Japan Tankan Large All Industry Capex above forecasts (9.3%) in 2Q: Actual (13.6%)

Japan Tankan Large Manufacturing Index below expectations (22) in 2Q: Actual (21)

Japan Tankan Non – Manufacturing Index above expectations (23) in 2Q: Actual (24)

Japan Tankan Non – Manufacturing Outlook registered at 21, below expectations (22) in 2Q

Japan Tankan Large Manufacturing Outlook came in at 21, above expectations (20) in 2Q

AUD/USD struggling to keep the 0.74 level ahead of China PMI figures

The Aussie could see a quick end to Friday's bullish bounce as China PMI figures come in softer than expected. RBA rate statement on Tuesday to keep traders on the sidelines as they await a change in rhetoric. The AUD/USD is trading close to the 0.7400 level at the outset of the ne ...

Australia AiG Performance of Mfg Index fell from previous 57.5 to 57.4 in June

The load down on Trump, the market will remain stuck with the guy – Nordea

Analysts at Nordea Research argued that Trump seems to be winning the trade war from an equity market point-of-view. At the same time the implied probability of Trump leaving office prematurely has plummeted. Key Quotes: "Yet many keep saying that “Trump will never..”, but we thin ...

The key events for the week ahead: eyes on nonfarm payrolls – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered a preview of the week ahead's key scheduled events. Key Quotes: "United States | Data preview We expect a strong gain in June nonfarm payroll employment while trade concerns may weigh on business sentiment. Construction spending (Monday): Volatility in hom ...

NZD/USD in consolidation mode, starting out positive in early Asia

Risk sentiment improving as a positive for the bird, NZD/USD potentially heading to 0.6850 level. NZD showing hints of consolidation to close out last week. NZD/USD has oped to the downside, opening at 0.6989 and has since moved to score a low of 0.6772, well and truly capped by the 21-4hr SMA ...

Global market wrap: ongoing solid momentum into H2 – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that the markets ended Q2 on a calmer note as economic data pointed to ongoing solid momentum into H2 and trade war anxieties eased a touch (see below).  Key Quotes: "EU and US equities lifted with the DAX up 1.1%, the FTSE up 0.3%, the S&P up 0.1% and th ...