between the two world leaders appears to be back on, despite a public testament from U ...

AUD/USD sees a quiet week ahead with a slim schedule

The Aussie looks set to continue trading flat after last week's quiet affair. The early week sees no figures or events for the AUD, first data for the week hits on Wednesday. The AUD/USD is trading near 0.7560 to kick off the new week, largely unchanged following last week's sedat ...

The week ahead: eyes turn to nonfarm payrolls – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura highlight the key scheduled data events for the week ahead. Key Quotes: United States | Data preview We expect a below-trend 0.1% m-o-m increase in April’s core PCE index and a 205k NFP increase in May’s employment report. Case-Shiller home price index (Tuesday) ...

Market wrap: market nerves weighed on yields and risk – Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market wrap. Key Quotes: "London/NY trade focused on a rapidly shifting narrative over the proposed Trump-Kim summit in Singapore and new concerns in Spain, where PM Rajoy is under pressure after convictions for corruption of members of his party. Spanish 10 yea ...

Global market snapshot – ANZ

Equities were mixed on lighter volumes with yields lower and the USD stronger. Key Quotes: "Outside of technology, US stocks were lower with energy shares leading declines." "The S&P 500 and DJIA were down 0.2%." "Saudi Arabia’s oil minister Khalid Al-Falih sai ...

Israel stocks higher at close of trade; TA 35 up 0.77%

Investing.com – Israel stocks were higher after the close on Sunday, as gains in the Biomed, Oil&Gas and Banking sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tel Aviv, the TA 35 gained 0.77%. The best performers of the session on the TA 35 were Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TA:TEVA), which ...

Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 0.82%

Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the Real Estate Development, Insurance and Media&Publishing sectors led shares lower. At the close in Saudi Arabia, the Tadawul All Share declined 0.82%. The best performers of the session on the Tadawul All ...

Gold / Silver / Copper Prices – Weekly Outlook: May 28 – June 1

Investing.com - Gold traders will keep their focus on fresh geopolitical developments surrounding President Donald Trump's planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un slated for next month. Ongoing trade negotiations between the U.S. and China will also keep investors on their toes. On th ...

Weekly Outlook: May 28 – June 1

Investing.com - Investors will be looking to Friday’s U.S. employment figures for signs of strength in the economy amid an ongoing debate over how many times the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year. Alongside the jobs data, markets will be focusing on a report on personal ...

Crude Oil Prices – Weekly Outlook: May 28 – June 1

Investing.com - Comments from global oil producers for additional signals on whether they plan to exit their current production-cut agreement will remain at the forefront. Prices plunged on Friday to finish at their lowest levels in weeks, as reports said OPEC and Russia are considering liftin ...

Economic Calendar – Top 5 Things To Watch This Week

Investing.com - There's a gusher of economic reports in the coming week, as the calendar rolls to June from May, with the monthly U.S. jobs report in the spotlight. Besides the employment data, this week's holiday-shortened calendar also features a report on personal consumption expenditures (PCE ...