SAO PAULO, July 27- Latin American currencies weakened on Wednesday as traders adopted a cautious stance ahead of a U.S. Markets were mostly unfazed by news that Japan will announce a $265 billion stimulus package next week, ramping up pressure for the central bank to announce complementary monetary easing following a meeting later this week. » Read More
The dollar firmed across the board on Thursday, helped by an upbeat U.S retail sales report that suggested the recovery of the world's largest economy is on a stable footing.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European industrial production has a broad-base decline and comments on the Pope's attack on the wealth gap.
Will Hilton pop on its market debut? Feelings about the stock are mixed, but it has a lot of things going for it.
Switzerland's exchange rate peg against the euro remains "absolutely necessary", despite the upturn in the single currency, the head of the Swiss National Bank told CNBC.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as equities traded lower on taper fears.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, discusses the movement of the euro and Swiss franc amid tapering.
The euro rose for a seventh straight session against the dollar on Wednesday, driven by a combination of higher money market rates and a growing belief that the European Central Bank will keep interest rates low for some time but not cut them.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on the deterioration in European markets and the EU is talking to the IMF, World Bank and others about assistance for the Ukraine.
Mastercard's stock purchase highlights one of the main drivers of the stock rally in the last few years.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look inside the Russia Direct Investment Fund with CEO Kirill Dmitriev, and discusses investing in his home country and problems associated with infrastructure construction there.
The use of the yuan in cross-border trade settlements is set to grow by 50 percent to 6 trillion yuan in 2014, according to Deutsche Bank.
Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard & Poor's, discusses key risk scenarios and growth opportunities for Asia in 2014.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on the negative activity in the European market, and the ECB's call for bank reforms and its effect on the euro.
The S&P 500 hit an historic closing high yesterday, despite complaints that the tape was "boring."
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as EU leaders close in on reaching a banking union deal.
Adam Cole, head of G10 FX strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says the market has priced in tapering and is no longer worried about the timing.
The euro stayed well-bid on Tuesday, scaling a fresh five-year high on the yen and a six-week peak against the dollar as expectations for further stimulus from the European Central Bank continued to fade.
Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura, explains the massive demand behind yuan trades.
Europe markets close higher today on better-than-expected Chinese exports data, reports the "Squawk on the Street" news team.
What's the theme for 2014? It's still murky, but I'm increasingly warming to the idea of a synchronized but low-key global recovery.