Saturday, 29 April 2017

Currencies

  • Australian Dollar Faces Nervy Week Despite Central Bank Inertia

    16:52 | 29/4/17
    DailyFX
    This looks like a nervy, tricky week for an Australian Dollar which has been stuck in a downtrend since mid-March. There are tentative signs that that trend is slowing, and that some sort of AUD/USD base might form around current levels. more»
  • Malaysian Ringgit Weekly Outlook

    16:07 | 29/4/17
    MarketPulse (blog)
    The ringgit is likely to trade firmer on improved buying support against the US dollar next week, more so, if the greenback loses steam over US President Donald Trump's policies. more»
  • Is Hong Kong Realty Peaking?

    15:56 | 29/4/17
    Barron's
    Vertigo-inducing prices are partly a symptom of Hong Kong's currency. It was pegged to the U.S. dollar 30 years ago to calm investors amid talks about Britain's handover of the territory to China. more»
 
 
 
 
Recent News
  • Japanese Yen: Disappointing Data Add to Downside Pressure

    14:48 | 29/4/17
    DailyFX
    As predicted here a week ago, the Japanese Yen declined last week and there's little sign yet that the trend is about to change. more»
  • Commentary: Where will Singapore's next tax dollar come from?

    13:07 | 29/4/17
    Channel NewsAsia
    Back home, we are similarly on the cusp of a comprehensive tax review in Singapore. The Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) had advocated reshaping Singapore's tax system given domestic and global imperatives, while maintaining a broad based, ... more»
  • Canadian dollar hits new 14-month low as uncertain trade outlook weighs

    09:11 | 29/4/17
    Reuters Canada
    TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar weakened against its U.S. counterpart on Friday, retaining this week's defensive bias in the face of an uncertain trade outlook, while domestic data showed the economy stalled in February. more»
  • Trading places: Mexican peso outshines Loonie

    08:37 | 29/4/17
    Financial Times
    The reason? Trump and Nafta. If investors had overpriced the risks that Donald Trump's protectionist stance could have on Mexico's economy, they have similarly underestimated those same risks for the Canadian economy. The Loonie shed 1.2 per cent of ... more»
  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities slip after weak U.S. GDP; euro strengthens

    05:49 | 29/4/17
    Nasdaq
    [nL8N1I030C] Euro zone bond yields rose, with the yield on 10-year benchmark German government bonds <DE10YT=TWEB> hitting a session high of 0.361 percent, and the euro <EUR=> strengthened against the dollar, up 0.29 percent to $1.0904. more»
  • EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real weakens in volatile trading amid nationwide strikes

    04:18 | 29/4/17
    Yahoo Finance
    By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, April 28 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real weakened in volatile trading on Friday as traders assessed the implications of nationwide strikes led by Brazilian unions to protest President Michel Temer's austerity measures. more»
  • Brazil real weakens in volatile trading amid nationwide strikes

    04:18 | 29/4/17
    Times of India
    By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, April 28 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real weakened in volatile trading on Friday as traders assessed the implications of nationwide strikes led by Brazilian unions to protest President Michel Temer's austerity measures. more»
  • EXCLUSIVE-EU to ease derivatives rules, holds fire on euro clearing changes

    04:07 | 29/4/17
    Nasdaq
    Under the plans, which bankers expect the European Commission to publish next Wednesday, pension funds would be given a further three year exemption from an obligation to clear their derivatives trades, avoiding a need to tie up billions of euros in ... more»
  • Delta reports more orders

    03:56 | 29/4/17
    Taipei Times
    While the New Taiwan dollar appreciated 6 percent against the US dollar in the first quarter, the company still booked NT$143 million in foreign-exchange gains due to its sound risk management on currency exchanges, Delta said. more»
  • FOREX-Euro gains on European inflation data, dollar jumps against yen

    03:33 | 29/4/17
    Nasdaq
    (Updates prices, adds comments; changes byline, dateline, pvs LONDON) * Euro rises to just below 5-1/2-month high * Euro zone flash inflation nears 2 percent * U.S. wages data suggest Fed rate hike path stable * Dollar jumps against loonie on NAFTA ... more»
  • Investor Probe: Watching Technicals for Currencyshares Singapore Dollar Trust ...

    03:00 | 29/4/17
    SKV News
    Tracking moving averages is one of the most universally used techniques for performing technical stock analysis. Checking on some levels for Currencyshares Singapore Dollar Trust (FXSG), the 50-day Moving Average is currently 70.22, the 200-day Moving ... more»
  • Asian Stocks, South Korean Won Down

    02:03 | 29/4/17
    FSM News (registration) (blog)
    Asian shares declined during the course of the session on Friday after market participants took their profits ahead of a strong week, while the Korean won plunged driven by U.S. President Donald Trump's comment over the termination of trade deal with ... more»