logo

Forex News

Cautious Optimism Headed Into Wall Street Open - U.S. Commentary

Sentiment on Wall Street is cautiously optimistic headed in Monday's trading. Strength overseas is boosting the market, ....

Wall Street Stays Mildly Positive After Chinese Rate Cut

Trading in the U.S. index futures suggests that Wall Street stocks may open Monday's session slightly higher after turning in ....

Stocks Close Mostly Lower Following Slew Of Economic Data - U.S. Commentary

After ending the previous session mixed, stocks moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Friday. Selling ....

Japanese Market Rises On Weaker Yen

The Japanese stock market is in positive territory on Monday, with a weaker yen boosting exporters' stocks. ....

Australian Market Advances

The Australian stock market is higher on Monday, following the Chinese central bank's decision to cut ....

More Profit Taking Likely For Taiwan Stock Market

Ahead of Friday's holiday for Peace Memorial Day, the Taiwan stock market had snapped the five-day winning ....
EuropeanEconomicsPreview-030215.jpg

European Economics Preview: Eurozone Inflation, Unemployment Data Due



Flash inflation, unemployment and final manufacturing Purchasing Managers' survey from euro area are due on Monday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, the Nationwide Building Society is set to release house price data. House prices are forecast to grow 6.2 percent year-on-year in February following a 6.8 ....
china1-230913.jpg

China Manufacturing PMI Rises To 50.7 - HSBC



The manufacturing sector is China expanded at a faster pace than originally reported in February, the latest survey from HSBC said on Monday with a revised PMI reading of 50.7. That's up from 49.7 in January, and it was even higher than last month's flash estimate of 50.1 - and it moves even further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that ....
eurusd-022715.jpg

Dollar Turning In Mixed Performance After Mixed Economic Reports



The dollar is currently rising against the Euro and the Japanese Yen Friday afternoon, but is losing ground against the pound sterling. There were a number of U.S. economic reports released this morning, the results of which proved mixed. Economic growth slowed by even more than previously estimated in the final three months of 2014, according ....

Swiss Industrial Activity Contracts In February

The Swiss industrial sector contracted for the second straight month in February, the Credit Suisse said Monday. The ....

Italy Unemployment Rate Falls For Second Month To 7-Month Low

Italy's unemployment rate declined for the second consecutive month in January to its lowest level in seven months, figures ....

Italy Factory Activity Growth Fastest In Eight Months

Italy's manufacturing sector expanded for the first time in five months during February at the fastest pace in eight months, ....

Treasuries Close Modestly Higher After Choppy Trading Day

Following the pullback seen in the previous session, treasuries showed a lack of direction throughout much of ....

The Swiss Stock Market Overcame Early Weakness & Finished Higher

The Swiss stock market ended Monday's session with a gain. The market got off to a weak start, but managed to turn higher ....

European Markets Finished Mixed After Early Gains Eroded

The European markets ended Monday's session with mixed results. Europe built on the strong performance of the Asian markets ....

European Markets Mostly Higher After Data

The European markets were mostly higher on Monday, after data released by Eurostat revealed that the euro area jobless rate ....

Fox News: O'Reilly Did Not Witness Northern Ireland Shootings, But Saw Photos

Fox News pundit Bill O'Reilly remains under fire amid accusations that he trumped up his role in covering international ....

Congress Passes One-Week Extension Of DHS Funding As Clock Ticks Down

With little time to spare, the House voted late Friday to approve a one-week extension of funding for the Department of ....

House Fails To Pass Short-Term Extension Of Homeland Security Funding

While the Senate managed to pass a bill providing funding for the Department of Homeland Security for the next eight months, ....

U.S. Construction Spending Unexpectedly Falls In January

Adding to concerns that the U.S. economy in the midst of winter lull for the second year running, U.S. construction spending ....

U.S. Consumer Spending Drops In January

U.S. consumer spending fell in January for a second consecutive month, due largely to a big drop in gasoline prices. The ....

Personal Income Up In Jan.; Spending Falls

New government data released on Monday showed that personal income rose in January. However spending unexpectedly ....

China Growth To Ease To 7% In Q1 - State Think Tank

China's economic growth is set to slow to 7 percent in the first quarter of this year, a top government think tank predicted ....

India Realigns Monetary Policy To Target Inflation

India's government and the central bank have agreed on a revamp of the monetary policy framework to place focus on inflation, ....

Indonesia Inflation Eases More Than Expected In February

Indonesia' consumer price inflation slowed at a faster-than-expected pace in February, dragged down by lower prices of fuel ....
Economic Calendar
Date
Time
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
03/02/15
00:00
Official Foreign Reserves
FEB
€ 30.48 B
€ 30.60 B
Romania
03/02/15
00:00
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
51.2
52.5
52.9
India
03/02/15
00:00
Unemployment Rate
FEB
10.3 %
10.5 %
Austria
03/02/15
00:30
RBA Commodity Index (Y-o-Y)
FEB
-20.6 %
-19.2 (R) %
Australia
03/02/15
01:00
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
57.5
55.1
Ireland
03/02/15
02:00
GDP (Q-o-Q)
Q4
-0.2 %
-0.3 %
0.1 (R) %
Finland
03/02/15
02:00
GDP (Y-o-Y)
Q4
0.2 %
-0.1 %
0.0 %
Finland
03/02/15
02:00
Nationwide House Prices (M-o-M)
FEB
-0.1 %
0.3 %
0.3 %
UK
03/02/15
02:30
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
53.3
55.1
Sweden
03/02/15
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
52.2
54.1
Netherland
03/02/15
03:00
PPI (M-o-M)
JAN
-0.5 %
-0.5 %
Austria
03/02/15
03:00
PPI (Y-o-Y)
JAN
-1.8 %
-1.4 %
Austria
03/02/15
03:00
Unemployment Rate
JAN
4.9 %
4.9 (R) %
Denmark
03/02/15
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
55.1
54.8
55.2
Poland
03/02/15
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
49.6
49.8
Turkey
03/02/15
03:00
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
51.2
51.9
Norway
03/02/15
03:15
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
54.2
55.5
54.7
Spain
03/02/15
03:30
SVME - Purchasing Manager Index
FEB
47.3
48.2
Switzerland
03/02/15
03:30
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
55.6
55.8
56.1
Czech Republic
03/02/15
03:45
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
51.9
50.05
49.9
Italy
03/02/15
03:50
PMI Manufacturing
FEB F
47.6
47.7
49.2
France
03/02/15
03:55
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
51.1
50.9
50.9
Germany
03/02/15
04:00
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
48.4
48.3
Greece
03/02/15
04:00
Unemployment Rate
JAN
12.6 %
12.9 %
12.7 (R) %
Italy
03/02/15
04:00
M2 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)
JAN
4.6 %
4.4 (R) %
Norway
03/02/15
04:00
PMI Manufacturing
FEB F
51.0
51.1
51.0 (R)
Eurozone
03/02/15
04:30
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
54.1
53.32
53.1
UK
03/02/15
04:30
Mortgage Approvals
JAN
60.79 K
60.87 K
60.35 (R) K
UK
03/02/15
04:30
Net Consumer Credit
JAN
£ 0.8 B
£ 0.6 B
£ 0.5 (R) B
UK
03/02/15
04:30
Net Lending Sec. on Dwellings
JAN
£ 1.6 B
£ 1.7 B
£ 1.6 B
UK
03/02/15
04:30
M4 Money Supply (M-o-M)
JAN
-0.8 %
0.5 %
0.1 %
UK
03/02/15
04:30
M4 Money Supply (Y-o-Y)
JAN
-2.2 %
-1 %
-1.1 %
UK
03/02/15
05:00
Flash CPI - EU Harmonised (Y-o-Y)
FEB
-0.3 %
-0.45 %
-0.6 %
Eurozone
03/02/15
05:00
Unemployment Rate
JAN
11.2 %
11.4 %
11.3 (R) %
Eurozone
03/02/15
06:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
JAN
-2.1 %
-3.6 (R) %
Portugal
03/02/15
06:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
JAN
2.2 %
1.5 (R) %
Portugal
03/02/15
06:00
Retail Sales (M-o-M)
JAN
1.7 %
-1.3 %
Latvia
03/02/15
06:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
JAN
6.7 %
2.7 %
Latvia
03/02/15
08:00
PMI Manufacturing
FEB
49.6
50.7
Brazil
03/02/15
08:30
Core PCE Deflator (M-o-M)
JAN
0.0 %
0.1 %
0.0 %
United States
More