Archive for December 27th, 2013

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

December 27, 2013

Next week bridges 2013 and 2014.  No holiday is observed by more countries than January 1st, which bisects the coming business week.  Japanese markets will also be closed on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.  Many other markets will close early on New Year’s Eve, and several markets will stay shut on Thursday, for example Switzerland and […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Japanese Data Releases and Higher Sovereign Debt Yields Dominate Last Trading Day of Christmas Week

December 27, 2013

Japanese core CPI inflation climbed 0.3 percentage points to 1.2% in November.  Total CPI inflation rose to 1.5%.  Tokyo consumer prices in December dipped 0.2% on month and rose by 0.9% from December 2012.  Core Tokyo inflation at end-2013 was 0.7%. Industrial production in Japan edged up 0.1% in November after a 2.8% advance in […] More