Retail PMIs

Report of Weak German Orders and a Difficult Day for the Kiwi

March 5, 2015

The New Zealand dollar sank 1.0% against the dollar and fell to a one-month low against the Australian dollar on the possibility that the Reserve Bank of New Zealand might resort to property market-specific regulatory changes instead of and delaying a near-term interest rate hike. German industrial orders slumped 3.9% in January, reversing nearly all […] More

Holiday Closures in the United States and Great Britain

May 30, 2011

Markets are closed today in the United States for Memorial Day and Britain for a spring bank holiday. Currency movements have been muted without the participation of all trading centers.  The dollar at 14:15 GMT shows gains from Friday‚Äôs close of 0.2% against the euro and 0.1% versus sterling, the yen and Canadian dollar, but […] More

Dollar Down Ahead of U.S. GDP and Employment Cost Reports

January 28, 2011

The dollar lost 0.6% against the yen overnight and is down 0.4% against the Australian dollar, 0.3% versus the kiwi and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against the euro.  The dollar is up 0.1% relative to the Canadian dollar and pound sterling but steady against the Chinese yuan. Share prices are mostly lower, with declines of […] More