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GVI Forex Data Outlook for January 1-2, 2014
global-view.com Tuesday December 31, 2013 - 15:16:10 GMT



December 31, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday/Thursday, January 1-2. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Holiday AU/CN- PMIs, EZ/UK- mfg PMIs, US- Weekly Jobless, Mfg PMIs, Construction spending, Empire PMI
    Wednesday- Holiday Thursday
  • Far East: JP- Holiday AU/CN- PMIs    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Spain's banking sector successfully exits bailout
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 31, 2013 - 11:21:57 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Spain's banking sector successfully exits bailout
Tue, 31 Dec 2013 5:19 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- All the best in 2014 from TTN
- PBoC back on the sidelines, sending 1-week Shibor higher
- China resumes IPOs with 5 approvals
- Spain banking sector formally exits its bailout successfully

***Economic Data***
- (ZA) South Africa M3 Money Supply Y/Y: 6  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: PBoC back on the sidelines, sending 1-week Shibor higher; China resumes IPOs with 5 approvals - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 31, 2013 - 05:11:44 GMT

- PBoC pledges to continue "prudent" monetary policy with "appropriate" liquidity levels, but returns to the sidelines in terms of open market operations after injecting liquidity for the first time in December last week. 1-w Shibor rates rise for the first time in 6 sessions  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 31-Dec-2013 -0321 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 31, 2013 - 03:22:15 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (16504.29, +0.16%) is very close to our target zone of 16700-800, after it closed above the 13 year old resistance line of 16200  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 31, 2013
global-view.com Monday December 30, 2013 - 17:26:27 GMT



December 30, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, December 31. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Holiday, Case-Shiller Index, Chicago PMI, CB Consumer Confidence

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: The Beginning of the End of 2013
Trade the News Staff Monday December 30, 2013 - 17:24:55 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: The Beginning of the End of 2013
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:20 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (RU) Russia Q3 Final GDP Y/Y: 1.2% v 1.2% prelim
- (CL) Chile Nov Retail Sales Y/Y: 9  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Italian 5-year auction yield hits three year low
Trade the News Staff Monday December 30, 2013 - 11:19:48 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Italian 5-year auction yield hits three year low
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 5:21 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Spain Retail Sales rise for the 2nd time in three months to best level since April 2011
- Italy Dec Business Confidence misses expectations but still manages its 8th straight monthly rise to its highest level since Aug 2011
- Italy sees mixed results in its year-end auction; sells combined €5  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Yen at fresh 5-year lows as China, Korea express concern on currency - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday December 30, 2013 - 05:55:50 GMT

- ECB Pres Draghi interviewed in German press over the weekend, reiterating the absence of evidence of deflation would keep the ECB on the sidelines with no further cuts to is main interest rate. - Japanese press speculating Toyota's FY results would top estimates, helped by weaker yen rates than the ₯92-97 range conservatively estimated when the company last offered FY13/14 guidance  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 30-Dec-2013 -0323 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 30, 2013 - 03:24:08 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (16478.41, -0.01%) is very close to our target zone of 16700-800, after it closed above the 13 year old resistance line of 16200  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 30, 2013
global-view.com Friday December 27, 2013 - 17:58:22 GMT



December 27, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, December 30. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Pending Homes Sales

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Yields drift higher into year-end
Trade the News Staff Friday December 27, 2013 - 10:52:53 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Yields drift higher into year-end
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 5:22 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Japan's core CPI lifted above 1% for first time since 2008; Nikkei225 Index eeks out fresh 6-year high while USD/JPY tested 105
- Japan Dec Manufacturing PMI registers its10th straight month of expansion and highest reading since July 2006
- Italy year-end auction sees borrowing costs rise to multi-month highs
- US and UK 10-year govt bond yields test above 3  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 27-Dec-2013 -0335 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 27, 2013 - 03:36:40 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Strong rise in the Dow (16479.88) yesterday, now aiming for Resistance near 16800. But, we'd be wary about profit-taking in the New Year, which is just round the corner  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 27, 2013
global-view.com Thursday December 26, 2013 - 19:03:50 GMT



December 26, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, December 27. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- PMI, CPI, Retail Sales, Industrial Output,
  • Far East: JP- PMI, CPI, Retail Sales, Industrial Output
  • Europe: No Major Data  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets quiet following reopening of US equity trade
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 26, 2013 - 16:47:29 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets quiet following reopening of US equity trade
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:13 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (RU) Russia Gold and Forex Reserve w/e Dec 20th: $508  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Boxing Day holiday limits participation
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 26, 2013 - 11:07:19 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Boxing Day holiday limits participation
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 5:18 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Japan Nikkei225 Index closed above 16,000 level for first time since Dec 2007
- Japan PM Abe visited the Yasukuni Shrine which angers regional neighbors
- BOJ Nov Minutes reiterates that it expected a moderate economic recovery and would adjust policy as needed
- China said to have set 2014 GDP growth at 7  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 26, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday December 25, 2013 - 17:08:42 GMT



December 25, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, December 26. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP-PMI, US- Weekly Jobless
  • Far East: JP- PMI, BOJ Minutes
  • Europe: Holiday  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Volumes Low in Christmas Eve Trading
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 24, 2013 - 16:06:16 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Volumes Low in Christmas Eve Trading
Tue, 24 Dec 2013 10:46 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e Dec 20th: -6  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 25, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday December 24, 2013 - 15:44:11 GMT



December 24, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, December 25. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: Christmas Holiday
  • Far East: JP- No Major Data
  • Europe: Christmas Holiday  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK BBA Loans hits 4-year highs; Holiday cheer into year-end
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 24, 2013 - 10:42:12 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK BBA Loans hits 4-year highs; Holiday cheer into year-end
Tue, 24 Dec 2013 5:15 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-China PBoC injects CNY 29B via reverse repos (1st injection in 3 weeks); Chinese money market rates fall with 7 day repo fix at 5  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 24-Dec-2013 -0321 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 24, 2013 - 03:22:53 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (16294.61, +0.45%) is showing the intent to reach 16700-800, the next possible target zone as it closed above the 13 year old resistance line of 16200  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 24, 2013
global-view.com Monday December 23, 2013 - 18:39:59 GMT



December 23, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, December 24. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Durable Goods, New Homes Sales

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Holiday Markets Float Higher on Low Volume
Trade the News Staff Monday December 23, 2013 - 16:55:10 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Holiday Markets Float Higher on Low Volume
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:33 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IE) Ireland Nov Property Prices M/M: 0.6% v 1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Market moves into 'holiday mode'
Trade the News Staff Monday December 23, 2013 - 10:46:39 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Market moves into 'holiday mode'
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 5:24 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- China money market rates remain higher despite recent PBoC liquidity adds; Shanghai Composite does register its first higher close in 10 sessions
- Apple reaches deal with China Mobile to sell iPhone 5S and 5C
- ECB's Praet (Belgium) Italian lawmakers should stop talking about leaving the euro; reiterates view that ECB ready to act if a credit crunch becomes a threat

***Economic Data***
- (SG) Singapore Nov CPI M/M: 0  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 23-Dec-2013 -0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 23, 2013 - 03:34:18 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (16221.14, +0.26%) is showing the intent to reach 16700-800, the next possible target zone as it closed above the 13 year old resistance line of 16200  More...    More...


Japan Holiday Monday. U.S. sees a number of releases
global-view.com Sunday December 22, 2013 - 13:24:33 GMT

Japan Holiday Monday. U.S. sees a number of releases
23 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Third Revision Drives Q3 US GDP to +4.1%
Trade the News Staff Friday December 20, 2013 - 16:33:57 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Third Revision Drives Q3 US GDP to +4.1%
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:11 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (ES) Spain Oct Trade Balance: -€1.4B v -€2.6B prior
- (IN) India Forex Reserves w/e Dec 13th: $295  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - TAPERING ANNOUNCEMENT SETS MARKETS UP FOR BUSY 2014
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday December 20, 2013 - 16:05:17 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 20 DECEMBER 2013

 

 

TAPERING ANNOUNCEMENT SETS MARKETS UP FOR BUSY 2014

 

• Festive wind down delayed by Fed’s surprise decision to taper and key UK data

• There are few key releases over the next two weeks, but PMIs will be watched

• Will 2014 mark the year the global policy cycle turns upward?

 

So much for a quiet run-up to Christmas  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 23, 2013
global-view.com Friday December 20, 2013 - 15:27:47 GMT



December 20, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, December 23. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Holiday, CA- GDP, US- Personal Income, PCE Deflator, University of Michigan

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK Q3 GDP revised higher; Recent PBoC liquidity injection failed to stymie the trend in China
Trade the News Staff Friday December 20, 2013 - 11:20:28 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK Q3 GDP revised higher; Recent PBoC liquidity injection failed to stymie the trend in China
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 5:10 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- (CN) Daily Shibor fixings continue to rise despite recent PBoC injection of CNY200B in short term liquidity on Thursday ( 1-week: 7  More...    More...


Bank of Japan keeps policy steady as expected. UK GDP revised higher.
global-view.com Friday December 20, 2013 - 09:48:09 GMT

Bank of Japan keeps policy steady as expected. UK GDP revised higher.
20 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Settle Post Taper - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday December 20, 2013 - 07:04:25 GMT

***Economic Data*** - (IE) Ireland Nov PPI M/M: 0.0% v -0.4% prior; Y/Y: -0.9% v -0.1% prior - (IE) Ireland Q3 GDP Q/Q: 1.5% v 1.0%e; Y/Y: 1.7% v 0.6%e - (RU) Russia Gold and Forex Reserve w/e Dec 13th: $512.7B v $511.2B prior - (BR) Brazil Dec IBGE Inflation IPCA-15 M/M: 0  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 20-Dec-2013 -0358 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 20, 2013 - 03:58:56 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (16179.08, +0.07%) spent the session consolidating in a very narrow range after the big rally on Wednesday.16700-800 is the next possible target zone if it manages to sustain above the 13 year old resistance line of 16200  More...    More...


Soft U.S. data U.K. Retail sales in line
global-view.com Thursday December 19, 2013 - 20:05:47 GMT

Soft U.S. data U.K. Retail sales in line
20 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday December 19, 2013 - 19:18:00 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Settle Post Taper
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 19, 2013 - 16:42:42 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Settle Post Taper
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 11:18 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IE) Ireland Nov PPI M/M: 0.0% v -0.4% prior; Y/Y: -0.9% v -0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 20, 2013
global-view.com Thursday December 19, 2013 - 16:39:28 GMT



December 19, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, December 20. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- BOJ, GB- Current Account, GDP, EZ Consumer Confidence  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Participants focus on impact from Fed tapering; spot gold tests $1200/oz
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 19, 2013 - 10:38:23 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Participants focus on impact from Fed tapering; spot gold tests $1200/oz
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 5:15 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Fed announced its tapering process with $10B reduction in QE starting in January ($5B from Treasuries and $5B from MBS); Total QE now stands at $75B; Forward guidance reassured equity markets with pledge exceptionally low rates until jobless rate falls well past 6  More...    More...


U.K. Retail sales were in line. USD 10bln Fed taper
global-view.com Thursday December 19, 2013 - 10:00:56 GMT

U.K. Retail sales were in line. USD 10bln Fed taper
19 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Equities take the Dectaper in stride; Yen hits 5-year lows before recovering some ground - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 19, 2013 - 06:54:01 GMT

Outgoing Fed chief Bernanke is said to have succeeded in "threading the needle", delivering both the beginning of the end of "QE infinity" while still convincing the markets that any policy stimulus exit would be of a highly gradual and measure sort  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 19-Dec-2013 -0345 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 19, 2013 - 03:48:04 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
The markets are celebrating the end of uncertainty over the QE taper and the dovish stance of the US Fed after it announced beginning “Taper Lite” from January 2014 and to keep the short term interest rate near zero for an extended period  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar vaults to more than 5-yr peak vs yen, Fed cuts stimulus
Reuters Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 23:51:13 GMT

 6:22pm EST

By Dominic Lau

TOKYO, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The dollar was hoisted to a more than five-year high against the yen on Thursday after the Federal Reserve started to dial back its massive bond-buying stimulus, giving markets a strong signal that the U  More...    More...


Fed announces a $10 bln taper decision. German IFO better. U.K. data improves
global-view.com Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 20:33:17 GMT

Fed announces a $10 bln taper decision. German IFO better. U.K.  data improves
19 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Waiting on the Fed
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 16:48:47 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Waiting on the Fed
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:04 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel Q3 Current Account Balance: -$0.4B v $1.5B prior
- (UK) Dec CBI Industrial Reported Sales: +34 v +10e
- (PT) Portugal Nov PPI M/M: -0  More...    More...


German IFO about flat. Key Fed decision Wednesday
global-view.com Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 10:36:21 GMT

German IFO about flat. Key Fed decision Wednesday
18 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China property prices accelerate again; Japan merchandise trade deficit grows - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 05:59:32 GMT

- All eyes on the Fed decision in the US on Wednesday afternoon; Late evening interview with Fed watcher Hilsenrath on CNBC saw the "Fed whisperer" side with PIMCO's el-Erian, who forecasted a 60% chance of the taper announcement at today's meeting, all despite more evidence of underwhelming inflation seen in Tuesday's CPI data  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 18-Dec-2013 -0328 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 18, 2013 - 03:28:57 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15875.26, -0.06%) bulls managed to hold on to the 15650-700 support zone mentioned before and spent the session quietly waiting for the Fed announcement  More...    More...


Strong German ZEW data. IFO and Fed Wednesday
global-view.com Tuesday December 17, 2013 - 19:45:51 GMT

Strong German ZEW data. IFO and Fed Wednesday
18 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Participants Hold Their Breath as FOMC Gathers
Global-View.com Tuesday December 17, 2013 - 16:46:44 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Participants Hold Their Breath as FOMC Gathers
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 11:24 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) Dec CBI Industrial Trends Total Orders: 12 v 11e; Trends Selling Prices: 11 v 5e
- (RU) Russia Nov PPI M/M: -1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 18, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday December 17, 2013 - 16:23:25 GMT



December 17, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, December 18. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: Far East: JP- Trade, DE- IFO, GB- Unemployment, BOE Minutes, US- Housing Starts, 5-yr Auction, Fed Rate Decision/Press Conference

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German ZEW Survey hits highest level since April 2006 with growing optimism on 2014 outlook; UK inflation moving back towards target
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 17, 2013 - 11:04:16 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German ZEW Survey hits highest level since April 2006 with growing optimism on 2014 outlook; UK inflation moving back towards target
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 5:26 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Australia mid-year economic and fiscal outlook painted a deteriorating picture; cut its FY14/15 GDP target to 2  More...    More...


Strong German ZEW data. IFO and Fed Wednesday
global-view.com Tuesday December 17, 2013 - 10:23:40 GMT

Strong German ZEW data. IFO and Fed Wednesday
17 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Australia unveils large downward revisions in budget projection, expects a decade of deficits; Japan threatens to boost its military presence around Senkaku in re
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 17, 2013 - 10:03:20 GMT

- Australia's new coalition govt unveils a fiscal outlook that is much worse than the one projected by the prior Labor administration. Mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) now sees Australia remaining in deficit for a decade until FY23/24 vs prior expectation for return to surplus in FY16/17  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 17-Dec-2013 -0328 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 17, 2013 - 03:29:16 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Most of the indices are showing signs of weakness and chances of further fall in the next few weeks are strong. Any rallies are expected to face selling pressure now  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Euro holds upper hand, dollar drifts ahead of Fed
Reuters Tuesday December 17, 2013 - 00:13:07 GMT

7:02pm EST

* Surprisingly strong euro zone manufacturing data boosts euro

* Uncertainty over Fed policy keeps dollar shackled

* Aussie, near 3-month low vs USD, braces for event-packed day

By Hideyuki Sano

TOKYO, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The euro held the upper hand on Tuesday after surprisingly strong euro zone manufacturing data, while uncertainty over when the Federal Reserve would start to trim its economic stimulus programme kept the dollar on the defensive  More...    More...


Active data calendar week Continues. Fed Wednesday
global-view.com Monday December 16, 2013 - 19:28:34 GMT

Active data calendar week Continues. Fed Wednesday
17 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: December US Flash PMI Plus Robust Deal Flow Lift the Tape
Trade the News Staff Monday December 16, 2013 - 16:25:52 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: December US Flash PMI Plus Robust Deal Flow Lift the Tape
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:03 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PL) Poland Nov CPI Core M/M: -0  More...    More...


Dealers anticipated a potential volatile trading environment in perhaps the last full trading week of 2013. The highlight will be the FOMC announcement mid-week and the possibility of tapering beginn
Trade the News Staff Monday December 16, 2013 - 11:22:44 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Major European PMI readings show that recovery is bumpy and uneven
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 5:14 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- China Dec HSBC flash PMI Manufacturing falls to 3-month lows (50  More...    More...


Fed meeting Wednesday. Active data calendar week
global-view.com Monday December 16, 2013 - 10:02:31 GMT

Fed meeting Wednesday. Active data calendar week
16 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: JPY rises across the board as strong Tankan diminishes prospects for more BOJ easing; China flash PMI falls to 3-month lows - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday December 16, 2013 - 09:38:58 GMT

- China flash manufacturing PMI hits 3-month lows, missing estimates. HSBC economist did note the "index stands above the average reading for 3Q, implying that the recovering trend of the manufacturing sector starting from July still holds up." - AUD relatively weaker, hitting session lows after China PMI data  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 16-Dec-2013 -0350 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 16, 2013 - 03:51:01 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Most of the indices are showing signs of weakness and chances of further fall in the next few weeks are strong. Any rallies are expected to face selling pressure now  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Yen and Aussie still underdogs, USD pins hopes on Fed
Reuters Monday December 16, 2013 - 00:07:29 GMT

5:41pm EST

* Subdued start for major currencies after uneventful weekend

* Markets wait to see if Fed will finally taper stimulus this week

* Yen & Aussie dollar both stay under pressure

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Dec 16 (Reuters) - The dollar started trade in Asia on Monday pretty much where New York left it as investors waited to see if the Federal Reserve would begin to scale back its massive bond buying stimulus program this week  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday December 15, 2013 - 21:41:53 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Major asset markets finished the week on a muted note, counting down to the keenly awaited FOMC meeting but with little fresh guidance on its likely outcome  More...    More...


Major Fed meeting Wednesday Calendar active this week
global-view.com Sunday December 15, 2013 - 13:45:08 GMT

Major Fed meeting Wednesday Calendar active this week
16 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Flat on Friday the 13th
Trade the News Staff Friday December 13, 2013 - 16:44:05 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Flat on Friday the 13th
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:25 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil Oct Economic Activity M/M: 0  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - IS THE FED ABOUT TO TAPER?
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday December 13, 2013 - 16:42:17 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER 2013

 

IS THE FED ABOUT TO TAPER?

 

• FOMC decision to taper finely balanced

• Euro area progresses on banking union, but growth remains sluggish

• UK data rush to confirm robust growth and easing inflation pressures

 

Focus on Fed in last full week of year   More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: yen consolidates from 5-year lows against major pairs
Trade the News Staff Friday December 13, 2013 - 11:33:00 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: yen consolidates from 5-year lows against major pairs
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 5:16 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-S&P affirmed Italy at BBB; outlook still negative
- Ireland to exit its bailout program this weekend; 1st EMU member to do so
- Various G7 officials (Australia and Canada) reiterate standard rhetoric on FX level that markets determine levels
- Spain Debt to GDP ratio hits record high in Q3 at 93/4%
- Italy general govt debt level hits record €2  More...    More...


Markets setting up for Fed meet next week. Sparse Calendar
global-view.com Friday December 13, 2013 - 10:19:00 GMT

Markets setting up for Fed meet next week. Sparse Calendar
13 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: USD/JPY hits 5-year highs as speculation builds for more BOJ easing - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday December 13, 2013 - 07:05:18 GMT

***Observations/Insights*** - Adobe reports in line and offers soft near-term guidance, but also raises long-term growth projections, sending shares higher afterhours. - US House of Reps passes the budget deal with a resolute 332-94 margin with minority dissents on both sides of the aisle  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 13-Dec-2013 -0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 13, 2013 - 03:42:24 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15739.43, -0.66%) fell below the support near 15800. With no near term support on the charts we can now expect it to target 15500  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - U.S. dollar regains traction, Aussie hits the skids
Reuters Thursday December 12, 2013 - 23:37:27 GMT

6:09pm EST

* Upbeat U.S. retail sales data helps lift USD

* Dollar index climbs off six-week lows

* RBA head again talks down AUD, sellers oblige

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Dec 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rose in Asia on Friday, having made a solid comeback overnight on upbeat retail sales data while the Australian dollar took a battering following more jawboning from the country's central bank chief  More...    More...


U.S. Retail Sales up. Jobless data rise. Markets setting up for Fed
global-view.com Thursday December 12, 2013 - 19:34:21 GMT

U.S. Retail Sales up. Jobless data rise. Markets setting up for Fed
13 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 1, 2013
global-view.com Thursday December 12, 2013 - 17:19:14 GMT



December 12, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, December 13. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Producer Prices Index

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Tepid Sentiment Dictates Sideways Trading
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 12, 2013 - 16:57:40 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Tepid Sentiment Dictates Sideways Trading
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:37 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IE) Ireland Nov CPI M/M: -0.1% v -0.2% prior; Y/Y: 0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: No surprises from central banks over the past 24 hours; SNB reiterates that negative rates remain an option
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 12, 2013 - 10:52:06 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: No surprises from central banks over the past 24 hours; SNB reiterates that negative rates remain an option
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 5:20 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Australia Dec Consumer Inflation Expectation hit 4-month high (2  More...    More...


Key U.S. Retail Sales data today. Markets setting up for Wed Fed
global-view.com Thursday December 12, 2013 - 10:25:28 GMT

Key U.S. Retail Sales data today.  Markets setting up for Wed Fed
12 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: RBNZ shifts to a tightening bias; Facebook shares spike upon joining S&P500 - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 12, 2013 - 06:10:37 GMT

Asian equities continued to lose ground amid speculation that the Fed could begin to scale back its stimulus measures sooner than later. Despite the declines in the US markets, the S&P announced that Facebook was set to replace Teradyne in the S&P 500 index at the close of trading on Dec 20th  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 12-Dec-2013 -0343 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 12, 2013 - 03:44:43 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Equities are down globally.

Dow (15843.53, -0.81%) fell for a second day amid speculation that the Federal Reserve could trim stimulus in the FOMC Meeting next week  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Yen enjoys respite as risk aversion returns, euro eyes 2013 peak
Reuters Thursday December 12, 2013 - 00:52:09 GMT

6:14pm EST

* Yen broadly firmer as Wall Street comes under pressure

* Possible Fed tapering next week knocks stocks lower

* Euro back near 2013 peak vs USD

* Aussie dollar eyes domestic jobs data

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Dec 12 (Reuters) - The yen held firm in Asia on Thursday, having risen broadly on the back of a slump on Wall Street as expectations grew the Federal Reserve could scale back stimulus as early as next week  More...    More...


Economic calendar picks up into Thursday
global-view.com Wednesday December 11, 2013 - 19:35:17 GMT




Economic calendar today slow. Picks up into Thursday
12 December 2013 00:00 gmt


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NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday December 11, 2013 - 19:17:38 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Some markets appeared to increase the chance of a December taper by the Federal Reserve  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 12, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday December 11, 2013 - 14:57:32 GMT



December 11, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, January 12. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: NZ- RBNZ, AU- Employment, JP- Industrial Output, CH- SNB, EZ- Draghi, Industrial Production, US- Retail Sales, Weekly Jobless, Business Inventories, 30-yr auction  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Peripheral bond yields continue to drift lower
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 11, 2013 - 11:33:27 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Peripheral bond yields continue to drift lower
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 5:15 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- US Rep Ryan and Senator Murray reach 2-year budget agreement that would reduce the deficit without raising taxes and avoid a govt shutdown in January
- Volcker rule was approved by all 5 US regulators
- EU confirmed no deal was reached on SRM at the EcoFin meeting in Brussels on Wed, Dec 10th but Finance Ministers did reach a political understanding on SRM
- Peripheral bond yields continue to drift lower; Spain 2-year and 5-year govt yield at multi-year lows

***Economic Data***
- (IN) India Nov Trade Balance: -$9  More...    More...


Economic calendar today slow. Picks up into Thursday
global-view.com Wednesday December 11, 2013 - 10:37:52 GMT

Economic calendar today slow. Picks up into Thursday
11 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Asia equities decline as US announces budget deal - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 11, 2013 - 05:50:41 GMT

***Observations/Insights*** - Asia markets were broadly lower in cautious trading as US equities fell overnight on renewed concerns on the possibilities of a reduction in US stimulus. Investors are weighing whether or not the Fed will begin scaling back its easing program after US budget negotiators announced a provisional two-year budget deal  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 11-Dec-2013 -0344 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 11, 2013 - 03:45:16 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Profit Taking in Equities seen globally.

Dow (15973.13, -0.33%) saw some profit taking and is currently trading just near the 21 Day MA  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday December 10, 2013 - 20:39:05 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

There was little news of note, leaving markets to extend recent themes  More...    More...


Fed taper speculation increases again. Bond markets vote no
global-view.com Tuesday December 10, 2013 - 20:07:24 GMT

Fed taper speculation increases again. Bond markets vote no
11 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 11, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday December 10, 2013 - 17:44:32 GMT



December 10, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, December 11. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- Employment, US- 10-yr Auction  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Taper and Budget Jitters Leave US Indices in the Red
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 10, 2013 - 16:51:08 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Taper and Budget Jitters Leave US Indices in the Red
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:21 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Bank of Portugal reports Nov ECB financing to Portuguese banks at €48  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Italy Q3 Final GDP revised higher for avoid a contraction for first time in 9 quarters
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 10, 2013 - 11:36:48 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Italy Q3 Final GDP revised higher for avoid a contraction for first time in 9 quarters
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 5:23 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- JAPAN Q4 BSI Large All Manufacturing registers its first sequential decline in a year (9  More...    More...


U.K. trade gap up as economy grows. U.S. calendar slow
global-view.com Tuesday December 10, 2013 - 10:17:54 GMT

U.K. trade gap up as economy grows. U.S. calendar slow
10 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: PBoC defers liquidity injection for the second time just as China policymakers begin Central Economic Work Conference to iron out 2014 forecast - Source TradeTheN
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 10, 2013 - 05:48:43 GMT

- Asian equity markets trading mixed and largely sideways as investors await the bulk of monthly economic data out of China. After the release of higher than expected trade surplus and a slightly softer inflation, industrial production, retail sales, and fixed asset investment figures are on tap  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 10-Dec-2013 -0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 10, 2013 - 03:41:49 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Danger of profit-taking across most Equity markets globally.

Dow (16025.53, +0.03%) was absolutely quiet after the huge rally the day before  More...    More...


U.K data are set for release on Tues. No high-impact data due
global-view.com Monday December 9, 2013 - 20:28:29 GMT

U.K data are set for release on Tues. No high-impact data due
10 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Trade the News Staff Monday December 9, 2013 - 19:57:37 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Markets were subdued during a quiet evening news-wise  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 10, 2013
global-view.com Monday December 9, 2013 - 19:04:18 GMT



December 9, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, January 10. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- Industrial/Manufacturing Output, Trade, US- 3-yr Auction  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Just Another Merger Monday
Trade the News Staff Monday December 9, 2013 - 16:23:29 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Just Another Merger Monday
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 11:01 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (DE) Germany Oct Industrial Production M/M: -1.2% v +0.7%e; Y/Y: 1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite looks for reasons to continue in session; Greece CPI falls by record amount
Trade the News Staff Monday December 9, 2013 - 13:17:48 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite looks for reasons to continue in session; Greece CPI falls by record amount
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 5:18 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Market participants continue to debate the impact of potential Fed tapering following last Friday's non-farm payroll data
- (CN) China Nov Trade Balance register largest surplus since Jan 2009 ($33  More...    More...


Focus today on equities and fixed income markets. No high-impact releases
global-view.com Monday December 9, 2013 - 10:46:00 GMT

Focus today on equities and fixed income markets. No high-impact releases
9 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China trade surplus at multi-year high on strong exports, while CPI falls to 3-month lows; Japan Q3 Final GDP growth slows - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday December 9, 2013 - 06:25:28 GMT

- China trade data released over the weekend showed a mixed picture. The trade surplus was at the highest level since early January and exports rose 12.7% v 6.2%e, but imports were up just 5.3% - below 6.4% consensus - indicative of tepid domestic demand in spite of the state council efforts to prioritize consumption growth  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 09-Dec-2013 -0334 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday December 9, 2013 - 03:35:33 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
The Dow (16020.20, +1.26%) rallied hard to make the up for the loss incurred in the previous 3 sessions after holding on to the major support of 15800 in line with our expectation  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday December 8, 2013 - 20:01:38 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The eagerly awaited US payrolls report posted a positive surprise  More...    More...


All eyes on fixed income and equity markets. Slow period for high-impact releases
global-view.com Sunday December 8, 2013 - 15:32:48 GMT

All eyes on fixed income and equity markets. Slow period for high-impact releases
9 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: November US Jobs Report Tees up a Taper, As Good News Is Finally Good News
Trade the News Staff Friday December 6, 2013 - 16:54:00 GMT

 

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: November US Jobs Report Tees up a Taper, As Good News Is Finally Good News
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:34 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (DE) Germany Oct Factory Orders M/M: -2  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 9, 2013
global-view.com Friday December 6, 2013 - 16:24:21 GMT



December 6, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, December 9. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Trade, GDP, CN- CPI, DE- Trade, Industrial Output, Employment, University of Michigan Survey

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - TAPERING DEBATE TO DOMINATE AHEAD OF FOMC MEETING
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday December 6, 2013 - 16:04:52 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 6 DECEMBER 2013

 

TAPERING DEBATE TO DOMINATE AHEAD OF FOMC MEETING

 

• Bond yields rise as strong data increase chances of near-term US tapering

• UK manufacturing, net trade and construction data watched for signal on Q4 GDP

• EU Finance Ministers to meet amid rising pressure to reach agreement on SRM

 

Bond yields rise on strong data  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: US jobs report to hold key to Fed taper timetable
Trade the News Staff Friday December 6, 2013 - 11:06:00 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: US jobs report to hold key to Fed taper timetable
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 5:13 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Focus on key employment data from the United States and Canada in NY morning
- How equity markets respond to the movements in bonds today could dictate the forex reaction to the data

***Economic Data***
- (RU) Russia Narrow Money Supply w/e Dec 2nd (RUB): 7  More...    More...


Jobs data and the reaction of stocks/bonds the focus today
global-view.com Friday December 6, 2013 - 09:53:00 GMT

Jobs data and the reaction of stocks/bonds the focus today
6 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Qantas Airlines credit rating cut to junk; Shanghai still shrouded in smog - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday December 6, 2013 - 06:34:22 GMT

- Credit rating of Qantas, Australia's biggest airline, has been cut to junk. After the airline warned to expect steep H1 losses overnight, S&P said the "downgrades reflect view that the intense competition in the airline industry has weakened Qantas' business risk profile to "fair" from "satisfactory", and financial risk profile to 'significant' from 'intermediate'"; Moreover, S&P said it would take some time before Qantas credit profile can recover to investment grade  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 06-Dec-2013 -0327 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday December 6, 2013 - 03:29:05 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
The Dow (15821.51, -0.43%) saw another fall yesterday. It is now trading just at the support levels of 15800. We may see it rallying to 16100-200 if it manages to stay above the support level else a fall to 1500 or lower if it closes below 15800  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Euro perks up as ECB signals no imminent action; USD eyes jobs
Reuters Friday December 6, 2013 - 00:09:23 GMT

6:22pm EST

* Euro hits five-week highs vs USD in wake of ECB

* USD near-term outlook hinges on non-farm payrolls

* Strength of US jobs will shape expectations for Fed taper

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The euro traded at five-week highs against the dollar early in Asia on Friday, having powered higher overnight after the European Central Bank gave no fresh indication that it would ease policy anytime soon  More...    More...


ECB policy comments drive EUR higher. Friday jobs the next focus
global-view.com Thursday December 5, 2013 - 20:03:08 GMT

ECB policy comments drive EUR higher. Friday jobs the next focus
6 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday December 5, 2013 - 19:09:24 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

In a replay of the previous day, more good economic news from the US pushed US interest rates higher  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Second Reading of US GDP and ECB Staff Inflation Forecasts In Focus
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 5, 2013 - 16:57:20 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Second Reading of US GDP and ECB Staff Inflation Forecasts In Focus
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 11:31 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (RU) Russia Gold and Forex Reserve w/e Nov 29th: $514  More...    More...


Focus on BOE and ECB policy decisions today.
global-view.com Thursday December 5, 2013 - 10:10:54 GMT

Focus on BOE and ECB policy decisions today.
5 December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: PBoC slows liquidity injections again; Australia trade remains in deficit - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday December 5, 2013 - 05:39:07 GMT

GGP (not Facebook, as speculated) replaces Molex in SP500; GGP rises 3.5%, Facebook falls 1.5% in extended session. - US financial press reported that China Mobile and Apple reached a final agreement on iPhone distribution before separate reports indicated talks are still ongoing with nothing definitive to announce  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 05-Dec-2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday December 5, 2013 - 03:36:59 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Equities remain flat to negative overall.

The Dow (15889.77, -0.16%) found support near 15800, the area we were watching  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Yen still vulnerable; focus shifts to ECB meeting
Reuters Wednesday December 4, 2013 - 23:48:34 GMT

6:41pm EST

* Yen holding off five-year trough vs euro

* Euro in slim range vs USD ahead of ECB policy decision

* Markets also cautious as U.S. payrolls loom

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The yen held off a five-year trough on the euro and a six-month low versus the dollar on Thursday following a whippy session overnight that lacked conviction as key event risks including U  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday December 4, 2013 - 19:51:15 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

More good economic news from the US pushed US interest rates higher  More...    More...


Strong ADP data. Mixed Service PMIs. Focus BOE and ECB.
global-view.com Wednesday December 4, 2013 - 19:22:59 GMT

Strong ADP data. Mixed Service PMIs. Focus BOE and ECB.
5 December 2013 00:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Major European PMI Services confirm views of bumpy and uneven recovery in Europe
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 4, 2013 - 11:15:57 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Major European PMI Services confirm views of bumpy and uneven recovery in Europe
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 5:20 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- (AU) Australia Q3 GDP Q/Q: 0  More...    More...


Mixed Service PMI reports. Focus ADP and U.S. PMI data.
global-view.com Wednesday December 4, 2013 - 09:45:29 GMT

Mixed Service PMI reports. Focus ADP and U.S. PMI data.
4  December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: AUD hits 3-month lows following soft Q3 GDP; Shanghai rallies on reports of more FTZ/FTAs***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday December 4, 2013 - 05:59:36 GMT

- Shanghai Composite the lone index to trade higher, with other markets tracking softer US sentiment. MOFCOM spokesperson said to have announced plans for as many as 18 new free-trade zones, while finalizing 12 free-trade agreements with ASEAN, Singapore, Pakistan, New Zealand, Chile, Peru, Costa Rica, Iceland and Switzerland, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 04-Dec-2013 -0343 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday December 4, 2013 - 03:43:30 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Equities remain flat to negative overall.

The Dow (16008.71, -0.48%) found support near 15830, the area we were watching  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Pressure on yen lifts slightly, Aussie eyes GDP
Reuters Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 23:54:28 GMT

6:29pm EST

* Yen bounces broadly, off five-year lows vs euro

* Canadian dollar still shaky as BOC policy meeting looms

* AUD near-term outlook hinges on GDP data due 0030 GMT

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The yen was squeezed higher across the board early in Asia on Wednesday, enjoying a bit of a reprieve as investors locked in profits ahead of major risk events including U  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 19:39:45 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Risk aversion reigned overnight and weighed on the US dollar and US interest rates  More...    More...


RBA talks down AUD. Equities worry about risk of better US data
global-view.com Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 19:39:14 GMT

RBA talks down AUD. Equities worry about risk of better US data
4  December 2013 00:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Retreat Further from All-Time Highs as Traders Debate a Dec taper
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 16:38:50 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Retreat Further from All-Time Highs as Traders Debate a Dec taper
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:23 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil Q3 GDP Q/Q: -0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 4, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 15:36:56 GMT

December 3, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, December 4. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- GDP, Trade, EZ/DE/FR/UK- Service PMI, EZ- Retail Sales, GDP, US- ADP Jobs, Trade, SVC PMIs, Beige Book  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Spain Nov Unemployment show a surprise drop
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 11:39:44 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Spain Nov Unemployment show a surprise drop
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 5:24 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- (CN) China Nov Non-manufacturing PMI: 56  More...    More...


RBA continues to talk down AUD. better. US jobs Friday the focus
global-view.com Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 10:12:09 GMT

RBA continues to talk down AUD. better. US jobs Friday the focus
3  December 2013 10:00 gmt
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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: RBA still concerned with high AUD; China non-manufacturing PMI slows***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 06:43:28 GMT

RBA releases nearly identical statement in its last policy decision of 2013; Most notably still concerned about AUD which it continues to view as "still uncomfortably high" despite a 400pip drop since the November decision. - Australia retail sales top estimates and prior month's figure revised higher  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 03-Dec-2013 -0325 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 03:26:22 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Equities remain flat to negative overall.

The Dow (16008.71, -0.48%) weakened after consolidating for the last 4 days and the bulls would be a bit worried a bit in at the inability to sustain at the higher levels of 16100-200  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Yen pummeled by BOJ speculation, upbeat US data
Reuters Tuesday December 3, 2013 - 00:57:36 GMT

6:12pm EST

* Yen plumbs six-month low vs USD, five-year low on sterling

* Talk of more contingency stimulus from BOJ keeps yen bears going

* Upbeat U.S. ISM data helps USD, Aussie awaits RBA rate decision

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The yen remained on the backfoot early in Asia on Tuesday, having succumbed to further selling pressure on prospects of more stimulus from the Bank of Japan  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday December 2, 2013 - 22:28:45 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The notable move overnight was a broad-based rise in the US dollar  More...    More...


Initial PMI data mostly better. US jobs Friday the highlight
global-view.com Monday December 2, 2013 - 19:21:46 GMT

Initial PMI data mostly better. US jobs Friday the highlight
2  December 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:. Far East: AU- RBA Decision  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for December 3, 2013
global-view.com Monday December 2, 2013 - 16:32:45 GMT



December 2, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, December 3. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: No Major Data

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Flat After Strong ISM Manufacturing Report
Trade the News Staff Monday December 2, 2013 - 16:17:28 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Flat After Strong ISM Manufacturing Report
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 10:57 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (RO) Romania Nov International Reserves: €35  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Fall in German Plant & Equipment offsets improvement in PMI Manufacturing data for Europe
Trade the News Staff Monday December 2, 2013 - 11:33:51 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Fall in German Plant & Equipment offsets improvement in PMI Manufacturing data for Europe
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 5:22 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Central banks will be in focus this week as five of the G10 hold monetary policy meetings, with the emphasis expected to be dovish across the board
- (CN) China Nov Manufacturing PMI matches 19-month high (51  More...    More...


Initial PMI data mostly better. US jobs Friday the highlight
global-view.com Monday December 2, 2013 - 10:04:52 GMT

Initial PMI data mostly better. US jobs Friday the highlight
2  December 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:. North America: US- PMI's, Construction Spending, COT Report

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: IPO resumption weighs on China equities despite better than expected PMI - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday December 2, 2013 - 06:33:17 GMT

Shanghai Composite traded off by as much as 2% in the morning session and Hong Kong's Hang Seng was flat after a stronger open, as equity dilution concerns overshadow better than expected manufacturing data. China's offcial PMI released over the weekend matched an 18-month high, topping expectations of a slight decline from last month's strong figures, with Output, Inventories, and Employment components all hitting multi-month high levels  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Commodity currencies cheer China PMI, yen still fragile
Reuters Monday December 2, 2013 - 00:19:48 GMT

6:12pm EST

* China PMI steady at 51.4 in November vs expected reading of 51.1

* Aussie & kiwi both firmer in reaction to China data

* Yen still vulnerable after big fall last month

* HSBC's final China PMI next, flash reading was 50  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday December 1, 2013 - 19:25:41 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Markets remained quiet on the unofficial US holiday  More...    More...


Active Global Calendar. Friday U.S. November Jobs highlight
global-view.com Sunday December 1, 2013 - 14:23:44 GMT

Active Global Calendar. Friday U.S. November Jobs highlight
2 December 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:Far East: CN- PMI's.  Europe: FR/DE/EZ PMIs, GB- PMIs  More...    More...



ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - MUCH TO WRAP UP IN FINAL WEEKS OF YEAR
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday November 29, 2013 - 17:34:34 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2013

 

 

MUCH TO WRAP UP IN FINAL WEEKS OF YEAR

 

• Payrolls could keep markets guessing over December taper

• Autumn Statement allows Chancellor to deliver good news, MPC on hold

• ECB forecasts 2015 outlook, arguments for further policy easing to roll into 2014

 

A busy end to the year  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Asian markets trade weaker; Japan core inflation hit five-year highs - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday November 29, 2013 - 06:22:41 GMT

- With the US markets closed for Holiday Asian bourses were mostly trading weaker on thin volumes. Japan's key inflation figure increased at the fastest pace in five years and reinforcing the positive effects from Abenomics. The yen declined to a five-year low versus the euro after Japanese inflation data  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 28, 2013 - 20:00:33 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

 

Markets were predictably quiet while the US was on holiday  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: BOE announced changes to its Funding-for-lending scheme
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 28, 2013 - 16:54:51 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: BOE announced changes to its Funding-for-lending scheme
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 10:42 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (DE) Germany Nov CPI Baden Wuerttemberg M/M: +0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 29, 2013
global-view.com Thursday November 28, 2013 - 11:41:22 GMT



November 28, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, November 29. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- PMI, Industrial Output, DE- Retail Sales, EZ- HICP (CPI), Unemployment, CA- GDP, US- Early Close  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German State CPI readings likely put off any ECB rate action next week as deflation concerns diminish
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 28, 2013 - 11:25:19 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German State CPI readings likely put off any ECB rate action next week as deflation concerns diminish
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 5:19 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- US Thanksgiving holiday keeps trading conditions thin
- Italy Senate formally voted to expel former PM Berlusconi from Senate
- Japan Oct Retail Sales comes in below expectations; MoM registers first decline in three months (-1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China Industrial Profits growth slows; Australia Q3 CAPEX much higher than expected and FY13/14 forecast upgraded***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 28, 2013 - 06:48:37 GMT

- Brazil continued to tighten policy, as Selic target rate hit 10% following today's 50bp hike. Central bank said the decision was unanimous. Notably, it also removed its prior reference forecasting runaway inflation taking to a downward path. - China YTD industrial profits growth was slightly higher, but October growth slowed  More...    More...


Morning Briefing- KSHITIJ.COM
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 28, 2013 - 03:58:48 GMT

0900 IST or 0330 GMT or 2330 EST
GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Nikkei (15631.35, +1.18%) continues its rally towards the year high of 15900-940 levels. No sign of weakness is visible as long as it stays above 15400.

Shanghai (2223 ,+1) is trading near major resistance are in 2235-45 at current levels  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 27, 2013 - 20:20:16 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The US dollar and US interest rates rose following a firm, albeit mixed, batch of economic data  More...    More...


U.S. data solid. EUR and JPY cross-driven trade.
global-view.com Wednesday November 27, 2013 - 18:52:52 GMT

U.S. data solid. EUR and JPY cross-driven trade.
28 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:Far East: JP- CPI, Retail Sales Europe: DE- Unemployment  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 28, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday November 27, 2013 - 17:31:05 GMT



November 27, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, November 28. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- CPI, Retail Sales, DE- Unemployment  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Brush Off Weak Durables, Send Equities Higher
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 27, 2013 - 16:45:58 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Brush Off Weak Durables, Send Equities Higher
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:19 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) Nov CBI Industrial Reported Sale: +1 v +10e
- (IE) Ireland Oct Property Prices M/M: 1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German Consumer Confidence at 7-year high
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 27, 2013 - 11:14:09 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German Consumer Confidence at 7-year high
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 5:20 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- ECB said to be considering a new LTRO linked to conditions (similar to BOE's FLS)
- IMF said to be pushing for plans to impose upfront losses on bondholders in any future Euro Zone bailouts; plan faces resistance from EU and US
-German CDU/CSU and SPD reach agreement to form a grand coalition; deal must still be approved in mid-Dec vote by SPD members
-Italy govt wins Senate confidence vote on 2014 budget; Senate vote later today on whether to expel former PM Berlusconi from politics
- German consumer confidence hits highest level since Nov 2007
- The second reading of UK Q3 comes in unrevised (QoQ: 0  More...    More...


EUR and JPY cross-driven trade. U.S. pre-holiday calendar.
global-view.com Wednesday November 27, 2013 - 09:52:17 GMT

EUR and JPY cross-driven trade. U.S. pre-holiday calendar.
27 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Europe: US- Weekly Mortgages, Durable Goods, Weekly Jobless, Chicago PMI, University of MiChigan Survey, Leading indicators, Weekly Crude, Natural Gas, 7-yr Auction

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 EURUSD 1  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan airlines operate across China's "air identification zone" without incident; Germany forges "grand coalition" with center-left SPD - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 27, 2013 - 05:59:06 GMT

while the US Air Force had also reportedly flew its B-52s over the East China Sea. - Euro rose to 1-month high against USD and 4-year high vs JPY amid reports German Chancellor Merkel's CSU/CDU finally reached a deal with the center-left SPD to form a grand coalition  More...    More...


KSHITIJ.COM - Morning Briefing!
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 27, 2013 - 03:41:11 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Equities are strong on balance, but with a tinge of caution.

The Nikkei (15476.50, -0.25%) is seeing another day pf profit-taking as it is coming closer to the 2013 high of 15900 levels  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar on the backfoot again, euro at one-week highs
Reuters Wednesday November 27, 2013 - 01:15:49 GMT

 6:16pm EST

* Dollar 0index falls to one-week lows, euro eyes $1.3600

* U.S. data mixed, Treasury yields slip

* Aussie dollar still fragile after hitting 3-mth lows

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The dollar wallowed at one-week lows against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, undermined by lower Treasury yields after a batch of data failed to sway markets one way or the other over when the Federal Reserve will scale back stimulus  More...    More...


U.S. data mostly soft on Tuesday. Active pre-holiday calendar Wed.
global-view.com Tuesday November 26, 2013 - 19:32:24 GMT

U.S. data mostly soft on Tuesday. Active pre-holiday calendar Wed.
27 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Europe: GB- GDP, Distibutive Trades  North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Durable Goods, Weekly Jobless, Chicago PMI, University of MiChigan Survey, Leading indicators, Weekly Crude, Natural Gas, 7-yr Auction

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 EURUSD 1  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 26, 2013 - 19:26:43 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

US equities consolidated near yesterday's high, US interest rates fell, and the AUD and NZD underperformed  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 27, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday November 26, 2013 - 16:10:22 GMT



November 26, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, November 27. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- GDP, US- Weekly Mortgages, Durable Goods, Weekly Jobless, Chicago PMI, University of MiChigan Survey, Leading indicators, Weekly Crude, Natural Gas, 7-yr
  • Far East: No Major Data
  • Europe: GB- GDP, Distibutive Trades
  • North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Durable Goods, Weekly Jobless, Chicago PMI, University of MiChigan Survey, Leading indicators, Weekly Crude, Natural Gas, 7-yr Auction


  • Direct links to primary data sources

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TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euribor rates continue to rise
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 26, 2013 - 11:10:42 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euribor rates continue to rise
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 5:21 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- BOJ released the minutes showed three members opposed to baseline outlook
- South Korea Nov Consumer Confidence at 33 month high (107 vs  More...    More...


U.S. housing data due Tuesday and Wednesday. Cautious Trade
global-view.com Tuesday November 26, 2013 - 10:01:38 GMT

U.S. housing data due Tuesday and Wednesday. Cautious Trade
26 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: US- Housing Starts/Permits, Case-Shiller Index, Richmond Fed, Conference Board Survey, 5yr Auction

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 EURUSD 1  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: BoJ Oct meeting minutes reveal a split over attaining 2% inflation target; PBoC Gov supports wider Yuan trading band - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 26, 2013 - 05:57:41 GMT

- BOJ released the minutes of its Oct 31st meeting, containing no less than 3 dissenting voices out of 9 board members with a minority view. While the majority said the BOJ 2% inflation target can still be achieved toward the latter half of the 2-year timeframe, the dissenters said it may be difficult to reach the target  More...    More...


KSHITIJ.COM - Morning Briefing!
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 26, 2013 - 03:36:46 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Equities are strong on balance, but with a tinge of caution.

The Nikkei (15497, -0.78%, -122) is seeing some profit-taking today after rising 10% since 7th Nov  More...    More...


Thanksgiving holiday sees front- loaded calendarTues and Wed.
global-view.com Monday November 25, 2013 - 19:54:04 GMT

Thanksgiving holiday sees front- loaded calendarTues and Wed.
26 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East/Europe: No Major Data US- Housing Starts/Permits, Case-Shiller Index, Richmond Fed, Conference Board Survey, 5yr Auction, API Survey

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 EURUSD 1  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Trade the News Staff Monday November 25, 2013 - 19:00:42 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

 

US equities nudged to a fresh record high, US interest rates fell, and the US dollar rose  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Nasdaq 4000
Trade the News Staff Monday November 25, 2013 - 17:35:46 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Nasdaq 4000
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:07 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (TR) Turkey Nov Industrial Confidence Index: 104.5 v 107.5 prior; Capacity Utilization: 75  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 26, 2013
global-view.com Monday November 25, 2013 - 15:54:56 GMT



November 25, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, November 26. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Housing Starts/Permits, Richmond Fed, Conference Board Survey
  • Far East: No Major Data
  • Europe: No Major Data
  • North America: US- Housing Starts/Permits, Case-Shiller Index, Richmond Fed, Conference Board Survey, 5yr Auction, API Survey


  • Direct links to primary data sources

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TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Global power agreement with Iran eases geo-political tensions and aids risk appetite; oil, gold decline
Trade the News Staff Monday November 25, 2013 - 11:01:49 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Global power agreement with Iran eases geo-political tensions and aids risk appetite; oil, gold decline
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 5:15 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- (IR) Nuclear agreement reached between P5+1 and Iran; As part of agreement, Iran agreed to halt uranium enrichment above 5% and will not install any additional centrifuges for easing some sanctions; Israel is not happy but overall risk sentiment picks up in equities; gold, oil softer as geo-political risks ease in Mid-East
-(CN) Beijing announces China military is setting up an "air defense identification zone" over East China Sea area that includes the disputed Senkaku islands; Japan is not happy
- ECB members continue to reiterate forward guidance ahead of the Dec 5th policy meeting

***Economic Data***
- (FI) Finland Oct PPI M/M: -0  More...    More...


Iran deal hits crude. Thanksgiving break in U.S. after much data.
global-view.com Monday November 25, 2013 - 10:25:14 GMT

Iran deal hits crude. Thanksgiving break in U.S. after much data.
25 November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- Pending Home Sales  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China escalates tensions around disputed islands just as Iran reaches nuclear agreement to ease sanctions - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday November 25, 2013 - 06:12:16 GMT

- Significant geopolitical developments spanning from the Middle East to the East China Sea were in the spotlight over the weekend, influencing the morning trading session in Asia. Beijing amplified nationalist sentiment, declaring an East China Sea area that includes the disputed Senkaku islands as the "air defense identification zone"  More...    More...


KSHITIJ.COM - Morning Briefing!
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 25, 2013 - 03:36:01 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Most of Asia-Pac is comfortably in the green. The Nikkei (15584, +1.32%) is especially strong, propelled by a weak Yen (101.68)  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 25, 2013 - 01:01:29 GMT

 

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

NZD/USD is breaking down amid persistent Fed tapering expectations  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Yen still in a pickle, Aussie nurses losses
Reuters Sunday November 24, 2013 - 23:44:22 GMT

6:21pm EST

* Yen wallows at four-year lows vs euro, four-month lows on USD

* AUD also under pressure, still pressured by RBA intervention talk

* Markets keeping an eye on China/Japan spat

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The yen started the new week at four-year lows versus the euro and a four-month trough on the dollar, still very much the funding currency of choice in a trend that is likely to continue in this U  More...    More...


Thanksgiving holiday dominates the week. Active data calendar.
global-view.com Sunday November 24, 2013 - 14:19:31 GMT

Thanksgiving holiday dominates the week. Active data calendar.
25 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 25, 2013
global-view.com Friday November 22, 2013 - 17:21:05 GMT



November 22, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, November 25. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Pending Homes Sales, 2yr Auction

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - THANKSGIVING DOMINATES, BUT BOE IN
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday November 22, 2013 - 16:52:29 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY  22 NOVEMBER 2013

 

THANKSGIVING DOMINATES, BUT BOE IN FOCUS

 

• A quiet week in prospect, with limited economic data and Thanksgiving holiday

• BoE in focus, with MPC appearances before TSC and Financial Stability Report due

• Euro area inflation watched, as ECB reportedly contemplates negative interest rates

 

Market activity looks set to step down a gear over the coming week, with little in the way of key data and the US markets closed for Thanksgiving on

Thursday  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: DJIA Retakes 16000
Trade the News Staff Friday November 22, 2013 - 16:36:26 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: DJIA Retakes 16000
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:14 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IN) India Forex Reserves w/e Nov 15th: $283.6B v $282.1B prior
- (CL) Chile Oct PPI M/M: +0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German IFO Survey beats expectations; ECB to suspend 3-year LTRO repayments for three weeks over holiday period;
Trade the News Staff Friday November 22, 2013 - 11:44:13 GMT

 

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German IFO Survey beats expectations; ECB to suspend 3-year LTRO repayments for three weeks over holiday period;
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 5:21 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Japan BOJ Gov Kuroda: JPY currency (yen) was not at abnormally low levels; not abnormal nor bubble
- Sweden Nov confidence data handily beats expectations; SEK currency firms by 0  More...    More...


German IFO Survey data beats. Canada data due.
global-view.com Friday November 22, 2013 - 09:38:28 GMT

German IFO Survey data beats. Canada data due.
22 November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: CA- CPI, Retail Sales, COT Report

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: BOJ Gov Kuroda shuts down expectations for more easing as yen pairs and Nikkei turn lower - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday November 22, 2013 - 06:44:07 GMT

Tokyo stocks traded up into the lunch break but have since pared those gains on mixed set of comments by BOJ Gov Kuroda. Speaking in Parliament, Kuroda initially noted JPY weakness is not excessive, but then directed more attention toward the options for an eventual exit from easy policy, reiterating overnight remarks that any additional easing is not being considered at the moment  More...    More...


KSHITIJ.COM - Morning Briefing
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 22, 2013 - 03:37:11 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
The Dow (16009.99, +109.17, +0.69%) recovered earlier losses instead of breaking below 15800. Although the Resistance at 16100 still holds, the lack of follow-through sales yesterday may suggest strength  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Yen selling resumes, Aussie hit by intervention talk
Reuters Friday November 22, 2013 - 01:11:49 GMT

6:10pm EST

* Yen falls to fresh 4-yr low vs EUR, 4-mth low vs USD

* Market back to selling yen to fund carry trades

* Aussie slides to 2-1/2 month low vs EUR & USD

* RBA Stevens says 'open-minded' about intervening to weaken AUD

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The yen fell to a fresh four-year low against the euro early in Asia on Friday, left exposed after promising data in both Germany and the United States underpinned the single currency and the U  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 21, 2013 - 20:24:21 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Another volatile evening produced further weakness in the AUD and NZD  More...    More...


U.S. data mixed. EZ PMIs mixed to weaker. China PMI falls.
global-view.com Thursday November 21, 2013 - 20:10:15 GMT

U.S. data mixed. EZ PMIs mixed to weaker. China PMI falls.
22 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: JP- Trade.  Europe: DE- IFO  More...    More...



HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: JP- Trade Europe: DE- IFO. North America: CA- CPI, Retail Sales
global-view.com Thursday November 21, 2013 - 20:00:50 GMT

U.S. data mixed. EZ PMIs mixed to weaker. China PMI falls.
22 November 2013 00:00 gmt

 

CALENDAR: JP- Trade.  Europe: DE- IFO  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 22, 2013
global-view.com Thursday November 21, 2013 - 16:24:00 GMT



November 21, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, November 22. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Trade Europe: DE- IFO  More...    More...



EZ PMIs mixed to weaker. China PMI falls. Mixed Fed views.
global-view.com Thursday November 21, 2013 - 09:42:15 GMT

EZ PMIs mixed to weaker. China PMI falls. Mixed Fed views.
21 November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Draghi, Consumer Confidence, GB- CBI Output: US- PPI, Weekly Jobless, flash Markit PMI, Yellen Committee Vote, Philly Fed  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China flash PMI slows to 3-month low; BOJ keeps policy and economic assessment unchanged - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 21, 2013 - 06:35:54 GMT

- USD bid higher while US treasuries sold off after Fed meeting minutes revealed the start of QE taper may still begin in anticipation of the improved outlook; Markets reprice possibility of a December move despite the dovish sentiment from Yellen and Bernanke in recent days  More...    More...


KSHITIJ.COM - Morning Breifing
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 21, 2013 - 03:50:57 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Talk of Taper in "coming months" induces profit-taking in the Dow (15900.82, -66.21, -0.41%). We continue to see 16100 as a crucial Resistance which is holding well  More...    More...


KSHITIJ.COM - Morning Breifing
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 21, 2013 - 03:42:41 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Talk of Taper in "coming months" induces profit-taking in the Dow (15900.82, -66.21, -0.41%). We continue to see 16100 as a crucial Resistance which is holding well  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 19:25:56 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

US interest rates and the US dollar are higher  More...    More...


Bernanke dovish. BOE supporting growth. Fed mixed message.
global-view.com Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 19:22:15 GMT

Bernanke dovish. BOE supporting growth. Fed mixed message.
21 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: CN- HSBC flash PMI, BOJ. EZ/DE/FR flash PMIs,  Draghi, Consumer Confidence, GB- CBI Output: US- PPI, Weekly Jobless, flash Markit PMI, Yellen Committee Vote, Philly Fed  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Choppy Trading Ahead of FOMC Minutes
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 16:34:42 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Choppy Trading Ahead of FOMC Minutes
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:18 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e Nov 15th: -2  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE's MPC continued its unanimous vote of steady policy under Carney's tenure
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 11:29:43 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE's MPC continued its unanimous vote of steady policy under Carney's tenure
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 5:17 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Japan Oct Trade Balance registers its record 16th consecutive deficit (and 3rd largest) as energy import costs mount
- (CN) China MoF auctions 10-yr bonds, Avg yield 4  More...    More...


Bernanke comments dovish. BOE Minutes focus on growth support.
global-view.com Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 09:50:27 GMT

Bernanke comments dovish. BOE Minutes focus on growth support.
20 November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: US- Mortgages, Retail Sales, CPI, Existing Homes Sales, Business Inventories, Weekly Crude  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan posts its 3rd largest trade deficit as energy import costs mount; Bernanke maintaining dovish stance - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 06:18:59 GMT

Japan trade deficit spikes to its highest level on record for October and also the 3rd highest monthly deficit overall; Exports are up 18.6%, but imports outpaced outbound shipments with a 26% increase - 12th consecutive rise and the highest rate since June 2010  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan posts its 3rd largest trade deficit as energy import costs mount; Bernanke maintaining dovish stance - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 06:17:34 GMT

Japan trade deficit spikes to its highest level on record for October and also the 3rd highest monthly deficit overall; Exports are up 18.6%, but imports outpaced outbound shipments with a 26% increase - 12th consecutive rise and the highest rate since June 2010  More...    More...


Morning briefing - Kshitij.com
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 20, 2013 - 03:49:08 GMT

EQUITIES
Mixed picture in Equities. People not seling, but not buying aggressively either. Cautiously optimistic.

The Dow (15967.03, -8.99, -0.06%) has closed marginally lower, not managing to stay above 16000 for the second day  More...    More...


Active Calendar Wednesday. German ZEW mixed.
global-view.com Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 19:39:47 GMT

Active Calendar Wednesday. German ZEW mixed.
20 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Europe: GB- BOE Minutes. North America: US- Bernanke (Tues) Mortgages, Retail Sales, CPI, Existing Homes Sales, Business Inventories, Weekly Crude  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 19:24:01 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Markets were fairly stable overnight  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Awaiting JPMorgan Settlement Announcement
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 16:48:06 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Awaiting JPMorgan Settlement Announcement
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:59 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Portugal Oct PPI M/M: -0.6 v -0.5% prior; Y/Y: -1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: China PBoC pledges move towards market-based floating exchange rate and open its financial markets; German ZEW Expectation Survey at 5-year high
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 11:32:29 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: China PBoC pledges move towards market-based floating exchange rate and open its financial markets; German ZEW Expectation Survey at 5-year high
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 5:21 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- RBA minutes: Not closing possibility of a rate cut to support growth; forward looking indicators in past month generally improved
- China PBoC begins to move towards implementing reforms announced from its recent plenary and move towards market-based floating exchange rate
- China PBoC injects cash via 7-day repo (largest injection in 6 weeks)
- Spain Bill auction results seen as steady; yield continue to decline with 12-month hitting fresh EMU record lows
- German Nov ZEW Survey mixed but expectations hits 5-year high (54  More...    More...


German ZEW Survey mixed. Active Calendar Wed.
global-view.com Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 10:21:13 GMT

German ZEW Survey mixed. Active Calendar Wed.
19  November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- API Energy

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: RBA meeting minutes keep the door open to more easing; China FDI growth slows - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 05:44:07 GMT

- Asian equity markets have turned more cautious following impressive rallies in China overnight, tracking a final-hour selloff in US equities after renown investor Carl Icahn warned equities could see a large drop. Icahn said some companies' earnings may be a 'mirage' in part fueled by low interest rates as opposed to strong management  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 19-Nov-2013 -0345 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 19, 2013 - 03:46:38 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
The Dow (15976.02, +14.32, +0.09%) managed to close only marginally higher after spending a good part of the day above 16000 yesterday, but coming off later on  More...    More...


Slow start to week. German ZEW Tuesday.
global-view.com Monday November 18, 2013 - 19:26:35 GMT

Slow start to week. German ZEW Tuesday.
19  November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: JP- Lead Indicators  Europe: DE- ZEW Survey   North America: US- API Energy

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NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday November 18, 2013 - 19:08:08 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

In almost a replay of Friday night, the US dollar and US interest rates fell and US equities made a fresh record high  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: DJIA Makes 16,000, S&P500 Tops 1800
Trade the News Staff Monday November 18, 2013 - 16:23:29 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: DJIA Makes 16,000, S&P500 Tops 1800
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 11:08 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (EU) OECD Q3 GDP Q/Q: 0.5% v 0.5% prior
- (CL) Chile Q3 GDP Q/Q: 1  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - China reforms help growth currencies; dollar, yen fall
Reuters Monday November 18, 2013 - 13:05:24 GMT

7:54am EST

* Funding currencies drop as global stocks push higher

* Australian and New Zealand dollars outperform on China reforms

* Easy money, low rates pledge buoy risk sentiment

By Laurence Fletcher

LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Higher-yielding currencies such as the Australian and New Zealand dollars rose against the U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro-Zone Sept Trade Surplus is the largest for any September since EMU launch in 1999
Trade the News Staff Monday November 18, 2013 - 11:21:49 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro-Zone Sept Trade Surplus is the largest for any September since EMU launch in 1999
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 5:11 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Chinese markets surge over 2  More...    More...


USD starting off the week lower. Quiet data calendar Mon.
global-view.com Monday November 18, 2013 - 10:10:53 GMT

USD starting off the week lower. Quiet data calendar Mon.
18  November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- TIC Data, NAHB Index

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China stocks surge on more details from 3rd plenum agenda, while y/y property price gains accelerate - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday November 18, 2013 - 05:42:54 GMT

- China markets are broadly outperforming with Hang Seng at 2-month highs above 23,550 and Shanghai Composite hitting 3-week highs above 2,160; Late on Friday, China cabinet released the formal decision of the third plenary session of the 18th Central Committee containing much more detailed and ambitious layout for reform than initially expressed in a communique earlier last week that widely disappointed investors  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 18-Nov-2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 18, 2013 - 03:38:23 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15961.70, +0.36%) has risen sharply and may target crucial resistance near 16000-16100 which may push it back towards 15600  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday November 17, 2013 - 19:34:32 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

 

The US dollar fell and equities rose following some disappointing US data  More...    More...


The "Yellen Fed" begins. Slow start to the week.
global-view.com Sunday November 17, 2013 - 13:29:28 GMT

The "Yellen Fed" begins. Slow start to the week.
18  November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East/Europe: No Major Data   North America: US- TIC Data, NAHB Index

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ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - DIVERGENT GROWTH SHIFTS POLICY OUTLOOKS
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday November 15, 2013 - 17:08:06 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 15 - 21 NOV 2013

 

DIVERGENT GROWTH SHIFTS POLICY OUTLOOKS

 

• FOMC minutes maintain focus on tapering

• MPC minutes to stress unemployment threshold not a trigger for a rate rise

• Euro area survey evidence to maintain concerns of stagnation

 

Divergent growth, divergent policy?   More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 18, 2013
global-view.com Friday November 15, 2013 - 15:44:09 GMT



November 15, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, November 18. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- NAHB Index
  • Far East: No Major Data
  • Europe: No Major Data
  • North America: US- TIC Data, NAHB Index  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: EcoFin meeting today with discussions on SRM likely to be not conclusive
Trade the News Staff Friday November 15, 2013 - 11:10:28 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: EcoFin meeting today with discussions on SRM likely to be not conclusive
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 5:25 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Shanghai Composite +1  More...    More...


The Yellen Fed commences. Active U.S. calendar.
global-view.com Friday November 15, 2013 - 09:59:18 GMT

The Yellen Fed commences. Active  U.S. calendar.
15  November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- Empire PMI, Import Prices, Industrial Production, Wholesale Inventories, COT Report

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Equities continue to surge on dovish Yellen comments as Senate confirmation hearings yield little surprise - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday November 15, 2013 - 06:04:13 GMT

- Nikkei225 and Shanghai Composite saw another session of hefty gains in the wake of the increasingly apparent "Yellen put" as the Fed chair nominee stuck to a familiar dovish script during her Senate Banking Committee testimony - prioritizing supporting economy as long as unemployment is elevated and inflation is low  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 14, 2013 - 20:00:18 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Yellen's testimony helped lift sentiment earlier subdued by some disappointing European data  More...    More...


No Yellen shocks. UK sales miss. Soft EZ GDP
global-view.com Thursday November 14, 2013 - 19:39:47 GMT

No Yellen shocks. UK sales miss. Soft EZ GDP
15  November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Europe: EZ- HICP (CPI)  North America: US- Empire PMI, Import Prices, Industrial Production, Wholesale Inventories, COT Report

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GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 15, 2013
global-view.com Thursday November 14, 2013 - 16:09:36 GMT



November 14, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, November 15. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: EZ- HICP (CPI), US- Empire PMI, Import Prices, Industrial Production
  • Far East: No Major Data
  • Europe: EZ- HICP (CPI)
  • North America: US- Empire PMI, Import Prices, Industrial Production, Wholesale Inventories, COT Report

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TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European GDP data comes in mixed but remains optimistic that worst is over for region; Markets eye dovish tone to Fed's Yellen confirmation hearing
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 14, 2013 - 11:19:19 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European GDP data comes in mixed but remains optimistic that worst is over for region; Markets eye dovish tone to Fed's Yellen confirmation hearing
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 5:15 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Nominated Fed Chairperson Yellen testimony leaked and highlighted a dovish tome (unemployment remains too high with inflation running below 2% target and will continue to do so for some time)
- Japan preliminary Q3 GDP slowed to a 3-quarter low but beat estimates (0  More...    More...


Yellen hearing highlight of day. U.K. retail sales miss. EZ adv 3Q13 GDP soft.
global-view.com Thursday November 14, 2013 - 10:18:32 GMT

Yellen hearing highlight of day. U.K. retail sales miss. EZ adv 3Q13 GDP soft.
14  November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  North America: CA/US- Trade, US- Productivity, Weekly Jobless, Yellen Hearing, Natural Gas, Weekly Crude, 30-yr

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Morning Briefing : 14-Nov-2013 -0339 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 14, 2013 - 03:40:45 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15821.63, +70.96) closed at the day high, very close to get above 15850 and possibly to 16100-150. The long term resistance clusters of 16100 and 16600 are the major trend decider levels for the next few months  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday November 13, 2013 - 20:25:06 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The US dollar fell slightly, markets expecting dovish hints from Fed chairperson nominee Yellen at her testimony today  More...    More...


Positive U.K. job and BOE news. GBP up. Yellen hearing up
global-view.com Wednesday November 13, 2013 - 19:13:07 GMT

Positive U.K. job and BOE news. GBP up. Yellen hearing up
14  November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  JP- Industrial Output  Europe: GB- Retail Sales, EZ- GDP, North America: CA/US- Trade, US- Productivity, Weekly Jobless, Yellen Hearing, Natural Gas, Weekly Crude, 30-yr

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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Bounce Back from Premarket Swoon
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 13, 2013 - 16:21:41 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Bounce Back from Premarket Swoon
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:05 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (ZA) South Africa Sept Retail Sales Constant M/M: -0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 14, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday November 13, 2013 - 16:09:21 GMT



November 13, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, November 14. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Industrial Output, GB- Retail Sales, EZ- GDP, CA/US- Trade, US- Productivity, Weekly Jobless, Yellen Hearing, 30-yr
  • Far East: JP- Industrial Output
  • Europe: GB- Retail Sales, EZ- GDP
  • North America: CA/US- Trade, US- Productivity, Weekly Jobless, Yellen Hearing, Natural Gas, Weekly Crude, 30-yr Auction

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TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK employment data continues to improve ahead of key BOE quarterly inflation report
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 13, 2013 - 11:16:04 GMT

 

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK employment data continues to improve ahead of key BOE quarterly inflation report
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 5:22 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Lack of China reform detail damps Asia markets  More...    More...


U.K. Employment data improves. BOE Inflation Report due
global-view.com Wednesday November 13, 2013 - 09:59:32 GMT

U.K. Employment data improves. BOE Inflation Report due
13  November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Weekly Crude, 10-yr Auction

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China equities disappointed by little detail from Party plenum; Australia wage growth slows further - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 13, 2013 - 06:18:19 GMT

China equity markets are leading regional indices lower as investors react to a rather vague communique from the third plenary session of the 18th Central Committee released overnight. In essence, Party leadership painted in broad strokes, with the most notable update being the transition toward a more "decisive" market role in allocating resources from a "basic" role and also giving little hint on what it would do to deepen fiscal/tax reform and improve macroeconomic control  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 13-Nov-2013 -0345 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 13, 2013 - 03:46:57 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15750.67, -32.43) made yet another attempt to break 15800-50 and failed. But it is still consolidating near the resistance and no sharp rejection is seen, keeping the bulls in the game  More...    More...


U.K. prices soft. Bank of England Inflation Report Wed
global-view.com Tuesday November 12, 2013 - 19:28:24 GMT

U.K. prices soft. Bank of England Inflation Report Wed
13  November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Europe: GB- Employment, BOE Inflation Report, EZ- Industrial Production  North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Weekly Crude, 10-yr Auction

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NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 12, 2013 - 18:56:04 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Risk appetite remained capped by fears the Fed could taper QE in December  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 13, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday November 12, 2013 - 17:36:01 GMT



November 12, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, Novemeber 13. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- Employment, BOE Inflation Report, EZ- Industrial Production, US- 10-yr Auction
  • Far East: No Major Data
  • Europe: GB- Employment, BOE Inflation Report, EZ- Industrial Production
  • North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Weekly Crude, 10-yr Auction

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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Taper Talk Dampens Risk Appetite
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 12, 2013 - 16:36:47 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Taper Talk Dampens Risk Appetite
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:18 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Bank of Portugal reports Oct ECB financing to Portuguese banks at €50  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK inflation comes in lower than expectations; Northern ECB members reiterates central bank forward guidance policy
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 12, 2013 - 11:16:59 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK inflation comes in lower than expectations; Northern ECB members reiterates central bank forward guidance policy
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 5:21 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Japan Oct Consumer confidence 41  More...    More...


U.K. price data softer than seen. Data week picks up later
global-view.com Tuesday November 12, 2013 - 10:04:47 GMT

U.K. price data softer than seen. Data week picks up later
12  November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- 3-yr Auction, API Energy

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Decline in Australia business confidence sends AUD to 6-week lows - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 12, 2013 - 06:07:08 GMT

- Overnight, economic data out of China was fairly disappointing, as new Yuan loans in Oct hit 10-month lows. CICC and Conference Board are tracking the recent estimates out of JPMorgan indicating China 2014 GDP target may be lowered to 7.0% from 7.5% in 2013  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 12-Nov-2013 -0349 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 12, 2013 - 03:51:36 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15783.10 +21.32) hit 15800 level once again and increased the probability of breaking the resistance area of 15800-850  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Euro gets reprieve, but policy, growth risks cap upside
Reuters Tuesday November 12, 2013 - 00:28:36 GMT

6:10pm EST

* Euro squeezes up broadly in thin overnight trade

* Downtrend for EUR/USD still seen intact

* China to unveil reform agenda for next 10 years

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Nov 12 (Reuters) - The euro clung onto modest gains early in Asia on Tuesday after a lacklustre overnight session that saw investors trim bearish positions in the common currency following a heavy selloff last week  More...    More...


Subdued Holiday Trade. Back- end weighted data week
global-view.com Monday November 11, 2013 - 19:12:22 GMT

Subdued Holiday Trade. Back- end weighted data week
12  November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data  Europe: GB- CPI/RPI/PPI  North America: US- 3-yr Auction, API Energy

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GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 12, 2013
global-view.com Monday November 11, 2013 - 16:04:33 GMT



November 11, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, November 12. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- CPI/RPI
  • Far East: No Major Data
  • Europe: GB- CPI/RPI/PPI
  • North America: US- 3-yr Auction, API Energy

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TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Partial US holiday has participation on the sidelines
Trade the News Staff Monday November 11, 2013 - 10:54:42 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Partial US holiday has participation on the sidelines
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 5:16 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Weekend China economic data was mixed  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China inflation softer than expected but still at 8-month high; Fixed asset investment falls to 3-month lows - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday November 11, 2013 - 05:49:02 GMT

Hundreds confirmed fatalities from a violent typhoon that ripped through the Philippines over the weekend, though officials worry the number could reach thousands; Early estimates suggest Philippine GDP could take about 1% hit. - China economic data are mixed - CPI is at a 8-month high, wholesale deflation accelerates for the first time in months, fixed asset investment at 3-month low, while industrial production much better than expected  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 11-Nov-2013 -0346 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday November 11, 2013 - 03:48:20 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15761.78, +167.80) bounced sharply towards the upper boundary of the 1000 point range it has been moving for the last few months  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday November 10, 2013 - 19:56:45 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

A surprisingly strong US payrolls report pushed US interest rates and the US dollar sharply higher  More...    More...


Reacting to October U.S. jobs data. Holiday in U.S. and Canada
global-view.com Sunday November 10, 2013 - 16:51:57 GMT


Reacting to October U.S. jobs data. Holiday in U.S. and Canada
11  November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: CN- CPI  Europe: No Major Data  North America: US/CA- Holiday

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ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - CARNEY TO PLAY DOWN LABOUR MARKET STRENGTH
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday November 8, 2013 - 16:59:12 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  Friday 8 November 2013

 

CARNEY TO PLAY DOWN LABOUR MARKET STRENGTH

 

• UK Inflation Report, CPI and labour market data likely to send mixed messages

• Downside risk to euro area Q3 GDP; ECB speakers watched for signs of dissent

• Yellen’s Senate nomination hearing tops thin US calendar

 

After the surprise ECB rate cut and the US employment report, the coming week’s economic calendar promises to be slightly less eventful  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: US October Jobs Report Powers Markets Higher
Trade the News Staff Friday November 8, 2013 - 16:45:30 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: US October Jobs Report Powers Markets Higher
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 11:15 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (CL) Chile Oct CPI M/M: 0.1% v 0.1%e; Y/Y: 1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 11, 2013
global-view.com Friday November 8, 2013 - 15:53:49 GMT



November 8, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, Novemeber 11. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CN- CPI, CA/US- Holiday
  • Far East: CN- CPI
  • Europe: No Major Data
  • North America: US/CA- Holiday


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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China trade balance hits 10-month highs as exports improve; RBA quarterly statement lowers 2014 GDP forecast
Trade the News Staff Friday November 8, 2013 - 11:31:03 GMT

TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China trade balance hits 10-month highs as exports improve; RBA quarterly statement lowers 2014 GDP forecast
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 0:21 AM EST

***Observations/Insights***
- China October trade surplus rose to a 10-month high, bolstered by a much stronger than expected increase in exports just a month after a surprise contraction  More...    More...


U.S. employment due. S&P downgrades France
global-view.com Friday November 8, 2013 - 09:47:38 GMT

U.S. employment due. S&P downgrades France
8  November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: CA- Employment, US- Productivity, Personal income, Employment, University of Mich Survey, COT

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China trade balance hits 10-month highs as exports improve; RBA quarterly statement lowers 2014 GDP forecast - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday November 8, 2013 - 05:24:36 GMT

China October trade surplus rose to a 10-month high, bolstered by a much stronger than expected increase in exports just a month after a surprise contraction. Exports to US accelerated to 6.9% from 4.2%, while exports to Europe slowed to 0.5% from 1.1%. Imports of iron ore - a gauge of China's internal industrial health - rose 20% y/y but fell over 10% m/m  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 08-Nov-2013 -0338 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday November 8, 2013 - 03:39:58 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15593.98) fell sharply on speculation that the US govt. would cut stimulus earlier than expected amid higher GDP data released yesterday  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 7, 2013 - 19:52:37 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Markets were delivered a surprise from the ECB which cut its policy rate 25bp to 0  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 7, 2013 - 19:52:21 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Markets were delivered a surprise from the ECB which cut its policy rate 25bp to 0  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday November 7, 2013 - 19:52:07 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Markets were delivered a surprise from the ECB which cut its policy rate 25bp to 0  More...    More...


ECB surprise rate cut. BOE unch. U.S. employment due
global-view.com Thursday November 7, 2013 - 19:08:50 GMT

ECB surprise rate cut. BOE unch. U.S. employment due
8  November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: CN- Trade  Europe: DE- Trade, GB- Trade North America: CA- Employment, US- Productivity, Personal income, PCE Deflator, Employment, University of Mich Survey, COT

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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: ECB Cuts Rates, Twitter IPO Opens, Retail Sales Impress
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 7, 2013 - 16:40:09 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: ECB Cuts Rates, Twitter IPO Opens, Retail Sales Impress
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:24 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel Oct Foreign Currency Balance: No est v $79  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets poised for eventful session ahead with BOE, ECB rate decision and US advance GDP data
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 7, 2013 - 11:34:06 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets poised for eventful session ahead with BOE, ECB rate decision and US advance GDP data
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 5:19 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Eventful morning in store with BOE and ECB rate decisions coupled with key US data (advanced Q3 GDP and weekly jobless claims) ahead of Friday's Non-Farm Payroll report  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets poised for eventful session ahead with BOE, ECB rate decision and US advance GDP data
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 7, 2013 - 11:33:54 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets poised for eventful session ahead with BOE, ECB rate decision and US advance GDP data
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 5:19 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Eventful morning in store with BOE and ECB rate decisions coupled with key US data (advanced Q3 GDP and weekly jobless claims) ahead of Friday's Non-Farm Payroll report  More...    More...


ECB and BOE due. U.S. 3Q13 GDP awaited
global-view.com Thursday November 7, 2013 - 09:52:11 GMT

ECB and BOE due. U.S. 3Q13  GDP awaited
7 November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: GB- BOE, EZ- ECB, US- GDP, Weekly Jobs, Natural Gas

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Twitter prices IPO at $26/shr with valuation above $18B; Australia employment disappoints; Markets look to ECB, BOE, and US GDP - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday November 7, 2013 - 05:41:37 GMT

- Twitter prices its IPO at $26/shr - above the $23-25 projected range but shy of $27 whisper figure - giving it a valuation just above $18B; Trading commences on Thursday. - Soft Australia employment data underscores the challenging transition from a mining-driven boom economy; full-time jobs particularly telling, declining nearly 28K but offset in part by 29K part-time jobs; participation rate also hits multi-year lows; Separately, Construction sector hit its first expansion in over 3 years and employment component in building increased after 40 months of decline  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 07-Nov-2013 -0354 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday November 7, 2013 - 03:55:34 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15746.88, +0.82%) has surprised by rising sharply before the US GDP today. It may target Resistance at 15800-16000 for now before dipping towards 15400  More...    More...


Looking ahead to the ECB and BOE Thursday. U.S. jobless due
global-view.com Wednesday November 6, 2013 - 19:38:37 GMT

Looking ahead to the ECB and BOE Thursday. U.S. jobless due
7 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: AU- Employment, JP- Lead Indicators, DE- Ind Output, GB- BOE, EZ- ECB, US- GDP, Weekly Jobs, Natural Gas

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TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European data provides mild support for risk appetite
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 6, 2013 - 11:00:44 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European data provides mild support for risk appetite
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 5:20 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Australia Sept Trade Balance came in better than expectations but registered its 3rd straight monthly deficit
- BoJ Minutes: economy recovering moderately
- China CPI may continue to rise next year but stay below the 3  More...    More...


Eurozone Service PMI's up from flash. Positive UK production
global-view.com Wednesday November 6, 2013 - 09:43:23 GMT

Eurozone Service PMI's up from flash. Positive UK production
6 November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: US- Mortgages, Weekly Crude, CA- Ivey PMI

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Australia trade deficit lower than expected, but China exports struggle; Toyota expected to boost guidance - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday November 6, 2013 - 05:45:29 GMT

Tesla shares crash by over 10% in extended session as Q3 shipments of 5.5K and Q4 forecast for under 6K disappoint lofty valuation. >- Shares of Toyota bouncing back in afternoon session ahead of the official release of Q2 numbers; Japan press speculates TM will raise its FY13/14 op profit guidance to ₯2  More...    More...


Kshitij.com-Morning Briefing 6 Nov 2013
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday November 6, 2013 - 04:50:59 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15618.22, -20.90) has dipped a bit. With the resistances coming up at 15700-800 and 1600 we might see it dip towards 15400 in the medium term. Nasdaq (3939.86, +3.27) is moving sideways and is targeting 4000 in the near term  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday November 5, 2013 - 22:05:57 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Stronger economic data in the US and UK pushed global interest rates higher  More...    More...


U.S. ISM Service PMI rebounds. U.K. Service PMI soars higher
global-view.com Tuesday November 5, 2013 - 19:52:43 GMT

U.S. ISM Service PMI rebounds. U.K. Service PMI soars higher
6 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: JA- BOJ Minutes, AU- Trade  EZ- Service PMIs, Retail Sales, DE- Factory Orders GB- Mfg/Ind Output  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Poor European Commission Growth Forecasts Send US and European Equities Lower
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 5, 2013 - 16:34:19 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Poor European Commission Growth Forecasts Send US and European Equities Lower
Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:05 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (CL) Chile Sept Economic Activity M/M: -0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK Services PMI hits 15-year high; EU Commission sees confidence returning to the region but risks remain
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 5, 2013 - 10:49:32 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK Services PMI hits 15-year high; EU Commission sees confidence returning to the region but risks remain
Tue, 05 Nov 2013 5:23 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- RBA leaves cash target rate unchanged at 2  More...    More...


U.K. Service PMI soars. U.S. ISM Service PMI due
global-view.com Tuesday November 5, 2013 - 10:22:24 GMT

U.K. Service PMI soars. U.S. ISM Service PMI due
5 November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- Service PMI, API

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: AUD falls as RBA escalates its discomfort with high exchange rate; China, India services PMIs recover further - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday November 5, 2013 - 05:59:03 GMT

RBA leaves rates on hold as widely expected; Accompanying statement notably more cautious than last month, calling AUD exchange rate levels "uncomfortably high" and ramping up the need for weaker currency to balance growth. RBA also underscores uncertainty related to its outlook for improvement in private sector (ex-mining) demand, as well as adding that public sector investment will be weak  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 05-Nov-2013 -0359 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday November 5, 2013 - 04:01:30 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Equities are overall up.

Dow (15639.12, +0.15%) rose a bit yesterday but may lose steam below Resistances at 15700-800 and 16000 from where it may again fall back towards 15400  More...    More...


Eurozone Final PMI mfg data mixed. Active week in store
global-view.com Monday November 4, 2013 - 20:04:09 GMT

Eurozone Final PMI mfg data mixed. Active week in store
5 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: AU- RBA Decision  Europe: GB- Service PMI, EZ- PPi  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 5, 2013
global-view.com Monday November 4, 2013 - 15:54:15 GMT

November 4. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, Novemeber 5. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- RBA Decision, GB- Service PMI, EZ- PPI, US- Service PMI
  • Far East: AU- PBA Decision
  • Europe: CH- CPI  More...    More...


Eurozone Final PMI mfg data mixed. Active week in store
global-view.com Monday November 4, 2013 - 09:43:03 GMT

Eurozone Final PMI mfg data mixed. Active week in store
4 November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:North America: US- Factory Orders

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Rising China non-manufacturing PMI and strong Australia retail sales boost AUD ahead of tomorrow's RBA decision - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday November 4, 2013 - 06:26:19 GMT

- China non-manufacturing PMI out on Saturday rising to 14-month high. >- China premier Li cautions on the risk of slowing economy to the labor sector, while Pres Xi is more upbeat, noting domestic conditions are sufficient in sustaining economic growth. - Australia retail sales top estimates, sending AUD up 60pips against USD and JPY  More...    More...


ECB meet major focus Thursday. October U.S. Jobs due
global-view.com Sunday November 3, 2013 - 17:11:02 GMT

ECB meet major focus Thursday. October U.S. Jobs due
4 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: JA- Holiday. Europe: EZ- Final PMIs  North America: US- Factory Orders

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ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - ECB BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday November 1, 2013 - 19:58:28 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  Friday 1 November 2013

 

ECB BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT

 

• ECB to remain on hold, but sharp drop in inflation raises risk of rate cut

• UK October services PMI forecast to soften, but to remain consistent with solid growth

• US GDP and labour market data watched, as confusion reigns over tapering debate

 

Market participants wrong-footed  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 4, 2013
global-view.com Friday November 1, 2013 - 17:44:28 GMT



November 1 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, November 4. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JA- Holiday, EZ- PMIs  More...    More...



Chinese PMIs improve. EURUSD lower
global-view.com Friday November 1, 2013 - 09:12:36 GMT

Chinese PMIs improve. EURUSD lower
1 November 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: GB- PMI  North America: US- PMIs

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Chicago PMI spikes higher. Soft German Retail Sales
global-view.com Thursday October 31, 2013 - 19:04:04 GMT

Chicago PMI spikes higher. Soft German Retail Sales
1 November 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: AU- PMI. CN- PMIs Europe: EZ- Holiday GB- PMIs  North America: US- PMIs

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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Fed Ratchets Down Economic Outlook, Europe Unemployment Rises to Record Highs
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 31, 2013 - 15:53:38 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Fed Ratchets Down Economic Outlook, Europe Unemployment Rises to Record Highs
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:24 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IN) India Sept Fiscal Deficit (INR) Crore: 74  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for November 1, 2013
global-view.com Thursday October 31, 2013 - 15:04:32 GMT



October 31 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, November 1. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- PMI, CN- PMIs, EZ- Holiday, GB- PMIs, US- PMIs

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European data not impressive in session; Italy Unemployment at fresh record high
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 31, 2013 - 10:29:32 GMT


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European data not impressive in session; Italy Unemployment at fresh record high
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 6:10 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- (NZ) New Zealand Central Bank (RBNZ) left Official Cash Rate unchanged at 2  More...    More...


Mildly hawkish Fed Wednesday. Soft German Retail Sales
global-view.com Thursday October 31, 2013 - 09:15:21 GMT

Mildly hawkish Fed Wednesday. Soft German Retail Sales
31 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: CA- GDP US- Weekly Jobless, Chicago PMI, Natural Gas

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: FOMC and RBNZ less dovish than expected; China injects liquidity into money markets for 2nd consecutive session - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 31, 2013 - 05:53:44 GMT

USD firmed up and US fixed income sold off late in the US session after a less dovish than anticipated FOMC statement; Most notable changes included a dropped warning that tight financial could slow the pace of improvement in the economy and labor market conditions; FOMC also acknowledged some slowdown in the housing space and dropped the comment that mortgage rates have risen  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 31-Oct -2013 -0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 31, 2013 - 03:41:33 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15618.76, -0.39%) fell after the US kept the stimulus in pace. It is in an uptrend now targeting 15800  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday October 30, 2013 - 20:56:19 GMT

 

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

US equity markets are slightly lower and US interest rates and the US dollar are higher  More...    More...


Fed policy steady. No taper. German unemployed up
global-view.com Wednesday October 30, 2013 - 19:34:35 GMT

Fed policy steady. No taper. German unemployed up
31 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: JP- PMI. Europe: DE- Retail Sales EZ- Unemployment, HICP (CPI)  North America: CA- GDP US- Weekly Jobless, Chicago PMI, Natural Gas

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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Await a Dovish FOMC Statement
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 30, 2013 - 15:49:40 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Await a Dovish FOMC Statement
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:25 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e Oct 25th: +6.4 v -0.6% prior
- (PT) Portugal Sept Industrial Production M/M: -11  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 31, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday October 30, 2013 - 15:21:20 GMT



October 30 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, October 31. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- PMI, DE- Retail Sales EZ- HICP, CA- GDP, Weekly Jobless

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Hope that the European economy might be at last turning the corner; focus turns to FOMC decision (very unlikely to lead to a policy change)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 30, 2013 - 10:54:49 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Hope that the European economy might be at last turning the corner; focus turns to FOMC decision (very unlikely to lead to a policy change)
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 6:21 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Japan industrial production returns to growth in September (1  More...    More...


Fed decision awaited. German unemployed rise
global-view.com Wednesday October 30, 2013 - 09:15:13 GMT

Fed decision awaited. German unemployed rise
30 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  US- Weekly Mortgages, CPI, Weekly Crude, 7-yr auction, Fed Decision  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan govt raises assessment for industrial output; NZD falls on reports Moody's considered a sovereign rating cut - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 30, 2013 - 05:02:38 GMT

Baidu and Buffalo Wild Wings hit fresh 52-week highs in extended session after strong Q3 results, while high-flyers Yelp and LinkedIn lag. - Japan industrial production returns to growth in September after stumbling in August; Govt raises its assessment on output for the first time in 7 months, noting production is "picking up"; BOJ on tap for policy statement tomorrow  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 30-Oct -2013 -0347 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 30, 2013 - 03:51:17 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Equities are all up before the end of the FOMC meeting today.

Dow (15680.35, +0.72%) has sharply risen targeting 15800 in the near term  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday October 29, 2013 - 21:02:38 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

In another case of bad news is good news, the S&P500 is up 0  More...    More...


U.S. data mixed. Fed decision on Wednesday
global-view.com Tuesday October 29, 2013 - 18:56:41 GMT

U.S. data mixed. Fed decision on Wednesday
 30 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  Far East: JP- PMI, Unemployment, Retail Sales  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 30, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday October 29, 2013 - 15:06:42 GMT



October 29 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, October 30. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- PMI, Retail Sales, DE- Unemployment, EZ- Consumer Confidence, US- CPI, Fed Decision
  • Far East: JP- PMI, Unemployment, Retail Sales  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Constructive data in Europe still gives way to cautious trading in session; Retail sales registers its first rise in 39 months; UK Mortgage Approvals at 5-year highs
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 29, 2013 - 10:40:16 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Constructive data in Europe still gives way to cautious trading in session; Retail sales registers its first rise in 39 months; UK Mortgage Approvals at 5-year highs
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 6:21 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- China PBoC conducted CNY13B in 7-day reverse repos (first liquidity injection in two weeks; Shanghai fails to respond
- Japan Sept Retail Trade data hits 16-month high (3  More...    More...



Markets await Fed decision Wed. Active data calendar today
global-view.com Tuesday October 29, 2013 - 09:30:17 GMT

Markets await Fed decision Wed. Active data calendar today
 29 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:North America: US- Retail Sales, PPI, CB Cons Confidence, 5-yr Auction, API

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: PBoC injects funds into money markets but tension continues; RBA Gov Stevens talks down AUD***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 29, 2013 - 04:51:55 GMT

- Apple beat on the top and bottom line but shares fell about 1% in extended session, with Mac and iPad shipments missing estimates and margins turning slightly softer. Initial knee-jerk response was lower afterhours, before management alleviated concerns over margin pressure being the result of sequential increase in deferrals; Apple was also upbeat on iPad shipment growth  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 29-Oct -2013 -0338 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 29, 2013 - 03:41:35 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15568.93, -1.35) was stable yesterday, marking time ahead of the FOMC tomorrow. The overall trend is up, targeting 15800  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday October 28, 2013 - 19:45:45 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The S&P500 rose slightly to a fresh record high, expecting this week's FOMC meeting to signal the Federal Reserve's stimulatory policies will continue for some time  More...    More...


Mixed U.S. data Monday. Storm subdues U.K./Europe
global-view.com Monday October 28, 2013 - 18:55:20 GMT

Mixed U.S. data Monday. Storm  subdues U.K./Europe
 29 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East/Europe: No Major Data  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Quiet Ahead of FOMC
Trade the News Staff Monday October 28, 2013 - 15:57:26 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Quiet Ahead of FOMC
Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:09 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) Oct CBI Industrial Reported Sales: 2 v 32e
- (US) Sept Industrial Production M/M: 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 29, 2013
global-view.com Monday October 28, 2013 - 15:21:27 GMT



October 28 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, October 29. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Retail Sales, CB Consumer Confidence

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Quiet start to trading week
Trade the News Staff Monday October 28, 2013 - 10:49:05 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Quiet start to trading week
Mon, 28 Oct 2013 6:12 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- European clocks fell back on hour over the weekend; US clock to 'fall back' on Nov 3rd
- South Korea Consumer Confidence at 17-month high in Oct (106 vs  More...    More...


Slow Monday Calendar. Fed decision on Wednesday
global-view.com Monday October 28, 2013 - 09:10:44 GMT

Slow Monday Calendar. Fed decision on Wednesday
 28 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- Industrial Production  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Growth in China industrial profits slows as investors anticipate renewed PBoC injections - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday October 28, 2013 - 08:59:47 GMT

**Observations/Insights*** - China industrial profits growth slowed on an annual basis from Aug levels but picked up slightly on YTD terms. NBS attributing diverging prints to the slowdown in manufacturing prices as well as slowing growth of investment returns  More...    More...


Slow Monday Calendar opens an active week
global-view.com Sunday October 27, 2013 - 17:01:28 GMT

Slow Monday Calendar opens an active week
 28 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: NZ- Holiday- CPI. Europe: EZ/UK (Sun) Clocks Change  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Tech Firms Buoy S&P500
Trade the News Staff Friday October 25, 2013 - 15:47:06 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Tech Firms Buoy S&P500
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:18 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (TR) Turkey Oct Industrial Confidence Index: 107.5 v 108.5 prior; Capacity Utilization: 76  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - DIFFICULT TO DETERMINE US TREND
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday October 25, 2013 - 14:54:09 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  Friday 25 October 2013

 

DIFFICULT TO DETERMINE US TREND

 

• FOMC policy on hold amidst data uncertainty

• Evidence of UK recovery gaining traction, but softer outlook for Q4?

• Business surveys question sustainability of euro area recovery, headwinds loom

 

US data catch up continues   More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German Oct Business Sentiment registers its first MoM decline in six months; UK Q3 GDP meets expectations and grows at fastest pace in over 3 years
Trade the News Staff Friday October 25, 2013 - 09:55:00 GMT


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German Oct Business Sentiment registers its first MoM decline in six months; UK Q3 GDP meets expectations and grows at fastest pace in over 3 years
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 5:15 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-China money market rates continue to rise; 7 day repo fix +21bps to 4  More...    More...


German IFO Survey softer. UK. GDP improves
global-view.com Friday October 25, 2013 - 09:05:14 GMT

German IFO Survey softer. UK. GDP improves
 25 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  North America: US- Durable Goods, University of Michigan Survey, Commitment of Traders Report

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan CPI ex food/energy at break-even after 5-years of deflation; Samsung Electronics reports in-line Q3 - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday October 25, 2013 - 08:17:38 GMT

- China money market pressure remains on display going into the weekend as Shibor rates continue to hit multi-month highs, leading to sources within the PBoC to hint that the central bank may resume liquidity injections if rates move too high; Markets may still interpret this as endorsing gradual build-up of expectations for reduced PBoC accommodation  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 25-Oct -2013 -0359 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 25, 2013 - 04:01:44 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
The Occident-Oriental divide continues. The Western hemisphere is moving up while the Eastern hemisphere is trading lower  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday October 24, 2013 - 19:13:33 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

 

Most asset classes were contained, with equity markets slightly firmer overnight  More...    More...


Slower EZ PMI data. U.S. PMI softer
global-view.com Thursday October 24, 2013 - 19:05:19 GMT

Slower EZ PMI data. U.S. PMI softer
 25 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  Far East: JP- CPI. Europe: DE- IFO Survey  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 25, 2013
global-view.com Thursday October 24, 2013 - 15:50:54 GMT



October 24 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, October 25. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- CPI, DE- IFO Survey, GB- GDP, US- Durable Goods, University of Michigan

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Focused on Heavy Earnings Flow
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 24, 2013 - 15:41:08 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Focused on Heavy Earnings Flow
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:17 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) Oct CBI Industrial Trends Total Orders: -4 v +10e; Selling Prices: -2 v +4e; Business Optimism: 24 v 17e
- (RU) Russia Gold and Forex Reserve w/e Oct 18th: $511  More...    More...


(EU) EU Trade Min De Gutch and EU Rehn at EU-China dialogue in Brussels
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 24, 2013 - 11:17:15 GMT

(EU) EU Trade Min De Gutch and EU Rehn at EU-China dialogue in Brussels
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 5:17 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- China HSBC flash PMI beats expectations and hits 7-month highs (50.9 v 50.4e)
- China money rates remain elevated as PBoC again refrains from liquidity injection
- China city of Beijing announces fresh measures to curb home prices
- South Korea upping its verbal intervention of recent KRW currency strength
- Japan govt cuts its assessment on exports for the second straight month (left overall assessment unchanged)
- Major European Advance PMI readings slightly disappointing; France PMI Survey disappointed with manufacturing staying in contraction for the 20th straight month
- Eurosystem excess liquidity moves below €200B for first time since Nov 2011

***Economic Data***
- (FI) Finland Sept PPI M/M: -0  More...    More...


Mixed to Slower EZ PMI data. US data awaited
global-view.com Thursday October 24, 2013 - 09:12:13 GMT

Mixed to Slower EZ PMI data. US data awaited
 24 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Markit flash mfg PMI, New Homes Sales  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China HSBC flash PMI hits 7-month highs; China money rates remain elevated as PBoC again refrains from liquidity injection - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 24, 2013 - 05:32:59 GMT

- China HSBC flash manufacturing PMI hit 7-month highs of 50.9; new orders component hit 6-month highs and output index a 7-month high; HSBC chief economist cited broad-based modest improvements in China economy, with growth recovery becoming more entrenched heading into Q4 and anticipating continued upward momentum in the coming months  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 24-Oct -2013 -0353 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 24, 2013 - 03:55:52 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Equities fell globally, brought down by a surge in Chinese Repo rates yesterday.

Dow (15413  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday October 23, 2013 - 20:04:51 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Global sentiment soured amid concerns regarding China  More...    More...


Bank of Canada steady as seen. Key data Thursday
global-view.com Wednesday October 23, 2013 - 18:19:55 GMT

Bank of Canada steady as seen. Key data Thursday
 24 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: CN- HSBC flash PMI.  Europe: EZ- flash PMI's  North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Markit flash mfg PMI, New Homes Sales  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: S&P500 Pulls Back from Fresh Record Highs
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 23, 2013 - 15:40:37 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: S&P500 Pulls Back from Fresh Record Highs
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:15 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil Oct FGV Consumer Confidence: 111  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 24, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday October 23, 2013 - 15:06:43 GMT



October 23 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, October 24. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: Far East: CN- HSBC flash PMI  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite hits headwinds over concerns of tightening of monetary conditions in China
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 23, 2013 - 11:20:24 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite hits headwinds over concerns of tightening of monetary conditions in China
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 5:13 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Australia Q3 CPI rises to a 1-year high (q/q 1  More...    More...


Bond yields tumble in the wake of U.S. jobs data
global-view.com Wednesday October 23, 2013 - 09:13:31 GMT

Bond yields tumble in the wake of U.S. jobs data
 23 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: EZ- Consumer Confidence.  North America: CA- BOC Decision  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: 1-year high in Australia CPI gives AUD an added boost***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 23, 2013 - 07:58:41 GMT

US earnings season kicks into higher gear with more disappointing results in the tech space - BRCM, ALTR, JNPR all down in extended session on soft guidance. >- Australia Q3 CPI rises to a 1-year high on sequential basis with a fairly even split between tradable and non-tradable components, sending AUD to multi-week highs against USD and NZD  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 23-Oct -2013 -0337 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 23, 2013 - 03:39:40 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

 

EQUITIES
Equities are up globally  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 19:00:05 GMT

 

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The US payrolls report disappointed the market, causing a sharp decline in US interest rates and the US dollar, and a boost to US equities  More...    More...


U.S. September Employment data disappoints. Key data all week
global-view.com Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 18:58:47 GMT

U.S. September Employment data disappoints. Key data all week
 23 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: AU- CPI.  Europe: GB- BOE Minutes  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Investors Greet Sept Jobs Data with Yawns, Netflix Rolls Markets
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 15:56:08 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Investors Greet Sept Jobs Data with Yawns, Netflix Rolls Markets
Tue, 22 Oct 2013 11:17 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil Sept Tax Collections (BRL): 84  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 23, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 15:20:45 GMT



October 22 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, October 23. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- CPI, GB- BOE Minutes CA- BOC Decision


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Release of delayed Sept payrolls eyed for market direction; UK borrowing falls in Sept aided by stake sale in Lloyds
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 10:41:17 GMT

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 5:23:33 AM

 TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Release of delayed Sept payrolls eyed for market direction; UK borrowing falls in Sept aided by stake sale in Lloyds

***Notes/Observations*** </
>- US begins releaser of backed-logged data from its 16 day partial govt shutdown; Sept Non-Farm
- Markets appear to be discounting the releases to a degree as they would l not capture the impact from the October government shutdown
- China New Home prices rise for 9th straight month
- UK Govt borrowing fell in September, aided by higher tax revenue and sale of stake in Lloyds
- Spanish refinancing costs fall at its 3-month and 9 month Bill auction  More...    More...


Key delayed U.S. Employment data are due.
global-view.com Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 09:04:34 GMT

Key delayed U.S. Employment data are due.
 22 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: CA- Retail Sales US- Employment, Richmond Fed  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Asia markets mixed ahead of US jobs data; China new home prices continue to rise***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 04:30:24 GMT

- Asian markets eased following recent gains as investors avoided big moves ahead of the highly anticipated US nonfarm payrolls data. The data could hint at the Fed's next move with the expectations that the central bank will likely maintain QE due to the negative effects of the government shutdown  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 22-Oct -2013 -0352 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 03:53:58 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Mixed picture in Equities. The Occident is steady, maybe bullish. The Orient is steady, could be bearish.

Dow (15392  More...    More...


Markets awaiting September Employment data. Hopes are high
global-view.com Monday October 21, 2013 - 19:13:06 GMT

Markets awaiting September Employment data. Hopes are high
 22 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:Far East: No Major Data  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday October 21, 2013 - 19:12:41 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Risk appetite remained elevated during a fairly stable evening for markets  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Investors Prep for Data Catch-Up
Trade the News Staff Monday October 21, 2013 - 15:29:09 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Investors Prep for Data Catch-Up
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:08 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Portugal Aug Current Account Balance: €559.7M v €496  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Quiet European session as traders await the release of US payroll data on Tuesday
Trade the News Staff Monday October 21, 2013 - 09:43:45 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Quiet European session as traders await the release of US payroll data on Tuesday
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 5:12 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Japan Sept Trade Balance registers its 15th straight deficit (record string going back to the 1979 energy crisis) -₯932  More...    More...


Active data week in store
global-view.com Monday October 21, 2013 - 09:34:00 GMT

Active data week in store
 21 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:North America: US- Existing Homes Sales, Weekly Crude (delayed data)

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan posts record H1 trade deficit, Asian shares broadly higher; traders await US data - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday October 21, 2013 - 05:51:16 GMT

- Asian markets were broadly higher with Australia's S&P/ASX hitting fresh five-year highs earlier in the session, tracking record gains on Wall Street, and on the possibilities that the US will further raise the chances more monetary stimulus. - Australia stocks surged above the 5,330 level to hit their highest levels since 2008 due to the strong performances in miners  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday October 20, 2013 - 22:27:03 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Risk appetite remained strong  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Market Focus Returns to Fundamentals
Trade the News Staff Friday October 18, 2013 - 16:05:16 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Market Focus Returns to Fundamentals
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:11 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil Oct Final IGP-M Inflation: 0.9% v 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 21, 2013
global-view.com Friday October 18, 2013 - 15:42:06 GMT



October 18 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, October 21. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Existing Homes Sales

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - US FISCAL COMPROMISE SHIFTS SPOTLIGHT BACK ON THE DATA
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday October 18, 2013 - 14:56:29 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS   FRIDAY 18 - 24 OCT 2013

US FISCAL COMPROMISE SHIFTS SPOTLIGHT BACK ON THE DATA

• Backlog of US data starts to unwind in the coming week; September payrolls on Tuesday

• UK Q3 GDP to post strong growth - we look for +0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Expected delay in Fed tapering following US govt shutdown aids risk appetite
Trade the News Staff Friday October 18, 2013 - 09:38:54 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Expected delay in Fed tapering following US govt shutdown aids risk appetite
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 5:11 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Quiet calendar in Europe and US to end the week
- Focus will shift to the first of the delayed US releases from next Tuesday (beginning with Sept Non-Farm Payrolls release)
- No surprises from Chinese data (all in line); GDP growth above govt target at fastest pace this year
- (CN) China Q3 GDP Q/Q: 2  More...    More...


Strong Chinese GDP. Canadian CPI due
global-view.com Friday October 18, 2013 - 09:06:50 GMT

Strong Chinese GDP. Canadian CPI due
 18 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:: US- Leading Indicators,CA- CPI

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China Q3 growth in line with expectations; Asian markets hold on to gains - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday October 18, 2013 - 09:06:01 GMT

- Asian bourses were mainly higher a day after the US averted a debt default and reopened the government. The Nikkei225 was trading weaker on a stronger yen. Many Japan exporters were under selling pressure as the yen strengthened slightly against the USD  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 18-Oct -2013 -0343 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 18, 2013 - 03:44:55 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (15371.65, -2.08) looks bullish as it has corrected most of its intra-day loss yesterday  More...    More...


Short-Term U.S. budget deal. U.K Retail sales rebound
global-view.com Thursday October 17, 2013 - 20:30:33 GMT

Short-Term U.S. budget deal. U.K Retail sales rebound
 17 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  Far East: CN- GDP. Europe: No Major Data  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday October 17, 2013 - 19:16:43 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Risk appetite strengthened again last night  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Poor Goldman/IBM Earnings Spoil Debt Crisis Resolution Party
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 17, 2013 - 15:41:21 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Poor Goldman/IBM Earnings Spoil Debt Crisis Resolution Party
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:59 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Portugal Sept PPI M/M: -0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 18, 2013
global-view.com Thursday October 17, 2013 - 15:15:27 GMT



October 17 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, October 18. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CN- GDP, CA- CPI

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: US budget impasse ends for now; China rating agency Dagong cuts US sovereign rating a notch to A
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 17, 2013 - 10:43:39 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: US budget impasse ends for now; China rating agency Dagong cuts US sovereign rating a notch to A
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 5:19 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- US budget impasse ends for now
- Senate voted overwhelmingly 81-18 in favor of the end of govt shutdown and debt limit extension  More...    More...


Short-Term U.S. budget deal. U.K Retail sales rebound
global-view.com Thursday October 17, 2013 - 09:39:31 GMT

Short-Term U.S. budget deal. U.K Retail sales rebound
 17 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Philly Fed

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: US govt crisis averted following 11th hour vote in the House to approve the Senate-brokered deal - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 17, 2013 - 04:52:54 GMT

ads prevailed, as Senate leaders Reid and McConnell brokered a deal in the US hours, subsequently receiving the commitment from House leadership to go along with the accord which some have quickly dismissed as "kicking the can down the road." Indeed, under the provisions of the agreement, the govt will be funded through Jan 15 and debt limit extended through Feb 7th, with the Treasury granted the authority to use extraordinary measures to extend debt limit through March of 2014  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 17-Oct -2013 -0348 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 17, 2013 - 03:51:00 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES

Strong rise in the Dow (15373  More...    More...


UK jobs mixed. Hope for a U.S. budget deal tonight
global-view.com Wednesday October 16, 2013 - 20:23:58 GMT

UK jobs mixed. Hope for a U.S. budget deal tonight
 17 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  Far East: No Major Data. Europe: GB- Retail Sales North America: US- Weekly Jobless

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NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday October 16, 2013 - 20:10:45 GMT

 

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Finally a deal - US politicians agreed to extend the debt ceiling to 7 February and reopen the government until 15 January  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: US Debt Crisis Enters Endgame
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 16, 2013 - 15:26:46 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: US Debt Crisis Enters Endgame
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:10 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel Q2 Final GDP Annualized: 5.0% v 4.9% prelim
- (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e Oct 11th: +0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 17, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday October 16, 2013 - 14:35:08 GMT



October 16 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, October 17. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- Retail Sales, US- Weekly Jobless

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Market participants remain optimistic that the US Congress would find a resolution as budget talks ran down to the wire; UK employment data continues to improve
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 16, 2013 - 10:34:28 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Market participants remain optimistic that the US Congress would find a resolution as budget talks ran down to the wire; UK employment data continues to improve
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 5:16 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Down to the wire  More...    More...


UK employment data mixed. U.S. budget impasse drags on
global-view.com Wednesday October 16, 2013 - 10:03:00 GMT

UK employment data mixed. U.S. budget impasse drags on
 16 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  North America: US- Mortgages, API

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radeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Fitch place US rating on Watch Negative; Political deadlock resolution back in the hands of the US Senate***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 16, 2013 - 05:15:01 GMT

- Political ping-pong of budget crisis resolution roiled the market heading into the US close, sending the Dow Industrials down 0.9% and the S&P500 index down 0.7% after the announcement by Sen Durbin that upper chamber negotiations have been suspended until House Republicans work out a plan to proceed on debt limit and government funding  More...    More...


Budget talks mess. Empire PMI weak. German ZEW mixed
global-view.com Tuesday October 15, 2013 - 20:17:56 GMT

Budget talks mess. Empire PMI weak. German ZEW mixed
 16 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: NZ- CPI, JP- Ind Output  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday October 15, 2013 - 19:19:25 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Optimism gave way to disappointment overnight  More...    More...


The House Republicans have emerged from their morning caucus meeting with proposals of their own that slightly modify the Senate plan, while markets remain in a holding pattern after recovering from e
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 15, 2013 - 15:47:33 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: House and Senate GOP Strive to Close a Deal
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:27 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IE) Ireland Aug Trade Balance: €3.3B v €3  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 16, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday October 15, 2013 - 14:03:46 GMT



October 15 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, October 16. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Industrial Output, GB- Employment, EZ- CPI (HICP)

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK CPI remains above BOE target; German ZEW Survey comes in mixed; focus remains on Washington to resolve debt ceiling
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 15, 2013 - 10:33:08 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK CPI remains above BOE target; German ZEW Survey comes in mixed; focus remains on Washington to resolve debt ceiling
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 5:20 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Optimistic stance toward US budget and debt negotiations in Washington
- Sen Majority leader Reid privately offered a deal to the GOP that would raise the debt ceiling for 6 to 9 months and also delay the medical device tax
- RBA meeting minutes remaining squarely neutral, reiterating the Board is keeping the possibility of further cuts but any additional easing is not seen as imminent; AUD/USD at 3-month highs
- UK Sept CPI comes in a touch above expectations (2  More...    More...


German ZEW data mixed. UK inflation in line
global-view.com Tuesday October 15, 2013 - 09:25:17 GMT

German ZEW data mixed. UK inflation in line
 15 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- Empire PMI

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Equities in relief-rally mode on continued optimism over an impending US budget resolution; RBA meeting minutes maintaining neutral stance - Source TradeTheNews.
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 15, 2013 - 06:40:55 GMT

- US equity markets reversed initial declines on renewed optimism that the setbacks experienced in both chambers of Congress over the weekend would be temporary. Press reports suggested Sen Majority leader Reid privately offered a deal to the GOP that would raise the debt ceiling for 6 to 9 months and also delay the medical device tax  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 15-Oct -2013 -0342 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 15, 2013 - 03:49:00 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

 

 

EQUITIES
Equities trade largely higher on hope of a budget resolution in the USA, but could run into long-term Resistances next week  More...    More...


Monday holidays. German ZEW and UK inflation due
global-view.com Monday October 14, 2013 - 20:18:28 GMT

Monday holidays. German ZEW  and UK inflation due
 15 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  Far East: No Major Data  Europe: DE- ZEW, GB- PPI, CPI  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 15, 2013
global-view.com Monday October 14, 2013 - 14:03:35 GMT



October 14 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, October 15. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CN- CPI, DE- ZEW, GB- CPI
  • Far East: No Major Data
  • Europe: DE- ZEW, GB- PPI, CPI  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: US equity futures slump amid continued Washington stalemate; China trade data disappoints while CPI rises above expectations - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday October 14, 2013 - 07:27:05 GMT

- Less than 100 hours to go to the possibility of the first ever US default and still no progress in Washington. Talks between the White House and the House of Reps fell apart on Saturday after the President elected to push for a more long-term extension on the debt ceiling, dreading another political confrontation during the holiday shopping season  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 14-Oct -2013 -0350 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday October 14, 2013 - 03:52:27 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

 

 

EQUITIES
A bit of a rise in the Shanghai (2234, +5  More...    More...


Several Monday holidays. Focus on budget talks
global-view.com Sunday October 13, 2013 - 17:06:57 GMT

Several Monday holidays. Focus  on budget talks
 14 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  Far East: JA- Holiday, CN- CPI  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 14, 2013
global-view.com Friday October 11, 2013 - 15:28:14 GMT



October 11 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, October 14. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JA- Holiday, CN- CPI, EZ- Production, CA/US- Holiday (partial in U  More...    More...



U.S. budget movement? Canada employment data due
global-view.com Friday October 11, 2013 - 09:04:30 GMT

U.S. budget movement? Canada employment data due
 11 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: CA- Employment, US- data postponed (shutdown)

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Equities jump on expectation of impending budget agreement even as Republican lawmakers leave White House without deal in hand***Observations/Insights*** -
Trade the News Staff Friday October 11, 2013 - 04:09:28 GMT

Key indices are markedly higher in Asia, tracking outsized gains in the US markets where Dow Industrials and S&P500 saw their 2nd best rallies of the year with over 2% rally. Expectations for an imminent resolution between the White House and the House Republicans featuring a short-term 6-week extension to budget limits goosed sentiment in the US, however electronic trading session has been more volatile - SP500 futures initially fell over 10 handles after reports that all 18 House Republican leaders left the White House with no deal and refused to speak to the press  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 11-Oct -2013 -0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 11, 2013 - 03:38:46 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

 

EQUITIES
Strong bounce in the Dow (15126  More...    More...


Weekly jobless spike -- special factors. Movement on Budget?
global-view.com Thursday October 10, 2013 - 19:42:03 GMT

Weekly jobless spike -- special factors. Movement on Budget?
 11 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR:  Far East: CN- Trade  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday October 10, 2013 - 19:32:03 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Markets reacted positively to a potential debt ceiling extension  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 11, 2013
global-view.com Thursday October 10, 2013 - 16:09:01 GMT



October 10 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, October 11. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CN- Trade, CA- Employment  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Various EMU members' industrial production data comes in below expectations
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 10, 2013 - 10:27:28 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Various EMU members' industrial production data comes in below expectations
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 5:12 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Brazil again raises SELIC rate by another 50bps (5th hike in cycle)
- Bank of Korea (BOK) holds 7-day Repo Rate unchanged for the 5th straight time (as expected); cuts 2014 growth outlook
- Australia Sept Unemployment Rate falls as more leave the labor force; Overall employment data not as strong as expected
- China Premier Li Keqiang: China GDP expected to stay above its official growth target of 7  More...    More...


BOE policy decision set. Aussie jobs up. U.S. Weekly jobs later
global-view.com Thursday October 10, 2013 - 09:19:04 GMT

BOE policy decision set. Aussie jobs up. U.S. Weekly jobs later
 10 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: GB- BOE Decision.North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Natural Gas, 30-yr Auction

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Brazil raises SELIC rate by 50bps, BOK stands pat as expected; Australia unemployment falls as more leave the labor force - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 10, 2013 - 05:41:17 GMT

Signs of thaw in budget stalemate help break a string of consecutive losses in US equities; Obama said to have held more talks with lawmakers from both parties at the White House, while House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan spoke of ending the stalemate without ACA attachment to the budget; US equity futures are up 7 handles above 1,655 and USD is higher across the board on tentative signs of progress  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 10-Oct -2013 -0348 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday October 10, 2013 - 03:50:32 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

 

 

EQUITIES
Dow (14802  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar regains some footing as Washington gets moving
Reuters Thursday October 10, 2013 - 00:47:39 GMT

8:16pm EDT

* Dollar supported as Obama starts meeting lawmakers

* Fed's minutes shows most board members still expected tapering to begin this year

* Yellen nomination also seen as removing one uncertainty in uncertain world

* British pound loses steam after weak UK data

* Aussie awaits key job data

By Hideyuki Sano

TOKYO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The dollar regained some footing against major currencies on Thursday, as hopes grew of a break in the U  More...    More...


Yellen named to replace Bernanke. U.K. data disappoints
global-view.com Wednesday October 9, 2013 - 20:35:47 GMT

Yellen named to replace Bernanke. U.K. data disappoints
 10 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: AU- Employment, JP- BOJ Minutes  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday October 9, 2013 - 19:30:53 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The US fiscal stalemate remained the main influence on markets, the optimism around earlier news dove Yellen will be nominated as the next Fed Chairperson fading  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Begin to Worry about Washington
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 9, 2013 - 15:27:18 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Begin to Worry about Washington
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:12 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (DE) Germany Aug Industrial Production M/M: 1.4% v 1.0%e; Y/Y: +0.3% v -1.4%e
- (PT) Portugal Aug Trade Balance: -€922M v -€832M prior
- (EU) OECD Aug Leading Indicators: 100  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 10, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday October 9, 2013 - 14:18:48 GMT



October 9 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, October 10. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- Employment GB- BOE Decision, US- Weekly Jobless  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK production data disappoints; Obama expected to formally nominate Yellen as next Fed chief later today
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 9, 2013 - 10:21:10 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK production data disappoints; Obama expected to formally nominate Yellen as next Fed chief later today
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 5:19 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- BOJ Minutes: Japan expected to continue moderate recovery
- No meaningful shift in US govt shutdown  More...    More...


U.K. data disappoints. Yellen to run Fed. Minutes due
global-view.com Wednesday October 9, 2013 - 09:14:39 GMT

U.K. data disappoints. Yellen to run Fed. Minutes due
 9 October 2013 10:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: North America: US- Weekly Mortgage Stats, Weekly Crude, 10-yr Auction, Fed Minutes Draghi Speech

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TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Yellen to be formally nominated on Wednesday; US govt gridlock still in place - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 9, 2013 - 04:45:41 GMT

***Observations/Insights*** - US cash equity markets ended on the lows on Tuesday as another round of remarks from Pres Obama and House Speaker Boehner was hardly indicative of any meaningful shift in their respective positions on the budget; Equity futures got an upward jolt in early electronic trade however after reports that ultra-dovish Janet Yellen will in fact be nominated to replace Fed Chairman Bernanke in 2014  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 09-Oct -2013 -0340 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday October 9, 2013 - 03:41:29 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Dow (14776.53, -159  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar in the doldrums as Washington woes drag on
Reuters Wednesday October 9, 2013 - 00:24:06 GMT

7:13pm EDT

* Dollar index still in sight of 8-month lows

* Investors show little conviction, currencies trapped in tight ranges

* No resolution yet to U.S. budget talks, debt ceiling risk looms

* FOMC minutes next in focus

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


Fed Meeting Minutes highlight Wednesday trade
global-view.com Tuesday October 8, 2013 - 20:23:30 GMT

Fed Meeting Minutes highlight Wednesday trade
 9 October 2013 00:00 gmt
  CALENDAR: Far East: AU- Employment.  Europe: GB- Trade, Output  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 9, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday October 8, 2013 - 15:17:41 GMT

October 8 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, October 9. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- Employment GB- Trade, Output DE- Output, Draghi Speech, Fed Minutes

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Shutdown Day Eight
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 8, 2013 - 15:12:23 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Shutdown Day Eight
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 10:56 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (DE) Germany Aug Factory Orders M/M: -0.3% v +1.1%e; Y/Y:3.1 % v 4  More...    More...


Budget impasse to continue until the last minute? U.S. data on hold
global-view.com Tuesday October 8, 2013 - 09:11:32 GMT

Budget impasse to continue until the last minute? U.S. data on hold
 8 October 2013 10:00 gmt

Spot
20d avg
10-yr
Equities
EURUSD  1.3566
1.3466
JGB 0.66% +1bp
Asia Close Higher
USDJPY 97  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Shanghai Composite returns from week-long holiday with a rally; Australia data further supports bottom in rates - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 8, 2013 - 05:04:57 GMT

- No hints of a thaw in the icy standoff between Republican lawmakers and the White House; Pres Obama reiterates he is eager to sit down with Republicans to discuss healthcare and other issues after the debt ceiling has been raised and challenges Boehner to hold a vote to prove there aren't enough votes for a clean CR; Separately, financial press speculates the house speaker may be less resolute about attaching spending to budget ceiling "in private"  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 08-Oct -2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 8, 2013 - 03:37:52 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

 

 

EQUITIES
U  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS -Dollar skids to 8-mth low vs yen as no end in sight to US impasse
Reuters Tuesday October 8, 2013 - 00:43:50 GMT

8:17pm EDT

* Dollar remains under pressure after 200-day moving average breaks

* Markets "not positioned for worst-case scenario" of U.S. default-strategist

* Euro underpinned by hopeful signs that Greece could emerge from recession

By Lisa Twaronite

TOKYO, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The continuing U  More...    More...


October 17 Debt ceiling date awaited. Data on hold
global-view.com Monday October 7, 2013 - 20:42:31 GMT

October 17 Debt ceiling date awaited. Data on hold
 8 October 2013 00:00 gmt

Spot
20d avg
10-yr
Equities
EURUSD  1.3577
1.3466
JGB 0.65% -1bp
Asia Close Lower
USDJPY 96  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday October 7, 2013 - 19:03:33 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Risk appetite continued to sag as the US fiscal crisis dragged on  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Shutdown Continues, Compromise Nowhere In Sight
Trade the News Staff Monday October 7, 2013 - 15:07:26 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Shutdown Continues, Compromise Nowhere In Sight
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 10:50 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (CL) Chile Aug Economic Activity M/M: 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 8, 2013
global-view.com Monday October 7, 2013 - 14:28:35 GMT



October 7 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, October 8. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: DE- Trade, Factory Orders, CA- Trade

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Quiet session as US govt shutdown enters its second week
Trade the News Staff Monday October 7, 2013 - 10:06:03 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Quiet session as US govt shutdown enters its second week
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 5:13 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- US partial govt shutdown enters its 2nd week; No fresh updates but there was a lot more posturing as Boehner vowed to not bring a clean CR or ceiling votes to the floor until Obama and Reid sat down to negotiate

- US House Speaker Boehner (R-OH): Reiterates not enough House votes for clear CR; path we are on is to default - financial press interview
- Taiwan Sept Trade Balance has smaller-than-expected surplus as exports to China, Japan and US slump
- Euro Zone Oct Sentix Investor Confidence misses expectations but registers its 2nd straight reading in positive territory

***Economic Data***
- (JP) Japan Aug Preliminary Leading Index CI : 106  More...    More...


U.S. Focus now on Oct 17. Key data postponed
global-view.com Monday October 7, 2013 - 08:59:22 GMT

U.S. Focus now on Oct 17. Key data postponed
 7 October 2013 10:00 gmt
HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: No major data

Spot
20d avg
10-yr
Equities
EURUSD  1.3585
1.3464
JGB 0.65% -1bp
Asia Close Lower
USDJPY 96  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: World Bank cuts China GDP projections; US lawmakers still at odds on budget***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday October 7, 2013 - 04:54:03 GMT

- Sentiment remains soured by the uncertainty over the duration of US govt shutdown and the approaching deadline for the budget ceiling. Weekend commentary from House Speaker Boehner and the White House has hardly suggested that either side is willing to budge on its position regarding the ACA being a part of the discussion on spending  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 07-Oct -2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday October 7, 2013 - 03:38:28 GMT

EQUITIES
US stocks rose as chances grew that the lawmakers would reach a deal to end the Budget impasse. Dow (15072.58, +76.10) moved past 15000. It may still fall to 14900-14750 before rising to 15100 and higher  More...    More...


Quiet Calendar U.S. economic data postponed
global-view.com Sunday October 6, 2013 - 17:34:11 GMT

Quiet Calendar U.S. economic data postponed
 7 October 2013 00:00 gmt
HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: AU/CN- Holiday

Spot
20d avg
10-yr
Equities
EURUSD  1.3555
1.3464
JGB 0.66% +2bp
Asia Close Lower
USDJPY 97  More...    More...



ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - MARKETS VULNERABLE AS US FISCAL DEBACLE CONTINUES
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday October 4, 2013 - 14:05:33 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  Friday 4 October 2013

 

 

MARKETS VULNERABLE AS US FISCAL DEBACLE CONTINUES

 

• The ongoing US shutdown and Fed tapering debate to dominate

• Firmer UK IP and net trade to boost prospects for Q3 GDP; MPC on hold

• IMF due to release its flagship World Economic Outlook on Tuesday

 

Climbdown to follow shutdown?  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Non-Farm Payroll data a casualty of the partial US govt shutdown and its delay helps mute the tone during the session
Trade the News Staff Friday October 4, 2013 - 10:02:34 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Non-Farm Payroll data a casualty of the partial US govt shutdown and its delay helps mute the tone during the session
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 5:17 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- US Sept Non-Farm Payroll data delayed due to US govt shutdown
- BOJ keeps policy settings and economic assessment unchanged, acknowledges improving CAPEX; reiterated to increase its monetary target between ₯60-70T

***Economic Data***
- (IN) India Sept HSBC/Markit Services PMI: 44  More...    More...


HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: No Major Data
global-view.com Friday October 4, 2013 - 09:34:43 GMT

BOJ policy steady. U.S. economic data postponed
 4 October 2013 10:00 gmt      Spot
20d avg
10-yr
Equities
EURUSD  1.3632
1.3432
JGB 0.66% +2bp
Asia Close Lower
USDJPY 97  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: BOJ keeps policy settings and economic assessment unchanged, acknowledges improving CAPEX - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday October 4, 2013 - 06:15:37 GMT

Twitter submits a $1B IPO. - BOJ policy statement largely unchanged from prior month; Keeps economic assessment unchanged after September increase, stating "economy is recovering moderately"; Raises assessment of CAPEX - one of the weaker components of GDP in the most recent quarters - to state "fixed investment has been picking up"; Also keeping inflation outlook unchanged  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 04-Oct -2013 -0343 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday October 4, 2013 - 03:45:18 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Stocks down globally as the US government shutdown enters Day 3  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Euro eyes 2013 peak, dollar hamstrung by Washington impasse
Reuters Friday October 4, 2013 - 01:49:20 GMT

7:24pm EDT

* Euro holds firm, not far from this year's peak of $1.3711

* U.S. budget woes keeping dollar pinned down

* BOJ policy meeting outcome in focus, no fresh stimulus expected

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The euro started trade in Asia on Friday within striking distance of its 2013 peak, having pushed higher for a second session thanks to a flow of encouraging euro zone data at a time when a U  More...    More...


Govt shutdown charade persists. Weak US SVC PMI
global-view.com Thursday October 3, 2013 - 20:22:50 GMT

Govt shutdown charade persists. Weak US SVC PMI
 4 October 2013 00:00 gmt
Spot
20d avg
10-yr
Equities
EURUSD  1.3623
1.3432
JGB 0.64% -1bp
Asia Close Mixed
USDJPY 97.27
 98  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday October 3, 2013 - 19:57:01 GMT

 

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

A risk averse mood permeated markets amid continuing US fiscal concerns  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Government Shutdown Day Three
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 3, 2013 - 15:29:15 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Government Shutdown Day Three
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 11:14 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (US) Sept Challenger Job Cuts: 40.3K v 50.4K prior; Y/Y: 19  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Major European PMI Services come in mixed but stay constructive in tone
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 3, 2013 - 10:21:36 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Major European PMI Services come in mixed but stay constructive in tone
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 5:15 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- No major breakthrough after meeting between Obama, top Democrats and Republicans; President Obama stated that he would enter negotiations once govt had reopened
- China Sept official Non-Manufacturing PMIi hits 6 month high (55  More...    More...


Govt shutdown charade continues. Mixed SVC PMIs
global-view.com Thursday October 3, 2013 - 09:47:06 GMT

Govt shutdown charade continues. Mixed SVC PMIs
 3 October 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: US- Weekly Jobless, Service PMI, N Gas

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Weekly Jobless, Service PMI

  • The U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: White House meeting with Congressional leaders yields no solutions and only underscores vast differences; EUR/USD hits 8-month highs as Letta dodges no-confidence
Trade the News Staff Thursday October 3, 2013 - 05:04:58 GMT

Pres Obama expresses willingness to negotiate after passing a clean CR and ending govt shutdown, but still not willing to sign a piecemeal funding of agencies; Affirms commitment to Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). - Subsequent meeting with Congressional leaders in the White House crystallizes divide as both sides reiterate unrelenting conviction behind their positions; Speaker Boehner calls for Senate to appoint negotiators, Reid accuses Boehner of being uncooperative, while House Minority leader Pelosi demands that the debt ceiling is taken off the table  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - U.S. dollar flattened by rallying euro; kiwi flies
Reuters Thursday October 3, 2013 - 00:51:44 GMT

7:13pm EDT

* Dollar index flounders at 8-month lows as euro rallies

* ECB, Italian politics support common currency

* Kiwi a standout performer thanks to hawkish-sounding RBNZ

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The dollar languished at eight-month lows early in Asia on Thursday as the U  More...    More...


ADP data disappoint. ECB: Little new
global-view.com Wednesday October 2, 2013 - 20:20:42 GMT

ADP data disappoint. ECB: Little new
 3 October 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: CN/DE- Holiday. EZ/FR/DE/GB- Service PMIs, EZ- Retail Sales US- Weekly Jobless, Service PMI, N Gas

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: CN/DE- EZ/FR/DE/GB- Service PMIs, US- Weekly Jobless, Service PMI

  • The reaction of markets to the partial shutdown of the U  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday October 2, 2013 - 20:01:12 GMT

 NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Ongoing fiscal gridlock and some disappointing US data kept a lid on US equities, interest rates and the dollar  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 3, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday October 2, 2013 - 16:09:41 GMT



October 2 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, October 3. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CN/DE- EZ/FR/DE/GB- Service PMIs, US- Weekly Jobless, Service PMI

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: US Government Shutdown Enters Day Two
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 2, 2013 - 15:38:12 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: US Government Shutdown Enters Day Two
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 11:07 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PL) Poland Central Bank (NBP) leaves Base Rate unchanged at 2  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Italy PM Letta appears poised to win confidence as members from Berlusconi group defect; No surprises expected from ECB rate decision today
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 2, 2013 - 10:18:37 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Italy PM Letta appears poised to win confidence as members from Berlusconi group defect; No surprises expected from ECB rate decision today
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 5:15 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- President Obama reiterated no negotiation over debt ceiling and urged Republicans to reopen US govt
-US Treasury Sec Lew: now using the final extraordinary debt measures; reiterates measures will not last beyond Oct 17th
- Australia Aug Trade Balance registers its second straight deficit (-A$815M vs  More...    More...


ECB Meeting today. Government shutdown non-event
global-view.com Wednesday October 2, 2013 - 09:24:19 GMT

ECB Meeting today. Government shutdown non-event
 2 October 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  EZ- ECB  North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, ADP Private Jobs, Weekly Crude

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:EZ- ECB, US- ADP Private Jobs

  • The reaction of markets to the partial shutdown of the U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: ADB cuts China GDP forecasts; Australia posts 2nd month of trade deficit; No progress in US Congress - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday October 2, 2013 - 05:31:56 GMT

Asian equity markets tracking rebound in US indices with the exception of the Nikkei225, where investors were largely disappointed by the absence of announcement of corporate tax cut accompanying overnight confirmation of sales tax hike as well as smaller than speculated fiscal stimulus  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 20:20:46 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The US Government partly shut down but markets were already positioned  More...    More...


Slew of PMI's U.S. government shuts down
global-view.com Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 20:14:23 GMT

Slew of PMI's U.S. government shuts down
 2 October 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: CN- Holiday  Europe: EZ- PPI, ECB  North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, ADP Private Jobs, Weekly Crude

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- ADP Private Jobs

  • The reaction of markets in the U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Calm Following Government Shutdown
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 15:30:34 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Calm Following Government Shutdown
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:17 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (US) ICSC Chain Store Sales w/e Sept 27th: w/w +0.2%; Y/Y: +2.1%
- (RU) Russia Q2 Final GDP Y/Y: 1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for October 2, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 14:50:21 GMT



October 1 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, October 2. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: ADP Private Jobs
  • Far East: CN- Holiday
  • Europe: EZ- PPI, ECB
  • North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, ADP Private Jobs, Weekly Crude  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: US Govt shutdown sparks rumor of potential early release of Non-farm payroll data
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 09:55:55 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: US Govt shutdown sparks rumor of potential early release of Non-farm payroll data
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 5:26 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- US Govt begins partial shutdown after lawmakers failed to bridge the divide; first such shutdown in 17 years; Concerns that global markets will turn much more turn risk-off as a result
- JapanQ3 Tankan tops estimates while Jobless rate climbs to 6-month high; PM Abe confirmed plan to raise sales tax to 8% next April
- China September official manufacturing PMI disappoints (51  More...    More...


Slew of PMI's U.S. government shuts down
global-view.com Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 09:51:12 GMT

Slew of PMI's U.S. government shuts down
 1 October 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  US- Mfg PMIs, Construction Spending, API
  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  US- Mfg PMIs

  • Not surprisingly, the  U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: US lawmakers fail to bridge the divide as the clock strikes midnight on the shutdown; Q3 Tankan tops estimates as Abe decides to raise sales tax to 8% - Source Tr
Trade the News Staff Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 05:50:31 GMT

- US Congress remained in gridlock after 11th hour votes failed to provide a resolution between the Republican-controlled House legislation to include Obamacare implementation delays and Democrat-controlled Senate refusing to pass anything but a clean CR. Pres Obama spoke after market close, warning lawmakers the shutdown would have a serious economic effect  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 01-Oct -2013 -0328 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 03:29:15 GMT

EQUITIES
Uncertainty and vulnerability in stocks overall.

US stocks closed significantly lower (Dow 15129.67, -128.57, -0.84%) yesterday and could be headed towards 15000 unless there is still some last minute deal to avoid a shutdown  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar eerily calm as U.S. government shutdown looms
Reuters Tuesday October 1, 2013 - 00:48:02 GMT

7:43pm EDT

* U.S. dollar off Monday's lows, but vulnerable

* Congress still in a deadlock as shutdown deadline draws closer

* Euro recovering but Italian politics remain a major risk

* Aussie dollar eyes RBA rate decision, China data

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The dollar was subdued in Asia on Tuesday and vulnerable against safe-haven currencies with Washington still locked in a bitter struggle just hours ahead of a midnight deadline that will see much of the U  More...    More...


Busy Tuesday ahead. Gov't shut down looms
global-view.com Monday September 30, 2013 - 20:20:34 GMT

Busy Tuesday ahead. Gov't shut down looms
 1 October 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: CN- Holiday, JP- Tankan, AU- Trade, RBA Europe: DE- Unemploy, DE/FR/EZ/GB- Mfg PMI, EZ- Unemploy  North America: US- Mfg PMIs, Construction Spending, API

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: JP- Tankan, AU- RBA, DE- Unemployment, DE/FR/EZ/GB- Mfg PMI, EZ- Unemolyment, US- Mfg PMIs

  • The immediate focus in the U  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday September 30, 2013 - 19:18:41 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

US fiscal issues continued to dominate markets  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Rattled by Political Crisis on Both Sides of the Atlantic
Trade the News Staff Monday September 30, 2013 - 15:43:10 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Rattled by Political Crisis on Both Sides of the Atlantic
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:21 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel Aug Unemployment Rate: 6  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Equity markets decline amid political concerns related to the US and Italy
Trade the News Staff Monday September 30, 2013 - 10:04:56 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Equity markets decline amid political concerns related to the US and Italy
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 5:24 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Italy/Germany 10-yr yield spread hits widest level since late June
-European equities volatility rises ahead of key event risks for the week (PMI data, monthly US jobs report, Japan Tankan Survey and Sales tax announcement, ECB decision, Italy confidence vote)

***Economic Data of Note***
- (DE) GERMANY AUG RETAIL SALES M/M: +0  More...    More...


Japan and China PMIs weak. US government shut-down looms
global-view.com Monday September 30, 2013 - 10:02:43 GMT

Japan and China PMIs weak. US government shut-down looms
 30 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  US- Chicago PMI.

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Chicago PMI

  • The immediate focus in the U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Shanghai enters holiday week on a positive note after launch of free trade zone; US braces for looming govt shutdown***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeThe
Trade the News Staff Monday September 30, 2013 - 05:38:23 GMT

- Political standoff in Washington enters its decisive 24 hours; House of Reps approve Republican measure to delay implementation of Obamacare by one year; Legislation - already not expected to get through the White House - assures stalemate with the Senate, bringing the govt to the brink of its first shutdown in 17 years; US equity futures, USD sharply lower as investors brace for market impact  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 30-Sep-2013 -0356 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday September 30, 2013 - 03:59:08 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
Market anticipates a US government shutdown  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Euro and dollar hit by political drama; yen, Swiss franc up
Reuters Monday September 30, 2013 - 00:50:47 GMT

7:28pm EDT

* Political crisis in Italy weighs heavily on euro

* Euro hits three-week low vs yen, 3-month lows vs Swiss franc

* Dollar falls to one-month low on yen as U.S. shutdown deadline looms

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The euro fell hard in Asia on Monday with Italy in the grip of a fresh political crisis, while investors also sold the greenback as a midnight deadline to avert a shutdown in Washington loomed large  More...    More...


PMI data due in the front half of the week Jobs at the end
global-view.com Sunday September 29, 2013 - 19:21:07 GMT

PMI data due in the front half of the week Jobs at the end
 30 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: CN- HSBC PMI JP- Mfg PMI, Unemployment, Retail Sales, Industrial Output  Europe: DE- Retail Sales, EZ- HICP. North America: US- Chicago PMI  More...    More...



ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - US FISCAL DEADLINES LOOM
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday September 27, 2013 - 18:56:23 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS Friday 27 September 2013

 

US FISCAL DEADLINES LOOM

 

• US Budget discussions go to the wire, raising prospect of partial government shutdown

• Japan set to unveil further stimulus to offset consumption tax increase

• Global PMIs and US employment report due; UK PMIs forecast to soften a little

 

US Budget discussions go to the wire  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Italy bond yields continue to rise amid auction results and ongoing political concerns
Trade the News Staff Friday September 27, 2013 - 10:46:34 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Italy bond yields continue to rise amid auction results and ongoing political concerns
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 5:28 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Yen gains as Finance Min Aso plays down corporate tax cut speculation
-USD/CHF hits 7  More...    More...


Japanese CPI data higher than expected. Key U.S. data due
global-view.com Friday September 27, 2013 - 09:37:07 GMT

Japanese CPI data higher than expected. Key U.S. data due
 27 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  North America: US- Personal Income, PCE, University of Michigan Survey, COT Report

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Personal Income, PCE, University of Michigan Survey
  • Latest Japanese CPI data saw prices increasing again, but some worry that price increases are coming from costs rather than higher cages  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Australia's new govt downgrades budget projections; Japan Fin Min Aso tempers speculation of corporate tax cuts - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday September 27, 2013 - 05:55:01 GMT

- Iran foreign min meets with State Sec Kerry; Echoes Rohani request for easing of sanctions; UN Security Council may vote on Syria on Friday; Crude oil falls over 30c on signs of Middle East progress. - Fed dissenter George speaks at length about preference for immediate taper; Would have tapered by $15B; Warns over Fed credibility after disappointing market expectations; Sees GDP accelerating next year and inflation moving toward 2%  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 27-Sep-2013 -0350 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday September 27, 2013 - 03:52:30 GMT

GOOD MORNING!

EQUITIES
U.S. stocks rose, halting the longest slump this year and the European stocks were unchanged, as an unexpected drop in jobless claims overshadowed concern that a budget wrangling in Washington will lead to a government shutdown  More...    More...


U.K. data weaker than expected. U.S. jobs data better
global-view.com Thursday September 26, 2013 - 20:21:19 GMT

U.K. data weaker than expected. U.S. jobs data better
 27 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JP- CPI.  Europe: EZ- Consumer Confidence. North America: US- Personal Income, PCE, University of Michigan Survey, COT Report

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: JP- CPI, EZ- Consumer Confidence, US- Personal Income, PCE, University of Michigan Survey

  • On Friday, the University of Michigan Sentiment Survey is released among other items  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday September 26, 2013 - 20:03:55 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Another subdued session today with markets lacking any clear sense of purpose in either direction as uncertainty over whether a deal can be reached in time to avoid a government shutdown in the US and whether the debt ceiling can also be raised in time continues to hamper risk appetite  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 27, 2013
global-view.com Thursday September 26, 2013 - 15:08:18 GMT



September 26 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, September 27. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- CPI, EZ- Consumer Confidence, US- Personal Income, PCE, University of Michigan Survey

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Banking and political concerns in Italy weigh on markets
Trade the News Staff Thursday September 26, 2013 - 10:09:02 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Banking and political concerns in Italy weigh on markets
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 5:28 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Europe fails to benefit from equity gains seen in Tokyo
-JPY weakness on renewed corporate tax cut speculation; NZD/JPY and AUD/JPY rebound
-Italy markets underperform amid ongoing political concerns;
-Bank of Spain reiterates that Q3 GDP is expected to improve
-Euro-zone bank lending continues to contract, amid ECB concerns about the transmission of monetary policy
-UK Q2 household consumption, business investment revised lower; Gilt yields hit lowest level since late Aug

***Economic Data of Note***
- (EU) EURO ZONE AUG M3 MONEY SUPPLY Y/Y: 2  More...    More...


U.K. data weighing on GBP. Key data due from U.S
global-view.com Thursday September 26, 2013 - 09:57:28 GMT

U.K. data weighing on GBP. Key data due from U.S.
 26 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Weekly Jobless, GDP, Pending Homes Sales, Natural Gas, 7-yr Auction


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Shanghai Composite at 2-week lows as PBoC dials up the money market injection; Nikkei225 reverses losses on speculation of impending corporate tax cut - Source Tr
Trade the News Staff Thursday September 26, 2013 - 06:47:02 GMT

Observations/Insights*** - Asian equity markets are generally weaker with the exception of Japan and South Korea as investors are turning increasingly suspicious over the strength of economic recovery in the West. US indices are down for 5 consecutive sessions as consumer spending - the lifeblood of US growth - appears to suggest continued deleverage as evidenced by Wal-mart announcement of inventory-busting order reduction  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 26-Sep-2013 -0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday September 26, 2013 - 03:35:30 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Stocks fell in the US as concern grew that Washington won’t reach a budget deal. Time in hand is till 17-Oct. Dow (15273.26, -61.33) can target 15100 over this week or the next. There could even be a danger of seeing 15000 on the downside  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar hamstrung by budget impasse, direction lacking
Reuters Thursday September 26, 2013 - 00:55:43 GMT

7:42pm EDT

* Dollar pinned down as U.S. budget crisis looms

 

* Dollar index not far off a 7-mth trough

* Norwegian crown a notable loser after disappointing data

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar struggled to make any headway in Asia on Thursday, having lost ground overnight as the United States made little progress in averting a government shutdown next week or on raising the limit on its borrowing  More...    More...


U.S. data were mixed. Thursday sees some key data
global-view.com Wednesday September 25, 2013 - 20:21:36 GMT

U.S. data were mixed. Thursday sees some key data
 26 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: No Major Data. Europe: GB- Current Account, GDP North America: US- Weekly Jobless, GDP, Pending Homes Sales, Natural Gas, 7-yr Auction

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: Europe: GB- GDP, US- Weekly Jobless, GDP, Pending Homes Sales
  • Durable Goods orders from the U  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday September 25, 2013 - 20:21:09 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Westpac Global Strategy Group

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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets on Hold as Congress Dithers
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 25, 2013 - 15:29:58 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets on Hold as Congress Dithers
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:15 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) Sept CBI Industrial Reported Sales: 34 v 23e
- (ZA) South Africa Q3 BER Consumer Confidence: -8 v +1 prior
- (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e Sept 20th: +5  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 27, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday September 25, 2013 - 15:26:02 GMT



September 25 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, September 26. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: Europe: GB- GDP, US- Weekly Jobless, GDP, Pending Homes Sales

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European markets continue to seek fresh catalysts, amid light economic calendar
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 25, 2013 - 10:24:52 GMT

 

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European markets continue to seek fresh catalysts, amid light economic calendar
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 5:28 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Economic data from Sweden and Norway data miss analyst expectations
-French bonds underperform into 2014 budget announcement
-German government continues talks related to formation of coalition
-Japanese JPY firms amid weakness in the European and emerging equity markets; NZD/JPY underperforms
-GBP/USD continues to trade near 1  More...    More...


U.S. Housing and Manufacturing data due
global-view.com Wednesday September 25, 2013 - 09:29:08 GMT

U.S. Housing and Manufacturing data due
 25 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Durable Goods, New Homes Sales, Weekly Crude, 5-yr Auction

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Durable Goods, New Homes Sales

  • Today sees Durable Goods orders and New Homes sales data out of the U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: New Zealand posts highest trade deficit for August on record; RBA stability review reiterates risks of excessive liquidity - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 25, 2013 - 07:15:17 GMT

- New Zealand August terms of trade collapses, marking the biggest deficit on record for August and also the worst month since September of 2008; Much of the damage attributed to the dairy exports drop amid Fonterra botulism scare - overall exports rose just 0  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 25-Sep-2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday September 25, 2013 - 03:40:20 GMT


GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
US stocks fell as the US Consumer Confidence slumped to a four month low. Dow (15334.59, -66.79) is down and can fall to 15200-100. Nasdaq (3768.25, +2.97) is up marginally but still vulnerable to a fall to 3700  More...    More...


Conference Board Sentiment Survey weaker. IFO mixed
global-view.com Tuesday September 24, 2013 - 21:10:32 GMT

Conference Board Sentiment Survey weaker. IFO mixed
 25 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data.Europe: GB- CBI Distributive Trades. North America: US- Durable Goods, New Homes Sales, Weekly Crude, 5-yr Auction

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Durable Goods, New Homes Sales

  • The  U  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday September 24, 2013 - 20:03:34 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Westpac Global Strategy Group

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TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Political Games in Washington Undermine Consumer Confidence
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 24, 2013 - 16:05:51 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Political Games in Washington Undermine Consumer Confidence
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:19 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (EU) ECB allotment in 7-day Deposit Tender to sterilize prior bonds purchases under SMP program
- (HU) Hungary Central Bank (NBH) cuts Base Rate by 20bps to 3  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 25, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday September 24, 2013 - 15:37:40 GMT



September 24 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thusday, September 25. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Durable Goods, New Homes Sales

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: EUR/USD continues to trade near 1.35, amid mixed German IFO data and Fed uncertainty
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 24, 2013 - 10:38:23 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: EUR/USD continues to trade near 1.35, amid mixed German IFO data and Fed uncertainty
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 5:26 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Mixed German IFO data
-Emerging market weakness continues amid Fed uncertainty
-Overall, markets continue to trade cautiously

***Economic Data***
- (DE) GERMANY SEPT IFO BUSINESS CLIMATE: 107  More...    More...


Key German IFO survey mixed. Key U.S. data due
global-view.com Tuesday September 24, 2013 - 09:07:42 GMT

Key German IFO survey mixed. Key U.S. data due
 24 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: CA- Retail Sales, US- Case Shiller, Richmond Fed, Conference Board Survey, 2-yr Auction, API Energy

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: CA- Retail Sales, Conference Board Survey
  • The closely-followed German IFO sentiment Survey fell short of street expectations but the headline reading was still up month on month  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Shanghai Comp extends decline on fresh property sector worries; Nikkei225 returns with modest losses - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 24, 2013 - 05:11:24 GMT

Fed's Fisher highly critical of the no-taper decision and Yellen's accommodative bias. - Red Hat down sharply in extended session as billings continue to slow and FY14 Rev guidance is cut. - PBoC ramping up money market injections amid rising shibor rates  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 24-Sep-2013 -0336 GM
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday September 24, 2013 - 03:37:54 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Stocks fell in the U.S. and Europe amid concern about weakening bank earnings. Dow (15401.58, -0.32%) fell yesterday. There are further chances of a fall to 15200 and maybe lower. There is a lot of economic data this week - Consumer Confidence today, Durable Goods and New Home Sales tomorrow and GDP on Thursday - that will be closely watched, especially the New Home Sales yesterday  More...    More...


Mixed flash PMI's. Merkel returns as Chancellor
global-view.com Monday September 23, 2013 - 20:41:41 GMT

Mixed flash PMI's. Merkel returns as Chancellor
 24 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:Far East: No Major Data Europe: DE- IFO. North America: CA- Retail Sales, US- Case Shiller, Richmond Fed, Conference Board Survey, 2-yr Auction, API Energy

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: DE- IFO, CA- Retail Sales, Conference Board Survey

  • On Tuesday, the closely-followed German IFO sentiment Survey will be released  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Europe, US Indices at Their Lows on Weak PMI Data
Trade the News Staff Monday September 23, 2013 - 15:50:42 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Europe, US Indices at Their Lows on Weak PMI Data
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:14 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel Central Bank Cuts Base Rate by 25 bps to 1.00%, unexpected
- (US) Aug Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index: +0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European markets continue to trade cautiously following recent Fed meeting
Trade the News Staff Monday September 23, 2013 - 12:08:46 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European markets continue to trade cautiously following recent Fed meeting
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 5:22 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Mixed advance PMI data from Germany and France
-China Sept PMI data continues Aug trend of better than expected data
-Fed taper debate continues, silver futures move sharply lower while emerging market equities decline
-In Germany, traders focus on possible coalition partners for German Chancellor Merkel
-Irish bonds outperform following commentary from Moody's

***Economic Data***
- (FR) FRANCE SEPT PRELIMINARY PMI MANUFACTURING: 49  More...    More...


Merkel to return as German Chancellor. Mixed flash PMIs
global-view.com Monday September 23, 2013 - 09:23:33 GMT

Merkel to return as German Chancellor. Mixed flash PMIs
 23 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Chi NAI, Markit flash PMI

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Markit flash PMI
  • Flash PMI data from the Eurozone have been mixed today and that outcome has been a weight on the Euro  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China flash PMI hits a 6-month high; Merkel wins 3rd term as Chancellor but expected to be forced into a "grand coalition" with center-left***Observations/Insight
Trade the News Staff Monday September 23, 2013 - 07:43:17 GMT

- German chancellor Merkel to retain her post as widely expected; CDU/CSU bloc receives nearly 42% of the vote but loses junior coalition party FDP as it fails to reach 5% Parliamentary threshold; Likely to be forced to reach out to the main opposition party SPD to form a "grand coalition" with center left  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 23-Sep-2013 -0332 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday September 23, 2013 - 03:34:59 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Dow (15451.09, -1.19%) is down. We see a support at the current levels. If this support holds we may see it rising to 15800.
Dax (8675.73, -0.21%) is trading near the resistance at 8800. It has been falling for the last two days  More...    More...


German Election Sunday. Key flash PMI Monday
global-view.com Sunday September 22, 2013 - 13:36:37 GMT

German Election Sunday. Key flash PMI Monday
 23 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: CN- HSBC flash PMI, JP- Holiday  Europe: EZ/DE/FR- Flash Mfg/SVC PMIs.  North America: US- Chi NAI, Markit flash PMI

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  CN- HSBC flash PMI, EZ/DE/FR- Flash Mfg/SVC PMIs, US- Markit flash PMI

  • The Fed threw the markets a curve when it announced that it was not ready yet to start to "taper" its purchase of securities ($85bn/mo) which inject liquidity into the markets  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Quad Witching, Rebalancing and Oct aper
Trade the News Staff Friday September 20, 2013 - 15:41:23 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Quad Witching, Rebalancing and Oct aper
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:17 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (EU) ECB announces 3-Year LTRO Repayment
- (BR) Brazil Sept IBGE Inflation IPCA-15 M/M: 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 23, 2013
global-view.com Friday September 20, 2013 - 15:22:06 GMT



September 20. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, September 23. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CN- HSBC flash PMI, EZ/DE/FR- Flash Mfg/SVC PMIs, US- Markit flash PMI
  • Far East: CN- HSBC flash PMI, JP- Holiday
  • Europe: EZ/DE/FR- Flash Mfg/SVC PMIs  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - FED WOBBLES ON GUIDANCE
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday September 20, 2013 - 14:45:52 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2013

 

FED WOBBLES ON GUIDANCE

 

• US data to question Fed’s tapering decision; focus shifts to fiscal debate

• German Election outcome hangs on FDP, but short-term outlook for euro policy unchanged

• FPC statement due - over the coming years, the FPC may prove more activist than the MPC

 

New Fed uncertainty to reverberate   More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - FED WOBBLES ON GUIDANCE
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday September 20, 2013 - 14:45:52 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2013

 

FED WOBBLES ON GUIDANCE

 

• US data to question Fed’s tapering decision; focus shifts to fiscal debate

• German Election outcome hangs on FDP, but short-term outlook for euro policy unchanged

• FPC statement due - over the coming years, the FPC may prove more activist than the MPC

 

New Fed uncertainty to reverberate   More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets search for direction after Fed driven gains
Trade the News Staff Friday September 20, 2013 - 10:01:20 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets search for direction after Fed driven gains
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 5:26 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Markets little changed and search for direction following Thursday's Fed inspired run up
-Indian banks fall sharply as RBI unexpectedly raises repo rate, Indian Rupee weakness as RBI eases emergency currency support measures  More...    More...


German Election Sunday. No key market-moving data
global-view.com Friday September 20, 2013 - 08:53:02 GMT

German Election Sunday. No key market-moving data
 20 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: EZ- Consumer Sentiment. North America: CA- CPI, US- Commitment of Traders

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  CA- CPI
  • On Friday Canadian CPI data are due on the North American open  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan draws closer to formal announcement on sales tax hike; Still debating accompanying fiscal stimulus - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday September 20, 2013 - 04:58:20 GMT

Markets still perplexed over the implication of Fed taper delay; PIMCO's El-Erian's review says the delay demonstrates the absence of longterm economic strategy in Washington. - Gold, Silver ETF funds increasing holdings for the first time in days as Fed taper delays boosts precious metals  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 20-Sep-2013 -0334 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday September 20, 2013 - 03:37:04 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
As feared, Equities are not seeing follow-through buying and are vulnerable
to profit-taking instead.

 

The Dow saw profit-taking yesterday. The Resistance at 15700 mentioned
yesterday is holding and could push the Dow down again  More...    More...


Solid U.S. Data. Weak UK Retail Sales.
global-view.com Thursday September 19, 2013 - 20:24:49 GMT

Solid U.S. Data. Weak UK Retail Sales.
 20 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data. Europe: EZ- Consumer Sentiment. North America: CA- CPI, US- Commitment of Traders

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  EZ- Consumer Sentiment  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Taper on Hold For Now
Trade the News Staff Thursday September 19, 2013 - 16:00:46 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Taper on Hold For Now
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:40 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) Sept CBI Industrial Trends Total Orders: 9 v 2e; Selling Prices: +3 v 0 prior
- (IE) Ireland Q2 GDP Q/Q: +0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 20, 2013
global-view.com Thursday September 19, 2013 - 15:10:32 GMT



September 19. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, September 20. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: EZ- Consumer Sentiment CA- CPI

Weak UK Retail Sales. No taper still being digested
global-view.com Thursday September 19, 2013 - 11:45:16 GMT

Weak UK Retail Sales. No taper still being digested
 19 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  North America: US- Current Account, Weekly Jobless. Philly Fed, Existing Homes Sales. Leading Indicators, Natural Gas

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Current Account, Weekly Jobless  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Fed Taper delay sparks broad gains in equities and metals, sinks US dollar - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday September 19, 2013 - 07:16:16 GMT

FOMC/Bernanke push back on market expectations for the start of taper; See risks to economy further diminish but want more evidence of recovery; Dow Industrials and S&P500 close at record highs, Gold Spikes up $50 above $1.360, USD hits multi-month lows. - Central bankers and analysts revisit the notion of "currency wars"; BOJ board member and ANZ analyst hint the Fed move may require fresh rounds of easing from BOJ and RBA - the other 2 G10 banks recently engaged in aggressive easing campaigns  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 19-Sep-2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday September 19, 2013 - 03:39:48 GMT


GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
So, the Fed did not do the taper. The Dow (15676.94) has predictably closed sharply higher. But, it has not broken the Resistance near 15750. However, the Nasdaq (3783.64) has risen past its earlier long-term trend resistance  More...    More...


Fed shocker: No taper BOE tone hawkish. Housing disappoints
global-view.com Wednesday September 18, 2013 - 21:37:57 GMT

Fed shocker: No taper BOE tone hawkish. Housing disappoints
 19 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JP- Trade, Lead Indicators  Europe: CH- SNB Decision, GB- Retail Sales, CBI Industrial Output  North America: US- Current Account, Weekly Jobless  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday September 18, 2013 - 20:43:56 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The Federal Reserve refrained from tapering its QE program - a major surprise for the market  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 19, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday September 18, 2013 - 18:27:07 GMT



September 18, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, September 19. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CH- SNB Decision, GB- Retail Sales, US- Current Account, Weekly Jobless  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Focus on Congress as Taper Seen as Inevitable, Impact Mild
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 18, 2013 - 15:46:02 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Focus on Congress as Taper Seen as Inevitable, Impact Mild
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:08 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Portugal Aug PPI M/M: 0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: GBP/USD hits 8-month high, as BoE minutes show slightly more upbeat outlook
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 18, 2013 - 10:21:27 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: GBP/USD hits 8-month high, as BoE minutes show slightly more upbeat outlook
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 5:51 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Spanish bad loans for July continued to hit fresh record highs
-Gilt yields, Sterling rise as BoE minutes more upbeat on growth, no mention of whether market rate expectations were justified
-Equity, Bond trading quiet ahead of Fed decision
-Italy 10-yr yield moves below Spain's, as markets await ruling on Berlusconi's future
-China Aug new home prices rise at the fastest pace in over 3-years
-Nikkei225 outperforms (+1  More...    More...


Fed taper today? Hawkish BOE minutes
global-view.com Wednesday September 18, 2013 - 09:13:56 GMT

Fed taper today? Hawkish BOE minutes
 18 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Housing Starts/Permits, Weekly Crude, FOMC Decision

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  US- Housing Starts/Permits  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Quiet before the Taper squall - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 18, 2013 - 06:01:58 GMT

- Asian equity markets little changed - a quiet before the likely burst of volatility following Wednesday taper decision from the FOMC; According to one survey, analysts are near-even split in expectations of any taper at $5B or less or $10B or more. - Nikkei225 the most notable outperformer, with reports of softening cabinet opposition to lower corporate tax rates as the counterbalance to the expected increase in sales tax  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 18-Sep-2013 -0342 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday September 18, 2013 - 03:46:25 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Near term upside potential seen in Equities, but long-term Resistances are approaching. Some Indices, like the Shanghai, have come off from Resistances already. Be careful about being gung-ho on Equities.

Dow (15529  More...    More...


Fed taper decision due. German ZEW data strong
global-view.com Tuesday September 17, 2013 - 20:21:42 GMT

Fed taper decision due. German ZEW data strong
 18 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:Europe: GB- BOE Minutes. North America: US- Housing Starts/Permits, Weekly Crude, FOMC Decision

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  GB- BOE Minutes, US- Housing Starts/Permits  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: FOMC Meets in Washington, DC
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 17, 2013 - 15:29:51 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: FOMC Meets in Washington, DC
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:06 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel July Manufacturing Production M/M: 1.5% v 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 18, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday September 17, 2013 - 15:05:08 GMT



September 17. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednessday, September 18. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- BOE Minutes, US- Housing Starts/Permits  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets generally ignore UK CPI and German ZEW data, as Fed begins two day meeting
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 17, 2013 - 10:19:55 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets generally ignore UK CPI and German ZEW data, as Fed begins two day meeting
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 5:47 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Euro Zone has bond and equity-related outflows in July
-Bond trading cautious as Fed begins 2-day meeting
-UK CPI data has little impact on Gilt and Short Sterling Futures
- Subdued market reaction to better than expected German ZEW data (highest since April 2010)

***Economic Data***
- (UK) AUG PPI OUTPUT CORE M/M: 0  More...    More...


German ZEW data firm. UK prices mixed. Yellen floated for Fed
global-view.com Tuesday September 17, 2013 - 09:22:02 GMT

German ZEW data firm. UK  prices mixed. Yellen floated for Fed
 17 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- CPI, TIC flows. NAHB Index, API Data

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- CPI, NAHB Index

  • There was a press report late Monday that administration insiders were saying that Janet Yellen is now the leading candidate to replace Bernanke in January  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: RBA reiterates policy is appropriate, expresses more concerns over rising leverage in housing - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 17, 2013 - 06:04:24 GMT

- Reserve Bank of Australia September meeting minutes reiterated its neutral view, indicating that while "the Bank should again neither close off the possibility of reducing rates further nor signal an imminent intention to reduce them", it will only return to an easing bias if the incoming data demand it  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 17-Sep-2013 -0338 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday September 17, 2013 - 03:40:53 GMT


GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (15494.78, +0.77%) has risen well on Larry Summers exiting the race for Fed Chairmanship. But, it may find Resistance near 15600-700. If tthat holds, it may find itself moving back to 15500.

Dax (8613, +1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 17, 2013
global-view.com Monday September 16, 2013 - 21:28:19 GMT



September 16, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, September 17. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- CPI, DE- ZEW, US- CPi, NAHB Index  More...    More...



NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday September 16, 2013 - 20:56:53 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

 

Global market sentiment: The focus remained on this week's FOMC meeting and the Fed Chair replacement  More...    More...


New Fed Chief search begins. Active week
global-view.com Monday September 16, 2013 - 20:40:24 GMT

New Fed Chief search begins. Active week
 17 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major data. Europe: GB- PPI/CPI/RPI, DE- ZEW  North America: US- CPI, TIC flows. NAHB Index, API Data

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: GB- CPI, DE- ZEW, US- CPI, NAHB Index

  • The decision by Larry Summers  to remove his name  from contention  to be the Fed Chair came as a shock to markets as he was the favorite for the job  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Summers Departure Sparks Global Equity Rally
Trade the News Staff Monday September 16, 2013 - 15:31:24 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Summers Departure Sparks Global Equity Rally
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:02 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel Aug Trade Balance: -$1.5B v -$2  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 17, 2013
global-view.com Monday September 16, 2013 - 15:04:02 GMT



September 16, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, September 17. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- CPI, DE- ZEW, US- CPi, NAHB Index  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite maintains footing after Summers withdraws from consideration to be next Fed chief
Trade the News Staff Monday September 16, 2013 - 10:16:31 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite maintains footing after Summers withdraws from consideration to be next Fed chief
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 5:45 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Presumed front-runner Larry Summers bows out of the race to succeed Fed Chairman Bernanke citing high likelihood of an "acrimonious" confirmation process; stocks around the globe rally while the USD was falling
- Former Treasury Sec Geithner reaffirmed that he would not be considered for Fed Chairman position
- US and Russia announced an agreement on outline of Syria chemical weapons plan, giving Assad regime one week to disclose a comprehensive listing of chemical stockpiles and allowing international inspectors until mid-2014 to complete the destruction of the weapons
- German Chancellor Merkel's ally, the CSU party, was victorious in Germany's 2nd most populated state of Bavaria's state elections with 49% of the vote (vs  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Stocks rally, dollar sinks after Summers steps aside in the race for Fed chairman nomination - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday September 16, 2013 - 06:58:46 GMT

- Presumed front-runner Larry Summers bows out of the race to succeed Fed Chairman Bernanke citing high likelihood of an "acrimonious" confirmation process; Congressional opposition to Summers nomination has gradually been building for some time, becoming increasingly evident late last week when several senators spoke against the former Treasury Secretary; Tim Geithner has also reiterated his reluctance to be considered for the post, making the arch-dove Janet Yellen the de-facto front-runner  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 16-Sep-2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday September 16, 2013 - 03:38:41 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Shanghai (2234, -0.12%) is consolidative, holding below long-term Trendline Resistance on Weekly Candles. This, despite the Larry Summers news and World Bank's confidence that China will achieve its 7.5% growth target  More...    More...


Busy schedule starts with EZ and U.S. data Monday
global-view.com Sunday September 15, 2013 - 15:03:54 GMT

Busy schedule starts with EZ and U.S. data Monday
 16 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data. Europe: EZ- CPI. North America: US- Empire PMI, Industrial Output

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: EZ- CPI, US- Industrial Output

  • The major focus this week will be the Fed policy decision this Wednesday  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 16, 2013
global-view.com Friday September 13, 2013 - 16:18:07 GMT



September 13. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, September 16. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: EZ- CPI, US- Industrial Output

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Closing Out the Week on a Sour Note
Trade the News Staff Friday September 13, 2013 - 15:39:55 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Closing Out the Week on a Sour Note
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:08 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IE) Ireland July Trade Balance: €3.2B v €3.0B prior
- (BR) Brazil July Economic Activity Index M/M: -0  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - FED TAPERING ANNOUNCEMENT TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday September 13, 2013 - 15:36:00 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2013

 

 

FED TAPERING ANNOUNCEMENT TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE

 

• Fed expected to announce the start of a steady scaling back of its stimulus programme

• Bavarian elections will be a prelude to German Federal elections on the 22nd

• UK MPC minutes, FPC meeting, CPI and retail sales all due

 

Fed set to taper  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Eurogroup and EcoFin meet in Lithuania on Cyprus tranche payment
Trade the News Staff Friday September 13, 2013 - 10:04:19 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Eurogroup and EcoFin meet in Lithuania on Cyprus tranche payment
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 5:48 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Speculation that US President Obama to name Summers as new Fed Chairman after next week's Fed meeting with Treasury Undersecretary Brainard to be Vice Chairman
-Twitter files for an IPO
- Japan Cabinet again raises its Economic assessment (4 time in 5 months
- Spain Banks Aug ECB Net Borrowings decline for the 12th straight month
- Bank of Spain (BOS) 2Q Public Sector Debt Data: Debt to GDP at 92  More...    More...


Nikkei: Obama naming Summers Fed Chair next week. Key data up
global-view.com Friday September 13, 2013 - 09:38:45 GMT

Nikkei: Obama naming Summers Fed Chair next week. Key data up
 13 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  North America: US- Retail Sales, PPI, University of Michigan Survey, Business Inventories, COT Report


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Equities retreat as investors begin to take profits ahead of the expected announcement of Sep-taper***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday September 13, 2013 - 04:56:09 GMT

Twitter tweets it has submitted an S-1 in preparation of an IPO. - Bullish sentiment recedes on profit taking as investors take to the sidelines going into next week's critical FOMC meeting; WSJ poll of economists see over 65% forecasting the Fed will announce the start of a taper - Japan cabinet office tracks BOJ with a raise of economic assessment for September, noting the economy is headed toward a gradual recovery  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 13-Sep-2013 -0342 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday September 13, 2013 - 03:45:36 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Some profit-taking being seen in Equities worldwide, in line with our suggestion over the last couple of days. Dow (15300.64, -25.96, -0.17%) and Nasdaq (3715.97, -9.04, -0.24%) are down slightly. In Asia, Shanghai (2242, -0  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday September 12, 2013 - 21:52:52 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Markets were fairly stable overnight  More...    More...


Technical glitch improves weekly jobless data. Key data Friday
global-view.com Thursday September 12, 2013 - 20:50:16 GMT

Technical glitch improves weekly jobless data. Key data Friday
 13 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JP- Industrial Output. Europe: EZ- Trade North America: US- Retail Sales, PPI, University of Michigan Survey, Business Inventories, COT Report


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equity Markets Flat Despite Jobless Claims
Trade the News Staff Thursday September 12, 2013 - 15:31:33 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equity Markets Flat Despite Jobless Claims
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 11:09 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IT) Italy Senate committee to discuss Berlusconi
- (IL) Israel Q2 Current Account Balance: $1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 13, 2013
global-view.com Thursday September 12, 2013 - 15:08:12 GMT



September 12. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, September 13. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Industrial Output  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE members reiterate view on forward guidance at Treasury Select Committee hearing
Trade the News Staff Thursday September 12, 2013 - 10:38:21 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE members reiterate view on forward guidance at Treasury Select Committee hearing
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 5:51 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (ID) Indonesia Central Bank (BI) raised Reference Rate by 25bps to 7  More...    More...


Australia employment falls. RBNZ policy steady as expected
global-view.com Thursday September 12, 2013 - 09:38:36 GMT

Australia employment falls. RBNZ policy steady as expected
 12 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: US- Weekly Jobless, Import Prices. Natl Gas, 30-yr

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Weekly Jobless, 30-yr Auction

  • Overnight, the AUD weakened following the second straight monthly decline in Australian employment  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: RBNZ on hold but tips a rise in rates in H1; Soft Australia employment extinguishes AUD rally - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday September 12, 2013 - 05:11:35 GMT

Reserve Bank of New Zealand on hold but issues its most hawkish policy statement yet; Solidifies expectations of the start of tightening campaign in H1 of 2014 and also raises its 90-day bill interest rate projections by about 50bps relative to prior statement, sending NZD/USD to 3-week highs  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 12-Sep-2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday September 12, 2013 - 03:39:31 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Minor profit-taking in the Nasdaq (3725.01, -4.01, -0.11%) and Shanghai (2235, -5.45, -0.24%) being seen. We had pointed out strong long-term Resistance in both yesterday. The Nikkei (14383, -0.29%) is also down marginally but ought to be bullish overall  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar under duress as markets temper Fed taper view
Reuters Thursday September 12, 2013 - 00:16:14 GMT

7:47pm EDT

* Dollar hits two-week lows against a currency basket

* Markets appear to be positioning for no major Fed taper

* Asian emerging market currencies eye central bank meetings

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The dollar struggled at two-week lows against a basket of major currencies early in Asia on Thursday, as markets continued to chip away at its recent gains on growing doubts the Federal Reserve will scale back stimulus in any significant way next week  More...    More...


Aus jobs due. U.K. employment data stronger than expected
global-view.com Wednesday September 11, 2013 - 21:06:46 GMT

Aus jobs due. U.K. employment data stronger than expected
 12 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East AU- Jobs. Europe: EZ- Industrial Production. North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Import Prices. Natl Gas, 30-yr

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: AU- Jobs EZ- Industrial Production, US- Weekly Jobless, 30-yr Auction

  • The GBP has gained on a larger fall (plus constructive revisions) in the number of unemployed  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday September 11, 2013 - 20:18:23 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Sentiment towards equities and risky currencies remained positive  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Apple Weighs Down Nasdaq, S&P500
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 11, 2013 - 15:38:01 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Apple Weighs Down Nasdaq, S&P500
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:19 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Portugal Aug CPI M/M: -0.7% v -0.2%e; Y/Y: 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 12, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday September 11, 2013 - 14:57:09 GMT



September 11. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, September 12. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: NZ- RBNZ Decision  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK jobless claims decline for the 10th straight month
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 11, 2013 - 10:25:53 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK jobless claims decline for the 10th straight month
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 5:45 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- President Obama skeptical on Syria but moves away from military action. orders delay to Congressional vote, allowing US to work with Russia on its proposal for a diplomatic solution through surrender of chemical weapon stockpiles by Assad
- France follows Obama address with a draft to the UN Security Council, giving Syria 15 days to declare its chemical arms program and allow UN inspectors into disclosed sites
- Australia's August consumer confidence showed its highest reading since 2010
- Japan's 3Q business confidence increased to a four-year high
- Italy Senate committee again adjourns debate on former PM Berlusconi until Thursday Sept 12th
- UK Aug Jobless Claims Change continues string of good economic data; falls for the 10th straight month (-32  More...    More...


UK employment data stronger than expected. U.S. 10-yr later
global-view.com Wednesday September 11, 2013 - 09:32:06 GMT

UK employment data stronger than expected. U.S. 10-yr later
 11 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US: Mortgage Statistics, Wholesale Inventories, Weekly Crude, 10-yr Auction, Discount Minutes

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- 10-yr Auction
  • The GBP has gained on a larger fall (plus constructive revisions) in the number of unemployed  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Obama to give Syria diplomacy a chance despite branding chemical attack a national security issue - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 11, 2013 - 07:06:22 GMT

- Markets see-saw during Pres Obama prime-time address on Syria; Risk aversion sparked by deeming the chemical attack a "national security" issue portending the possibility of a unilateral response by the US; Markets recovered rapidly however after Obama orders delay to Congressional vote, allowing US to work with Russia on its proposal for a diplomatic solution through surrender of chemical weapon stockpiles by Assad  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 11-Sep-2013 -0335 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday September 11, 2013 - 03:38:05 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Good showing on Equities globally over the last few days/ couple of weeks, fuelled by relief on Syria (take a bow, Putin) and good Industrial Production and Retail Sales data from China yesterday. The rise can continue for the rest of this week  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 11, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday September 10, 2013 - 15:32:42 GMT



September 10. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, September 11. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- Employment, US- 10-yr Auction

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: China Data Help Drown Out the Drums of War
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 10, 2013 - 15:16:28 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: China Data Help Drown Out the Drums of War
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:00 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil Sept Preliminary IGP-M Inflation: 1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite continues to find traction aided by more Chinese data and easing of any imminent attack on Syria
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 10, 2013 - 09:58:25 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite continues to find traction aided by more Chinese data and easing of any imminent attack on Syria
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 5:40 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Syria strike risks ease after Russia proposed Syria put its chemical weapons under international control or destroy them in order to avert western military action; Proposal welcomed by Iran, Chinabut Syrian rebel opposition dissents and all it a political maneuver
- (CH) China Aug Industrial Production beats expectations and hits 16-month hish (Y/Y: 10  More...    More...


Equities up on a possible easing of Syria tensions. Slow data week
global-view.com Tuesday September 10, 2013 - 09:20:26 GMT

Equities up on a possible easing of Syria tensions. Slow data week
 10 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US: 3-yr, API Energy

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: No major data
  • Prices in Fixed Income markets have fallen early on Tuesday on hopes that there is the chance of some sort of negotiated settlement to the Syrian situation  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Equities extend gains on lingering impact of China exports strength; Traders await more mainland August data - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 10, 2013 - 06:46:06 GMT

- Syria premium coming off the oil markets as Pres Obama remains undecided on the military action; To meet with Republican Senators on Tuesday and then deliver a prime-time address; US Senate postpones Wednesday vote on Syria, further clouding White House inclination for action  More...    More...


Fixed income markets up. Slow data week
global-view.com Monday September 9, 2013 - 21:14:17 GMT

Fixed income markets up. Slow data week
 10 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JP- Tertiary Activity, GDP, BOJ Minutes. Europe: No Major Data. North America: US: 3-yr, API Energy

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: JP- Tertiary Activity, BOJ Minutes

  • Prices gained in Fixed Income markets gained Monday as dealers had set up for a strong U  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday September 9, 2013 - 20:00:47 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

Risk appetite improved, the weekend's Chinese traded data and Syrian developments contributing  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Good China Trade Data Drive Modest US Gains
Trade the News Staff Monday September 9, 2013 - 15:33:17 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Good China Trade Data Drive Modest US Gains
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 11:16 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (EU) OECD July Leading Indicators: 100.7 v 100  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 10, 2013
global-view.com Monday September 9, 2013 - 14:05:22 GMT



September 9. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, September 10. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Tertiary Activity Index, BOJ Minutes
  • Far East: JP- Tertiary Activity Index, GDP, BOJ Minutes  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro zone sentiment turns positive for first time in over two years
Trade the News Staff Monday September 9, 2013 - 10:19:02 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro zone sentiment turns positive for first time in over two years
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 5:54 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Australia elects Coalition leader Tony Abbott as its new PM
- Tokyo secures the 2020 Olympics; Nikkei ends session +2  More...    More...


Focus Fed policy decision on taper. New Australian govt
global-view.com Monday September 9, 2013 - 10:03:44 GMT




Wednesday Fed policy decision on taper. New Australian govt
9 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: No Major Data





  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: No Major Data


  • As we warned early Friday, the street was set up for a strong U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan gets Olympics, Australia elects new prime minister, China rallies on strong exports - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday September 9, 2013 - 07:20:02 GMT

- As expected, Australia elects Coalition leader Tony Abbott as its new PM; Miners and airlines among the expected beneficiaries, as the conservative government moves to undo the mining and the carbon taxes hurting those respective industries. - S&P and Moody's both affirm Australia's AAA rating with stable outlook  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 09-Sep-2013 -0346 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday September 9, 2013 - 03:48:29 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are up overall.
The Dow (14922.50, -0.10%) has fallen coming off from the mid term resistance near 15009. While below 15000 the chances of falling towards 14000 still remains.

Nikkei (14132.62, +1  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Yen slips after Tokyo Olympics win, China data eyed
Reuters Sunday September 8, 2013 - 23:42:38 GMT

6:37pm EDT

* Investors sell yen in anticipation of Nikkei rally

* Tokyo beats Istanbul to host the 2020 Olympic Games

* China inflation next in focus after good trade data

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Sept 9 (Reuters) - The yen fell against the dollar and euro first thing on Monday, reversing most of the gains made late last week as investors positioned for a rally in the Nikkei after Tokyo won a bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday September 8, 2013 - 22:52:34 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

A disappointing US payrolls report hurt the US dollar and depressed US interest rates  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Payrolls and Syria Roil Markets
Trade the News Staff Friday September 6, 2013 - 16:26:18 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Payrolls and Syria Roil Markets
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:10 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (DE) German July Industrial Production M/M: -1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 9, 2013
global-view.com Friday September 6, 2013 - 14:54:21 GMT



September 6. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, September 9. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- NATIONAL ELECTIONS, CN- Trade, CPI
  • Far East: AU- NATIONAL ELECTIONS, CN- Trade, CPI  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - WILL SYRIA WEIGH ON RATE MARKET SENTIMENT
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday September 6, 2013 - 14:24:52 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 6 September 2013

 

 

WILL SYRIA WEIGH ON RATE MARKET SENTIMENT?

 

• Developments in Syrian crisis have potential to dent markets’ growing optimism

• UK labour market to fuel expectations of policy tightening before 2016

• Chinese economic releases point to modest improvement, but understate domestic stabilization

 

Interest rate markets price ‘normalisation’   More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Global bond yields consolidate from overnight highs ahead of US jobs data
Trade the News Staff Friday September 6, 2013 - 10:10:26 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Global bond yields consolidate from overnight highs ahead of US jobs data
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 5:42 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Bond yields rising and starting to show the limits of what forward guidance can achieve
- Moody's raises outlook on German banks to stable from negative
- Iran said to have made plans to attack US interests in Iraq in the event of military action against Syria
- Greece Q2 Final GDP revised better to -3  More...    More...



HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: CA/US Employment
global-view.com Friday September 6, 2013 - 09:04:46 GMT

Focus on August U.S. Jobs data and implications for Fed taper
 6 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: CA- Employment. Ivey PMI, US- Employment

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: CA/US Employment

  • The street has set up for a strong U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Firmer Yen caps the rally on the Nikkei225 amid rumors of failed TOkyo Olympics bid - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday September 6, 2013 - 04:35:41 GMT

*Observations/Insights*** - Nikkei225 underperforms as JPY strengthens below ₯100 against USD amid speculation of IOC awarding 2020 Olympics to Madrid rather than front-runner Tokyo. - Midsession risk aversion also boosting JPY after reports of intercepted Iran intelligence that US interests in Iraq would be targeted if Syria is attacked  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 06-Sep-2013 -0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday September 6, 2013 - 03:35:21 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are up overall. The Dow (14937.48, +0.04%) has risen marginally but has been unable to break important Resistance at 15000-15100. It needs to rise past 15100 to avoid the danger of a fall towards 14000. A 181K increase in US NFP is expected today  More...    More...


Strong U.S. data. ECB and BOE keep policies steady as expected
global-view.com Thursday September 5, 2013 - 20:22:37 GMT

Strong U.S. data. ECB and BOE keep policies steady as expected
 6 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:   Far East: JP- Leading Indicators. Europe: CH- CPI, DE- Trade, GB- Trade, Mfg/Ind Output. North America: CA- Employment. Ivey PMI, US- Employment

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  DE/GB- Trade, GB- Output, CA/US Employment

  • The ADP Private Jobs estimate came in as expected and showed a gain of 176K for August  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 6, 2013
global-view.com Thursday September 5, 2013 - 15:12:13 GMT



September 5. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, September 6. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: DE/GB- Trade, GB- Output, CA/US Employment

ECB and BOE decisions due. ADP private jobs key
global-view.com Thursday September 5, 2013 - 09:12:39 GMT

ECB and BOE decisions due. ADP private jobs key
 5 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: . GB- BOE, EZ- ECB.  US- Challenger Layoffs, ADP Private Jobs, Weekly Jobless, Productivity, Service PMI, Factory Orders, Natural Gas, Weekly Crude

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: DE- Factory Orders, GB- BOE, EZ- ECB, US- ADP Private Jobs, Weekly Jobs, Productivity, Service PMI

  • The BOJ kept policy steady as widely expected, but revised up its economic assessment  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: BOJ raises economic asessment on higher fixed investment and corporate profits; Australia trade falls into deficit - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday September 5, 2013 - 07:12:05 GMT

***Observations/Insights*** - US equity markets end trading day on the highs, undeterred by the upbeat Fed Beige Book noting moderate growth in most districts. - BOJ affirms annual monetary base increase of ₯60-70T; Raises economic assessment following last month's pause to "economy recovering moderately  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 05-Sep-2013 -0327 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday September 5, 2013 - 03:30:25 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are up globally.

The Dow (14930.87, +0.65%) has risen sharply after registering a low of 14799.01 It needs to break the mid term resistance at 15100 else it could still be vulnerable to a decline towards 14000 in the coming weeks  More...    More...


EZ/UK Service PMIs mixed. U.S. Service PMI due. Syria uncertain
global-view.com Wednesday September 4, 2013 - 20:53:13 GMT

EZ/UK Service PMIs mixed. U.S.  Service PMI due. Syria uncertain
 5 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: JP- GDP, BOJ Decision, AU- Trade..Europe: DE- Factory Orders, GB- BOE, EZ- ECB.  North America: US- Challenger Layoffs, ADP Private Jobs, Weekly Jobless, Productivity, Service PMI, Factory Orders, Natural Gas, Weekly Crude

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: JP- GDP, BOJ, DE- Factory Orders, GB- BOE, EZ- ECB, US- ADP Private Jobs, Weekly Jobless, Productivity, Service PMI

  • Revisions to European Service PMI reports were split, but still  signal an improving economic performances  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Testing One-Week Highs
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 4, 2013 - 15:30:32 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Testing One-Week Highs
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:11 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PL) Poland Central Bank (NBP) left its Base Rate unchanged at 2.50%, as expected
- (IE) Ireland Aug Live Register Monthly Change: -3  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 5, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday September 4, 2013 - 15:24:03 GMT



September 4. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, September 5. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- GDP, BOJ, DE- Factory Orders, GB- BOE, EZ- ECB  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: PMI Services data easing concerns over global slowdown
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 4, 2013 - 10:07:21 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: PMI Services data easing concerns over global slowdown
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 5:36 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- US Senate Foreign Relations committee announces resolution draft on Syria; Action to be limited to 60-days with a possible 30-day extension; Opposes any use of US forces on ground  More...    More...


EZ Service PMIs mixed. U.K. up. Syrian uncertainty persists
global-view.com Wednesday September 4, 2013 - 09:10:29 GMT

EZ Service PMIs mixed. U.K. up. Syrian uncertainty persists
 4 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US-Weekly Mortgages,, Beige Book, CA- Trade, BOC decision

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Trade, Beige Book, CA- BOC decision
  • The Syrian situation just does not go away as the U  More...    More...


radeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Better than expected Australia GDP pushes AUD/USD above $0.91; Senate committee approves 90-day Syria action***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday September 4, 2013 - 06:22:34 GMT

- Risk appetite tempered after House Speaker Boehner voiced support for Syria action; US Senate foreign relations committee also issues resolution to approve military action, but no longer than 90 days and without any ground combat >- Australia Q2 GDP slightly better than expected; Growth in consumption component largely unchanged, terms of trade improve; Swaps markets now see odds-on of RBA cash target rate remaining unchanged through the end of 2013  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar firm after U.S. data backs expected turn in Fed policy
Reuters Wednesday September 4, 2013 - 01:02:25 GMT

8:17pm EDT

* Yen treads water as BOJ begins 2-day meeting

* Aussie steady ahead of Australia Q2 GDP report

By Lisa Twaronite

TOKYO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - - The dollar was on a firm footing in early Asian trading on Wednesday, with the dollar index not far from a six-week peak after U  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday September 3, 2013 - 21:26:35 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

A data-led positive vibe gave way to risk aversion as Syria re-entered the frame  More...    More...


PMI data from the U.S. mixed. Syria uncertainties persist
global-view.com Tuesday September 3, 2013 - 20:23:28 GMT

PMI data from the U.S. mixed. Syria uncertainties persist
 4 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: AU- GDP. Europe: EZ/DE/FR/GB- Service PMIs, EZ- Retail Sales, GDP. North America: US-Weekly Mortgages, Trade. Service PMI, Beige Book, CA- Trade, BOC decision

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  AU- GDP, EZ/DE/FR/GB- Service PMIs, EZ- Retail Sales, GDP, US- Trade  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: September off to a solid start helped by manufacturing data
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 3, 2013 - 15:40:22 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: September off to a solid start helped by manufacturing data
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 11:02 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel Aug Foreign Currency Balance: $78  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 4, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday September 3, 2013 - 15:09:00 GMT



September 3. 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, September 4. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- GDP, EZ/DE/FR/GB- Service PMIs, EZ- Retail Sales, GDP, US- Trade  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Alleged test launch of ballistic missiles in Mediterranean spooks markets; UK continues string of good data
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 3, 2013 - 10:05:14 GMT

 

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Alleged test launch of ballistic missiles in Mediterranean spooks markets; UK continues string of good data
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 5:44 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Alleged test launch of ballistic missiles in Mediterranean causes market jitters
- Australia's RBA leaves Cash target R unchanged as expected; monetary policy remains appropriate; AUD still high but may decline over time; CPI seen consistent with target in medium term
- China Aug Non-Manufacturing PMI registers its 18th straight reading in growth territory (53  More...    More...


Report missiles launched in eastern Med denied. RBA unch
global-view.com Tuesday September 3, 2013 - 09:57:21 GMT

Report missiles launched in eastern Med denied. RBA unch
 3 September 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US/CA- Mfg PMIs, Construction Spending

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  US/CA PMI

  • There are reports of missile launches in the eastern Mediterranean   Details are sketchy  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: RBA on hold at 2.50% as expected and maintains a Neutral bias; Verizon confirms Vodafone deal, Microsoft acquires Nokia device division - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday September 3, 2013 - 06:51:25 GMT

Merger-mania in the telecom sector - Verizon and Vodafone confirm their $130B deal for Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless, transaction to be immediately accretive; Microsoft also acquires Nokia's Devices/Services business (including smartphone unit) for €5  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Yen on the backfoot as PMI cheers, Aussie eyes RBA
Reuters Monday September 2, 2013 - 23:39:09 GMT

6:42pm EDT

* Yen falls to one-month lows vs U.S. dollar

* Upbeat European, China PMI reports help lift sentiment

* Syria less of a worry as imminent strike delayed

* Aussie dollar eyes RBA decision, no rate cut expected

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Sept 3 (Reuters) - The safe-haven yen started Asian trade at one-month lows against the dollar on Tuesday, having fallen broadly as fresh signs of a pickup in global manufacturing activity helped lift risk appetite  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday September 2, 2013 - 20:13:36 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

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NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday September 2, 2013 - 20:13:31 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

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PMI data mostly better than expected. Equities close higher
global-view.com Monday September 2, 2013 - 18:02:31 GMT

PMI data mostly better than expected. Equities close higher
 3 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: AU- RBA Decision. Europe: EZ- PPI. North America: US/CA- Mfg PIMs, Construction Spending

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  AU- RBA Decision, US/CA PMI

  • The first day of the new month saw a slew of manufactuing PMI reports, and in general they pointed to improving economic performances almost everywhere  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Sept anxiety gradually building after a quiet Aug
Trade the News Staff Monday September 2, 2013 - 15:53:02 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Sept anxiety gradually building after a quiet Aug
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 11:30 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (CZ) Czech Aug Budget Balance (CZK): -36  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 3, 2013
global-view.com Monday September 2, 2013 - 15:32:21 GMT



September 2, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, September 3. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- RBA Decision, US/CA PMI's

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite gains traction in quiet session as PMI Manufacturing data continue to suggest gradual recovery underway
Trade the News Staff Monday September 2, 2013 - 11:37:00 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite gains traction in quiet session as PMI Manufacturing data continue to suggest gradual recovery underway
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 5:55 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
Syria:
- President Obama: Prepared to order military action and will ask for Congressional approval to attack (**Note: Congress on recess until Sept 9th)
- Still awaiting UN inspectors report on chemical weapon use while US Sec of State Kerry builds case saying hair and blood samples from Syria tested positive for use of Sarin
- Arab League wants UN and international measures against Syria over chemical attack
- Russian Foreign Min: Not convinced by US data proving chemical attack in Syria; resident Putin stated that claims that Assad regime used chemical weapons was "utter nonsense"

Other key events:
-China Aug PMI Manufacturing come in better than expected (51  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China manufacturing PMI hits 16-month highs; Syria strike pushed back while Obama waits on Congress***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday September 2, 2013 - 04:37:58 GMT

Energy and precious metals markets down sharply as traders reprice the geopolitical risk premium after US Pres Obama delayed military action against Syria by seeking approval from Congress; Any potential strike postponed until the 2nd week of Sept at the earliest  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 02-Sep-2013 -0335 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday September 2, 2013 - 03:38:09 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are mixed.

The Dow (14810.31, -0.21%) dipped again on Friday. Charts show a near term support at current levels. This needs to hold if the Dow has to rise again towards 15300. Else, there will be danger of a decline towards 14000  More...    More...


U.S. backs off on Syria. PMI data due. U.S. & CAD Holiday
global-view.com Sunday September 1, 2013 - 16:59:11 GMT

U.S. backs off on Syria. PMI data due. U.S. & CAD Holiday
 2 September 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: AU/CN- PMIs.Europe: EZ/DE/FR/UK- PMIs. North America: US/CA- Holiday


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - TENSIONS IN SYRIA CAST CLOUD OVER RECOVERY PROSPECTS
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday August 30, 2013 - 15:59:45 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 30 AUGUST 2013

 

 

TENSIONS IN SYRIA CAST CLOUD OVER RECOVERY PROSPECTS

 

• Escalating tensions in Syria push oil prices above $115/barrel; EM currencies under pressure

• ECB and MPC to keep policy unchanged - for now

• US August payrolls likely to pave way for ‘tapering’ announcement at next Fed meeting

 

Although it has been a thin week for economic data, the markets have had plenty to focus on  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for September 2, 2013
global-view.com Friday August 30, 2013 - 14:49:24 GMT



August 30, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, September 2. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CN- HSBC PMI, EZ/DE/FR/UK- PMIs, US/CA- Holiday

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Plethora of economic data fails to inspire position taking into month-end and ahead of US holiday
Trade the News Staff Friday August 30, 2013 - 10:20:01 GMT

 TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Plethora of economic data fails to inspire position taking into month-end and ahead of US holiday
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 5:45 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- House of Commons defeats PM Cameron's motion for military action on Syria; Oil prices decline in electronic trade
-IEA: Oil situation does not call for its response; Oil mkt adequately supplied; Watching supply & ready to act
- Japan economic data continue to reflect the impact of Abenomics
- Japan July Jobless Rate: 3  More...    More...


U.S. response to Syria up in the air. Busy Friday
global-view.com Friday August 30, 2013 - 09:30:34 GMT

U.S. response to Syria up in the air. Busy Friday
 30 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: CA- GDP. US- Personal Income, PCE Deflation, Chicago PMI, University of Michigan Survey. COT Report


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Fresh set of data further endorse Abenomics policies, bolster the case for sales tax hike - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday August 30, 2013 - 06:19:41 GMT

***Observations/Insights*** - US Treasury yields initially stronger after better than expected US Q2 GDP revision before short-covering ahead of Syria-uncertainty infused long holiday weekend. - Salesforce.com blows out expectations and boost FY sales guidance; Shares up nearly 8%  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 30-Aug-2013 -0337 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday August 30, 2013 - 03:40:20 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are overall up.
The Dow (14840.95) has risen after the US GDP yesterday which rose to 2.5%. It is expected to rise eventually towards the mid term resistance near 15000. At the same time the danger of a fall towards 14000 cannot be negated  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - Sentiment improved, benefiting the US dollar, US interest rates and global equities.
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday August 29, 2013 - 21:52:35 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

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U.S. GDP revised up; German Jobless higher. Busy Friday
global-view.com Thursday August 29, 2013 - 20:22:37 GMT

U.S. GDP revised up; German Jobless higher. Busy Friday
 30 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JA- Mfg PMI. CPI, Retail Sales.. Europe: DE- Retail Sales, EZ- HICP (CPI), Unemployment. North America: CA- GDP. US- Personal Income, PCE Deflation, Chicago PMI, University of Michigan Survey  More...    More...



GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 30, 2013
global-view.com Thursday August 29, 2013 - 15:26:29 GMT



August 29, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, August 30. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JA- PMI  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Sentiment improves alongside an uptick in the Q2 GDP reading
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 29, 2013 - 15:07:14 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Sentiment improves alongside an uptick in the Q2 GDP reading
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:43 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IL) Israel July Unemployment Rate: 6  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: War drums beat at a slower pace; Emerging markets take domestic measure to combat currency weakness
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 29, 2013 - 10:04:24 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: War drums beat at a slower pace; Emerging markets take domestic measure to combat currency weakness
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 5:42 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Impending military action against Syria appears to have hit a snag  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: War drums beat at a slower pace; Emerging markets take domestic measure to combat currency weakness
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 29, 2013 - 10:03:51 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: War drums beat at a slower pace; Emerging markets take domestic measure to combat currency weakness
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 5:42 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Impending military action against Syria appears to have hit a snag  More...    More...


German Unemployment weaker; U.S. data due
global-view.com Thursday August 29, 2013 - 09:29:58 GMT

German Unemployment weaker; U.S. data due
 29 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: CA- Current Account, US- GDP, Weekly Jobless, Natural Gas, 7-yr Auction.

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: CA- Current Account,  US- Weekly Jobless, GDP,  7-yr Auction

  • As we suggested yesterday, the timetable for U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Australia CAPEX data mixed; Syria strike appears less imminent - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 29, 2013 - 06:03:00 GMT

- Markets are in modest relief rally mode, as the impending military action against Syria appears to have hit a snag. UN inspectors are calling for more time to determine the extent of Assad's chemical weapons use, Pres Obama said his mind is not yet made up as a strike would not resolve civil war, and House of Reps speaker Boehner called for a more detailed objective of the Syria mission from the White House  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 29-Aug-2013 -0335 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday August 29, 2013 - 03:37:15 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (14824.51, +48.38, +0.33%) managed to close marginally higher after the sharp fall the day before. But, there is still danger of further decline towards 14000. Today's US GDP data is expected to come in at +2  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 29, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday August 28, 2013 - 15:46:36 GMT



August 28, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, August 29. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Current Account, Pending Homes Sales, 5-yr Auction
  • Far East: JP- Unemploymennt, Industrial Output  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Slight Bounce Higher in Low-Volume Trading
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 28, 2013 - 15:16:25 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Slight Bounce Higher in Low-Volume Trading
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:00 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) Aug CBI Industrial Reported Sales: 27 v 20e
- (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e ending Aug 23rd: -2  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Oil retreats from its overnight highs as Syria remains in focus
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 28, 2013 - 09:58:10 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Oil retreats from its overnight highs as Syria remains in focus
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 5:33 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Focus remains on Mid-East tensions; US to release proof of Syria chemical attacks on Thursday
- WTI Oil contract hits highest level since Aug 2008 above $112/barrel; bulk of gains evaporate on speculation that SPR might be tapped
- Emerging market currencies continue to bear brunt of volatility; Indian Rupee hits fresh record lows above 68 level

***Economic Data***
- (DE) Germany July Import Price Index M/M: +0  More...    More...


Syrian action expected soon. Pending Homes Sales due
global-view.com Wednesday August 28, 2013 - 09:50:44 GMT

Syrian action expected soon. Pending Homes Sales due
 28 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  North America: CA- Current Account, US- Weekly Mortgages, Pending Homes Sales, Weekly Energy, 5-yr Auction.

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Current Account, Pending Homes Sales, 5-yr Auction

  • Markets are on hold ahead of monthend and ahead of some sort of U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Jitters over military strike on Syria continue to dominate, as front-month crude oil rises above $111; SE Asia bourses down sharply*
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 28, 2013 - 05:34:41 GMT

- Expectations rising for a military strike against Syria as soon as in the next 48hours; US officials said to present concrete proof of a chemical attack against the rebels by Thursday; Oct crude oil up over $2 above $111.50 despite the unexpected build in API crude inventories  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 28-Aug-2013 -0338 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday August 28, 2013 - 03:39:44 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Nasty turn down south in the Dow (14776.10, -170.33, -1.14%) overnight. Opens up chances of fall towards 14000, down 5% from current levels. This, despite the decline in the US 10-Yr Yield to 2.73%. Syrian tensions are being blamed for the fall, but we think there could be something deeper  More...    More...


Markets expect Syrian action. Strong German IFO
global-view.com Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 20:52:57 GMT

Markets expect Syrian action. Strong German IFO
 28 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data. Europe: GB- Distributive Trades.  North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Current Account, Pending Homes Sales, Weekly Energy, 5-yr Auction  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Waiting for the Bombs to Fall on Syria
Trade the News Staff Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 15:40:49 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Waiting for the Bombs to Fall on Syria
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 11:25 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil Aug FGV Construction Costs M/M: 03% v 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 28, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 15:27:07 GMT



August 27, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, August 28. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CA- Current Account, US- Pending Homes Sales, 5-yr Auction

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Geopolitical risk weighs upon markets; emerging economies starting to buckle
Trade the News Staff Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 10:10:33 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Geopolitical risk weighs upon markets; emerging economies starting to buckle
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 5:45 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-US Secretary of State Kerry: Syria chemical attack undeniable; cannot cover up chemical weapon use; Obama believes there must be accountability for weapons use
- Brent Crude trades near $111  More...    More...


Strong German IFO data. Other worries offset market impact
global-view.com Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 08:48:49 GMT

Strong German IFO data. Other worries offset market impact
 27 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Case-Shiller, Richmond Fed, CB Consumer Confidence, 2-yr, API Energy

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Case-Shiller, CB Consumer Confidence, 2-yr

  • Comments by U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China sustains growth in industrial profits; Markets skittish on elevated Syria alert after Sec Kerry statement - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 08:10:08 GMT

Geopolitical tensions trump unexpected large decline in US durable goods data that sent benchmark yields below 2.80% - US equities fall to session lows in the final hour after stern comments from State Sec Kerry hinted the US is drawing near to a military response on Syria  More...    More...


U.S. Durable Goods weak. Tues sees German IFO data
global-view.com Monday August 26, 2013 - 20:45:04 GMT

U.S. Durable Goods weak. Tues sees German IFO data
 27 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: No Major Data. Europe: DE- IFO Survey. North America: US- Case-Shiller, Richmond Fed, CB Consumer Confidence, 2-yr, API Energy
  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: DE- IFO Survey, US- Case-Shiller, CB Consumer Confidence, 2-yr

  • Comments by U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Bad News Is Good News Yet Again
Trade the News Staff Monday August 26, 2013 - 16:17:00 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Bad News Is Good News Yet Again
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 11:14 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (US) July Durable Goods Orders: -7.3% v -4.0%e; Durables Ex Transportation: -0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 27, 2013
global-view.com Monday August 26, 2013 - 14:22:43 GMT



August 26, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, August 27. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: DE- IFO Survey, US- Case-Shiller, CB Consumer Confidence, 2-yr  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets continued to monitor possible responses of the UN and US to the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons
Trade the News Staff Monday August 26, 2013 - 09:59:12 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Markets continued to monitor possible responses of the UN and US to the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 5:37 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Markets continued to monitor possible responses of the UN and US to the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons
- West increases rhetoric against Syria after "very little doubt" that Syria used a chemical weapon against civilians
- Greece's Fin Min Stournaras confirmed that Greece will have a financing gap of about €10B for 2014/15; will test the bond markets in H2 of 2014
-Italy: PDL (Berlusconi's party) Bondi: PDL have agreed to withdraw from govt if the PD vote to expel Berlusconi from the senate next
- IMF's Lagarde: Unwind of unconventional monetary policies is likely to take longer than many think, there should not be a rush to exit

***Economic Data***
- (TH) Thailand Customs Trade Balance: -$2  More...    More...


U.S. Durable Goods data due. London Holiday
global-view.com Monday August 26, 2013 - 09:42:06 GMT

U.S. Durable Goods data due.  London Holiday
 26 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: GB- Holiday North America: US- Durable Goods Orders

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Durable Goods Orders
  • July U  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 26-Aug-2013 -0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday August 26, 2013 - 03:36:02 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are up overall.

The Dow (15010.51, +0.31%) rose from on Friday given the fall in the US New Home Sales. The support at 15000 holds well for now, but It needs to rise past 15200 to reduce the dangers on the downside  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS -Dollar steady in Asia, near major support levels
Reuters Monday August 26, 2013 - 00:08:31 GMT

7:24pm EDT

* USD, euro and yen all little changed in Asia early Monday

* Trading technical ranges amid scant fundamental news

By Wayne Cole

SYDNEY, Aug 26 (Reuters) - The dollar was broadly steady against its major counterparts in Asia on Monday and near enough to some long-lasting support levels that the decline of the past few weeks suggests a rebound is probably on the cards  More...    More...


U.S. Durable Goods data due. London Monday Holiday
global-view.com Sunday August 25, 2013 - 12:57:50 GMT

U.S. Durable Goods data due.  London Monday Holiday
 26 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data. Europe: GB- Holiday North America: US- Durable Goods Orders

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:GB- Holiday, Durable Goods Orders
  • July U  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - UNSETTLED MARKETS POSE POLICY DILEMMA
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday August 23, 2013 - 17:11:45 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 23 AUGUST 2013

 

UNSETTLED MARKETS POSE POLICY DILEMMA

 

• Concerns of ‘Fed tapering’ prompt sharp sell-off in emerging markets

• Governor Carney watched for hints of more concrete stimulus

• Euro area growth improves, but debate over Greek bail-out casts a shadow

 

Spotlight shines on the emerging markets  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Tepid Trading After Flash Freeze
Trade the News Staff Friday August 23, 2013 - 15:27:24 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Tepid Trading After Flash Freeze
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:05 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil Aug FGV Consumer Confidence: 113.1 v 108  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 26, 2013
global-view.com Friday August 23, 2013 - 14:42:47 GMT



August 23, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, August 26. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- Holiday, Durable Goods Orders

Japan’s Economic Recovery Remains on Track
Global-View.com Friday August 23, 2013 - 14:27:55 GMT

Japan’s Economic Recovery Remains on Track

Opinion polls suggest that the Japanese economy will continue to recover this year, on the back of promising consumer spending, and despite a near-record trade deficit  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK Q2 GDP revised slightly higher in 2nd reading
Trade the News Staff Friday August 23, 2013 - 09:50:41 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK Q2 GDP revised slightly higher in 2nd reading
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 5:31 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Moody's places six largest US banks on review which would consider reduced govt support  More...    More...


U.K. 2Q13 GDP revised higher. Canadian CPI due
global-view.com Friday August 23, 2013 - 09:03:55 GMT

U.K. 2Q13 GDP revised higher. Canadian CPI due
 23 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: EZ- Consumer Confidence. North America: CA- CPI. US- New Homes Sales, COT Report

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: EZ- Consumer Confidence, CA- CPI, US- New Homes Sales

  • Today has seen revisions to UK 2Q13 GDP data  Data were revised higher in line with recently improving data  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China FDI continues to improve; Nikkei225 surges over 2.5% as Yen falls through ₯99 level - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday August 23, 2013 - 05:12:01 GMT

**Observations/Insights/Currencies*** - Soft Pandora outlook for next quarter sends shares down over 5%. >- China YTD rise in foreign direct investment accelerates to its highest rate since late 2011. - Chinese yuan mid-point set at its weakest point in a week, while MOFCOM spokesperson promises continued trade recovery  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 23-Aug-2013 -0339 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday August 23, 2013 - 03:41:53 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are up smartly, especially in Asia today.

The Support mentioned on the Dow (14963.74, +0.44%) yesterday has held very well. A rise past 15000-200 on a Week-close basis today would bring the Bulls back  More...    More...


Better Eurozone and German PMIs. U.S. Wkly Jobless weaker
global-view.com Thursday August 22, 2013 - 20:46:24 GMT

Better Eurozone and German PMIs. U.S. Wkly Jobless weaker
 23 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data. Europe: GB- GDP. EZ- Consumer Confidence. North America: CA- CPI. US- New Homes Sales, COT Report

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: GB- GDP, EZ- Consumer Confidence, CA- CPI, US- New Homes Sales

  • Eurozone and German PMI data beat estimates  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday August 22, 2013 - 19:49:24 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

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GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 23, 2013
global-view.com Thursday August 22, 2013 - 16:30:47 GMT



August 22, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, August 23. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- GDP, EZ- Consumer Confidence, CA- CPI, US- New Homes Sales

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Strong Aug Prelim Manufacturing PMI Numbers Drive Global Rally
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 22, 2013 - 15:48:01 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Strong Aug Prelim Manufacturing PMI Numbers Drive Global Rally
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:27 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (ES) Spain Jun Trade Balance: -€106  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Strong Aug Prelim Manufacturing PMI Numbers Drive Global Rally
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 22, 2013 - 15:47:40 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Strong Aug Prelim Manufacturing PMI Numbers Drive Global Rally
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:27 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (ES) Spain Jun Trade Balance: -€106  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Strong Aug Prelim Manufacturing PMI Numbers Drive Global Rally
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 22, 2013 - 15:47:39 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Strong Aug Prelim Manufacturing PMI Numbers Drive Global Rally
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:27 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (ES) Spain Jun Trade Balance: -€106  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Bulk of major European PMI data beats market expectations; German and Euro Zone PMI Manufacturing hits 1 three-year high
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 22, 2013 - 10:54:58 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Bulk of major European PMI data beats market expectations; German and Euro Zone PMI Manufacturing hits 1 three-year high
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 5:36 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- FOMC minutes still left unanswered questions; Broad support for tapering timeline; some Fed members willing to lower Unemployment threshold; A few officials want to be patient before final decision on bond purchases and less confident about near-term economic developments
- WSJ's Hilsenrath: Minutes reaffirmed plans on tapering but leave investors unsure on timing or size; on track to start as early as Sept
- Emerging market currencies remain under pressure; India and Turkey currencies at fresh record lows against the USD; Brazil at 5-year low
- BoE's Weale (Hawk) (Telegraph): can envisage circumstances when further QE may be needed;
- China Aug HSBC Flash PMI Manufacturing moves back into growth for 1st time in 4 months; (50  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China HSBC Flash Manufacturing PMI in expansion for the first time in 4 months; USD/JPY tracks rising US yields higher after Fed minutes - Source TradeTheNews.co
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 22, 2013 - 10:10:12 GMT

- FOMC meeting minutes give little hint of impending September taper and a few officials expressed some caution over the outlook for the economy in the near term. However US treasury yields were lifted by language of "broad support" in Bernanke's tapering timeline as well as acknowledgement of "solid gains" in recent payroll employment reports  More...    More...


Strong Eurozone and German PMI data. Flash U.S. (Markit) PMI and Weekly Jobless due
global-view.com Thursday August 22, 2013 - 08:56:40 GMT

Strong Eurozone and German PMI data. Flash U.S. (Markit) PMI and Weekly Jobless due
 22 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: CA- Retail Sales. US- Weekly Jobless, flash Markit PMI, Leading Indicators, Natural Gas


Morning Briefing : 22-Aug-2013 -0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday August 22, 2013 - 03:34:54 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are not so very bearish after the FOMC Minutes.

The Dow (14897.55, -0.70%) has broken the crucial support at 15000 as FOMC Minutes broadly support tapering of the economic stimulus. There could be some support near current levels  More...    More...


NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday August 21, 2013 - 20:43:15 GMT

NZ Morning Thoughts - FX & IR

Imre Speizer

 

The FOMC minutes caused much volatility but provided little fresh insight on tapering timing  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Await FOMC Minutes
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 21, 2013 - 15:59:06 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Await FOMC Minutes
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:23 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) Aug CBI Industrial Trends Total Orders: 0 v -8e; Selling Prices: 0 v 3e
- (MY) Malaysia Q2 GDP Y/Y: 4  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 22, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday August 21, 2013 - 15:37:07 GMT



August 21, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, August 22. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CN- flash HSBC PMI, EZ/DE/FR- flash PMIs, CA- Retail Sales  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Focus on details within Fed minutes on possible tapering of QE
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 21, 2013 - 10:08:55 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Focus on details within Fed minutes on possible tapering of QE
Wed, 21 Aug 2013 5:46 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Focus on release of FOMC minutes for tapering clues  More...    More...


Key Housing data and Fed Minutes today
global-view.com Wednesday August 21, 2013 - 09:32:50 GMT




Key Housing data and Fed Minutes today
21 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Existing Homes Sales, Weekly Crude, Fed Minutes





  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Existing Homes Sales, Fed Minutes


  • Today sees the release of U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Yen spikes as Japan nuclear regulator raises alert on Fukushima leak; Markets await FOMC minutes - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 21, 2013 - 05:29:18 GMT

- Radiation scare from water leaking out of Japan's Fukushima reactor elevated to level 3 (of 5) from level 1, signifying a "serious radiation incident"; Yen spikes while Nikkei225 retreats from early gains. - PM Abe continues to balance sustaining recovery and keeping fiscal discipline; Still mulling over consumption tax increase, appointing a panel of 59 members comprised of econ advisers, academics, govt officials, and private sector execs  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar licks wounds as Fed minutes awaited
Reuters Wednesday August 21, 2013 - 00:54:10 GMT

8:15pm EDT

* Dollar pulls away from one-week low vs yen, 6-month lows vs EUR, CHF

* New Zealand dollar remains under pressure after plunge

By Lisa Twaronite

TOKYO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - - The dollar took back some lost ground against the yen though remained near a half-year low against the euro in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as investors awaited minutes of the U  More...    More...


Volatile trade in thin markets. Key Housing data Wednesday
global-view.com Tuesday August 20, 2013 - 21:23:42 GMT

Volatile trade in thin markets. Key Housing data Wednesday
 21 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:Far East: No Major Data. Europe: GB- CBI Trends. North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Existing Homes Sales, Weekly Crude, Fed Minutes

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Existing Homes Sales, Fed Minutes
  • Forex markets suddenly came to life Tuesday as it appeared some might  have taken advantage of quiet markets to run stops  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 21, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday August 20, 2013 - 14:50:21 GMT



August 20, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, August 21. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Existing Homes Sales, Fed Minutes

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Emerging markets continue to be rattled by steepening US yield curve
Trade the News Staff Tuesday August 20, 2013 - 10:02:45 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Emerging markets continue to be rattled by steepening US yield curve
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 5:36 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Emerging market stress remains in focus; India currency hits fresh record lows above 64; Indonesia Rupiah at 4+ year lows above 10,700
- RBA minutes suggest policymakers straddling both sides of the fence on further easing; Will not close off to possibility of further rate cuts but also did not want to signal further imminent easing
- Daily Shibor fixings: 1-week: 4  More...    More...


Focus on fixed income markets and data later in the week
global-view.com Tuesday August 20, 2013 - 09:37:25 GMT

Focus on fixed income markets and data later in the week
 20 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:North America: US- Chicago Fed  NAI, API Energy

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: None
  • Forex markets are in their seasonal summer lull  More...    More...


Asian Market Update: RBA minutes keep the door open to more easing; RBNZ announces macro measures on housing***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday August 20, 2013 - 05:11:24 GMT

- Risk-off accelerates in the afternoon Asia session, as China shibor rates hit 3-week highs and "rupee crisis" in India deteriorates further >- RBA minutes suggest policymakers straddling both sides of the fence on further easing; Will not close off to possibility of further rate cuts but also did not want to signal further imminent easing; Policy to be driven by the course of AUD exchange rate; Not expecting significant increase in China growth in the coming quarters  More...    More...


Forex Markets in a summer lull
global-view.com Monday August 19, 2013 - 20:32:46 GMT

Forex Markets in a summer lull
 20 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East/Europe:: No Major Data. North America: US- Chicago Fed  NAI, API Energy

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: None
  • Forex markets are in their seasonal summer lull  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 20, 2013
global-view.com Monday August 19, 2013 - 14:51:17 GMT



August 19, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, August 20. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: none

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Hold Steady Ahead of FOMC, Jackson Hole
Trade the News Staff Monday August 19, 2013 - 14:49:11 GMT

Monday, August 19, 2013 10:36:10 AM

 TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Traders Hold Steady Ahead of FOMC, Jackson Hole

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil Aug Final IGP-M Inflation: 0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Europe endures another quiet session despite continue rise in yields
Trade the News Staff Monday August 19, 2013 - 10:39:42 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Europe endures another quiet session despite continue rise in yields
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 5:46 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Continuing steepening of yield curve across the globe
-Japan July Trade Balance registers larger deficit bigger than expected (-₯1  More...    More...


Slow Calendar starts the week
global-view.com Monday August 19, 2013 - 09:38:19 GMT

Slow Calendar starts the week
 19 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: US- No Major data.

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: No Major Data
  • Price movements early today  have been relatively modest  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China July property price growth slows slightly; Japan trade deficit widens; Thailand in recession***Observations/Insights*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday August 19, 2013 - 09:30:37 GMT

- Egypt's key equity index plunges nearly 4% as violence continues across the country; West calls use of force "excessive" and urges authorities to end the bloodshed, while Islamist supporters in Turkey and Israel march to restore Morsi to power. >- China July home price data showing slower sequential gains as analysts speculate the existing curbs will persist for several more months  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 19-Aug-2013 -0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday August 19, 2013 - 03:36:12 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are down globally. The Dow (15081.47, -0.20%) has fallen sharply last week and is now testing a crucial long-term Support at current level on the Weekly. Lets see if this support helps the Dow to bounce back towards 15500  More...    More...


Slow Calendar starts the week. All eyes on Fed
global-view.com Sunday August 18, 2013 - 16:14:43 GMT

Slow Calendar starts the week. All eyes on Fed
 19 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JP- Trade.

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: JP- Trade
  • The USD has become highly sensitive to how economic data is impacting the fixed income markets  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - SIGNS OF GROWTH FEED RATE MARKET DOUBTS
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday August 16, 2013 - 16:47:31 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 16 AUGUST 2013

 

SIGNS OF GROWTH FEED RATE MARKET DOUBTS

 

• FOMC minutes watched as countdown to tapering continues

• Euro area ‘flash’ PMIs suggest recovery, but ongoing travails suggest a slow one

• UK GDP and public finances to record signs of broadening recovery

 

Thin markets exaggerate moves  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Europe endures a quiet session after Thursday's whipsaw
Trade the News Staff Friday August 16, 2013 - 10:10:54 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Europe endures a quiet session after Thursday's whipsaw
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 5:36 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
-Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood calls for large marches today in "millions march of anger"
-UN Security Council calls for an end to violence in Egypt and for all to show maximum restraint
-New Zealand encounters another earthquake, this one with magnitude of 6  More...    More...


U.S. Calendar will be watched. EZ HICP (CPI) data in line
global-view.com Friday August 16, 2013 - 09:18:12 GMT

U.S. Calendar will be watched. EZ HICP (CPI) data in line
 16 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Productivity, Housing Starts, University of Michigan Survey.

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Housing Starts, University of Michigan
  • Friday features Housing Starts and Permits, along with the preliminary August University of Michigan Survey  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: New Zealand shaken by 6.8 earthquake; Shanghai Composite briefly spikes by about 5% - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday August 16, 2013 - 04:48:20 GMT

- Dell down slightly in extended session despite beating on top and bottom lines as gross margins drop 100bps; AMAT continues the trend of underperforming tech names with cautious guidance. - ANZ trading update for 9-months acknowledging softer economy; Sees China worries overdone  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar suffers sharp reversal, gold & capital flows eyed
Reuters Friday August 16, 2013 - 00:42:43 GMT

7:50pm EDT

* USD broadly lower after sudden sell-off leaves dealers bemused

* Jump in gold and data on capital outflows among suspects

* Sterling screams higher on strong sales data, rising yields

By Wayne Cole

SYDNEY, Aug 16 (Reuters) - The dollar was nursing heavy losses in Asia on Friday after wild swings overnight left dealers struggling to find a pattern amid all the noise, setting the scene for a defensive session into the weekend  More...    More...


U.S. Jobs better. UK Retail Sales strong
global-view.com Thursday August 15, 2013 - 20:26:20 GMT

U.S. Jobs better. UK Retail Sales strong
 16 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Europe: EZ- Current Account, HICP. North America: US- Productivity, Housing Starts, University of Michigan Survey.


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Taper Jitters Drive Risk Appetite Away
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 15, 2013 - 15:50:37 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Taper Jitters Drive Risk Appetite Away
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 11:18 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (RU) Russia Gold and Forex Reserve w/e Aug 9th: $507.8B v $507.9B prior
- (BR) Brazil Aug FGV Inflation IGP-10 M/M: 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 16, 2013
global-view.com Thursday August 15, 2013 - 15:46:34 GMT



August 15, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, August 16. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: EZ- HICP  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK continues string of better economic data as retail sales beats expecteations
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 15, 2013 - 10:20:23 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK continues string of better economic data as retail sales beats expecteations
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 5:46 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- UK July Retail Sales handily beats expectations with highest annual reading since Jan 2011
- Assumption Day holiday has Europe on the sidelines with participation thin (France and Italy closed)
- Japanese Cabinet Aug monthly report kept its assessment unchanged that domestic economy was steadily picking up and it showed some movement towards a self-sustainable recovery (1st pause in 4 months)
- Japanese officials (Suga, Aso and Amari) play down talk of a potential corp tax cut; Nikkei ends day -2  More...    More...


Active U.S. Calendar. Robust UK Retail Sales
global-view.com Thursday August 15, 2013 - 08:55:51 GMT

Active U.S. Calendar. Robust UK Retail Sales
 15 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Empire PMI, Weekly Jobless, CPI, TIC Data, Industrial Production, NAHB Index, Philly Fed. Natural Gas

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Empire PMI, Weekly Jobs, CPI, Industrial Production, NAHB, Philly Fed
  • The U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Cisco down 10% on poor guidance; Lenovo tops estimates - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 15, 2013 - 05:00:21 GMT

- Spot gold rises another $10 during Asian trading session, reaching a 2-week high while edging closer to the $1,350/oz level. SPDR GLD ETF saw its 2nd consecutive increase in holding, while biggest GLD holder - Paulson & Co - finally announced it has squared more than half of its long position  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar hemmed in as yield advantage narrows
Reuters Thursday August 15, 2013 - 00:24:50 GMT

7:40pm EDT

* Major currencies locked in tight ranges in Asia

* Focus on US inflation data for hint on Fed tapering

* NZD star performer as domestic data runs hot

By Wayne Cole

SYDNEY, Aug 15 (Reuters) - The dollar was at a standstill on Thursday hamstrung by uncertainty on when the Federal Reserve might start trimming its stimulus, while the euro and sterling drew support from better economic news at home  More...    More...


UK Jobs beat. More on Thursday. Active U.S. Calendar
global-view.com Wednesday August 14, 2013 - 19:56:09 GMT

UK Jobs beat. More on Thursday. Active U.S. Calendar
 15 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Europe: GB- Retail Sales. North America: US- Empire PMI, Weekly Jobless, CPI, TIC Data, Industrial Production, NAHB Index, Philly Fed. Natural Gas

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: GB- Retail Sales, US- Empire PMI, Weekly Jobs, CPI, Industrial Production, NAHB, Philly Fed
  • Key U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro Zone moves out of recession; BOE minutes shows dissent on forward guidence
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 14, 2013 - 10:42:44 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro Zone moves out of recession; BOE minutes shows dissent on forward guidence
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 5:40 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- India inflation picks up due toi effects from weaker rupee currency
- Upside surprises in France, Germany and Portugal GDP, FX unimpressed while bond yields continue to climb
- Euro Zone official moves out of recession in Q2
- BOE Minutes shows a dissent on forward guidance vote; Jobless Claims change data better than expected for it 9th straight decline
- German 10-year Bund auction results 'soggy' with yield at 18-month high and soft bid-to-cover

***Economic Data***
- (FR) France Q2 Preliminary GDP Q/Q: 0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro Zone moves out of recession; BOE minutes shows dissent on forward guidence
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 14, 2013 - 10:42:43 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro Zone moves out of recession; BOE minutes shows dissent on forward guidence
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 5:40 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- India inflation picks up due toi effects from weaker rupee currency
- Upside surprises in France, Germany and Portugal GDP, FX unimpressed while bond yields continue to climb
- Euro Zone official moves out of recession in Q2
- BOE Minutes shows a dissent on forward guidance vote; Jobless Claims change data better than expected for it 9th straight decline
- German 10-year Bund auction results 'soggy' with yield at 18-month high and soft bid-to-cover

***Economic Data***
- (FR) France Q2 Preliminary GDP Q/Q: 0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro Zone moves out of recession; BOE minutes shows dissent on forward guidence
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 14, 2013 - 10:42:43 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Euro Zone moves out of recession; BOE minutes shows dissent on forward guidence
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 5:40 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- India inflation picks up due toi effects from weaker rupee currency
- Upside surprises in France, Germany and Portugal GDP, FX unimpressed while bond yields continue to climb
- Euro Zone official moves out of recession in Q2
- BOE Minutes shows a dissent on forward guidance vote; Jobless Claims change data better than expected for it 9th straight decline
- German 10-year Bund auction results 'soggy' with yield at 18-month high and soft bid-to-cover

***Economic Data***
- (FR) France Q2 Preliminary GDP Q/Q: 0  More...    More...


UK Jobs better. One BOE nay to forward guidance. EZ GDP up
global-view.com Wednesday August 14, 2013 - 09:33:42 GMT

UK Jobs better. One BOE nay to forward guidance. EZ GDP up
 14 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, PPI, Wkly Crude.


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: CBA posts another record profit; Australia consumer confidence recovers - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 14, 2013 - 07:09:17 GMT

(AU) AUSTRALIA Q2 WAGE COST INDEX Q/Q: 0.7% V 0.7%E; Y/Y: 2.9% V 3.0%E >- (AU) AUSTRALIA AUG WESTPAC CONSUMER CONFIDENCE: +3.5% V -0.1% PRIOR; INDEX: 105.7 V 102.1 PRIOR - (NZ) NEW ZEALAND Q2 RETAIL SALES EX-INFLATION Q/Q: 1.7% V 1.5%E (3rd consecutive increase) - (NZ) NEW ZEALAND JUL NON-RESIDENT BOND HOLDINGS: 67  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 14-Aug-2013 -0327 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday August 14, 2013 - 03:39:10 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (15451.01, +0.20%) has risen even though the US 10-Yr rose to 2.72%. Chances of a dip towards 15200 can only be negated if it sees a rise past 15600.

Nikkei (13836.65, -0.22%) has dipped slightly, but remains above 13600  More...    More...


US Retail Sales; German ZEW strong. UK CPI in line
global-view.com Tuesday August 13, 2013 - 21:11:27 GMT

US Retail Sales; German ZEW strong. UK CPI in line
 14 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data.Europe: GB- Employment, EZ- GDP, North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, PPI, Wkly Crude.

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: GB- Employment, EZ- GDP, US- PPI
  • The German ZEW Survey data were better than forecast  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German ZEW Investor Sentiment rises more than forecast amid growth signs
Trade the News Staff Tuesday August 13, 2013 - 10:17:24 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: German ZEW Investor Sentiment rises more than forecast amid growth signs
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 5:43 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Australia July Business Confidence at 7-month low (-3 vs. 0e)
- Japan PM Abe calls for study on lowering corporate tax rates to partially offset any economic drag occasioned by a planned sales tax hike; Nikkei +2  More...    More...


German ZEW strong. UK CPI in line. US Retail Sales later
global-view.com Tuesday August 13, 2013 - 09:54:29 GMT

German ZEW strong. UK CPI in line. US Retail Sales later
 13 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Retail Sales, Import Prices, Business Inventories, API


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Australia Treasury confirms no budget surplus before FY16/17; BOJ minutes show concern over slowing inflation***Economic Data*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday August 13, 2013 - 05:00:07 GMT

- (AU) AUSTRALIA JUL NAB BUSINESS CONDITIONS: -7 V -7 PRIOR; NAB BUSINESS CONFIDENCE: -3 V 0 PRIOR (7-month low) >- (JP) JAPAN JUN MACHINE ORDERS M/M: -2.7% V -7.0%E (first decline in two months); Y/Y: 4.9% V 2.6%E - (PH) PHILIPPINES JUN EXPORTS Y/Y: 4.1% V 8  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 13-Aug-2013 -0327 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday August 13, 2013 - 03:29:36 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (15419.68, -0.04%) has dipped targeting 15250 in the near term as the US 10-Yr (2.63%) has risen a bit. The US Retail Sales data today will be keenly watched.

Nikkei (13701.33, +1.35%) has bounced sharply from the long term support at 13600  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar edges up ahead of data, yen falters on corporate tax cut report
Reuters Tuesday August 13, 2013 - 01:15:33 GMT

8:37pm EDT

* Dollar gains upper hand ahead of U.S. retail sales

* Yen down on Nikkei report Abe is considering a corporate tax cut

* Muted reaction to Japan machinery orders data

By Hideyuki Sano

TOKYO, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The dollar enjoyed a tentative recovery on Tuesday while the yen sagged on a media report Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a corporate tax cut  More...    More...


Spotlight on the UK Tues-Thu. Key U.S. items due
global-view.com Monday August 12, 2013 - 20:55:49 GMT

Spotlight on the UK Tues-Thu. Key U.S. items due
 13 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JP- BOJ Minutes, Industrial Output.Europe: GB- CPI, RPI, PPI. DE- ZEW, EZ- Industrial Production.  North America: US- Retail Sales, Import Prices, Business Inventories, API

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: JP- BOJ Minutes, Industrial Output, GB- CPI, RPI, PPI  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday August 12, 2013 - 20:37:55 GMT

Morning Report Tuesday 13 August  2013

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: The S&P500 is slightly weaker amid little news flow  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Gold Rebounds, Equities Flat in Low Volume Trading
Trade the News Staff Monday August 12, 2013 - 15:26:56 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Gold Rebounds, Equities Flat in Low Volume Trading
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:03 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Portugal July CPI M/M:-0.2% v -0.1%e v +0.1% prior; Y/Y: 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 13, 2013
global-view.com Monday August 12, 2013 - 14:18:59 GMT



August 12, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, August 12. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- BOJ Minutes, Industrial Output, GB- CPI, RPI, PPI  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS - Dollar broadly higher as market bets on strong U.S. data
Reuters Monday August 12, 2013 - 11:15:58 GMT

Mon Aug 12, 2013 4:46am EDT

* Dollar rises against currency basket * Retail sales, other U.S. data this week could lend support * Drops then recovers against yen after disappointing Japanese growth data By Anooja Debnath LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - The dollar inched higher on Monday on expectations of strong U  More...    More...


Spotlight on the UK again this week. Other key items due
global-view.com Monday August 12, 2013 - 10:15:43 GMT

Spotlight on the UK again this week. Other key items due
 12 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: no major data

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: No major data
  • This week sees a number of key pieces of data from the U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Improvement seen in Greek data as it achieves primary surplus and Q2 GDP contraction less than anticipated
Trade the News Staff Monday August 12, 2013 - 10:14:54 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Improvement seen in Greek data as it achieves primary surplus and Q2 GDP contraction less than anticipated
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 5:40 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- China said to covertly support important cities and region coupled with reports that while the State Council would continue to lower RRR for medium and small financial institutions; Shanghai and Hang sang equities rise approx 2% to multi-month highs
- Japan's 2Q Preliminary GDP comes in below expectations (q/q 0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan Q2 GDP misses estimates as CAPEX remains in the red - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday August 12, 2013 - 05:05:43 GMT

(JP) JAPAN Q2 PRELIM GDP Q/Q: 0.6% V 0.9%E; NOMINAL GDP Q/Q: 0.7% V 1.0%E; GDP ANNUALIZED Q/Q: 2.6% V 3.6%E; GDP DEFLATOR Y/Y: -0.3% V -0.7%E - (JP) JAPAN JUL DOMESTIC CGPI M/M: 0.5% V 0.2%E; Y/Y: 2.2% V 1.9%E - (SG) SINGAPORE Q2 FINAL GDP Q/Q: 15.5% V 14  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 12-Aug-2013 -0337 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday August 12, 2013 - 03:40:15 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are down globally, apart from Shanghai.

The Dow (15425.51, -0.47%) dipped some more on Friday and may well fall further towards 15250. A fall towards 15000 cannot be ruled out either as the market prepares for possible "tapering" in September  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar stabilises after weeks of losses, Japan data looms
Reuters Sunday August 11, 2013 - 23:46:24 GMT

FOREX-Dollar stabilises after weeks of losses, Japan data looms7:21pm EDT

* Major currencies trading sideways in Asia on Monday

* USD consolidating after several weeks of decline

* Japanese GDP data to hint on whether stimulus working

By Wayne Cole

SYDNEY, Aug 12 - The dollar was a touch firmer in Asia on Monday as the euro took a knock from more aid rumblings over Greece, while technical signals were flashing oversold after almost five weeks of losses for the U  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Sunday August 11, 2013 - 20:34:48 GMT

Morning Report Monday 12 August  2013

 

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: US equities and interest rates were slightly lower  More...    More...


Spotlight on the UK again this week. Several key items due.
global-view.com Sunday August 11, 2013 - 13:55:49 GMT

Spotlight on the UK again this week. Several key items due.
 12 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: No major data. Europe: CH- Retail Sales, EZ- Industrial Production. North America: no major data

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: No major data
  • A major event last week was the first Bank of England quarterly Inflation Report by new BOE Governor Carney  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 12, 2013
global-view.com Friday August 9, 2013 - 17:14:22 GMT



August 9, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, August 12. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Tertiary Activity, GB- Trade, CA- Employment  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Risk Off Following June Inventories
Trade the News Staff Friday August 9, 2013 - 15:34:39 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Risk Off Following June Inventories
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 11:13 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Portugal Jun Trade Balance: -€655M v -€628M prior
- (IN) India Forex Reserves w/e Aug 2nd: $277  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - CARNEY MISSES MARK ON CLARITY
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday August 9, 2013 - 15:26:34 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS FRIDAY 9 AUGUST 2013

CARNEY MISSES MARK ON CLARITY

• Markets not convinced rates lower for longer - coming week unlikely to add to conviction

• Euro area Q2 GDP set to rise, supported by “marked” German expansion

• US economic releases to point to further improvement in Q3

 

UK markets buck calm broader trend   More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Relief from Chinese data continues but little reaction from Europe
Trade the News Staff Friday August 9, 2013 - 09:59:13 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Relief from Chinese data continues but little reaction from Europe
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 5:42 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- RBA lowered its near-term growth forecasts in its quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy (as expected) ; cut 2013 GDP to 2  More...    More...


Canadian Jobs due. UK trade gap narrows
global-view.com Friday August 9, 2013 - 09:21:14 GMT

Canadian Jobs due. UK trade gap narrows
 9 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  North America: CA- Employment. US- Construction Spending, Wholesale Inventories COT Report

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  CA- Employment
  • Canadian jobs data are due today   More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China CPI misses estimates as markets eye remaining July data; RBA lowers 2013 GDP target - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday August 9, 2013 - 05:04:20 GMT

(CN) CHINA JUL PRODUCER PRICE INDEX (PPI) Y/Y: -2.3% V -2.1%E; M/M -0.3% >- (CN) CHINA JUL CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) Y/Y: 2.7% V 2.8%E; M/M +0.1% v 0.0% prior - (AU) RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA (RBA) QUARTERLY STATEMENT ON MONETARY POLICY; Recent inflation data did not diminish scope to cut again in August; Lowers 2013 GDP target to 2  More...    More...


Canadian Jobs next. U.S. Wkly Claims unch. Aus jobs fall
global-view.com Thursday August 8, 2013 - 20:23:41 GMT

Canadian Jobs next. U.S. Wkly Claims unch. Aus jobs fall
 9 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: JP- Tertiary Activity Index. Europe: GB- Trade. North America: CA- Employment. US- Construction Spending, Wholesale Inventories COT Report

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  JP- Tertiary Activity, GB- Trade, CA- Employment
  • Canadian jobs data are due on Friday following a recent run of soft reports  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 8, 2013
global-view.com Thursday August 8, 2013 - 15:38:49 GMT



August 8, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, August 9. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- Tertiary Activity, GB- Trade, CA- Employment  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite aided by China trade components and German Commerzbank results
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 8, 2013 - 10:13:23 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Risk appetite aided by China trade components and German Commerzbank results
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 5:40 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Bank of Korea leaves 7-day Repo Rate unchanged at 2  More...    More...


BOJ unchanged. Chinese trade surplus shrinks. Aussie jobs fall
global-view.com Thursday August 8, 2013 - 09:57:22 GMT

BOJ unchanged. Chinese trade surplus shrinks. Aussie jobs fall
 8 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Natural Gas 30-yr

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Weekly Jobs, 30yr
  • The JPY ius steady despite another losing day for the Nikkei  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China July imports surge by over 10%; BOJ and BOK on hold; Australia employment falters***Economic Data*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 8, 2013 - 09:11:26 GMT

- (CN) CHINA JULY TRADE BALANCE: $17.8B V $26.2BE; Exports Y/Y: +5.1% v +0.5%e (-3.1% prior); Imports Y/Y: +10.9% v -0.1%e (-0.7% prior) >- (JP) BANK OF JAPAN (BOJ) POLICY STATEMENT: REITERATES TO INCREASE MONETARY BASE AT ANNUAL PACE OF ₯60-70T; Keeps economic assessment unchanged after 7 consecutive increases - (KR) BANK OF KOREA (BOK) LEAVES 7-DAY REPO RATE UNCHANGED AT 2  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 08-Aug-2013 -0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday August 8, 2013 - 03:35:01 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are down globally.

The Dow (15470.67, -0.31) has fallen further and may now see a fall towards 15000. Fed officials are increasingly vocal about chances of tapering starting in September.

Nikkei (13927  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar overrun by the yen; China data looms large
Reuters Thursday August 8, 2013 - 00:00:28 GMT

7:10pm EDT

* USD under pressure as major support levels crack

* Yen up across the board, taking cue from the Nikkei

* Aussie vulnerable to data on China trade, local jobs

By Wayne Cole

SYDNEY, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The dollar crumbled to seven-week lows on Thursday after the yen ploughed through major resistance levels in a stop-loss frenzy, while sterling joined the fight as the market brought forward the day when UK rates might start to rise  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 21:16:31 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 8 August  2013

 

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: US equities again fell amid increasing pro-tapering commentary  More...    More...


Dovish BOE Inflation Report. BOJ and Aussie Jobs Due
global-view.com Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 20:42:54 GMT

Dovish BOE Inflation Report. BOJ and Aussie Jobs Due
 8 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: AU- Employment, CN- Trade, JA- BOJ. Lead Indicators. Europe: CH- Unemployment, DE- Trade  North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Natural Gas, 30-yr

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: AU- Employment, CN- Trade, JA- BOJ, US- Weekly Jobless, 30-yr
  • The JPY has gained substantially vs  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Dip Lower after Mixed Earnings
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 15:51:15 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Dip Lower after Mixed Earnings
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 11:27 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (DE) Germany Jun Industrial Production M/M: 2.4% v 0.3%e; Y/Y: +2  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 8, 2013
global-view.com Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 15:24:38 GMT



August 7, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, August 8. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- Employment, CN- Trade, JA- BOJ, US- Weekly Jobless, 30-yr
  • Far East: AU- Employment, CN- Trade, JA- BOJ  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar trades near one-and-half month low versus yen
Reuters Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 12:08:23 GMT

  7:55am EDT

* Dollar slips vs yen after stops triggered below 97.50 yen

* Sterling at 1-1/2 month high post BoE Inflation Report

* Markets price in earlier-than-expected sterling rate hikes

* Fed tapering talk gains momentum, to help dollar

By Anooja Debnath

LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The dollar fell against the yen on Wednesday on expectations Japanese investors would convert their overseas earnings before the mid-August Obon holiday  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE initiates forward guidance with an unemployment threshold
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 10:33:45 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE initiates forward guidance with an unemployment threshold
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 5:51 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Risk aversion sentiment crept back into the markets as renewed concern about an early end to the Fed tapering of QE weighed upon global equity; Nikkei slumps 4%
- Swiss annual consumer prices were steady in July compared to a year ago, breaking a series of year-on-year falls stretching back to September 2011 when the Swiss franc was trading near record highs
- BOE initiates forward guidance with an unemployment threshold of 7  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE initiates forward guidance with an unemployment threshold
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 10:33:45 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE initiates forward guidance with an unemployment threshold
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 5:51 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Risk aversion sentiment crept back into the markets as renewed concern about an early end to the Fed tapering of QE weighed upon global equity; Nikkei slumps 4%
- Swiss annual consumer prices were steady in July compared to a year ago, breaking a series of year-on-year falls stretching back to September 2011 when the Swiss franc was trading near record highs
- BOE initiates forward guidance with an unemployment threshold of 7  More...    More...


JPY up vs. USD and Europe. BOE Inflation Report
global-view.com Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 09:45:51 GMT

JPY up vs. USD and Europe. BOE Inflation Report
 7 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, weekly Crude, 10-yr Auction, CA- Ivey PMI

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  10-yr, CA- Ivey PMI
  • The JPY has gained substantially vs  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: USD/JPY at 5-week lows ahead of BOJ decision tomorrow - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 06:38:40 GMT

(AU) AUSTRALIA JUN HOME LOANS M/M: 2.7% V 2.0%E; INVESTMENT LENDING: -0.5% V +1.1% PRIOR; OWNER-OCCUPIER LOAN VALUE: 2.1% V 2.2% PRIOR - (AU) AUSTRALIA JUL AIG PERFORMANCE OF CONSTRUCTION INDEX: 44.1 V 39.5 PRIOR (5-month high) - (NZ) NEW ZEALAND Q2 AVERAGE HOURLY EARNINGS Q/Q: 0  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 07-Aug-2013 -0337 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday August 7, 2013 - 03:39:38 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities down globally.

The Dow (15518.74, -0.60%) has broken support at 15600 as the US trade deficit narrowed 22% to $32.4 bln yesterday. It needs to rise past 15600 again to move up towards 16000 again. Failure to rise past 15600 will negate our bullishness  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday August 6, 2013 - 21:09:43 GMT

Morning Report Wednesday 7 August  2013

 

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: US equities fell as the case for Fed tapering was firmed slightly by improved trade data  More...    More...


U.S. Trade gap shrinks. Reserve Bank of Australia cuts rates 25bp
global-view.com Tuesday August 6, 2013 - 20:54:30 GMT

U.S. Trade gap shrinks. Reserve Bank of Australia cuts rates 25bp
 7 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Europe: GB- BOE Inflation Report, DE- Industrial Output. North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, weekly Crude, 10-yr Auction, CA- Ivey PMI  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equity Markets Sag on Absence of Positive Catalysts
Trade the News Staff Tuesday August 6, 2013 - 15:34:54 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equity Markets Sag on Absence of Positive Catalysts
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:17 AM EST


***Economic Data***
- (PT) Bank of Portugal reports July ECB financing to Portuguese banks at €50  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for August 7, 2013
global-view.com Tuesday August 6, 2013 - 15:26:16 GMT



August 6, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, August 7. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: Europe: GB- BOE Inflation Report, DE- Industrial output, 10-yr, CA- Ivey PMI

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European data continues to show improvement; Italy Q2 GDP beat estimates
Trade the News Staff Tuesday August 6, 2013 - 10:32:56 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: European data continues to show improvement; Italy Q2 GDP beat estimates
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 5:42 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Fed's Fisher (hawk, FOMC alternate): In favor of tapering in the fall, investors cannot rely upon a "Fed put"; Should start reducing bond buying in September unless see disturbing data
- IMF's Schiff: Japan reliance on monetary policy not sustainable; Japan needs to fully implement the 'three arrows' of Abe's plan
- RBA cuts Cash Target Rate by 25bps to 2  More...    More...


Reserve Bank of Australia cuts Cash Rate 25bp to 2.50%
global-view.com Tuesday August 6, 2013 - 09:57:55 GMT

Reserve Bank of Australia cuts Cash Rate 25bp to 2.50%
 6 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: CA/US- Trade, 3-yr Auction, API Energy

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  CA/US Trade,
  • The  Reserve Bank of Australia cut its cash rate target by 25 bps to 2  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday August 5, 2013 - 21:11:21 GMT

Morning Report Tuesday 6 August  2013

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: Markets were more contained last night, US data and Fedspeak helping US interest rates firm slightly  More...    More...


Service PMI data mostly higher. U.S.and U.K. beat by a mile
global-view.com Monday August 5, 2013 - 21:07:59 GMT

Service PMI data mostly higher. U.S.and U.K. beat by a mile
 6 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: AU- Trade, Employment, RBA Decision. Europe: GB- Mfg/Ind output, DE- Factory Orders North America: CA/US- Trade, 3-yr Auction, API Energy

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: AU- Trade, Employment, RBA Decision  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Flat in Low-Volume Trading
Trade the News Staff Monday August 5, 2013 - 16:01:42 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Flat in Low-Volume Trading
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 11:01 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (RU) Russia July CPI M/M: 0.8% v 0.9%e; Y/Y: 6.5% v 6.5%e; CPI YTD: 4  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 1 August 6, 2013
global-view.com Monday August 5, 2013 - 14:33:48 GMT



August 5, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, August 6. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- Trade, Employment, RBA Decision  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Data flow from Europe continues to improve
Trade the News Staff Monday August 5, 2013 - 10:25:25 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Data flow from Europe continues to improve
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 5:52 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- European and Chinese economic releases will be the main highlight given the post-payroll lull in US data
- China and Russia ban shipments of New Zealand's dairy products after reports of bacteria contamination in Fonterra powder
- Australian retail sales came in flat vs  More...    More...


Eurozone Service PMI revisions mixed. UK beats by a mile. U.S. PMIs later
global-view.com Monday August 5, 2013 - 09:18:45 GMT

Eurozone Service PMI revisions mixed. UK beats by a mile. U.S. PMIs later
 5 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Services PMI

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Services PMI
  • Final Services July PMI releases remain on an improving track although the latest Eurozone revisions to flash estimates were mixed  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China ban on New Zealand dairy imports sinks Kiwi Dollar***Economic Data*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday August 5, 2013 - 07:03:28 GMT

CN) China July Non-manufacturing PMI: 54.1 v 53.9 prior (17th straight month of expansion) >- (CN) CHINA JUL HSBC SERVICES PMI: 51.3 V 51.3 PRIOR - (AU) AUSTRALIA JUN RETAIL SALES M/M: 0.0% V 0.4%E - (AU) AUSTRALIA JULY AIG PERFORMANCES OF SERVICES PMI: 39  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 05-Aug-2013 -0335 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday August 5, 2013 - 03:44:57 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Downside pressure eases a bit for Equities.

The Dow (15658.36, +0.19%) rose strongly on Friday on a weaker than expected US NFP figure. Ironical, isn't it. But, that's the way it is. While support at 15500 holds a further rise towards 16000 can be seen  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 1 August 5, 2013
global-view.com Sunday August 4, 2013 - 20:38:24 GMT



August 4, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, August 5. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU/CA- Holiday, Europe: EZ/GE/FR/GB- Service PMI  More...    More...



Service PMI data Monday. Australia and Canada Holidays
global-view.com Sunday August 4, 2013 - 12:25:14 GMT

Service PMI data Monday. Australia and Canada Holidays
 5 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  AU/CA- Holiday, AU- Retail Sales. Europe: EZ/GE/FR/GB- Service PMI. EZ- Retail Sales North America: US- Service PMI

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: AU/CA- Holiday,  EZ/GE/FR/GB- Service PMI  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 1 August 5, 2013
global-view.com Friday August 2, 2013 - 16:20:34 GMT



August 2, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, August 5. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Employment, Personal Income, PCE, Factory Orders,
  • Far East: AU/CA- Holiday, AU- Retail Sales  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - FORWARD GUIDANCE DESPITE RECOVERY
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday August 2, 2013 - 15:47:08 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS FRIDAY 2 - 8 AUGUST 2013

 

 

FORWARD GUIDANCE DESPITE RECOVERY

 

 

• Despite ongoing signs of economic recovery, the MPC to adopt forward guidance

• RBA expected to cut cash target rate to 2  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Suffer Mild Heartburn Post Payrolls
Trade the News Staff Friday August 2, 2013 - 15:23:53 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Markets Suffer Mild Heartburn Post Payrolls
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:06 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IN) India Forex Reserves w/e July 26th: $280.2B v $279.2B prior
- (US) July Change in Nonfarm Payrolls: +162K v +185Ke; Change in Private Payrolls:+161 K v +195Ke; Change in Manufacturing Payrolls: +6K v +2Ke
- (US) July Unemployment Rate: 7  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Marlets seem to anticipate a good US non-Farm Payroll report
Trade the News Staff Friday August 2, 2013 - 10:07:55 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Marlets seem to anticipate a good US non-Farm Payroll report
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 5:46 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- ECB said to finish bank assets assessment in Feb 2014 with stress tests to start in May
- Italy Supreme Court confirms prison sentence in Berlusconi tax fraud case, but asks appellate court to reexamine public office ban;
- Berlusconi stated that he would continue to hold his seat in the Senate until the appeals court reviewed the public office ban
-Australia Govt cuts 2013/14 GDP view to 2  More...    More...


Strong U.S data. Jobs on Friday. ECB and BOE steady
global-view.com Friday August 2, 2013 - 09:25:43 GMT

Strong U.S data. Jobs on Friday. ECB and BOE steady
 2 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East:/Europe: No Major Data. North America: US- Employment, Personal Income, PCE, Factory Orders, COT Data

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  US- Employment, Personal Income, PCE, Factory Orders
  • July U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Australia sees deeper FY13/14 deficit than expected as AUD/USD tests new multi-year lows below $0.89 - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday August 2, 2013 - 06:57:29 GMT

**Economic Data*** - (AU) AUSTRALIA Q2 PRODUCER PRICE INDEX (PPI) Q/Q: 0.1% V 0.3% PRIOR (5-quarter low); Y/Y: 1.2% V 1.6% PRIOR - (JP) JAPAN JUL MONETARY BASE Y/Y: 38.0% V 36.0% PRIOR - (ID) INDONESIA Q2 GDP Q/Q: 2.6% V 2.8%E; Y/Y: 5.8% V 5.9%E - (US) Weekly Fed Balance Sheet Assets Week ending July 31st: $3  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 02-Aug-2013 -0328 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday August 2, 2013 - 03:30:29 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Storng rise in Equities overall as the Supports mentioned yesterday have held well.

The Dow (15628.02, +0.83%) has risen sharply as the support at 15500 levels held well. While this support holds, it may rise towards 16000  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Thursday August 1, 2013 - 21:47:19 GMT

Morning Report Friday 2 August  2013

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: Strong economic data boosted equities, interest rates and the US dollar  More...    More...


Strong U.S data. Jobs on Friday. ECB and BOE steady
global-view.com Thursday August 1, 2013 - 20:28:45 GMT

Strong U.S data. Jobs on Friday. ECB and BOE steady
 2 August 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East:/Europe: No Major Data. North America: US- Employment, Personal Income, PCE, Factory Orders, COT Data

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  US- Employment, Personal Income, PCE, Factory Orders
  • July U  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 2 August 2013
global-view.com Thursday August 1, 2013 - 16:19:24 GMT



August 1, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, August 2. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Employment, Personal Income, PCE, Factory Orders,

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Excellent US July Data, Auto Sales and Weekly Claims Whet Risk Appetite
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 1, 2013 - 16:05:47 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Excellent US July Data, Auto Sales and Weekly Claims Whet Risk Appetite
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 11:32 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) Bank of England (BOE) left both Interest Rates and Asset Purchase Target unchanged at 0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Combination of factors aiding sentiment in session (earnings, PMIs and FOMC statement); BoE and ECB both expected to maintain a dovish policy stance at today's polic
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 1, 2013 - 10:19:17 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Combination of factors aiding sentiment in session (earnings, PMIs and FOMC statement); BoE and ECB both expected to maintain a dovish policy stance at today's policy meetings
Thu, 01 Aug 2013 5:43 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- FOMC: A dovish policy statement expressing concern over low inflation, elevated unemployment rate, and higher mortgage rates resulting more dovish tone but still maintained a comfortable set-up to proceed with a QE tapering
- Australia govt may look to place a new deposit insurance tax on local banks in the event future bailouts are required
- Japan investors bought net ₯233  More...    More...


EZ and U.K. PMI data improved. ECB and BOE Decisions due
global-view.com Thursday August 1, 2013 - 09:13:40 GMT

EZ and U.K. PMI data improved. ECB and BOE Decisions due
 1 August 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  BOE- Rates, ECB- Rates North America: US- Challenger Layoffs, Weekly Jobless, Markit PMI, ISM PMI, Construction Spending, Natural Gas. CA- RBS-Markit PMI

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  BOE/ECB- Rates, North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Markit PMI, ISM PMI
  • The Final revisions to July EZ Manufacturing PMI data were generally higher  and wound up at 50  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China dodges contraction in official manufacturing PMI; Australia scrambles to raise funds to meet surplus timeline - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday August 1, 2013 - 06:47:49 GMT

(CN) CHINA JUL HSBC FINAL MANUFACTURING PMI: 47.7 V 47.7E (11-month low) >- (CN) CHINA JUL MANUFACTURING PMI: 50.3 V 49.8E - (AU) AUSTRALIA JUL AIG PERFORMANCE OF MANUFACTURING INDEX: 42.0 V 49.6 PRIOR (18th consecutive month of contraction; 3-month low) - (AU) AUSTRALIA JUL RPDATA-RISMARK HOUSE PX ACTUAL: 1  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 01-Aug-2013 -0341 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday August 1, 2013 - 03:44:26 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Most Indices are close to crucial long-term Supports. They could surprise with a rise if the Supports hold through till end of week tomorrow.

The Dow (15499.54, -0.14%) is seeing the craziest sideways movement in a long time  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar slips after dovish Fed, Aussie slugged ahead of China data
Reuters Thursday August 1, 2013 - 00:56:21 GMT

8:13pm EDT

* Dollar softer after Fed gives no stimulus exit details

* Aussie plumbs 3-year lows ahead of China PMI data

* ECB, BoE meetings expected to keep forward guidance on rates

By Ian Chua

SYDNEY, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The U  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday July 31, 2013 - 20:50:58 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 1 August  2013

 

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: There was volatility in both directions following the US data and FOMC, leaving the US dollar slightly weaker  More...    More...


Fed policy steady as expected. U.S. ADP and GDP data better
global-view.com Wednesday July 31, 2013 - 20:30:02 GMT

Fed policy steady as expected. U.S. ADP and GDP data better
 1 August 2013 0:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: CN- NBS & HSBC PMI. Europe: EZ/DE/FR/GB- Mfg PMI, GB- Rates. North America: US- Challenger Layoffs, Weekly Jobless, Markit PMI, ISM PMI, Construction Spending, Natural Gas  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: US Q2 GDP Beats Expectations, FOMC Decision on Tap
Trade the News Staff Wednesday July 31, 2013 - 16:11:28 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: US Q2 GDP Beats Expectations, FOMC Decision on Tap
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:22 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IE) Ireland Jun Retail Sales Volume M/M: -1.6% v +0.2% prior; Y/Y: -1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Overall European data mixed in session; EMU unemployment posts its first decline in almost two-and-a-half years; Focus on FOMC decision
Trade the News Staff Wednesday July 31, 2013 - 10:30:31 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Overall European data mixed in session; EMU unemployment posts its first decline in almost two-and-a-half years; Focus on FOMC decision
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 5:47 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Trading has been listless ahead of key events this week (summer trading into month end)  More...    More...


Mixed German data. Fed decision due. Also ADP private payrolls
global-view.com Wednesday July 31, 2013 - 09:47:17 GMT

Mixed German data. Fed decision due. Also ADP private payrolls
 31 July 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: CA- GDP. US- Mortgage Statistics, ADP Private Jobs, GDP, Chicago PMI, Weekly Crude, Fed Decision

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  US-  ADP Private Jobs, GDP, Chicago PMI, Fed Decision
  • June German Retail Sales data were weak today, but unemployment data improved  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Australia, Shanghai indices outperform as China's NDRC reiterates 7.5% 2013 GDP target; Indian rupee plummets - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday July 31, 2013 - 07:06:00 GMT

(JP) JAPAN JUL MARKIT/JMMA MANUFACTURING PMI: 50.7 V 52.3 PRIOR (4-month low) - (JP) JAPAN JUN LOANS & DISCOUNTS CORP: 1.7% V 2.1% PRIOR >- (JP) JAPAN JUN LABOR CASH EARNINGS Y/Y: 0.1% V 0.2%E (first rise in 5 months) - (AU) AUSTRALIA JUN PRIVATE SECTOR CREDIT M/M: 0  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 31-Jul-2013 -0339 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday July 31, 2013 - 03:41:55 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (15520.59, -0.01%) has dipped a bit yesterday but still has crucial support at current levels. If this holds we could see a sharp rise towards 15750 else it may fall to 15400 and lower. All eyes on the FOMC and Q2 GDP estimate today  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar edges up ahead of GDP data and Fed policy decision
Reuters Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 23:53:43 GMT

Tue Jul 30, 2013 5:03pm EDT

* U.S. Q2 GDP seen up 1.0 percent * Fed meeting in focus as ECB, BoE also meet this week * U.S. economic performance seen ultimately buoying dollar * Aussie falls on RBA comment, Swedish crown drops on GDP By Julie Haviv NEW YORK, July 30 (Reuters) - The dollar eked out modest gains on Tuesday as the market waited to see whether a much-anticipated statement from the U  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 21:27:20 GMT

Morning Report Wednesday 31 July  2013

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: Risk appetite again appeared subdued  More...    More...


U.S. Consumer Confidence slows. AUD falls. Fed Thursday
global-view.com Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 20:46:43 GMT

U.S. Consumer Confidence slows. AUD falls. Fed Thursday
 31 July 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JP- PMI, Unemployment. Europe: DE- Retail Sales, Unemployment, HICP, EZ- Unemployment. North America: CA- GDP. US- Mortgage Statistics, ADP Private Jobs, GDP, Chicago PMI, Weekly Crude, Fed Decision

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  JP- PMI, DE- Retail Sales, US- ADP Private Jobs, GDP, Chicago PMI, Fed Decision
  • The closely watched Consumer Conience Survey was weaker than expected on Tuesday, although it did not have much of a market impact, see the  FOREX FORUM  for data and charts  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Abundant Caution Rules Ahead of Key Central Bank Decisions, July NFPs
Trade the News Staff Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 15:58:23 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Abundant Caution Rules Ahead of Key Central Bank Decisions, July NFPs
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:40 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Portugal Jun Industrial Production M/M: -2  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 31 July 2013
global-view.com Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 14:57:24 GMT



July 30, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, July 31. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- PMI, DE- Retail Sales, US- ADP Private Jobs, GDP, Chicago PMI, Fed Decision  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Flurry of data, fixed income and corporate earnings has traders overwhelmed
Trade the News Staff Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 10:20:02 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Flurry of data, fixed income and corporate earnings has traders overwhelmed
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 5:53 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- (JP) Japan Jun Preliminary Industrial Production M/M: -3.3% v -1.5%e (1st decline in 5 months); Y/Y: -4  More...    More...


Aussie dollar declines. U.S Confidence data due
global-view.com Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 09:51:31 GMT

Aussie dollar declines. U.S Confidence data due
 30 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Case-Shiller, CB Confidence, API Survey.

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  Case Shiller, Conference Board Survey
  • Comments by RBA Gov Stevens have seen the Aussie tumble as he indicated that there is further room for ease to stimulate the economy  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 30-Jul-2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 03:38:35 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities look weak overall.

The Dow (15521.97) dipped a bit yesterdya but still has Support at 15400. Crucial juncture now. If the Support holds, we could still see a sharp rise. In case of break below 15400, though, there may be a fall towards 15000  More...    More...


Pending Homes soft. Busy second half of the week
global-view.com Monday July 29, 2013 - 20:30:29 GMT

Pending Homes soft. Busy second half of the week
 30 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data.Europe: EZ- Consumer Confidence. North America: US- Case-Shiller, CB Confi, API Survey.

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  Pending Homes Sales
  • U  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 30 July 2013
global-view.com Monday July 29, 2013 - 14:44:56 GMT



July 29, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, July 30. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Pending Homes Sales  More...    More...



Pending Homes Sales due. Busy week ahead
global-view.com Monday July 29, 2013 - 10:02:46 GMT

Pending Homes Sales due. Busy week ahead
 29 July 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Pending Homes Sales

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  Pending Homes Sales
  • U  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Nikkei tracks stronger JPY to a 1-month low; China industrial profits slow; Egypt violence escalates - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday July 29, 2013 - 05:55:06 GMT

(CN) CHINA JUN INDUSTRIAL PROFITS Y/Y: 6.3% V 15.5% PRIOR; YTD: 11.1% v 12.3% PRIOR >- (JP) JAPAN JUNE LARGE RETAILERS' SALES: 3.5% V 3.6%E; RETAIL TRADE M/M: -0.2% V +0.8%E (first decline in 3 months); Y/Y: 1.6% V 2.1%E (fastest rise since May 2012) - (KR) SOUTH KOREA AUG BUSINESS SURVEY MANUFACTURING: 73 V 78 PRIOR (6-month lows); NON-MANUFACTURING: 67 V 69 PRIOR - (UK) UK JULY HOMETRACK HOUSING SURVEY M/M: 0  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 29-Jul-2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday July 29, 2013 - 03:39:15 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities look weak globally.

The Dow (15558.83) has risen a bit. It may see itself falling towards 15470 if it does not rise past 15600 in the near term. Note that other Equity markets are weakening. .

Asia–Pac is down today  More...    More...


Busy week ahead: central banks, PMIs plus jobs
global-view.com Sunday July 28, 2013 - 15:08:40 GMT

Busy week ahead: central banks, PMIs plus jobs
 29 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: No Major Data. Europe: GB- Distributive Trades. North America: US- Pending Homes Sales

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  Pending Homes Sales
  • U  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 29 July 2013
global-view.com Friday July 26, 2013 - 14:33:37 GMT



July 26, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, July 29. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Pending Homes Sales  More...    More...



Japanese Core CPI turns positive. University of Michigan today
global-view.com Friday July 26, 2013 - 09:52:38 GMT

Japanese Core CPI turns positive. University of Michigan today
 26 July 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  North America: US- University of Michigan Survey, COT Report

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  University of Michigan Survey
  • Japanese Core CPI increased by 0  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan inflation data turn positive for the first time in months; USD remains under pressure - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Friday July 26, 2013 - 05:59:52 GMT

- (JP) JAPAN JUNE NATIONAL CPI Y/Y: 0.2% V 0.1%E; NATIONAL CPI EX-FRESH FOOD: 0.4% V 0.3%E (first rise since Apr 2012, 2-year high) >- (JP) JAPAN JULY TOKYO CPI Y/Y: 0.4% V 0.2%E; CORE CPI: 0.3% V 0.3%E (3rd consecutive y/y increase, 2-year high) - (KR) SOUTH KOREA JUL CONSUMER CONFIDENCE: 105 V 105 PRIOR - (TH) THAILAND JUN CUSTOMS TRADE BALANCE: -$1  More...    More...


U.S. Weekly Jobless data improves. German IFO flat. U.K. GDP gains
global-view.com Thursday July 25, 2013 - 20:24:25 GMT

U.S. Weekly Jobless data improves. German IFO flat. U.K. GDP gains
 26 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JP- CPI. Europe: No Major Data. North America: US- University of Michigan Survey, COT Report


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: China Casts Shadow Over Global Markets
Trade the News Staff Thursday July 25, 2013 - 15:21:23 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: China Casts Shadow Over Global Markets
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:54 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IE) Ireland Jun PPI M/M: -1.2% v +0.6% prior; Y/Y: 0.4 v 1.9% prior
- (RU) Russia Gold & Forex Reserve w/e July 19th: $505  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 25 July 2013
global-view.com Thursday July 25, 2013 - 14:53:17 GMT



July 25, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, July 26. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: JP- CPI  More...    More...



German IFO Flat. U.K. GDP Better, as Expected
global-view.com Thursday July 25, 2013 - 10:18:06 GMT

German IFO Flat. U.K. GDP Better, as Expected
 25 July 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Durable Goods, Weekly Jobless, Natural Gas, 7-yr Auction

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Durable Goods, Weekly Jobs
  • German IFO Survey data were mixed to slightly higher for July  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Improvement in European data fails to inspire markets
Trade the News Staff Thursday July 25, 2013 - 10:08:58 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Improvement in European data fails to inspire markets
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 5:49 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- New Zealand Central Bank (RBNZ) left Official Cash Target Rate unchanged at 2,50%, as expected
- South Korea Q2 Preliminary GDP beats expectations (Q/Q: 1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Hawkish RBNZ helps NZD recover ground lost to China flash PMI***Economic Data*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday July 25, 2013 - 06:21:08 GMT

- (NZ) RESERVE BANK OF NEW ZEALAND (RBNZ) LEAVES OFFICIAL CASH RATE UNCHANGED AT 2.50% (AS EXPECTED) >- (KR) SOUTH KOREA Q2 PRELIM GDP Q/Q: 1.1% V 0.8%E; Y/Y: 2.3% V 2.0%E - (JP) JAPAN JUN CORP SERVICE PRICE INDEX y/y: 0.4% V 0.6%E (2nd consecutive rise) - (JP) Japan investors bought net ₯549  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 25-Jul-2013 -0339 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday July 25, 2013 - 03:43:04 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Stocks down across the board, apart from Shanghai (2040, +0.35%). Possible reaction to rise in US 10-Yr to 2.60%, which in turn could be a reaction to the higher than expected New Home Sales data (+497K).

The Dow (15542  More...    More...


U.S. and EZ July flash PMI beat. Key German IFO Survey Thursday
global-view.com Wednesday July 24, 2013 - 20:17:52 GMT

U.S. and EZ July flash PMI beat. Key German IFO Survey Thursday
 25 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: NZ- RBNZ,. Europe: DE- IFO, GB- GDP,North America: US- Durable Goods, Weekly Jobless, Natural Gas, 7-yr Auction

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: NZ- RBNZ, DE- IFO Survey, GB- GDP, US- Durable Goods, Weekly Jobs
  • Chinese flash HSBC flash PMI data were weak and Australian CPI data were soft  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Wednesday July 24, 2013 - 20:06:27 GMT

Morning Report Thursday 25 July  2013

 

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: Stronger US data depressed equities but lifted interest rates and the US dollar  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Blue Chip Names Weigh on Equities
Trade the News Staff Wednesday July 24, 2013 - 16:07:11 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Blue Chip Names Weigh on Equities
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:28 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (UK) July CBI Industrial Trends Total Orders: -12 v -12e; Selling Prices: 3 v 4e; Business Optimism: 7 v 8e
- (US) MBA Mortgage Applications w/e July 19th: -1  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 25 July 2013
global-view.com Wednesday July 24, 2013 - 15:42:28 GMT



July 24, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, July 25. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: NZ- RBNZ, DE- IFO Survey, GB- GDP, US- Durable Goods, Weekly Jobs  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Major European PMI data hints that worse might be behind Europe at this time
Trade the News Staff Wednesday July 24, 2013 - 10:03:32 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Major European PMI data hints that worse might be behind Europe at this time
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 5:36 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- China July HSBC Flash Manufacturing PMI registers 11-month low; 3rd consecutive month in contraction (47  More...    More...


EZ July flash PMI better than expected. China flash HSBC PMI weak
global-view.com Wednesday July 24, 2013 - 09:26:59 GMT

EZ July flash PMI better than expected. China flash HSBC PMI weak
 24 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Markit flash Mfg PMI, New Homes Sales, Weekly crude, 5-yr Auction

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Markit flash Mfg PMI, New Homes Sales
  • Earlier today saw week Chinese flash HSBC flash PMI data  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China HSBC flash PMI falls to 11-month low; Australia Q2 CPI keeps market in limbo on next RBA decision - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday July 24, 2013 - 06:29:58 GMT

CN) CHINA JULY HSBC FLASH MANUFACTURING PMI: 47.7 V 48.2E (11-month low) >- (JP) JAPAN JUN MERCHANDISE TOTAL TRADE BALANCE TOTAL: -₯180.8B V -₯155.7BE; ADJUSTED MERCHANDISE TRADE BALANCE: -₯598.7B V -₯594.7BE (smallest deficit in 10 months) - (AU) AUSTRALIA Q2 CONSUMER PRICES (CPI) Q/Q: 0  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 24-Jul-2013 -0335 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday July 24, 2013 - 03:37:49 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (1556.74) has moved up. Expectation still remains bullish for 15900.

Asia-Pac is up. The Shanghai (2036.847) has moved up after a low at 2031 yesterday. It faces crucial resistance at current levels  More...    More...


Flash July PMI data due. Cautious Forex Trade
global-view.com Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 20:59:49 GMT

Flash July PMI data due. Cautious Forex Trade
 24 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: CN- HSBC PMI AU- CPI, Europe: EZ/FR/DE- flash PMIs, North America: US- Weekly Mortgages, Markit flash Mfg PMI, New Homes Sales, Weekly crude, 5-yr Auction

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: CN- HSBC PMI, AU- CPI, EZ/FR/DE- flash PMIs, US- Markit flash Mfg PMI, New Homes Sales
  • Trade was cautious on  Tuesday as traders looked for direction  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 20:27:31 GMT

Morning Report Wednesday 24 July  2013

 


Market wrap
Global market sentiment: US data capped equities, interest rates and the US dollar  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: After Fresh All-Time Highs, US Equities Slide into the Red
Trade the News Staff Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 15:25:14 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: After Fresh All-Time Highs, US Equities Slide into the Red
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 11:08 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IE) Ireland Jun Property Prices M/M: 1.2% v 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 24 July 2013
global-view.com Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 14:26:20 GMT



July 23, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Wednesday, July 24. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CN- HSBC PMI, AU- CPI, EZ/FR/DE- flash PMIs, US- Markit flash Mfg PMI, New Homes Sales  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Traders look for direction in cautious session
Trade the News Staff Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 11:01:47 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Traders look for direction in cautious session
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 5:43 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- China Premier Li vows no hard economic land and pledges GDP will not fall below 7.0%; Shanghai closes up 2%
- Japan Govt raises its economic assessment for the third straight month  More...    More...


Cautious Forex Trade. Canadian Retail Sales Due
global-view.com Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 09:12:02 GMT

Cautious Forex Trade. Canadian Retail Sales Due
 23 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Europe: EZ- Consumer Confidence, North America: CA- Retail Sales. US- Richmond Fed, 2-yr Auction. API Survey

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: EZ- Consumer Confidence, CA- Retail Sales
  • Trade has been cautious so far on Tuesday as traders look for direction  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Shanghai Composite at 1-month high as Premier Li marks the floor on growth at 7%***Economic Data*** - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 06:46:43 GMT

- (JP) JAPAN CABINET OFFICE (GOVT) JUL MONTHLY REPORT: UPGRADES ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT (3rd consecutive month) - (PR) PERU CENTRAL BANK CUTS RESERVE REQUIREMENT TO 19% FROM 20% ***Markets Snapshot (as of 03:30 GMT)*** - Nikkei225 +0.8% - S&P/ASX +0.4% - Kospi +1  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 23-Jul-2013 -0341 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 03:44:59 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Equities are up but face some danger of near-term correction/ consolidation.

The Dow (15545.55) ended absolutely flat yesterday. We are bullish for 15900, but if it doesn't move up soon, it could dip towards 15300  More...    More...


FOREX NEWS - Dollar drifts off in summer lull, tracks yields
Reuters Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 00:11:07 GMT

7:19pm EDT

* Dollar testing support at 99.56 yen in technical trade

* Drop in Portuguese yields aids euro

By Wayne Cole

SYDNEY, July 23 (Reuters) - The dollar was nursing broad losses in Asia on Tuesday as soft U.S. housing data offered an excuse to sell, while a sharp fall in Portuguese bond yields provided a boost to the euro  More...    More...


Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Monday July 22, 2013 - 21:26:01 GMT

Morning Report Tuesday 23 July  2013

 

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: Sentiment remained upbeat amid little news flow  More...    More...


U.S. Existing Homes Sales fall. JPY Volatile post-Abe victory
global-view.com Monday July 22, 2013 - 20:27:03 GMT

U.S. Existing Homes Sales fall. JPY Volatile post-Abe victory
 23 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: AU- CPI. Europe: EZ- Consumer Confidence, North America: CA- Retail Sales. US- Richmond Fed, 2-yr Auction. API Survey

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: AU- CPI, EZ- Consumer Confidence, CA- Retail Sales
  • Trade got off to a sluggish start for the new  week, slowed no doubt, by the summer holidays  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Drift Higher in Light Volume Without Conviction
Trade the News Staff Monday July 22, 2013 - 15:28:49 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Equities Drift Higher in Light Volume Without Conviction
Mon, 22 Jul 2013 11:11 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (US) Jun Chicago Fed National Activity Index: -0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 23 July 2013
global-view.com Monday July 22, 2013 - 15:00:07 GMT



July 22, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Tuesday, July 23. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: AU- CPI, EZ- Consumer Confidence, CA- Retail Sales  More...    More...



FOREX NEWS - Yen rises after Japan PM's election win but gains seen brief
Reuters Monday July 22, 2013 - 12:21:13 GMT

FOREX-Yen rises after Japan PM's election win but gains seen brief

7:33am EDT

More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Quiet start to week ahead of key economic releases
Trade the News Staff Monday July 22, 2013 - 10:25:05 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Quiet start to week ahead of key economic releases
Mon, 22 Jul 2013 5:34 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- Japan PM Abe ruling coalition (LDP, Komeito parties) won an absolute majority in the upper-house and could make it; could make it easier for economic reforms to get passed
- China's interest rate action from Friday impact will be more symbolic than anything else (banks were already allowed to price loans up to 30% below the benchmark level
- Portugal's main political parties failed to reach a "national salvation pact"; President rules out snap elections
- G20 placed on growth over austerity but this has been a theme of the G20
- Taiwan Jun export orders dropped (-3  More...    More...


PM Abe's ruling coalition wins Upper House. JPY Mixed
global-view.com Monday July 22, 2013 - 09:48:08 GMT

PM Abe's ruling coalition wins Upper House election JPY Mixed 
 22 July 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Existing Homes Sales

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Existing Homes Sales
  • PM Abe' s LDP has won a decisive victory in Upper House elections, which has resulted in giving PM Abe majority control of both houses  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Japan PM Abe's coalition govt victorious in upper house elections; USD/JPY sells off on profit taking - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Monday July 22, 2013 - 05:18:00 GMT

- (TW) TAIWAN JUN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE: 4.2% V 4.2%E ***Markets Snapshot (as of 03:00 GMT)*** - Nikkei225 flat - S&P/ASX +0.6% - Kospi +0.6% - Shanghai Composite -0.4% - Hang Seng -0.2% - Sept S&P500 +0.1% at 1,691 - Aug gold +1.6% at $1,315 - Aug crude oil +0  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 22-Jul-2013 -0336 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Monday July 22, 2013 - 03:38:43 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Divergent moves in Equities.

The Dow (15543.74) ended a consolidative week with minor gains on Friday. We look for an eventual rise towards 15900.

The Nikkei (14587.26) is looking increasingly vulnerable to a fall  More...    More...


PM Abe's ruling coalition wins Upper House election as expected
global-view.com Sunday July 21, 2013 - 16:29:56 GMT

PM Abe's ruling coalition wins Upper House election as expected
 22 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: US- Existing Homes Sales

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: US- Existing Homes Sales
  • PM Abe' s LDP has won a decisive victory in Upper House elections, which has resulted in giving PM Abe majority control of both houses  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Tech Earnings Short Circuit the Rally
Trade the News Staff Friday July 19, 2013 - 15:28:56 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Tech Earnings Short Circuit the Rally
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:11 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (IN) India Forex Reserves w/e July 12th: $280.2B v $280.2B prior
- (BR) Brazil July IBGE CPI IPCA-15 M/M: No est v 0  More...    More...


ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS - UK ECONOMY ON THE MEND
Lloyds TSB Financial Markets Friday July 19, 2013 - 15:21:54 GMT

ECONOMIC DATA ANALYSIS  FRIDAY 19 JULY 2013

 

 

UK ECONOMY ON THE MEND

 

• Central bankers in the US and UK soothe bond market nerves

• UK Q2 GDP forecast to rise by 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 22 July 2013
global-view.com Friday July 19, 2013 - 14:19:30 GMT



July 19, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Monday, July 22. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: US- Existing Homes Sales  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Japan ruling LDP coalition poised to win a majority in the upper house this weekend and breaking a decade long political gridlock; G20 Finance ministers likely to di
Trade the News Staff Friday July 19, 2013 - 09:53:36 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Japan ruling LDP coalition poised to win a majority in the upper house this weekend and breaking a decade long political gridlock; G20 Finance ministers likely to discuss on effects of Fed tapering of QE
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 5:31 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- (US) Moody's Raises US Sovereign Outlook to stable from negative, reaffirms AAA rating
- Detroit, MI files for bankruptcy after budget deficit
- (JP) Japan investors bought net ₯1  More...    More...


Canadian CPI data due. Focus weekend Japan Upper House election
global-view.com Friday July 19, 2013 - 09:04:41 GMT

Canadian CPI data due. Focus weekend Japan Upper House election
 19 July 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR: North America: CA- CPI

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: CA- CPI
  • JPY trade volatile ahead of major Upper House election on the weekend  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Volatility in Japanese yen and equities ahead of weekend upper house elections; Google, Microsoft earnings disappoint***Economic Data*** - Source TradeTheNews.co
Trade the News Staff Friday July 19, 2013 - 05:19:28 GMT

(US) NORTH AMERICA JUNE SEMI BOOK/BILL RATIO: 1.10 V 1.08 PRIOR (6th straight month above parity) - (NZ) NEW ZEALAND JUN NET MIGRATION: 2330 V 1790 PRIOR - (NZ) NEW ZEALAND JUN CREDIT CARD SPENDING M/M: +2.6% V -0.4% PRIOR; Y/Y: 5.4% V 2.6% PRIOR (highest level since Dec 2011) - (US) Weekly Fed Balance Sheet Assets Week ending July 17th: $3  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 19-Jul-2013 -0333 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Friday July 19, 2013 - 03:35:29 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (15548.54, +0.50%, +78.02) has started moving up after its sideways consolidation. We look for an eventual rise towards 15900. The DAX (8337.09) too was up strongly yesterday but may find Resistance near 8400 today  More...    More...


Additional solid UK data. Bernanke nothing new
global-view.com Thursday July 18, 2013 - 20:32:55 GMT

Additional solid UK data. Bernanke nothing new
 19 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR: Far East: JP- Lead Indicator. Europe: No Major Data. North America: CA- CPI

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: CA- CPI
  • Key Canadian CPI are due on Friday  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Strong Earnings Drive DJIA and S&P500 to Record Highs
Trade the News Staff Thursday July 18, 2013 - 16:03:02 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Strong Earnings Drive DJIA and S&P500 to Record Highs
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:24 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (BR) Brazil July Final IGP-M Inflation: 0.2% v 0  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 19 July 2013
global-view.com Thursday July 18, 2013 - 14:50:32 GMT



July 18, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Friday, July 19. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: CA- CPI

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK Jun Retail Sales YoY readings beat analyst expectations coupled with higher back-month revisions
Trade the News Staff Thursday July 18, 2013 - 10:09:42 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: UK Jun Retail Sales YoY readings beat analyst expectations coupled with higher back-month revisions Thu, 18 Jul 2013 5:34 AM EST ***Notes/Observations*** - Fed Chairman Bernanke reiterated that policy to remain highly accommodative for foreseeable future - Fed Beige Book: Growth modest to moderate across US; Consumer spending gained in most districts - Greece parliament passes Public Sector Reforms Bill to secure further bailout aid (Includes 15k public sector layoffs) - ECB's Asmussen: reiterates talk of a possible additional debt haircut for Greece is not useful - Portugal political parties resume talks; Social Democratic Party say coalition talks are "demanding" - UK Jun Retail Sales YoY readings beat analyst expectations coupled with higher back-month revisions - Spain 3-tranche bond auction has decent results as borrowing costs decline; sells just above the top end of indicated range ***Economic Data*** - (JP) Japan Jun Nationwide Dept Store Sales: 7  More...    More...


Bernanke redux today
global-view.com Thursday July 18, 2013 - 09:01:55 GMT

Bernanke redux today
 18 July 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Bernanke Testimony, Philly Fed, Lead Indicators, Natural Gas

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  US- Weekly Jobless, Bernanke, Philly Fed,
  • Bernanke  testifies before the Senate on Thursday  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: China backs away from gradual yuan appreciation as property prices continue to rise - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Thursday July 18, 2013 - 06:26:38 GMT

***Economic Data*** - (CN) CHINA JUN NEW HOME PRICES M/M: RISES IN 63 OF 70 CITIES VS 65 PRIOR; Y/Y: PRICES RISES IN 69 OF 70 CITIES VS 69 PRIOR - (AU) AUSTRALIA MAY CONFERENCE BOARD LEADING INDEX: 0.0% V 0.3% PRIOR - (AU) AUSTRALIA JUN RBA FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRANSACTIONS (A$): 993M V 490M PRIOR - (AU) AUSTRALIA Q2 NAB BUSINESS CONFIDENCE: -1 V +2 PRIOR; Conditions: -4 v -3 prior - (NZ) NEW ZEALAND JUL ANZ CONSUMER CONFIDENCE INDEX: -3  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 18-Jul-2013 -0339 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Thursday July 18, 2013 - 03:42:21 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
The Dow (15470.52, +0.12%) is trading in a narrow sideways range. Support should be building up at 15400 for an eventual rise towards 15900. US Housing Starts was weak yesterday. The market will look for the Philly Fed index today and the Existing and New Home Sales figures next week  More...    More...


Bernanke breaks no new ground. Bank of Canada steady
global-view.com Wednesday July 17, 2013 - 20:27:47 GMT


Bernanke breaks no new ground. Bank of Canada steady
 18 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: No Major Data  Europe: GB- Retail Sales. North America: US- Weekly Jobless, Bernanke Testimony, Philly Fed, Lead Indicators, Natural Gas


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 18 July 2013
global-view.com Wednesday July 17, 2013 - 18:29:08 GMT



July 17, 2013 (global-view.com) UPCOMING DATA HIGHLIGHTS for Thursday, July 18. Updated: Trading Events Calendar

HIGH IMPACT RELEASES: GB- Retail Sales  More...    More...



TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Bernanke Soothes Markets with His Dovish Song
Trade the News Staff Wednesday July 17, 2013 - 15:14:07 GMT

TradeTheNews.com US Market Update: Bernanke Soothes Markets with His Dovish Song
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:56 AM EST

***Economic Data***
- (PT) Portugal Jun Producer Prices M/M: -0.1 v -0.2% prior; Y/Y: 1  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE minutes sees unanimous vote to maintain QE at current level (first time since Oct)
Trade the News Staff Wednesday July 17, 2013 - 10:32:29 GMT

TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: BOE minutes sees unanimous vote to maintain QE at current level (first time since Oct)
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 5:43 AM EST

***Notes/Observations***
- S&P downgraded various Italian regions after Sovereign downgrade last week
- BOJ Minutes: Japan economy to return moderate recovery path
- China Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Spokesperson Shen: Yuan currency appreciation has weakened China's cost advantage; Current trade situation is "severe"; To release measures to support trade companies soon  More...    More...


Bernanke testimony Wed and Thu. Bank of Canada today
global-view.com Wednesday July 17, 2013 - 09:03:59 GMT

Bernanke testimony Wed and Thu. Bank of Canada today
 17 July 2013 10:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  North America: CA- BOC Decision. US- Weekly Mortgages, Housing Starts/Permits, Bernanke, Weekly Crude, Beige Book

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS:  CA- BOC Decision, Housing Starts, Bernanke, Beige Book
  • Traders are waiting for the Bernake testimony on Wednesday and Thursday  More...    More...


TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: Sharp rise in China FDI supporting Shanghai Composite; Focus on Bernanke congressional testimony - Source TradeTheNews.com
Trade the News Staff Wednesday July 17, 2013 - 05:15:00 GMT

- (CN) CHINA JUN CONFERENCE BOARD LEADING ECONOMIC INDEX M/M: 1.0% V 0.3% PRIOR (3rd consecutive increase) - (CN) CHINA JUN ACTUAL FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) Y/Y: 20.1% V 0.7%E >- (JP) BANK OF JAPAN (BOJ) RELEASES MINUTES FROM JUN 10-11 MEETING: Japan economy to return to moderate recovery path - (SG) SINGAPORE JUN ELECTRONIC EXPORTS Y/Y: -12  More...    More...


Morning Briefing : 17-Jul-2013 -0334 GMT
FX Thoughts for the Day Wednesday July 17, 2013 - 03:36:54 GMT

GOOD MORNING!


EQUITIES
Slightly mixed/ divergent moves among global indices.

The Dow (15451.85, -0.21%) was down marginally yesterday. It has been quiet for the last 3 days. The potential for a rise to 15900 is still there, provided a rise past 15500 is seen  More...    More...


Mixed data from Europe. Bernanke testimony Wed and Thu
global-view.com Tuesday July 16, 2013 - 21:16:10 GMT

Mixed data from Europe. Bernanke testimony Wed and Thu
 17 July 2013 00:00 gmt

CALENDAR:  Far East: JP- BOJ Minutes Europe: GB- BOE Minutes, Employment. North America: CA- BOC Decision. US- Weekly Mortgages, Housing Starts/Permits, Bernanke, Weekly Crude, Beige Book

  • HIGH IMPACT ITEMS: JP- BOJ Minutes, GB- BOE Minutes, Employment, CA- BOC Decision, Housing Starts, Bernanke,
    Beige Book
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Forex - Westpac Morning Report
Westpac Institutional Bank Tuesday July 16, 2013 - 20:45:50 GMT

Morning Report Wednesday 17 July  2013

 

 

Market wrap
Global market sentiment: Asset class performance was mixed, equities and the US dollar lower but US interest rates unchanged  More...    More...


GVI Forex Data Outlook for 17 July 2013
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