Japanese industrial production and retail sales

Monthend Data But Little Market Change Ahead of Tonight’s Speech by President Trump

February 28, 2017

The dollar is unchanged against the euro, yuan and peso, down 0.4% against the yen, but up 0.4% relative to the Swiss franc. The greenback edged up 0.2% versus the loonie and sterling and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Australian dollar. Stocks in the Pacific Rim closed up 0.4% in China, 0.3% in South Korea and 0.1% […] More

Favorable Japanese Data Releases

December 28, 2016

Markets that had been closed for holiday on Tuesday reopened but to a continuing trickle of data┬áreports with the exception of Japan, where industrial production, auto output and retail sales were reported. Japanese industrial production climbed 1.5% in November, warranting an official trend upgrade to “picking up movement” from “shows signs of an increase at […] More

Softer Stocks, Oil, and Yen on Halloween

October 31, 2016

Share prices fell 0.6% in South Korea, 0.2% in Taiwan, and 0.1% in Japan and Singapore. Sharper equities in Europe show markets already down 0.8% in France and Italy, 0.6% in Spain and Switzerland, 0.5% in Greece, and 0.4% in the U.K. and Germany. OPEC minister failed over the weekend to secure any agreement on […] More

Week Starting Slowly

December 28, 2015

The British, Australian, Canadian and New Zealand markets are closed in observance of Boxing Day. The dollar is 0.7% stronger against the loonie but has slipped 0.4% relative to the euro.  The U.S. currency has edged up 0.1% versus the yen, kiwi and sterling and gained 0.2% relative to the yuan and Aussie dollar but […] More

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