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
China

Market headlines China inflation slows to a 5-month low, rising 1.90% in June In Japan, Abe wins the parliamentary upper house elections Expectations for economic stimulus builds. Nikkei225 jumps over 3% Bank of England is the central bank to watch for in Europe as expectations of rate cut builds Today’s Economic events ...

2016-07-11 John Benjamin Read more
Durable Goods Orders

The British pound continued to edge higher with GBPUSD posting a 10-week high. Meanwhile US durable goods orders increased 0.80% less than what the markets expected Today’s Economic events US durable goods orders m/m US Core Durable goods orders m/m Coming up BoC Governor. Poloz Speech S&P HPI Flash services PMI CB co...

2016-04-27 John Benjamin Read more
Germany

German Ifo business sentiment slips in April. Yen strengthens ahead of BoJ week, and the Pound Sterling looks more bullish. Today’s Economic events Japan SPPI y/y 0.20% vs. 0.20% German Ifo business climate 106.6 vs. 107.1 UK CBI Industrial order expectations -11 vs. -17 Coming up US new home sales German business co...

2016-04-27 John Benjamin Read more
ECB

UK retail sales decline in March showing a slowdown in economic activity in the first quarter. The ECB left interest rates unchanged at today’s meeting. Gold prices gained over 1.0% for the day Today’s Economic events New Zealand Credit Card Spending y/y 4.80% vs. 7.30% previously Swiss trade balance 2.16 billion vs. 3.89 billion ...

2016-04-27 John Benjamin Read more
Jobs Reports

UK jobs report highlights slowing pace. Japan's exports fall as analysts question what the BoJ might do next week. Oil prices retreat as Kuwait oil workers call off strike and Russia talks of boosting production. Today’s Economic events Japan trade balance 0.28 trillion vs. 0.45 trillion Australia MI leading index m/m -0.10% vs. -0.20% ...

2016-04-27 John Benjamin Read more
US Fed Cleveland

Oil prices retraced their losses yesterday and closed in the green, followed by the equity markets which closed with strong gains in the US and was followed by a higher close in Asia today.  Today’s Economic events RBA releases monetary policy meeting minutes Eurozone current account narrows to 19.0 billion, falling below forecast...

2016-04-19 John Benjamin Read more