LONDON, Dec 9- The euro hit a six-week high against the dollar and a five-year peak versus the yen on Monday, helped by tighter money market conditions in the euro zone, which offset weak data from the region. The euro rose as high as $1.3748 in thin early trade in Asia.» Read More
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It's been a tough week for the euro, and this strategist has a plan to trade on the troubles.
European markets finish the week with a mixed results. Bank stocks are among the best performers. Analysts say ECB liquidity injection has eased fears, but the ECB's Draghi warns not to expect further injection of funds into banks. Spain intends to base 2012 budget on higher deficit target than stated earlier. With Jim Bianco, Bianco Research and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial.
Japanese data disappoints and Brazil fights its currency's strength - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.
CNBC's Ross Westgate has a roundup of major European markets, pointing out that bond yields are falling on Spanish and Italian debt.
The euro has been consolidating recent gains, and this strategist sees a trading opportunity.
CNBC's Mandy Drury looks at the U.S. markets, which are up on good economic data. The S&P is up 9 percent on the year.
China's dollar reserves drop, and U.S. economic data awaits - it's time for your FX Fix.
The market appears to have given a cautious thumbs up to the latest euro zone bailout solution. In the end, if Greece isn’t going to leave the euro, it will need large cash transfers from the other member countries for some years to come, and the political leadership appears to have accepted that.
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CNBC's Mandy Drury reports on the U.S. markets giving up earlier gains, led lower by materials and energy stocks. Bernanke mentions job market far from normal. GDP expands at 3 percent pace. GM and Peugeot Citroen agree to form alliance. And James Murdoch steps down as executive chairman of News International.
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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, after a higher-than-expected take up of the European Central Bank's second long-term refinancing operation. European banks bought 529.5 billion euros ($713 billion) of the cheap loans. European stocks rose on Wednesday morning, as investors bet that a second wad of cheap, long-term funds from the European Central Bank would further ease tension in the banking sector and boost confidence in the wider market.
US markets are poised to open higher with the Dow Jones 28 points to the upside. European stocks climbed early on Wednesday, keeping their 2-1/2 month rally alive as investors bet the European Central Bank's new funding operation will ease tensions in the banking sector and boost appetite for risky assets such as equities. Asian stocks ended mostly higher for the same reason.
With Europe seesawing, this Scandinavian is worth another look.
CNBC's Mandy Drury looks at the U.S. markets, which are up on the day, driven by a slew of economic data. The Dow is holding above 13,000 and the Nasdaq flirts with 3,000. Homebuilder Hovnanian is higher by 1 percent on the day. And AutoZone and Domino's are both up on strong earnings. Banks on regulators' problem list falls in Q4.
European markets close higher after a choppy session. Portugal passes bailout review by troika. European bank stocks are down ahead of Wednesday's ECB cash injection. Ireland to hold referendum on new EU fiscal treaty. Borrowing costs fall at Italian auction of 10-year debt. With Daniel Stecich, TJM Institutional Services, and Steven Ricchiuto, Mizuho Securities.