Japan JP Foreign Reserves rose from previous $1259.3B to $1259.7B in September

Japan Overall Household Spending (YoY) came in at 2.8%, above expectations (-0.1%) in August

When is the Aussie Retail Sales, and how could it affect the AUD/USD?

Aussie Retail Sales overview Eearly Friday at 00:30 GMT sees Australia's seasonally-adjusted Retail Sales figures for August, forecast to clock in at a scant 0.2%, while the previous month came in flat at 0.0%. Australia's domestic economy has struggled to get the gears of growth turnin ...

US Pence: China engaging in “malign” campaign to undermine Trump – Reuters

U SVice President Mike Pence is hitting airwaves today, claiming that China is undergoing a "malign" campaign to undermine US President Donald Trump ahead of the upcoming mid-term election. With the two countries already on the brink of a full-on trade war, enflaming headlines will onl ...

South Korea Consumer Price Index Growth (YoY) came in at 1.9%, above expectations (1.55%) in September

South Korea Consumer Price Index Growth above expectations (0.3%) in September: Actual (0.7%)

AUD/USD slipping beneath 0.71 as shorts come out on top again

Aussie flatlining after dropping the 0.71 barrier. Early Friday AUD Retail Sales to open for US NFP action to end a thin week. The AUD/USD is trading down into 0.7075 after slipping from the 0.71 handle in Thursday's trading, which saw the Aussie resume its downside movement a ...

Australia AiG Performance of Construction Index down to 49.3 in September from previous 51.8

Equities have been under pressure on hawkish Fed Chair Powell – ANZ

In a market wrap, analysts at ANZ explained that US equities have been under pressure after yesterday’s hawkish comments by US Fed Chair Powell and a confrontational speech aimed at China by US Vice President Pence saw a repricing of risk. Key Quotes: "NASDAQ fell 2.2%, while the DJI ...

Peru stocks lower at close of trade; S&P Lima General down 0.98%

Investing.com – Peru stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Non-Metal Minerals, Banking&Financials and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lima, the S&P Lima General declined 0.98%. The best performers of the session on the S&P Lima General ...

S&P500 Technical Analysis: Bulls try to find support above 2,900.00 figure

The S&P500 is in a bull trend.  The S&P500 is consolidating sideways above the 200-period simple moving averages while the RSI and Stochastics indicators remain constructive for further upside. Resistances are to be expected near 2,917.00 August 29 high, the 2,939.50 leve ...

Market wrap: market sentiment was broadly downbeat – TDS

Analysts at TD Securities explained that market sentiment was broadly downbeat on concerns about spillovers from the recent selloff in Treasuries, leaving equities in the red (SPX: -0.8%, TSX: -0.4%). Key Quotes: "10yr UST yields opened the North American session at 3.22%, up 4bps fro ...

Italy budget drama is not over yet – Standard Chartered

"Italy budget drama is not over yet; further confrontations with the EU are likely," argue Standard Chartered analysts. Key quotes "Italy’s Finance Minister Giovanni Tria has backtracked on the government’s medium-term budget plans following negative reactions fro ...

Day Ahead: Top 3 Things to Watch

Investing.com - Here’s a preview of the top 3 things that could rock markets tomorrow. 1. Jobs Report Will Dominate the Day The September employment report is clearly the big event for the market tomorrow. The market recently reminded everyone that rising interest rates aren’t good for stocks. A st ...