Japan Capital Spending climbed from previous 3.4% to 12.8% in 2Q

German businesses alarmed at lack of Brexit progress – The Financial Times

According to the Financial Times, business leaders in Germany are raising the alarms at the lack of progress on Brexit negotiations, warning that German industries may have to begin acting in their best interest and start preparing for a no-deal Brexit. Key quotes "German business leaders hav ...

AUD/USD looking glum at new 2018 lows

Aussie traders open up the new week under the gun with several days of Australian data, kicking off with Australian Retail Sales numbers. FX markets are geared up for a  sudden influx of USD-denominated action as Wall Street gets set to return to the fold after Labour Day. The AUD/US ...

China’s Xi Jinping reiterates open trade stance amid US trade war – Reuters

As reported by Reuters, Chinese President Xi Jinping is taking indirect potshots at US President Donald Trump's trade policies, repeating his country's determination to induce economic reform within China as well as strengthening an open global economy. Key quotes "Meeting U.N ...

New Zealand Terms of Trade Index below forecasts (1%) in 2Q: Actual (0.6%)

South Korea Trade Balance dipped from previous $6.91B to $6.9B in August

Australia HIA New Home Sales (MoM) declined to -3.1% in July from previous 2.2%

Australia AiG Performance of Mfg Index up to 56.7 in August from previous 52

The week ahead: US payrolls and looming tariffs – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura offered their outlook for the week ahead, noting the US payrolls and looming tariffs as a likely solid NFP report could be overshadowed by the US imposing more tariffs on China. United States | Data preview We anticipate a solid August employment report, but expect trad ...

GBP/USD gaps down on Brexit stress, opens the week near 1.29

The Sterling-Dollar opens the week on a bearish note as Brexit negotiations continue to drift. Limited data awaits Monday traders, but Tuesday's UK inflation hearings could draw a crowd. The GBP/USD major pair opened the new trading week on a bearish note, knocking into 1.2920 amidst ...

UK PM May: Will not surrender to Brussels – The Telegraph

Brexit negotiations are once again seeing both sides quickly coming to loggerheads over trade agreements for the United Kingdom post-Brexit, with the European Union's lead Brexit negotiator delivering warnings on the weekend that the EU is leaning opposed to the UK Chequer's latest Brexi ...

Market wrap: EUR was under pressure on EZ CPI and Turkey – ANZ

Analysts at ANZ explained that the euro remained under pressure, weighed down by the undershoot in August euro area inflation and ongoing tensions in Turkey.  Key Quotes: "Month-end rebalancing was also a factor, as well as potentially some position squaring ahea ...

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