Foreign Exchange


  • Dollar bounces broadly as US jobs data surprises Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 9:02 AM ET

    The dollar soared against the euro and yen after data showing U.S. job growth unexpectedly accelerated in October.

  • Global markets update  Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 6:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Twitter usage and a mostly down day, in spite of the ECB rate cut yesterday.

  • US growth will be slower in Q4: Pro  Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, says that the U.S. will see slower growth in the fourth quarter of 2013.

  • Euro slumps vs dollar on surprise ECB rate cut, US data Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    The euro fell to a more than seven-week low against the dollar after the European Central Bank shocked investors by cutting interest rates.

  • Could Twitter shoot the moon at the open? Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 7:59 AM ET
    A Twitter banner outside the NYSE ahead of Twitter's IPO launch on Nov. 7, 2013.

    Twitter has finally priced. Everyone is worried about a technology glitch, but my concern is that this could be a moonshot open.

  • Dovish tone from ECB could see euro tumble: Pro  Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Torrie Callander, corporate dealer at Global Reach Partners, says that there will be immediate euro strength on the back of the European Central Bank's rate decision, but the currency could tumble if Mario Draghi strikes a dovish tone.

  • Euro rises; German data dims outlook for ECB cut Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 4:32 PM ET

    The euro rose as stronger-than-expected German industry data increased uncertainty over whether the ECB would cut interest rates this week.

  • In huge week for IPOs, much ado about Twitter Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Judging by what happened overnight, Twitter is drowning out challengers on the primary market.

  • Global markets update  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, and discusses his Twitter handle and the company's IPO pricing. Advances outpaced declines today, and got a boost from German industrial orders for September, he says.

  • We are revisiting the taper fears: Pro  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Luis Costa, EM strategist at Citi, says that fears over U.S. Federal Reserve tapering are being revisited as the timing of the policy remains unclear.

  • Impact of yield spreads on forex markets  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says the widening spread between German and U.S. yields is a decisive factor in forex markets

  • European markets close lower on data  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a subdued economic forecast and banks shares lower.

  • Tsunami of IPOs more buzzworthy than Twitter Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 10:29 AM ET
    Veeva Systems Founder and CEO Peter Gassner rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the company's IPO on October 16, 2013 in New York City.

    A flood of IPOs will make this the biggest week for offerings since 2006, and could swamp Twitter's buzz.

  • Euro vulnerable before ECB, near 4-week low vs yen Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 6:49 AM ET

    The euro fell on Tuesday, hit by speculation the European Central Bank may signal easier monetary policy.

  • Global markets update  Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including the day's "cautious" session, following a less upbeat economic outlook for Europe.

  • British Columbia province issues renminbi bonds  Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Michael De Jong, Finance Minister of British Columbia, Canada thinks internationalization of the Chinese currency is inevitable and explains why his government issued renminni bonds.

  • European markets close higher  Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including travel and leisure stocks pushing the markets higher.

  • IPOs everywhere, but new stocks stall Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    Amid all the excitement around Twitter and the strong IPO market, a couple of new names are basically flat this year.

  • Global markets update  Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Karen Tso reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including earnings and turbulence at Ryanair following a profit warning.

  • Euro hits 6-week low; Aussie lifted by retail sales Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 12:41 AM ET

    The euro touched a six-week low on Monday after suffering its biggest drop in over a year last week as pressure mounted on the European Central Bank to cut interest rates to shore up growth.