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Morning Briefing: Tuesday 02, September 2014

Highly volatile session in Asia Pacific

This night the Nikkei performed well boosted by what appear to be the best monthly salary rise figures since 1997, as a result the Nikkei gained 1.28% over the session. Yesterday, the US market closed again in the green driven up by optimism mostly.

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Economic Calendar: Tuesday 02 September 2014

Last updated at 10:32am

  • Australia

    RBA Interest Rate Decision

    High Impact
    Previous: 2.5%Forecast: 2.5%Actual: 2.5%
  • Switzerland

    GDP Y/Y

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 2%Forecast: 1.6%Actual: 0.6%
  • Switzerland

    GDP q/q

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 0.5%Forecast: 0.5%Actual: 0%
  • United Kingdom

    PMI Construction

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 62.4Forecast: 61.5Actual: 64
  • Euro Zone

    PPI M/M

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 0.1%Forecast: -0.1%Actual: -

    The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the average change over time in the selling prices for goods and services which domestic producers charge for their output. PPI is used as an early measure for inflation as higher costs at the production stage are passed onto consumers as higher retail prices.

  • Euro Zone

    PPI Y/Y

    Medium Impact
    Previous: -0.8%Forecast: -1.1%Actual: -

    The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the average change over time in the selling prices for goods and services which domestic producers charge for their output. PPI is used as an early measure for inflation as higher costs at the production stage are passed onto consumers as higher retail prices.

  • United States

    PMI Manufacturing

    Medium Impact
    Previous: 58Forecast: 58Actual: -

    The Manufacturing PMI Index is considered as an indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing industry. The PMI index is compiled by measuring five major sub-indicators: production, new orders, supplier deliveries, employment environment and inventory levels.

  • United States

    Construction Spending M/M

    Medium Impact
    Previous: -1.8%Forecast: 1%Actual: -

    This indicator gauges the overall spending in the construction sector. This is a fforward looking indicator, since builders will only invest in new construction projects if they believe overall economic conditions are good and favour investment.

  • United States

    ISM Manufacturing Survey

    High Impact
    Previous: 57.1Forecast: 57Actual: -

    The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Index shows business conditions in the US manufacturing sector. It is a significant indicator of the overall economic conditions in the US. This indicator is watched closely by traders since it is the first monthly report that focuses on manufacturing. A result above 50 is seen as positive (or bullish) for the USD, whereas a result below 50 is seen as negative (or bearish).

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Forecast

Weekly Forecast: 14 May 2014

Yen slips as investors take on risk

Emman Xuereb

Global equity markets rallied at the start of the week dampening demand for safe-haven assets. The yen slipped for the third consecutive day on Tuesday versus the dollar on signs that tensions between Russia and Ukraine were abating.

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