U.S. jobless insurance claims

Many Markets Still Closed

December 26, 2019

Extended Christmas holidays known in many countries as Boxing Day have kept market action to a minimum. The United States is an exception. U.S. share prices opened modestly higher. Share prices rose 0.9% in China, 0.6% in Japan, 0.4% in South Korea and Turkey but fell 0.7% in India. The dollar rose overnight by 0.4% […] More

Dollar Down Marginally Even as 10-Year Treasury Yield Rises to 10-Month High

January 18, 2018

Released Chinese data were close to expectations. Real GDP grew 1.6% on quarter in 4Q, least in three quarters, but an on-year advance of 6.8% matched the 3Q result. Real economic growth in 2017 of 6.9% exceeded 2016’s 6.7% pace, marking the first calendar year acceleration since 10.6% in 2010 after 9.4% in 2009. Property […] More

Boxing Day Observances Keep Markets Quiet

December 26, 2013

A mixed dollar shows gains of 0.3% against the yen and loonie, 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and kiwi and 0.1% relative to the yuan and euro but declines of 0.7% against sterling and 0.5% vis-a-vis Australian dollar. Having climbed above 16,000 on Wednesday for the first time since December 2007, Japan’s Nikkei rose another […] More

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