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The dollar could be set to rally against the euro despite improved market sentiment around the European sovereign debt crisis, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital told CNBC Monday.
Earthquakes in New Zealand hit the kiwi, and bickering over Greek debt dents the euro — it's time for your Monday FX Fix.
As Germany and the European Central Bank battle over what to do next on Greek debt restructuring, or lack of it, one economist is predicting the answer could be scrip money, and lots more trouble ahead.
The role of consumer inflation expectations has become overplayed in the politicized environment that central banks are now operating in, and to be effective, institutions like the European Central Bank may need to be less fixated on their public credibility, Paul Donovan, economist at UBS, told CNBC.com.
In order for a deal on Greece to be agreed, Germany dropped its demand for restructuring of Greek debt and some pain for private bond holders.
After six straight down weeks, stocks could get rocked in the week ahead amid a slew of economic reports. "Sentiment is still falling," one strategist said, though added that it "hasn't dropped into panic territory."
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When European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said the magic words — "strong vigilance" — the euro immediately spiked. Fine. But why the code?
Investors I speak with fall into three camps: those who dislike the USD, those who dislike the EUR, and those who dislike both.
Ever since the financial crisis of 2008 it feels as if markets are never that far away from another bad news story.
The Canadian dollar gets a lift, but risk sentiment is off. Time for your freak-out Friday FX Fix.
The euro zone’s reluctance to consider some kind of restructuring for Greece – and at some point Ireland and Portugal – has been heavily criticized by economists, who believe a default of some kind by one or all three of the troubled economies is now inevitable.
The German parliament voted in favor of a resolution on Friday from the ruling coalition parties to back additional aid for Greece.
"Strong Vigilance is needed" said Jean-Claude Trichet three times in Thursday’s European Central Bank press conference.
The bulls trotted gingerly back into the stock market and, if they stick around on Friday, the market could avoid a sixth week of losses. Still, one market strategist cautioned: "It is not the beginning of a new bull market rally."
The South Korean won is weighed down and the ECB's Trichet is talking. It's time for your daily FX Fix.
The European Union must save Greece and private bondholders have already begun to price in taking part in future efforts to bail out the indebted country, Herbert Stepic, Raiffeisen Bank International CEO, told CNBC.com.
Economic data on both sides of the Atlantic pointing to a slowdown is rattling investors' nerves and is likely to keep them on the sidelines for the rest of the month, Barclays Capital expects.
As its European neighbours continue to struggle, Hungary, which turned down part of an International Monetary Fund/European Union loan last year, has won grudging international acceptance for its focus on job creation.