Japanese Yen
Asian shares and other riskier assets skidded on Tuesday, pressured by slumping crude oil prices and mixed messages from Federal Reserve policymakers on the outlook for U.S. interest rate rises. Oil prices continued to drop after shedding more than 2 percent overnight, as investors doubted that oil producing countries would...
Bank Of England
The Bank of England will leave British interest rates at a record low until next year as stuttering global growth and inflation nowhere near target ties the central bank's hands, a Reuters poll found. Bank Rate has sat at 0.5 percent for over seven years and the BoE - which...
Euro Dollar Currency
While some technicals suggest the USD may pause here, the overall decline in volatility, caused by better global data - notably from China - is a headwind to the USD now... The EURUSD? I hear many concerned that Draghi will be worried about currency strength, but with retail sales and...
Forex Trader
Asian shares rallied on Wednesday as markets pared back expectations for how fast and how far U.S. interest rates might rise this year, bruising the dollar and boosting sovereign bonds. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan reversed four sessions of losses to jump 1.4 percent. South Korea hit...
Chinese Stock Market
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Sunday that it was critical for China to continue moving toward a more market-oriented exchange rate and clearly communicate its actions to the market. Lew made the remarks during a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang in Beijing, following the G20 finance...
Bank Of England
There is no doubt about the standout currency this morning, with sterling having gone up the escalators into Friday's close and down the lift-shaft at the start of the Asia session. Friday's up-move came on the back of the late evening deal between the UK and the EU on the...
Euro Dollar Currency
EURUSD: Neutral: Daily closing below 1.0990 would shift outlook to bearish. For three days in a row, EUR dipped below the crucial 1.0990 support but each time, it rebounded to close above. As highlighted in recent updates, only a daily closing below 1.0990 would shift the current neutral outlook to bearish. In...
Euro Currency
Expectations of a steady-as-she-goes message from the European Central Bank in the face of renewed financial market turbulence kept the euro strong against the dollar ahead of the bank's January decision on Thursday. With European stock markets recovering and oil prices stabilising after another dizzying sell-off on Wednesday, global investors'...
Russian Ruble
The ruble slumped to new record lows on Thursday, threatening more hardship for ordinary Russians and prompting some to stock up on dollars as the Kremlin denied the currency was collapsing. At one point the rouble had chalked up one of its biggest intraday drops in around a year, smashing...
US Stock Market Traders
U.S. stock indexes looked set to open higher on Friday as oil prices surged for a second day, helped by a cold wave sweeping across the United States and Europe. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments on Thursday suggesting that the bank could ease its monetary policy in its...