Economic calendar due from Asia today, Friday 2 April 2021, is nearly empty

Its a holiday across much of Asia, including for me! So, I won’t be around too much but will pop in from time to time. 2350 GMT will bring data from Japan, March monetary base. Via Investopedia: The monetary base is the total amount of a currency that is either in general circulation in the […]

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Exports empty Canada’s canola bins, driving prices to near records

3/3 © Reuters. A deer feeds in a Western Canadian canola field in full bloom in 2019 2/3 By Rod Nickel WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canada, the world’s biggest canola grower, is running short of the oilseed six months before the next harvest, with strong export demand driving prices to nearly 13-year highs last week. […]

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Hunger stalks Latin America’s street vendors as empty sidewalks mean no customers

4/4 © Reuters. A stall with security elements is seen in the street market, during a preventive quarantine after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Santiago 2/4 By Fabian Cambero and Daina Beth Solomon SANTIAGO/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – In the usually bustling streets of the downtown Santiago this week, Chilean great-grandmother Luz Maria […]

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