Month: March 2019

Quarterly survey from the Bank of Japan    Tankan Large Mfg Index: 12 for a miss expected 13, prior was 19 Tankan Large Mfg Outlook: 8 for a bigger miss expected 12, prior was 15 Tankan Large Non-Mfg Index: 21, miss expected 22, prior was 24 Tankan Large Non-Mfg Outlook: 20, in line expected 20,
These are the PMIs from the National Bureau of Statistics, for March 2019. Manufacturing 50.5 for a beat, jumps to expansion for the first time in four months: expected 49.6, prior 49.2 Non-Manufacturing a beat at 54.8 (the services PMI hit media a little earlier than scheduled): expected 54.0, prior 54.3 Composite 54.0, much improved from
Forex news for NY trading on March 29, 2019 In other markets: Spot gold +$2.05 or 0.16% at $1292.47. The high reached $1300.10. The low extended to $1286.79 WTI crude oil futures is trading up $.88 or 1.48% at $60.18 In the US stock market today, the major indices moved higher helped by hopes for
Economists react Canadian GDP rose 0.3% in January, beating the flat consensus and even the highest estimates from economists. One of those was Brain DePratto at TD Securities. “We were expecting a more muted report, but in the event we got a solid print, front to back,” he wrote in a note. “There was great
Fed’s Kashkari in an interview with Reuters Fed’s Kashkari in an interview with Reuters (dove/non-voting) says: He is glad that the Fed is pausing, sees no reason to raise rates he would support a rate cut if he reached the conclusion that the US economy is really slowing he would need a few months of
Shares see gains in the 1st quarter The European shares are ending the session and week higher.  German DAX, +0.76% France’s CAC, +0.87% UK’s FTSE, +0.71% Spain’s Ibex, +0.77% Italy’s FTSE MIB, +0.97% The quarterly change are also looking good: German DAX ends March flat but up 9.2% in Q1.  That is the best since
Translation: She’s not giving up We now have to see what happens on Monday with indicative votes Clearly not the result we wanted but a number of senior colleagues have voted with us today There is more work to do but things are moving in the right direction We don’t know what, if anything, parliament