39192Singapore Trade Surplus Narrows 8.4% YoY in July8/17/2017 1:09:39 AM"Singapore trade surplus fell to 5.5 SGD billion in July of 2017 from 6.0 SGD billion a year earlier. In June 2017, trade surplus stood at 6.4 SGD billion."SingaporeBalance of TradeSTRDE/singapore/balance-of-trade
39190Stocks in Australia Hit 6-week High8/17/2017 12:45:49 AMASX 200 increased to a 6-week high of 5800Australiastock marketAS51/australia/stock-market
39189Singapore NODX Rises Less than Expected in July8/17/2017 12:43:42 AM"Domestic Exports of Non Oil (NODX) in Singapore increased 8.5 percent from a year earlier in July of 2017, following an upwardly revised 8.8 percent rise in June and below market expectations of a 9.9 percent increase. Exports of non-electronics rose 5.2 percent, following a 10.1 percent growth in the prior month, while electronic sales increased for a straight nine months, up 16.3 percent (from 5.4 percent in June). NODX rose to China (20.9 percent) South Korea (45.3 percent), and Thailand (55.3 percent). On a month-on-month basis, NODX went down 2.5 percent, compared to a downwardly revised 2.2 percent fall in the prior month, and above market consesnsus of a 0.4 percent fall."SingaporeDomestic Exports of Non Oil (nodx) (%yoy)SPEXPNOOR/singapore/domestic-exports-of-non-oil-nodx-pctyoy
39188Japan Trade Surplus Narrows 17% YoY in July8/17/2017 12:36:20 AM"Japan's trade surplus fell 17.0 percent to JPY 418.77 billion in July of 2017 from JPY 504.53 billion in the same month a year earlier but above market consensus of a surplus of JPY 392.0 billion. Exports rose 13.4 percent from a year earlier to JPY 6,494.89 billion while imports increased by 16.3 percent to JPY 6,076.19 billion."JapanBalance of TradeJNTBAL/japan/balance-of-trade
39187Japan Imports Rise Less Than Expected In July8/17/2017 12:30:02 AM"Imports to Japan jumped 16.3 percent from a year earlier to JPY 6,076.1 billion in July 2017, albeit short of market expectations of a 17 percent gain. Imports improved over June as purchases increased for most categories: Mineral fuels (25.9 percent), of which LNG (46.8 percent); electrical machinery (17.2 percent); chemicals (5.1 percent); machinery (29 percent); others (5.4 percent), of which scientific optical equipment (21.4 percent); foodstuff (12.8 percent); manufactured goods (22.2 percent); and raw materials (30.7 percent). In contrast purchases for transport equipment dropped 6.5 percent. Among major trading partners, imports grew from China (13.1 percent), the US (13.9 percent), Australia (36.1 percent), South Korea (21.9 percent), Taiwan (22.4 percent), and the EU (3.1 percent)."JapanImportsJNBPIMP/japan/imports
39186Japan Exports Slightly Below Estimates In July8/17/2017 12:16:45 AM"Exports from Japan rose 13.4 percent from the previous year to JPY 6,494.9 billion in July 2017, just below expectations of a 13.6 percent gain. It was the eighth straight month of increase in exports as all categories lifted. Sales increased at a faster pace for: transport equipment (11.4 percent) boosted by higher shipments of motor vehicles (6 percent); manufactured goods (9 percent) primarily due to metals (18.8 percent); chemicals (14.9 percent); and others (21.2 percent). Exports also went up for: machinery (13.7 percent) and transport equipment (11.4 percent). Among major trading partners, exports rose to all continents except the Middle East which dropped 7.9 percent. Exports rose more to the US (13 percent), but decelerated to both China (17.6 percent) and South Korea (16.8 percent)."JapanExportsJNBPEXP/japan/exports
39183Stocks in New Zealand Hit All-time High8/16/2017 11:08:09 PMNZX 50 increased to an all-time high of 7855New Zealandstock marketNZSE50FG/new-zealand/stock-market
39182Natural gas Moves Down By 2%8/16/2017 10:08:16 PMNatural gas decreased by 2% to 2.8795 USD/MMBtucommoditycommodityNG1/commodity/natural-gas
39181Ethanol Hits 6-week Low8/16/2017 9:57:37 PMEthanol decreased to a 6-week low of 1.485 USD/GalcommoditycommodityDL1/commodity/ethanol
39180Fed Policymakers Divided Over Stimulus Unwind8/16/2017 6:26:39 PM"Several Fed policymakers were prepared to announce a start date for the shrinking of the US central bank’s balance sheet at the latest rate-setting meeting, but most preferred to wait for additional information on the economic outlook and developments potentially affecting financial markets, minutes from last FOMC meeting showed."United StatesInterest RateFDTR/united-states/interest-rate