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japantrade-042110.jpg Retail sales in Japan advanced 5.0 percent on year in April, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Thursday - coming in at 11.562 trillion yen. That was shy of forecasts for an increase of 5.5 percent following the 9.7 percent contraction in March. Sales from large retailers advanced...

EURUSD1-052715.jpg The dollar is adding to its recent gains against both the pound sterling and the Japanese Yen Wednesday, but has given back its early gains against the euro. There were no U.S. economic reports released today, following yesterday's large number of reports. However, investors will be watching for the...

GermanGFK-052715.jpg Germany's consumer sentiment is poised to improve further to its highest value in more than thirteen years in June as strong domestic demand and low inflation boost growth prospects. The forward-looking consumer sentiment rose unexpectedly to 10.2 in June from 10.1 in May, survey data from market research group GfK showed Wednesday. This was the highest score since October 2001.

EEP22-011515_27May15.jpg Consumer confidence survey results from Germany and France are due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

trade.jpg The value of construction work done in Australia slipped a seasonally adjusted 2.4 percent on quarter in the first quarter or 2015, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday - coming in at A$48.397 billion. That missed expectations for a decline of 1.4 percent following the 0.2 percent...

boj-30042015.jpg The members of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy committee were satisfied that the current monetary policy stance remained appropriate, minutes from the bank's April 30 meeting revealed on Wednesday. The underlying inflation trend was improving steadily, the minutes showed, although there was some...

The dollar is adding to its recent strength against its major competitors Tuesday morning. There was a large number of economic reports released this morning, following yesterday's Memorial Day holiday. A pair of housing reports exceeded expectations, while durable goods orders were in line with estimates. Largely...

consconf-052615.jpg Consumer confidence in the U.S. improved modestly in May after declining sharply in April, the Conference Board revealed in a report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board said its consumer confidence index rose to 95.4 in May from a downwardly revised 94.3 in April.

NewHomeSales-052615.jpg Following the pullback seen in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. new home sales rebounded by more than expected in the month of April.

homesales-030411_26May15.jpg Home prices in major U.S. metropolitan areas continued to show notable annual growth in the month of March, according to a report released by Standard & Poor's on Tuesday.

DurableGoods-052615.jpg Largely reflecting a pullback in orders for transportation equipment, the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing a modest decrease in new orders for U.S. manufactured durable goods in the month of April.

singapore1-081009.jpg Singapore's gross domestic product expanded 2.6 percent on year in the first quarter of 2015, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in Tuesday's revision. That's up from the April 14 preliminary reading that called for an increase of 2.1 percent, which would have been unchanged from the previous...

NewZealandcpi-071510.jpg New Zealand posted a merchandise trade surplus of NZ$123 million in April, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday - representing 3.0 percent of exports. The headline figure beat forecasts for a surplus of NZ$98 million following the NZ$631 million surplus in March. Exports were down NZ$240 million...

japantrade-042110.jpg Japan posted a merchandise trade deficit of 53.44 billion yen in April, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday. The headline figure beat expectations for a deficit of 386.8 billion yen following the upwardly revised 50 billion yen surplus in March (originally 3.3 billion). Exports climbed 8.0 percent...

EURUSD1-052215.jpg The dollar is up sharply against its major rivals at the end of the trading week. The U.S. currency has received a boost from the U.S. inflation data released this morning, as well as comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen this afternoon. Consumer prices in the U.S. rose in line with economist...

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