Trump's executive order may gauage more attention while Greece debt aid installement is a major concern for investors. The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has promised that he will provide more details on his security and tax plans in the coming weeks. Although...
Monetary policy guidance, and strong U.S. data failed to provide another push higher for the greenback last week. Fed Chair Janet Yellen made a blunt statement in her testimony before Congress that it would be unwise to wait too long to tighten monetary policy,...
Trading was subdued in a quiet Asian session. The US dollar index was little changed but the US currency was slightly firmer, after a mixed performance last week. Disappointing trade data out of Japan weighed on the yen.Japan’s trade deficit was wider-than-expected in January....
After a rather dicey week, it’s worth taking stock of what exactly happened to the AUD and what this could mean moving ahead. Additionally, we should look at what news is worth keeping an eye on in the wake of the drop in unemployment...
US investors don’t appear to be in any hurry to give up on the Trump trade quite yet, after another record close on Friday, despite the fact that details of President Trump’s new stimulus plan continue to prove to be about as elusive as...
Retail investors’ views on the Japanese equity market have weakened slightly, according to the latest Nomura Individual Investor Survey (6-7 February)......More investors see downside risks for USD/JPY than last month too. 63.9% of investors expect USD/JPY to fall over the next three months, while...
The US dollar continued its corrective move against the yen in Asia today. After hitting a more-than two-week high above 114-yen this week, following hawkish comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen and upbeat US inflation and retail sales data, the greenback failed to maintain...
UK stocks came off their mid-February highs on firmer pound. The FTSE 100 stocks traded mostly flat before the UK retail sales data hit the headlines. The weaker pound posterior to data gave a temporary boost to the FTSE, yet the daily trend remains...

NZD looks to weaken

The New Zealand dollar has found itself under pressure in recent days as the market has started to hedge a little while it waits on the next steps for the US economy.Trumps term has seen large speculation around fiscal stimulus and tax changes, which...
S&P Global Inc said in a report on Friday it could cut its rating of Toshiba Corp credit by several notches should the Japanese firm receive financial support that includes debt restructuring, sending Toshiba stock down 9 percent.S&P rates Toshiba credit as junk, at CCC+,...