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Soured sentiment keeps AUD/JPY on the ropes
Concerns that the US is headed for stagflation weighed on sentiment yesterday, which has placed AUD/JPY back onto our bearish watchlist.
Australian growth rebounded in Q4
Hopes that growth in Australia would rebound in Q1 were easily met, with GDP rising 3.4% q/q compared to 3.0% expected.
The ‘Aw Shucks’ 200 braces itself for the open
Whilst many were celebrating Australia day on Wednesday, investors were likely filled with trepidation given the ASX 200 was in free-fall leading into the public holiday.
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The Aussie rallies on strong retail trade
Punchy retail data sent the Aussie higher across the board. Yet with US CPI expected to rise further tomorrow, the upside may be limited for AUD/USD.
‘Tis the season to be quantitative: ASX 200
December is upon us, a month that is usually associated with Santa’s rally. So we’ve decided to take a closer look at the data to see if it is true.
RBA all set for another Cup Day outing - ASX200
This time last year, ahead of the 2020 Melbourne Cup, speculation centered on what measures the RBA would take to bolster the economic recovery.
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BOJ Monetary Policy Meeting review and what it means for AUD/JPY
In a continuation of yesterday’s quiet trading conditions in Asia, a muted session overnight with risky assets moving higher on low volumes ahead of a busy second half of the week including earnings reports from major US tech stocks, Google, Apple, and Facebook and central bank meetings.
AU Q1 CPI preview and what lies ahead for the ASX200
It’s been a relatively quiet start to the trading week with QLD, SA, WA, and New Zealand all out for public holidays, in lieu of Anzac Day.
ASX200 keeps on keeping on
After a streak of red hot economic data last week, including the labour force survey, consumer sentiment, and the NAB business survey, in focus in Australia, this week will be RBA Board Minutes from the April meeting, released tomorrow at 11.30 am.
European Open: Indices mixed, oil and energy lower, RBA hold rates
With no surprises by the RBA and mixed data from Asia, traders looked to weaker oil prices for a lead.
ASX200 Index: Critical Upside Breakthrough
During early trading hours today, Australia's ASX 200 index advanced 3.5% further, following a 4.4% rally last week.
Aussie Pairs Nearing Key Support: AUD/CAD, AUD/JPY, AUD/USD
Forsome pairs, the Australian Dollar is running into support.
ASX200 Index: Early Signs of an Upside Breakout
The Australian ASX200 Index advanced 1.1% during early trading hours today. In fact, the index's IT sector has already marked a fresh historical high last week...
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[Video] AUD/USD: Retail sales better than feared
Official data showed that Australia's retail sales dropped only 17.7% on month in April.
China is supportive of AUD
Chinese non-manufacturing PMI climbed to 53.6 (vs 53.5 expected) from 53.2 in April, which is positive new for AUD.
China weighs on AUD
China didn’t set an annual growth target and puts pressure on Hong Kong, which negatively impacts the AUD.
[Video] AUD/USD: Falling Retail sales
Australia's preliminary retail sales dropped 17.9% on month in April (vs +8.5% in March).