USD/JPY Current price: 106.16
Japanese macroeconomic data improves modestly but failed to impress.
US Treasury yields remained depressed throughout the week, limiting USD/JPY range.
USD/JPY technically neutral could turn bearish on a break below 105.50.
The USD/JPY pair closed the week as it star
Higher futures point to a positive opening for U.S. stocks on Wednesday. With no big economic data due for the day, activity may well remain stock specific.
The Nasdaq futures rose sharply after early weakness, suggesting a rebound of sorts in the technology space that saw heavy selling in recent
German retail sales data and the monthly house price survey results from the UK are the main news on a light day for economic data in Europe.
The Federal Statistical Office or Destatis is set to release Germany's retail sales data for July at 02:00 am ET.
Economists are looking for a monthly gain of
Hedge funds are slowly boosting their bearish bets on the US stocks as overstretched valuations and Sino-US tussle make risk assets vulnerable to pullback.
Net shorts in the S&P 500 E-mini futures rose to their highest level in two months in the week ended Aug. 11, according to a Bloomberg repo
China will on Friday release July numbers for imports, exports and trade balance, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity.
Imports are expected to rise 1.0 percent on year after gaining 2.7 percent in June. Exports are called lower by an annual 0.2 percent after rising 0.5 perce
The Malaysia stock market has alternated between positive and negative finishes through the last five trading days since the end of the three-day slide in which it had stumbled more than 30 points or 2 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just above the 1,605-point plateau although it
USD/CHF's daily chart shows a bullish candlestick pattern and RSI divergence.
A move to 0.95 could be in the offing.
USD/CHF is trading at 0.9453 at press time.
The pair created a bullish engulfing candle on Wednesday, confirming a reversal higher from the downtrend from the March high of 0.9902.
The S&P 500 will be a key theme on Q2 earnings this week, traders watching the banks for guidance.
Wall Street stocks remain in bullish territory, but the S&P 500 is on thin-ice while below the June highs.
A relentless COVID-19 pandemic has bankrupted hundreds of US companies and US unempl
Cable’s potential advance to the 1.2580 region in the short-term horizon seems to be losing momentum for the time being, suggested FX Strategists at UOB Group.
24-hour view: “We highlighted last Friday “momentum has eased considerably and GBP has likely moved into a consolidation/correcti
V-shape mania appears to be tapering off. Years from now, market historians will come to regard the spectacular rally since late March as a case study in mass psychosis. The explosive resurgence of bulls is not only unsupported by economic reality, it flouts common sense in ways that only extraordin
AUD/USD rally fades near a five-month top amid fresh challenges to the bulls.
US policymakers criticize China in a move to probe previous risk-on sentiment ahead of NFP.
Comments from the Aussie PM also stopped the bulls.
Qualitative catalysts will be in focus before the US employment report.
The problem of silver's oversupply solved by gold's price
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