Forex news for Asia trading
has been little net change for major pairs during the Asian session
so far although there have been some minor gyrations. USD/JPY dropped
from highs just shy of 109.90 to under 109.60 before tracking back to
be barely net changed as I post. Yen
crosses declined with the earlier dip as most currencies gained a few
points against the big dollar before they too retraced; AUD, NZD,
GBP, CAD are all a little softer now against the USD as I update, but
the net changes are all marginal.
releases were of lower-tier importance and there was little news of
impact either. A potential takeover bid for Toshiba (emphasis on
potential at this stage) was about as exciting as it got.
lost a few dollars after its better session on Tuesday.
Japan’s Nikkei barely changed, Topix +0.3%
China’s Shanghai Composite -0.7%
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng -0.88%
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 +0.17%