CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on today's market moving events from Europe, as employees angry about the company's plan to close a plant in northern France hold two managers captive.
Andrew Soper, global head of G10 options flow at Nomura, says the euro will not have any safe haven appeal in 2014.
The biggest problem with the stock market is that participants think there's something wrong if stocks don't go up every day!
The dollar dipped against the euro and yen on Monday as weaker-than-expected data gauging the US services sector reflected slowing growth.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including gains for the Italian bank, and the jump in the Spanish economy.
We start the first full trading week of 2014 with Asia notably weaker. Overnight, Japan and China's benchmarks buckled.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, shares his firm's annual list of top global risks for the nation, including America's troubled alliances, diverging markets and the new China. This is a do or die year for Iran, says Bremmer.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors look ahead to a busy week of data from the euro zone, central banks, and U.S. jobs numbers.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says the foreign exchange market will welcome a situation where emerging market central banks are looking to defend their currencies as tapering takes place.
Marshall Gittler, Head Of Global FX Strategy, IronFX Financial Services, expects the Bank of Japan to take more action this year. He also discusses the outlook for emerging Asian currencies.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as retail stocks post gains amid low trading volumes.
Your view on how 2014 will go depends on your view on two subjects: earnings and interest rates.
The U.S. dollar is expected to weaken further next year as the global economic recovery takes hold, analysts said.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as equities tread water but retail stocks helped cap losses with Next posting a rise of 8.5 percent.
Steven Englander, global head of G10 foreign exchange strategy at Citi, says there are many similarities between Fed policies and a Jane Austen novel and discusses dollar strength.
Ian Stannard, head of European foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, expects the dollar to strengthen further in 2014, particularly against most G10 currencies.
The dollar rose against the euro as US data further supported the stance for the Federal Reserve to gradually scale back its bond-buying stimulus.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports the final read on Europe's PMI rose to 52.7 in December. Hobbs also comments on Fiat's surge and mining stocks.
Stocks begin 2014 on the downside—but some of this may be tax related. Traders say investors are reluctant to book profits.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as mixed economic data from the euro zone gave a mixed picture of the region's recovery.