Sep 2014

02.09.2014

'European stocks were higher on Tuesday, after positive Spanish unemployment data and amid growing hopes the European Central Bank will announce fresh easing measures at its upcoming policy meeting on Thursday. During European morning trade, the DJ Euro Stoxx 50 gained 0.48%, France’s CAC 40 rose 0

02.09.2014

'Switzerland’s gross domestic product remained unchanged unexpectedly in the last quarter, official data showed on Tuesday.In a report, Federal Statistical Office said that Swiss GDP remained unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 0.0%, from 0.5% in the preceding quarter.Analysts had expected Swiss GDP to rise

02.09.2014

'The Australian dollar retained weakness Tuesday after the central bank held interest rates steady as expected. AUD/USD traded at 0.9295, down 0.40%, while USD/JPY traded at 104.83, up 0.46%, after hitting 104.85, the higherst level since Jan. 23. As expected, the Reserve Bank

02.09.2014

'Australian approvals to build new homes rose more-than-expected last week, official data showed on Tuesday.In a report, Australian Bureau of Statistics said that Australian Building Approvals rose to a seasonally adjusted 2.5%, from -3.8% in the preceding week whose figure was revised up from -5

02.09.2014

'Crude oil prices fell in Asia early Tuesday in thin trade after U.S. markets were shot overnight for a public holiday and with supply data on U.S. stocks to be delayed by a day as a result. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude oil for

02.09.2014

'Consumer price inflation in South Korea rose less-than-expected last month, official data showed on Monday.In a report, Korea National Statistical Office said that South Korean CPI rose to 0.2%, from 0.1% in the preceding month.Analysts had expected South Korean CPI to rise 0.3

01.09.2014

'The pound remained higher against the dollar in light trade on Monday, but gains were capped by an earlier report showing that activity in the U.K. manufacturing sector expanded at the slowest pace in 14 months in August. Trade volumes were likely to remain thin on Monday

01.09.2014

'The dollar remained broadly supported against the other major currencies on in quiet trade Monday, still hovering near one year highs against the euro as concerns over the conflict in Ukraine and weak euro zone economic data continued to weigh on the single currency. Trade volumes were likely

01.09.2014

'The euro was hovering close to its lowest level against the Swiss franc in 20 months on Monday, after the Swiss National Bank pledged to maintain its cap on the franc by buying unlimited amounts of foreign currency if necessary. EUR/CHF was trading at 1.2063, not far

01.09.2014

'The pound eased back from session highs against the U.S. dollar on Monday, following the release of data showing that activity in the U.K. manufacturing sector expanded at the slowest pace in 14 months in August. Trade volumes were likely to remain light on Monday, with

01.09.2014

'The dollar rose to one year highs against the broadly weaker euro on Monday as concerns over the conflict in Ukraine and weak euro zone economic data continued to weigh on the single currency. EUR/USD hit lows of 1.3119, the weakest level since September 6 2013 and

01.09.2014

'Germany’s manufacturing PMI fell unexpectedly last month, data showed on Monday.In a report, Markit Economics said that German manufacturing PMI fell to a seasonally adjusted 51.4, from 52.0 in the preceding month.Analysts had expected German manufacturing PMI to remain unchanged at 52.0 last

01.09.2014

'France’s manufacturing PMI rose unexpectedly last month, data showed on Monday.In a report, Markit Economics said that French manufacturing PMI rose to a seasonally adjusted 46.9, from 46.5 in the preceding month.Analysts had expected French manufacturing PMI to remain unchanged at 46.5 last

01.09.2014

'The Australian dollar edged higher against its U.S. counterpart on Monday, despite disappointing Australian operating profits data as relatively positive manufacturing reports from China lent support. AUD/USD hit 0.9344 during late Asian trade, the session high; the pair subsequently consolidated at 0.9349, adding 0.12%

01.09.2014

'Consumer price inflation in Thailand fell unexpectedly last month, official data showed on Monday.In a report, Ministry of Commerce Thailand said that Thai CPI fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 2.09%, from 2.16% in the preceding month.Analysts had expected Thai CPI to

01.09.2014

'The Austrlian dollar recovered Monday, but the Japanese yen held weaker in Asia with the Ukraine in focus and data from Australia, Japan and China trickling in on a busy day and with markets in the U.S. and Canada closed for the Labor Day holiday. USD/JPY traded

01.09.2014

'Gross operating profits of Australian companies fell more-than-expected in the last quarter, official data showed on Monday.In a report, Australian Bureau of Statistics said that Australian CGOP fell to a seasonally adjusted -6.9%, from 2.0% in the preceding quarter whose figure was revised down from

01.09.2014

'The Japanese yen held weaker along with the Australian dollar Monday in Asia with the Ukraine in focus and data from Australia, Japan and China trickling in on a busy day and with markets in the U.S. and Canada closed for the Labor Day holiday. USD/JPY traded

01.09.2014

'Crude oil prices dipped in early Asia on Monday with events in Ukraine the focus of possible new sanctions and China initial manufacturing data ahead and with markets in the U.S. and Canada closed for the Labor Day holiday. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, Crude Oil

01.09.2014

'The Japanese yen weakened along with the Australian dollar early Monday in Asia with the Ukraine in focus ahead of a busy data day and with markets in the U.S. and Canada closed for the Labor Day holiday. USD/JPY traded at 104.13, up 0.05%, while