Feb 17


  • BY: Nati
  • February, 17th, 2015 10:07 +00:00

Good morning,

The Reserve Bank of Australia publishes their meeting minutes two weeks after the Interest Rate was cut from 2.5% to the current 2.25% level. AUDUSD trading at 0.7801. Chinese House Price Index was out at % for January. The Japanese Monetary Policy Statement is coming in the next 24 hours, with a Press Conference scheduled for tomorrow. USDJPY trading at 118.80

The NIKKEI was trading at 17987.09 at time of writing.

In Europe today we begin with the Swedish Consumer Price Index for January, with Italian Trade Balance figures shortly afterwards. British Consumer Price Index figures will be the main figure for Sterling traders. GBPUSD trading at 1.5374. The ZEW Survey of Economic Sentiment will be out this morning, from Germany and the Euro Zone. EURGBP trading at 0.7400. SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan will speak this evening.

The FTSE100 was trading at 6864.56 while the DAX was at 10846.80

After yesterday’s President’s Day holiday the US markets reopen with Canadian foreign investment figures. The NY Empire State Manufacturing Index for January, followed by the Redbook Index figures for February will kick off the US session. NAHB Housing Market Index follows. EURUSD trading at 1.1337 this morning.

The DOW closed at 18019.35 on Friday.

Hope you all have a nice day.