Currencies / Foreign Exchange Markets

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Published 08/12/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS/LONDON [more…]

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Sterling hits six-month high, stocks up as Brexit deal adds to Asian cheer

Published 08/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - A breakthrough in [more…]

Sterling rises, euro edges down as Brexit deal may be near

Sterling rises, euro edges down as Brexit deal may be near

Published 08/12/2017

British Pound Sterling banknotes are seen in a counter machine at the Money Service Austria company's headquarters in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Leonhard FoegerTOKYO [more…]

Bitcoin plummets more than 12 percent to below $15,000

Bitcoin plummets more than 12 percent to below $15,000

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A bitcoin sign is seen during Riga Comm 2017, a business technology and innovation fair in Riga, Latvia November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File [more…]

Confusion reigns as banks scramble to price FX, bond research under EU markets revamp

Confusion reigns as banks scramble to price FX, bond research under EU markets revamp

Published 04/12/2017

Jordanian Dinar, Yuan, Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Pound and Riyals banknotes are seen in this picture illustration taken June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationLONDON (Reuters) - How [more…]

Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress- Brexit deal eyed

Dollar gains on U.S. tax cut progress- Brexit deal eyed

Published 04/12/2017

A woman walks in strong wind caused by Typhoon Lan, past an electronic board showing the graphs of the recent movements of Japan's Nikkei average [more…]

Dollar rises as U.S. Senate passes tax bill, pound awaits May-Juncker meeting

Dollar rises as U.S. Senate passes tax bill, pound awaits May-Juncker meeting

Published 04/12/2017

Pound coins are seen in front of a displayed U.S. 100 dollar banknote in this picture illustration taken January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationTOKYO (Reuters) - [more…]

Enter the ‘petro’: Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

Enter the ‘petro’: Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

Published 03/12/2017

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked to the world of digital currency to circumvent U.S.-led financial sanctions, announcing on Sunday the launch of the "petro" backed by oil reserves to shore up a collapsed economy. [more…]

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Euro holds line at $1.19 as investment prospects brighten

Published 01/12/2017

The German Central Bank (Bundesbank) presents the 50 euro banknote at its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kai PfaffenbachLONDON (Reuters) - The euro [more…]

Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

Published 01/12/2017

A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Toru HanaiLONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - European shares fell on [more…]