Economic data due from Australia and RBA events
Nov 30 21:54 (GMT) - Due from Australia today 2230GMT: ANZ Roy Morgan weekly Consumer Sentiment for the week ended 29 November - prior was 114.5 Also at 2330GMT: AIG Performance of Manufacturing index for November, ...
NZ data - Terms of Trade index for Q3: -3.7% q/q (expected -2.6%)
Nov 30 21:45 (GMT) - New Zealand terms of trade index for Q3 comes in at a miss, down 3.7% on the quarter - expected -2.6%, prior was +1.3% - Q3 s/adj export volumes +3.7%q/q (expected +3.7%) ...
CFTC Commitment of traders report: EUR shorts increase by 11K
Nov 30 21:38 (GMT) - Forex futures market speculative positions data for CFTC commitment of traders report as of the close on November 24 The EUR continues to add to the shorts )(11K) and has the largest short position since the week of May 12, 2015. ...
Economic data due from New Zealand today
Nov 30 21:31 (GMT) - Coming up from NZ today 2145GMT - Terms of Trade index for Q3. - expected is -2.6%, prior was +1.3% 2300 QV House Prices for November - prior was +14.0% neither of these releases normally see a big currency response. A surprise on the ...
Forex seasonals: December an intriguing time for euro trades
Nov 30 20:59 (GMT) - The seasonal pattern for the euro in December December is the best month on the calendar for the euro since 2000. It's gained an average of 1.64%. In the past 10 years that performance has diminished to +0.97% but it's still ...
ANZs Breen argues for a change in language by the RBA
Nov 30 20:51 (GMT) - Cites lower commodity prices and a rising AUD. What levels are in play for the AUDUSD. There is a piece on the Business Insider outlining Daniel Breen's - ANZ currency strategist - case for the RBA to change the tone on ...
November asset performance rundown
Nov 30 20:37 (GMT) - How currencies, stocks and bonds performed in November Stocks: - S&P 500 +0.2% - Nasdaq +1.2% - CAC +1.2% - DAX +4.9% - FTSE 100 -0.08% - Nikkei +3.5% FX: ...
What was the most under-reported markets theme in November?
Nov 30 20:23 (GMT) - Commodities were absolutely trounced Percentage changes in November: - Copper -11.9% - Nickel -12.5% - Wheat -9.5% - Gold -6.8% - Natural gas -10.3% - WTI crude -10.6% The CRB index fell 6.7% in the month and is at the lowest since 2002. Given that, it's very impressive ...