For those Chinese firms positioned for a strengthening currency, the recent yuan weakening may spell significant earnings hit, analysts at Nomura say.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today ahead of the ECB's policy meeting on Thursday.
Author Michael Lewis alleges that the stock market is "rigged" by a cabal of high frequency traders, stock exchanges, and Wall Street firms.
The yen reached a fresh six-year low on the New Zealand dollar on Monday, as safe-haven demand waned amid hopes of more stimulus from China.
European shares trim early gains ahead of the ECB interest rate announcement this week, reports CNBC's Ross Westgate on all the market moving events from Europe.
Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas CIB, says the Bank of Japan will look to push the yen lower to help the country's economy, making long dollar/yen an attractive trade.
I haven't read Mr. Lewis' book, but I've read the S-1 for Virtu, which is a high-speed trading firm that is slated to go public, likely in the next few weeks.
Trade halts are rare in IPO debuts. Energous, which develops wire-free charging technology, was halted today because it tripped a circuit breaker.
The IPO parade is underway and after double-digit pops for yesterday's three IPOs, today shows a mixed picture.
After a rough week, 6 IPOs priced at sensible levels, and a big rally in three new offerings have greatly reduced the anxiety.
The euro fell to three-week low against the dollar on Friday, with investors wary given strong rhetoric from European Central Bank officials about its recent strength and awaiting German inflation data that could undermine it further.
Steven Englander, global head of G10 FX strategy at Citi, says the euro has been a "difficult" currency as the European Central Bank struggles to push it lower.
The Indian rupee has staged an impressive turnaround in the recent months, but analysts say it may struggle to sustain its move below the key 60 level.
Emerging markets storm higher while small- and mid-cap stocks fall behind. Russell 2000 and Nasdaq at six-week lows.
The dollar edged higher against the euro and the yen after upbeat U.S. economic data.
After disappointment with King Digital, the IPO market is watching new offerings very carefully.
Michael Sneyd, FX analyst at BNP Paribas, says investors are going long on the Australian dollar and the New Zealand dollar.
King Digital trades below offering price, causing concern in hot-hot-hot IPO market.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the ECB debate and UK insurers.
The euro fell on Wednesday, with investors wary after European Central Bank officials ramped up efforts to talk down the currency, with arguably its most hawkish member hinting at a radical softening of monetary policy.