BoJ far from making adjustments – Bloomberg

According to reporting by Bloomberg, barriers for action from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) are still widely dispersed, and traders eager for adjustments from  Japan's central bank may be jumping the gun. Key quotes "Bank of Japan watchers can rest easy and enjoy a late summer holida ...

Japan Bank lending (YoY) above forecasts (2.1%) in August: Actual (2.2%)

Japan Current Account n.s.a. above expectations (¥1852B) in July: Actual (¥2009.7B)

Japan Gross Domestic Product (QoQ) meets forecasts (0.7%) in 2Q

Japan Gross Domestic Product Annualized registered at 3% above expectations (2.6%) in 2Q

GBP/JPY Technical Analysis: Indecision plaguing the Guppy

The GBP/JPY remains trapped in the middle after last week's risk recovery on improving Brexit hopes came up against broad-market trade tensions, and risk appetite continues to hang in the middle. Last week's range trap keeps the Guppy spiraling near the 200-hour EMA as market ...

NZD/USD: consolidating the NFP drop – trade is a big risk this week

NZD/USD is consolidating the sharp fall that came of the US labour market report coming in at better than expected. Trade is a big risk for the Kiwi - Trump has announced another USD267bn in tariffs on China at short notice. NZD/USD is consolidating the sharp fall that came of the US labou ...

China Trade Balance CNY rose from previous 176.96B to 179.75B in August

China Exports (YoY) CNY increased to 7.9% in August from previous 6%

New Zealand Manufacturing sales dipped from previous 1.4% to -1.2% in 2Q

EU to give Barnier mandate to close Brexit deals – Financial Times

As reported by the Financial Times, new instructions for the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, are expected in soon to begin extending an olive branch to the UK's Prime Minister, Theresa May. PM May has been facing an embroiled Brexit negotiation process, stuc ...

China Trade Balance CNY rose from previous 176.96B to 180B in August

China’s export growth dropped – Nomura

Analysts at Nomura explained that China’s export growth in USD terms dropped to 9.8% y-o-y in August from 12.2% in July (Consensus: 10.0%; Nomura: 12.5%; Figure 1), while import growth slowed to 20.0% from 27.3% (Consensus: 17.7%; Nomura: 26.0%).  Key Quotes: "This slowdown in trad ...

China Imports (YoY) registered at 20% above expectations (18.7%) in August