Currencies / Foreign Exchange Markets

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

Published 01/09/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - The euro zone economy has experienced a strong recovery in the third quarter even though the most recent incoming data in August [more…]

Macron marks Lebanon’s centenary as nation teeters on brink

Macron marks Lebanon’s centenary as nation teeters on brink

Published 01/09/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron marked Lebanon’s centenary on Tuesday by planting a cedar tree, the emblem of the Middle East country that [more…]

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Published 01/09/2020

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s official interest rates and the average cost of servicing its public debt have never been lower, but investors are becoming worried [more…]

Asia shares push ahead as China markets jump

Asia shares push ahead as China markets jump

Published 17/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares crept back toward recent peaks on Monday as Chinese markets swung higher, while investors waited to see if the recent [more…]

Take Five: Impasse!

Take Five: Impasse!

Published 17/08/2020

1/WALL STREET WATCHES WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers negotiating a fresh dose of stimulus have reached an impasse. Trillions of dollars injected by the Federal Reserve and [more…]

Dollar in the doldrums- U.S. politics, Fed minutes eyed

Dollar in the doldrums- U.S. politics, Fed minutes eyed

Published 17/08/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar slipped marginally and commodity currencies inched higher on Monday as investors were relieved by a delay in the review of [more…]

Stocks dip on lukewarm data- oil falls

Stocks dip on lukewarm data- oil falls

Published 14/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks fell on Friday as data out of China, the euro zone and the United States put a lid on expectations [more…]

Global shares climb as China industrial data offers hope for coronavirus recovery

Global shares climb as China industrial data offers hope for coronavirus recovery

Published 10/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares rose on Monday as industrial activity in China gained strength, another sign of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that added [more…]

Dollar rally regains some momentum- Aussie and Kiwi fall

Dollar rally regains some momentum- Aussie and Kiwi fall

Published 10/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar rose in early London trading on Monday, including versus the euro and Swiss franc, with investors focusing on fiscal stimulus [more…]