Currencies / Foreign Exchange Markets

Two Chinese bitcoin mining equipment makers plan $1 billion Hong…

Two Chinese bitcoin mining equipment makers plan $1 billion Hong…

Published 15/05/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Two Chinese bitcoin mining equipment makers plan to raise up to $1 billion each from Hong Kong listings this year, riding [more…]

Asia stocks pull back after soft China data- oil higher

Asia stocks pull back after soft China data- oil higher

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled back on Tuesday, brushing off a firmer lead from Wall Street, as investors turned cautious after soft Chinese economic [more…]

Germany and France agree on fundamental questions on Europe: Merkel

Germany and France agree on fundamental questions on Europe: Merkel

Published 07/05/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany and France agreed on most fundamental issues related to Europe but the two countries [more…]

Asia shares mostly higher, U.S. crude powers past $70

Asia shares mostly higher, U.S. crude powers past $70

Published 07/05/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Most Asia markets firmed on Monday after a tame reading on U.S. wages lessened the risk of faster rate hikes by the [more…]

Dollar surge bringing emerging market rate cut cycle to a halt

Dollar surge bringing emerging market rate cut cycle to a halt

Published 07/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A resurgent dollar and higher borrowing costs are smashing through Argentina and Turkey’s currencies like a wrecking ball and raising the likelihood [more…]

Oil prices reach highest since Nov 2014 on Venezuela, Iran worries

Oil prices reach highest since Nov 2014 on Venezuela, Iran worries

Published 07/05/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices rose above $70 a barrel on Monday for the first time since November 2014 and Brent crude climbed to [more…]

Argentina curbs peso’s fall though risks linger

Argentina curbs peso’s fall though risks linger

Published 07/05/2018

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina likely stopped a run on the peso with a massive rate hike and lower fiscal deficit target on Friday, though [more…]

Dollar index at near four-month high after U.S. jobs data

Dollar index at near four-month high after U.S. jobs data

Published 07/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar stayed near its 2018 peak on Monday after U.S. jobs and wages data did little to temper perceptions of strength [more…]

India’s cryptocurrency investors bet trading will survive bank ban

India’s cryptocurrency investors bet trading will survive bank ban

Published 04/05/2018

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - A month after India’s central bank barred regulated lenders from facilitating cryptocurrency transactions, trading volumes have surged dramatically alongside a sharp [more…]