May 14


  • BY: Nati
  • May, 14th, 2015 8:22 +00:00

Good morning,

Japanese bond investments rose while investments in stocks were down. Machine Tool Orders up until April were out at 10.4% from 14.9% previously. USDJPY was trading at 118.93 In the coming 24 hours the Bank of Japan Governor, Haruhiko Kuroda, is scheduled to speak again following yesterday’s acknowledgment that the recent sales tax hike has had a bigger effect on the economy than had been expected.

The NIKKEI closed at 19570.24 down 194.48 points or minus 0.98%

The majority of European markets will remain closed today for Ascension Day. There are no scheduled data releases from the Euro Zone today. EURUSD was trading at 1.1422 the highest the Euro has traded since February. EURGBP was trading at 0.7230 The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said its monthly house price balance jumped to +33 in April from +22 in March.

The FTSE100 was trading at 6909.50 early in the session.

The US today will see Jobless Claims figures. The Producer Price Index for April will also be out this session. Canadian data releases today will include the New Housing Price Index for April. The Bank of Canada Review will also be out this session. USDCAD was trading at 1.1956 USOIL was trading at $61.12 per barrel. Tomorrow we will see Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization figures for April.

The DOW closed at 18060.49 following yesterday’s session.

Hope you all have a nice day.