Japanese retail sales and unemployment

Some Upside Data Surprises and Kyrgyzstan’s First Central Bank Rate Cut Since May 2019

November 29, 2022

The dollar traded lower this Tuesday and has so far lost 1.2% against the Aussie dollar, 1.0% relative to theĀ  kiwi, 0.8% versus the Mexican peso, 0.7% vis-a-vis the Chinese yuan, 0.5% against the yen and sterling and 0.3% versus the euro and loonie. The Swiss franc edged 0.1% higher, in contrast. A report out […] More

Weak Japanese Data and a New Low in German 10-Year Bund Yield

July 29, 2014

Although unchanged on balance, the bund touched 1.119% overnight, which was even below the prior record low of 1.127% in June 2012. Japanese real household spending and retail sales posted third on-year declines in a row, while jobless rate rose to a five-month high. On the geopolitical tension front, Israel intensified its offensive against Gaza, […] More