eurozone sentiment

Investors Shocked by BOJ’s Decision Not to Ease Policy Further

April 28, 2016

The yen climbed 2.6% against both the dollar and euro, the Japanese Nikkei plunged 3.6%, and the 10-year JGB yield fell 3 basis points to -0.09%. The dollar otherwise fell 1.2% against the kiwi and is down 0.3% relative to the loonie, Swissie, yuan, Aussie dollar and sterling.  EUR/USD is flat. In other equity news, […] More

Lots of Data to Process

August 28, 2015

The last Friday of August brought forth an exhausting ton of released data:  Japanese consumer prices, retail sales, household spending and income, and unemployment; also eurozone sentiment, German consumer prices, French producer prices, Italian wages, consumer confidence and business sentiment, Spanish CPI and retail sales, Swedish GDP, Greek GDP, Swiss GDP, Brazilian GDP, Polish GDP, […] More

A Drop in Commodity Prices

March 30, 2015

There’s been a decline in oil and metal prices to start the bridging week between the first and second quarters of 2015.  WTI oil lost 1.9% to $47.96, and Comex gold is 1.1% lower at $1,187.20 per ounce. Stocks and the dollar, on the other hand, have strengthened. The bid tone in share prices was […] More