Currencies / Foreign Exchange Markets

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Asian stocks trim gains as China swings to red, trade fears weigh

Published 06/08/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares pared gains on Monday as Chinese stocks swung into negative territory, driven lower by the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war, though [more…]

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Published 06/08/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar held firm against a basket of its peers on Monday after U.S. job data reinforced investors’ expectations the Federal Reserve [more…]

Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctions

Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctions

Published 06/08/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran will ease foreign exchange rules, state TV reported on Sunday, in a bid to halt a collapse of the rial currency [more…]

Deutsche Bank shifts euro clearing as post-Brexit landscape emerges

Deutsche Bank shifts euro clearing as post-Brexit landscape emerges

Published 30/07/2018

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) has moved the clearing of a “large part” of new euro-denominated derivatives trades from London to Frankfurt, as financial [more…]

Deutsche shifts chunk of euro clearing to Frankfurt from London

Deutsche shifts chunk of euro clearing to Frankfurt from London

Published 30/07/2018

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) has begun clearing a “large part” of new euro-denominated derivatives trades in Frankfurt instead of London, a spokesman confirmed [more…]

BlackRock’s Rieder halved fund’s emerging market exposure

BlackRock’s Rieder halved fund’s emerging market exposure

Published 27/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) bond investor Rick Rieder halved exposure in recent months to a once-major bet in his portfolios on [more…]

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Published 27/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy should have a “plan B” to quit the euro zone with a referendum if economic conditions dictate, the founder of the [more…]

U.S. regulator stands by decision to block Winklevoss bitcoin ETF

U.S. regulator stands by decision to block Winklevoss bitcoin ETF

Published 27/07/2018

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday stood by a decision blocking an exchange-traded fund that would have tracked bitcoin, [more…]

Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk, stocks slip

Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk, stocks slip

Published 23/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Signs that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) might scale back its monetary stimulus faster than expected sent tremors through bond markets on [more…]

Japanese yen trims early gains as BOJ policy change eyed

Japanese yen trims early gains as BOJ policy change eyed

Published 23/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The yen trimmed early gains on Monday as traders consolidated positions after reports the central bank was debating moves to scale back [more…]