European equity markets open firmer again 31 Aug

Equity markets in positive territory as trading officially gets underway 31 Aug FTSE            +0.3% DAX             +0.8% CAC             +0.6% IBEX            +0.6% FTMIB          +0.4% In China the SCI closed down -0.1% but up +2.7% for the month, CS1300 Index -0.3% but up +2.3% on the

Trading ideas for the European session 31 Aug

Your daily thread to exchange trading ideas and discussion 31 Aug USD demand still prevailing helped by US data and with NFPs looming tomorrow. Month-end flows in play today. So what’s your take on current fx levels ? What are you hoping for ? Share your trading thoughts/positions here with the ForexLive community and I wish you good

Nikkei 225 closes up 0.72% at 19,646.24

Positive equity tones as  USDJPY remains underpinned 31 Aug                      high 19687.95 low 19583.11 Topix +0.61% at 1617.41 USDJPY 110.59 near session highs still Offers/res around 110.65 and larger between 80-00. Demand/support 110.20 then 110.00 In Australia the S&P/ASX200 closed up +0.73% at

NZ’s Labour party has 2% poll lead over governing National Party

1 News poll results just published 31 Aug highest rating for Labour since 2006 First Party 8% Greens 5% NZDUSD understandably not liking the news and down quickly from 0.7170 to 0.7148 to continue its retreat from Tuesday’s heady highs of 0.7299                                                          NZDUSD