WASHINGTON, April 18- The International Monetary Fund's member nations on Saturday warned of risks to the global economy from exchange rate shifts and geopolitical tensions as they took note of "moderate" global growth and "uneven prospects." With the United States poised to hike interest rates, the panel- speaking for the Fund's 188 member nations- said moves...» Read More
The U.K. economy posted its fastest growth in three years, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs with all the market moving events from Europe today.
Decent earnings have been overshadowed by poor showing in Asia, and a weak U.S. durable goods figure.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as a host of earnings and key data from the U.K. and Germany lead shares lower.
Antje Praefcke, senior FX strategist and director at Commerzbank, says the U.S. dollar will remain under pressure ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserves FOMC meeting.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events from Europe today, including a slew of earnings reports.
The habit of beating on the quarter and then lowering expectations for the next quarter is continuing in this quarter as well.
The euro was steady against the dollar on Thursday after disappointing euro zone data drew it away from a two-year high.
The stocks moving before the bell.
Luis Costa, EM strategist at Citi, discusses the foreign exchange trading market and said that many people are engaging in carry trades.
Peter Rosenstreich, Chief FX Analyst at Swissquote Bank says the strength of the euro will take its toll on smaller to mid-sized corporates.
Herald van der linde is Head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific at HSBC says China's GDP growth may lose steam soon and lists the possible culprits behind it.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including earnings trouble and the ECB's announcement to perform stress tests on Europe's largest banks.
Stocks are down globally, with the most likely explanation being that stocks are greatly overbought.
The dollar set a fresh two-year low against the euro on Wednesday after disappointing U.S. jobs data cemented expectations that the Federal Reserve will not taper until early next year.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as bank stocks drifted lower on the European Central Bank stress tests.
Miles Eakers, head of foreign exchange at Savi Trading, says many currencies are overvalued against the dollar and will offset the strength of the greenback.
Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research Asia-Pacific at Rabobank explains why the greenback is looking pretty friendless at the moment.
Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ advises investors to look for attractive carry trades, such as the kiwi dollar against the yen. He predicts further appreciation for China's yuan.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the U.S jobs report posting gains for the European markets.
Soft U.S. jobs data cements the view that the Fed will be on hold, likely until March.