Have financial markets priced a potential extension to the European Central Bank's quantitative easing program? Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discusses.» Read More
Dramatic headlines on US debt and fears over a Greek restructuring of debt are not worrying one investor, who tells CNBC investors should be focusing on some good news from China, not on the wall of worry.
An improving labor market will offset the impact of higher oil prices and underpin stocks according to Kevin Gardiner, the head of global investment strategy at Barclays Wealth in London.
Between economic uncertainty, falling commodity prices, and iffy economic news, investors' appetite for currency risk is decidedly off. But for how long?
The European Central Bank appears to be waiting for the Federal Reserve to act before raising Eurozone interest rates.
The yen is higher as investors sell riskier assets, and Mexico is going for the gold. Time for your Cinco de Mayo FX Fix.
Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
The European Central Bank decides on interest rates later Thursday, and while markets are looking for clues on what will happen next, more and more voices raise the possibility of debt restructuring in the euro zone.
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"History shows us that the country with the strongest military is always the reserve currency," Veracruz founder Steve Cortes said.
The FX markets are pummeling the US dollar strength as we head into tomorrow's ECB and Bank of England meetings.
Weak U.S. data and the promise of higher European interest rates drove the dollar lower against the euro, which edges closer to the psychological 1.50 level.
No backyard fun here - the U.S. dollar slips after jobs data, and the Australian, Canadian, and New Zealand dollars slide as commodity prices fall. It's FX Fix time again.
A request for an extension to the repayment period on Greece’s bailout loan from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union could be a precursor to the full restructuring of the country’s debt, analysts say.
The problem facing euro zone policy makers as we head into what could be another eventful summer for the global markets is surprisingly simple, yet very unpalatable.
Why is Spain paying higher interest rates on its government debt than the UK? The answer to this question is illuminating: membership of a currency union makes a country fiscally fragile, writes Martin Wolf in the FT.
The world’s central banks are all considering whether it is time to end the ultra-loose monetary policies that have helped the global economy recover from the financial crisis but one strategist believes the tighter monetary policy can only lead to recession, and a severe recession at that.
Should investors be looking to sell up and find a safe haven over the summer months as the wall of worry finally gains traction? Philipp E. Bärtschi, the chief strategist at Sarasin in Zurich, believes it is probably time to take some risk off the table.
Tough times call for tough measures and in Greece the government is planning a major crackdown on tax evaders that will involve naming and shaming those who do not pay up.
Stocks started May on a softer footing, in a day of mixed signals from markets.
Robust earnings reports and new money from fund managers may put a bounce into stocks at the start of the week, but the focus will quickly turn to economic news, especially Friday's April jobs report.