Jan 15


  • BY: Nati
  • January, 15th, 2015 8:36 +00:00

Good morning,

Australian employment figures published (6.1% unemployment vs. 6.3% expected) overnight were better than had been expected, leading to Aussie gains. AUDUSD trading at 0.8220 up from a 0.8130/60 range ahead of the figures. Japanese Foreign Investment figures are coming early in the next Asian session, with USDJPY trading at 117.66 at time of writing.

The NIKKEI was trading at 17108.70 up 312.74 points or 1.86%

In Europe today we see Spanish Consumer Price Index figures. Norway will print updated Trade Balance numbers, with Turkey releasing their Budget Balance figures at the same time. USDTRY trading at 2.275 while USDNOK trades at 7.666 The Euro Zone Trade Balance will be released this session as well. EURUSD trading at 1.1773

The FTSE100 was trading at 6462.24 while the DAX was trading at 9947.60 both in the green early in the session.

Across the Atlantic today US Jobless Claims figures and Producer Price Index results along with the Philadelphia FED Manufacturing Survey will be the main data releases for the day. US Oil CFD contracts will be expiring at 22:15 GMT. Tomorrow we will see December Consumer Price Index data. GBPUSD trading at 1.5212 with USOIL gaining during yesterday’s session to the current level of $47.65 at time of writing.

The DOW closed at 17427.09 down 186.59 points or minus 1.06%

Hope you all have a nice day.