Currencies / Foreign Exchange Markets

Losses at Russian banks from cyber attacks down sharply in 2018:…

Losses at Russian banks from cyber attacks down sharply in 2018:…

Published 18/10/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian banks have sharply reduced their losses from cyber attacks with 76.5 million roubles ($1.17 million) in losses in the first [more…]

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Dollar snaps gains as Fed-fuelled rally fizzles

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar stepped back from a one-week high on Thursday as investors took profits after a rally this week encouraged by upbeat [more…]

Dollar steadies as Fed minutes weigh on stocks, yuan

Dollar steadies as Fed minutes weigh on stocks, yuan

Published 18/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar held near a one-week high on Thursday and stocks were mixed after minutes showing the Federal Reserve may favor more [more…]

China Treasury holdings in August fall to lowest since June 2017:…

China Treasury holdings in August fall to lowest since June 2017:…

Published 16/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - China’s holdings of U.S. Treasuries fell for a third straight month in August to their lowest in more than a year, [more…]

Dollar extends two-week run of gains, data eyed

Dollar extends two-week run of gains, data eyed

Published 08/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar climbed on Monday, building on last week’s gains as weakness in global markets, led by Chinese equities, and recent strong [more…]

Paper says South Africa’s finance minister asked to be sacked, rand…

Paper says South Africa’s finance minister asked to be sacked, rand…

Published 08/10/2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to remove him after he admitted to visiting the home of [more…]

Emerging market stocks’ descent to 17 month lows entices U.S….

Emerging market stocks’ descent to 17 month lows entices U.S….

Published 08/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The steep decline in emerging market stocks since early this year are attracting some U.S. fund managers who think they may [more…]

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

Published 08/10/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shares in Asia slumped Monday as China’s markets stumbled in their first trading day after a one-week holiday even though Beijing’s central [more…]

Turkey announces exemptions to forex contracts ban

Turkey announces exemptions to forex contracts ban

Published 08/10/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has announced exemptions to its ban on using foreign currencies in business agreements, including export-related contracts, capital market instruments and employment [more…]

BNP Paribas Asset Management goes short U.S. tech stocks

BNP Paribas Asset Management goes short U.S. tech stocks

Published 05/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - BNP Paribas Asset Management is shifting its exposure across U.S. equities away from banks and positioning for a decline in technology stocks, [more…]