The New York Times says this from a transcript of the interview: Link to the NYT piece More: OK, so nothing new then? 😀 Earlier President Trump said of Comey: ps.
Some data out of the UK … Another lower-tier data point, not an immediate GBP impact 0.4% m/m 1.6% y/y
Reuters with headlines from China’s state assets regulator Says centrally-owned SOEs’ Q1 profits up 20.9 pct at 377.06 bln yuan Says will complete excess coal capacity cut, firmly deal with “zombie firms” Cutting excess capacity at these is all part of reforms being undertaken on China.
We have had two pieces of data from NZ this morning now, this: New Zealand – Food prices for March: +1.0% m/m – prior -0.5% – For the y/y, up 1.4% and earlier:
Adam had thoughts on what to watch for here: Heads up: Comey interview on ABC is at 10 pm ET (0200 GMT) Taylor Swift had a cogent analysis up earlier: Baby, I’m just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake
New Zealand Performance of Services index for March, comes in at 58.8 – prior was 55.3 (revised from 55.0) At 58.8 its at its highest (fastest rate of expansion) for 14 months
China and Japan are holding their first high-level economic talks in 8 years in Tokyo today Some comments crossing: Japan Foreign Minister Kono: – need to rethink Japan-China relationship China Foreign Minister Wang:
I posted early forex rates here a good few hours ago: and then an update: Other markets finally getting their *** into gear and opening now: – S&P500 emini futures (Globex trade) opening up more than half a percent In my earlier post I wrote:
It is a busy US data docket coming up later, with Retail sales for March at 8.30am NY time (1330GMT) – The New York Fed Empire State manufacturing survey for April. also at 8.30am NY time (1330GMT) Retail sales is the focus.
This comes via Barclays, off to an early start to the week We recommend going long GBPNZD Barclays citing reasoning: — What does ForexLive think? Daily candles GBP/NZD chart