Payrolls

Market Summary Japan housing starts rise 0.80% in July Japan industrial production see flat in July after rising 2.30% in June Germany retail sales rises 1.70%, beating estimates French inflation seen weaker, rising 0.30% in August Eurozone preliminary inflation at 0.20% in August; Core CPI rises 0.80% ADP private payrolls ...

2016-08-31 John Benjamin Read more
Japan's economic data

Market Summary Japan unemployment rate falls to a 21 year low Japan Household spending continues to decline Japan retail sales fall 0.20% UK mortgage approvals fell in July Germany headline inflation flat on month over month basis Germany HICP lower at 0.30% in August Today’s Economic events Japan household spendi...

2016-08-30 John Benjamin Read more
US-durable-goods

Market Summary Japan producer prices seen rising 0.40% in July Germany business climate falls unexpectedly in August Sweden unemployment rate falls to an 8-month low US durable goods orders rise to a 9-month high Two-day annual Jackson Hole symposium begins today Today’s Economic events Japan SPPI y/y 0.40% vs. 0.10%...

2016-08-25 John Benjamin Read more

Market Summary Germany’s Q2 GDP confirmed at 0.40%, slower than first quarter Weaker sterling gives a boost to British manufacturers ZAR falls as South Africa’s finance minister faces investigation BBA: UK mortgage approvals rise in the first month after Brexit Today’s Economic events Australia construction work done q/...

2016-08-24 John Benjamin Read more
Jens Weidmann

Market Summary Japan manufacturing continues to remain in contraction (flash PMI) Germany services sector slows in August Eurozone composite PMI hits a 7-month high New Zealand dollar rises as RBNZ rules out steep rate cuts US flash manufacturing PMI soft in August US new home sales rises to a 9-year high Today’s Economi...

2016-08-23 John Benjamin Read more
New Zealand_AUDNZD

Market Summary New Zealand employment change rises more than expected New Zealand unemployment rate falls to 5.10% in Q2, 2016 UK claimant count change, beats forecasts, unemployment at 8-year low Dollar lifted following NY Fed Dudley’s hawkish comments Traders await FOMC meeting minutes due later today Today’s Economic eve...

2016-08-17 John Benjamin Read more
US Dollar

The markets extended the risk on a rally for the second day as equities rallied. GBPUSD was also seen trading higher off Brexit lows. In Japan, retail sales remained weak for the third straight month. In the US, consumer spending picked up along with personal income rising modestly. Today’s Economic events Japan retail sales y/y -1.90% v...

2016-06-29 John Benjamin Read more