• Australian dollar slips to 2-day low against Japanese yen

    The Australian dollar pared its early Asian session gains against other major currencies on Wednesday. The aussie thus slipped to a 2-day low against the Japanese yen.
  • NZ dollar drops to multi-day lows against majors

    The New Zealand dollar dropped to multi-day lows against its major opponents on Wednesday morning in Asia as New Zealand's consumer confidence index declined in the first quarter of 2009. The kiwi reached a 2-day low against the currencies of the U.S., Europe and Japan and a 6-day low against the Australian dollar.
  • Japan Trade Balance On Tap For Wednesday

    Japan is set to announce February numbers for its merchandise trade balance on Wednesday, headlining a modestly active day for Asian economic news.
  • The Week Ahead Asia-Pacific: Japan Trade Balance and CPI, New Zealand GDP

    Markets will watch Japan's trade balance next week for confirmation of further record plunges in exports for the world's second-largest economy. Later in the week Japanese inflation results will be released. In New Zealand, fourth quarter GDP is expected post dismal results.