*Yen surges to highest since late 2014 as Japan holidays. *Asian shares subdued by late skid on Wall St. SYDNEY, April 29- The yen surged to an 18- month peak on Friday as investors wagered the Bank of Japan might be done adding fresh stimulus to the economy, hurting prospects for Japanese exporters with a move that rippled through share markets across the Asian region. » Read More
So the government shuts down, and Wall Street opens...up. What will get the stock market worried?
CNBC's Louisa Bojesen reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors shrug off the U.S. government shutdown and look for buying opportunities.
Alexei Yakovitsky, global CEO of VTB Capital, says that growth in the short term might be slower in the US and euro zone and will impact the overall economy.
Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered tells CNBC's Cash Flow that the forex markets should expect volatility in the coming weeks.
The euro hit a five month low versus the Swiss franc on Monday as political tensions in Italy escalated, while investors shunned the dollar ahead of a government shutdown.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on all the market moving events from Europe as political turmoil in Italy sent yields higher.
Markets are down, but price action and light volume suggests the market thinks a government shutdown will be avoided.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, while Italian stocks tumble as political chaos in the country curbs investor sentiment.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events from Europe today, as global markets eye a possible U.S. government shutdown.
A broadly weaker dollar hit a 7-1/2 month low against the safe-haven Swiss franc, hurt by wrangling over the U.S. budget and a lack of clarity over the Federal Reserve's stimulus.
CNBC's Karen Tso reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the looming showdown over U.S. government debt and Italy's growing political crisis weighed on investor sentiment.
Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he isn't expecting any major moves from the Japanese currency.
Tom Levinson, foreign exchange strategist at ING Commercial Banking, says that politics is back as a problem for foreign exchange markets.
The dollar posted slim gains against a basket of currencies on Thursday, but remained weighed by the ongoing U.S. budget impasse.
The problem with the debt/budget debates are that markets are not pricing in any problems. Volatility is low. Put prices are low. Complacency is everywhere when warning signs should be flashing.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including better-than-expected Q3 results for retailer Hennes & Mauritz.
Peter Rosenstreich, Chief FX Analyst at Swissquote Bank warns of volatility in the U.S. dollar until the Fed begins to taper.
The dollar fell on Wednesday as concerns about a potential U.S. government shutdown left investors wary.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including German consumer confidence rising to its highest level in 6 years.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks fail to make ground over the past few sessions.