Tokyo opening news digest
|It is important that all legislators remember that they are there to serve their constituents. I urge legislators and regulators not to forget the lessons from previous financial crisis, especially the one in 2008. It is in the good times that we need to compel banks to get ready for the downturns.|
|In the wake of the 2018 midterm elections, how does your congressional district stack up?|
|As widely expected, the Fed left rates unchanged at its November meeting, setting up what looks like strong odds for a final hike next month. Its statement cited continued economic strength, but observed that business fixed investment seems to be moderating.|
|UK PM May spokesman has said that the UK will not agree anything that brings a hard Irish border.
A spokesman for UK PM May says the government will
|RBA Monetary Policy Statement overview
Early Friday at 00:30 GMT sees another iteration of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) Statement of Monetar
|Analysts at Nomura explained that the FOMC meeting came with no major change to the policy guidance language in the November FOMC statement.
|As reported by Reuters, the US’ ambassador to China is expecting “frank” discussions between the two sides ahead of Friday’s US-China talks on diploma|
|As analysts at Westpac explained, “The Fed held steady but sounded optimistic once again, setting up a December rate rise.” The DXY was firmer to 96.7|
|The AUD/USD is trading into 0.7260 heading into Friday’s early overnight session with the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) latest rate statement in t|
|S&P500 daily chart
Main trend: Bullish
|Analysts at Westpac notes that the RBA releases its quarterly Statement on Monetary Policy at 11:30am Syd/8:30am Sing/HK.
|Major equity indexes started they mixed and stayed relatively quiet in the first half of the session as investors stayed focused on the Fed’s announce|
|Analysts at Nomura noted that the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) again announced an unchanged cash rate of 1.75% yesterday, as was forecast by all|
|NZD/USD travelled overnight in an orderly between 0.6797/70 ahead of the FOMC which titled the balance in the bear’s favour to a low of 0.6741.
|DXY daily chart
Resistance 1: 97.00 former 2018 high
|JD.com CEO Liu Qiangdong was briefly detained in Minneapolis, Minnesota, over a rape allegation in August.
Since then, he has been absent from s…
|Snap-on Inc. SNA, +0.39% said late Thursday its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 95 cents a share, payable Dec. 10 to sharehold|
|The Justice Department said it’s suing UBS UBS, -2.01% over the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities from 2006 through 2007, just before the|
|Shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc. SWKS, +0.91% fell 4% in the extended session Thursday after the semiconductor company reported fiscal fourth-quarter|
|CenturyLink Inc. CTL, -1.82% shares dropped more than 7% in after-hours trading following an earnings report that showed sales and profit declining fa|
|The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled new rules that will restrict migrants’ ability to seek asylum at the Mexican border. President Donald Tr|
|Forescout Technologies Inc. FSCT, +0.46% shares surged in the extended session Thursday after the cybersecurity company reported a surprise adjusted p|
|Shares of Redfin Corp. RDFN, -3.76% fell more than 9% in the extended session Thursday after the real-estate brokerage swung to a profit in the third|
|Hertz Global Holdings Inc.’s HTZ, -1.39% stock jumped in Thursday’s extended session after the car rental company posted quarterly results that exceed|
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