Posted Aug 28, 23:47

Onto Japan CPI, Jobs & NZ Figures

National CPI Ex Food, Energy (JUL) (y/y) Aug 28 23:30
National CPI Ex-Fresh Food (JUL) (y/y) Aug 28 23:30
Tokyo CPI (JUL) (y/y) Aug 28 23:30
Tokyo CPI ex Food, Energy (JUL) (y/y) Aug 28 23:30
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6 hours ago: 

More US economic data points beat expectations on Thursday but the dollar was sluggish, we look at why. On the day the Australian dollar was the best performer while the euro lagged. Later, yen risks are heightened with a major slate of Japanese data is due.  Our 3 NZD Premium trades await tonight's NZ data on building permits and consumer confidence. The Japan data will impact our EURJPY trades

The parade of better US economic data continued with GDP but after an initial spike the dollar sagged. First let's look at the data.

PREMIUM INSIGHTS Update: Aug 26, 19:56
ECB Speculation Rising, Canadian Dollar Surges Aug 28, 2014 0:15: 

An ECB sources story sent EUR/USD nearly a half-cent higher in a sign of the increasing focus on the central bank in the week ahead. The loonie was the top performer for the second day while the US dollar lagged. Australian capex and house prices are due later.  Today's CAD rally sent our GBPCAD short from Aug 15 to its final target for 190 pips, while yesterday's NZDCAD short is +100 pips in the money.


EUR between ECB chatter & Friday’s CPI Aug 27, 2014 17:13: 

Euro lifted on a wire story from unnamed ECB sources that any “action [from next week's ECB policy meeting is] unlikely next week". But watch Friday's Eurozone flash Aug CPI figures. More charts & analysis.