Feb 05


  • BY: Nati
  • February, 05th, 2015 9:16 +00:00

Good morning,

Japanese Foreign Stock and Bond buying were on the increase for January. USDJPY trading at 117.30 with Australian New Home Sales dropping for December. Retail Sales in Australia were up in the fourth quarter. AUDUSD trading at 0.7787 GOLD trading at $1266 per ounce.

The NIKKEI was trading at 17504.62 down 174.12 points or minus 0.98%

In Europe today we see that the ECB has said they will not accept Greek Bonds in return for funding, leaving the new Greek government needing to find alternative funds. EURUSD was trading at 1.1374 The ECB Economic Bulletin and Markit figures for Germany, France, Italy and the Euro zone will be released this session. Bank of England Rate decision will also be announced this session.

The FTSE100 was trading at 6822.19 while the DAX was trading at 10889.27 both in the red after opening lower than the closing price from yesterday’s session.

In the US today we will see Initial Jobless Claims figures along with Trade Balance. Canadian Housing Starts and Import/Export figures followed the Ivey Purchasing Managers’ Index will round off the data releases from Canada. USDCAD trading at 1.2546

The DOW closed at 17673.02 up just 6.62 points or 0.04% following yesterday’s US session.

Hope you all have a nice day.