Jun 15


  • BY: Nati
  • June, 15th, 2015 7:43 +00:00

Good morning,

Asian markets have little by way of data due for release at the outset of this week although there is some speculation by analysts that Japan will increase monetary stimulus later in the year in order to meet the 2% inflation target set for 2016. USDJPY trading at 123.40 The Reserve Bank of Australia Meeting Minutes are due out in the next 24 hours. AUDUSD trading at 0.7730

The NIKKEI closed at 20,387.79 down 19.29 points or minus 0.09%

In the UK over the weekend the Rightmove House Price Index figures show us that the average property price in Great Britain continues to rise. CABLE was trading at 1.5535 Swiss Retail Sales figures for April were up 1.6% year on year. EURCHF trading at 1.0468 Swedish Unemployment Rate figures, Italian Consumer Price Index, Euro Zone Trade Balance and ECB President Mario Draghi speech all on the agenda today. USDSEK trading at 8.2120 while EURUSD trades at 1.1237

The FTSE100 was trading at 6750.16 while the DAX was trading at 11053.76 early in the session.

Across the Atlantic today we will see the NY Empire State Manufacturing Index figures for June and Manufacturing Shipments for April out of Canada. Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization figures from the US follow, with the NAHB Housing Market Index for June out this session also. USDCAD trading at 1.2321 at time of writing USOIL trading at $60.35 per barrel.

The DOW closed at 17898.84 last week.

Hope you all have a nice day.