Japanese Prime Minister Noda

Uneventful Friday So Far

September 21, 2012

The dollar is unchanged against the yen and yuan but down 0.8% against the Australian dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.4% relative to sterling and the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.2% against the loonie. Share prices in India have jumped 2.2%.  Elsewhere in the Pacific Rim, equities firmed 0.7% in Hong Kong, […] More

Upbeat Investor Mood as Britain Reports Resilient Retail Sales

February 17, 2012

Risk appetite has been evident. The dollar overnight eased 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus sterling, and 0.1% relative to the Australian and Canadian dollars.  EUR/USD is steady.  So is the Chinese yuan.  The yen lost 0.3% against the greenback, which edged above JPY 79.0. Share prices in the Pacific Rim jumped 2.4% in The […] More