Hungary@ BUDAPEST, July 29- Central European currencies eased slightly on Friday in edgy global sentiment before a first estimate for Q2 U.S. growth, with the forint getting some support from news of Daimler expanding its plant in Hungary. "We do not expect a direct impact on the forint now, but the 1 billion euro investment could be forint-supportive indirectly,... » Read More
The SEC finally issued an order to start a pilot to trade small caps in increments other than a penny.
The pound saw losses after comments from the BoE cooled expectations for an interest rate hike, while its G3 counterparts drifted in well-worn ranges.
Expectations interest rates will be lower for longer have spurred "carry trades" funded by low-yielding currencies, but some warn it's not a safe bet.
Stocks reverse course, retreating from record highs set earlier in the day. Weakness in energy stocks causes selling.
The British pound fell after the Bank of England did little to bolster rate hike expectations.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including evidence the euro zone economy is losing momentum and gains for the airlines.
Xunlei Limited, one of China's largest internet companies, priced its IPO last night—one day early (it was expected to price tonight).
Andy Soper, global head of G10 options flow at Nomura, discusses the Japanese yen and whether the foreign exchange industry is in crisis.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including, a sell-off in Greece and a dip for Italian banks.
There are 18 IPOs scheduled to price this week, putting the market on track for its busiest month since 2000.
The Australian and New Zealand dollars both jumped on Monday, after a promising China manufacturing survey.
Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, says euro/dollar will again test $1.40 despite monetary policy action taken by the European Central Bank.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the battle Alstom and a bump for Shire shares on takeover talks.
The dollar reversed some of its losses in a quiet session overnight after upbeat U.S. data helped temper the Federal Reserve's dovish outlook.
Asia's markets aren't likely to repeat the taper tantrum selloffs as the Federal Reserve edges closer to eventual policy tightening, analysts said.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a gain for jet engine maker Rolls-Royce and the latest on GE's bid for France's Alstom.
Following the six IPOs that priced on Wednesday, three more priced overnight; all three hiked their sizes.
The dollar sank to its weakest level in three weeks on Thursday after a cautious message from the Federal Reserve.
Currency experts have warned that there will be winners and losers in the foreign exchange markets on the back of the spike in oil.
The Fed statement was little changed, but its projections contained a rather shocking revision for gross domestic product estimates.