Forex News
RBA Minutes: Australian Economy Continues To Expand As Expected
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:31:49 GMT
Members of the Reserve Bank of Australia said that the country's economy was growing in line with expectations, minutes from the bank's October 3 meeting revealed on Tuesday.
Dollar supported as US yields rise on Fed leadership speculation
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:06:00 GMT
The dollar held to gains against the yen and euro on Tuesday, supported by a rise in Treasury yields.
New Zealand Q3 Inflation Rises 0.5%
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:31:49 GMT
Consumer prices in New Zealand advanced 0.5 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday.
Commodities tomorrow: Iraqi-Kurd conflict a red flag
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:10:00 GMT
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
Santelli Exchange: The conventional wisdom of politicized issues
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:45:00 GMT
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the "ghosts" of tax cuts past.
Dow rises 85 points to record high as Wall Street awaits Netflix earnings
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMT
U.S. stocks rose to record highs on Monday as Wall Street looked ahead to the release of Netflix's quarterly results.
New York Manufacturing Index Climbs To Three-Year High In October
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:10:40 GMT
A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday said manufacturing firms in New York reported that business activity continued to expand strongly in the month of October. The New York Fed said its general business conditions index climbed to 30.2 in October from 24.4 in September.
Dollar up as selloff pauses, inflation in focus
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:49:00 GMT
The dollar gained slightly on Monday.
Futures point to a slightly positive open as investors gear up for earnings
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:31:00 GMT
Futures pointed to a slightly higher open, as investors turned their attention to upcoming corporate earnings reports.
China's Inflation Slows; Producer Price Inflation At 6-Month High
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:26:22 GMT
China's consumer price inflation slowed in September on falling food prices, while producer prices climbed at the fastest pace in six months, data published by the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. Consumer price inflation eased to 1.6 percent in September from 1.8 percent in August. The rate came in line with expectations.
The US dollar could see sharp gains if tax cuts come through
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:06:00 GMT
Elias Haddad, senior currency strategist, Commonwealth Bank, said tax cuts in the U.S. could lead to a jump in offshore money seeking investments.
U.S. Consumer Sentiment Index Jumps To Thirteen-Year High In October
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:33:15 GMT
Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly seen a significant increase in the month of October, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The report said the consumer sentiment index jumped to 101.1 in October after dipping to 95.1 in September.
U.S. Business Inventories Climb In Line With Estimates In August
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:25:38 GMT
Business inventories in the U.S. rose in line with economist estimates in the month of August, the Commerce Department revealed in a report on Friday. The Commerce Department said business inventories climbed by 0.7 percent in August.
Nasdaq rises to record close as Wall Street bets on strong earnings season
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMT
S&P 500 earnings have been strong in the previous three quarters. Wall Street's betting on further strength in earnings.
U.S. Consumer Prices Rise 0.5% In September, Slightly Less Than Expected
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:18:24 GMT
Consumer prices in the U.S. increased by slightly less than expected in the month of September, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The Labor Department said its consumer price index climbed by 0.5 percent.
U.S. Retail Sales Spike 1.6% In September Amid Higher Gas Prices
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:05:59 GMT
With gasoline prices showing a substantial increase, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing a significant jump in retail sales in the U.S. in the month of September. The Commerce Department said retail sales surged up by 1.6 percent.
Dollar regains ground after hit from disappointing inflation data
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:12:00 GMT
The dollar was little changed against a basket of currencies on Friday, shaking off early weakness.
Futures point to a slightly higher open as earnings season continues
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:36:00 GMT
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open Friday, as investors turned their attention to corporate earnings.
China's Exports Grow Less Than Forecast; Imports Growth Tops Expectations
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:07:17 GMT
China's exports expanded at a slower than expected pace but remained robust in September. At the same time, imports growth exceeded expectations on improving domestic demand. Exports climbed 8.1 percent year-over-year in September, data from the General Administration of Customs showed Friday. Economists had forecast exports to climb 10.0 percent, following August's 5.5 percent increase.
Singapore Central Bank Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 05:46:28 GMT
Singapore's central bank maintained its neutral monetary policy stance despite strong economic growth. The Monetary Authority of Singapore, on Friday, decided to retain the rate of appreciation of the S$NEER policy band at zero percent. The bank also retained the width of the policy band and the level at which it is centred.
Singapore GDP Climbs 6.3% On Quarter In Q3
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:46:45 GMT
Singapore's gross domestic product expanded a seasonally adjusted 6.3 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in Friday's advance estimate.
Commodities tomorrow: Crude pares early losses, holds $50
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:00:00 GMT
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
Stocks retreat from record highs as earnings season kicks into full gear
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:30:00 GMT
U.S. stocks closed lower on Thursday as Wall Street digested earnings from some of the top financial companies.
U.S. Producer Prices Rise 0.4% In September, In Line With Estimates
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:16:45 GMT
Partly reflecting another jump in energy prices, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that U.S. producer prices increased in line with economist estimates in the month of September. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand climbed by 0.4 percent.
U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Drop More Than Expected To 243,000
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:04:29 GMT
First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by more than anticipated in the week ended October 7th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims dropped to 243,000.
Eurozone Industrial Output Rises Most In 9 Months
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:26:07 GMT
Eurozone industrial output expanded at the fastest pace in nine months in August, largely driven by production of capital goods. Industrial production grew by a more-than-expected 1.4 percent month-on-month in August, faster than the 0.3 percent rise seen in July, data from Eurostat showed Thursday.
Futures point to a weak open as big bank earnings roll through
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:11:00 GMT
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly weaker open Thursday, as investors turned their attention to new earnings reports from leading U.S. banks.
Dollar strengthens after US inflation data; pound jumps on report UK may get 2-year Brexit extension
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 05:37:00 GMT
The dollar rose on Thursday after a report showed a rise in U.S. producer prices in September.
Did the Fed minutes show a 'dovish' turn on inflation£
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:21:00 GMT
Nicolas Sopel, strategist, Rates & FX Markets, RHB Research Institute Singapore, says he's "happy" the Fed minutes showed in-depth talk about inflation views.
New Zealand Food Prices Fall 0.2% In September
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 22:46:43 GMT
Food prices in New Zealand slipped an unadjusted 0.2 percent on month in September, Statistics New Zealand said on Thursday.
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