SAO PAULO, July 25- Latin American currencies and stocks ended mostly lower on Monday as traders avoided risky bets ahead of this week's U.S. Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings. In Mexico, the stock index closed down 0.86 percent, partly driven by Grupo Mexico which saw a 3.21 percent drop in its share price after posting weaker second-quarter... » Read More
The yen hit a one-month high against the dollar on Tuesday, buoyed by steady demand for safe-haven assets against a backdrop of plunging oil prices.
Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics, says the U.K.'s current account deficit and the downward move in the pound could be the beginning of a move in the currency of "dramatic proportions".
Beat Siegenthaler, FX strategist at UBS, says markets are skeptical but should trust that the European Central Bank will launch quantitative easing and this will weaken the euro further.
Oil and natural gas are sliding to multi-year lows, impacting corporate earnings.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a dip for the oil majors and a rebound for Greek stocks.
Tiffany reported flat holiday sales for 2014, bucking the trend of decent revenue numbers from other retailers.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, provides insight on political instability in Greece and explains why he is more worried about the Brits.
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, says the long dollar trade will continue to "go further", with a U.S. interest rate rise likely to give the greenback 5 percent upside.
The U.S. dollar's spike may hit trade and manufacturing as its strength is disruptive to U.S. exports and companies with big overseas sales.
What is Sen. Bob Corker thinking — his first Republican message is: Raise the federal gasoline tax?
Sterling recovered some ground on Friday, pushing back above $1.51 as the dollar retreated broadly.
Powerful rally, but headwinds may impact earnings.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a big conversation on QE and a dip for German industrial orders.
The euro extended losses into a sixth straight day to trade near a nine-year low, as investors bet the ECB was getting closer to adopting QE.
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, says there are disinflationary pressures across the globe and expects there will be "choppy terms ahead" for the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the ECB's plans for QE and the Greek 10-year exceeds 10 percent ahead of the election.
Six months after the last five 50-percent drops in oil prices, the S&P 500 was up four of those times.
The euro hit another nine-year low against the dollar on Wednesday, after data for the euro zone revealed that prices were falling in the region.
Another day of LOWS: oil, euro, and bond yields.
The U.K. pound hit a fresh 17-month low against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday and currency experts are split on which way the currency will head next.