Archive for May 1st, 2015

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

May 1, 2015

Holidays:  Japanese markets will be closed Monday for Greenery Day, Tuesday for Children’s Day and Wednesday for the observance of Constitution Day.  Britain has an early spring bank holiday on Monday. Central Banks:  Interest rate policy meetings are scheduled at central banks in Australia, Poland, Malaysia, the Czech Republic, Romania and Norway.  Federal Reserve officials […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

May Day 2015

May 1, 2015

Many markets particularly in Europe are shut for May Day.  This has held down the usual flood of manufacturing PMIs on the first day of the month.  Japanese inflation picked up for the first time in almost a year, but Japan’s factory purchasing managers index edged below the no-change threshold. The British PMI printed significantly […] More