*Sterling eyes Q3 UK GDP data. LONDON, Oct 24- The euro slipped on Friday, as investors were cautious ahead of the results on Sunday of stress tests on euro zone banks, while the yen was underpinned by safe-haven flows due to a fresh Ebola scare in New York. The euro zone's 130 biggest banks received the European Central Bank's final verdict on their finances on...» Read More
With the threat of failure to reach a debt deal finally out of the way and the worsening global macroeconomic picture gripping investors, it has been a win- win for US Treasurys so far.
Is it time to buy gold or flee to cash? With all of the hyperbole in the market on Friday following the 500 point fall in the Dow Jones Industrial average on Thursday, and heavy selling in Asia and Europe Friday, the answer might be bottled water, tinned food and shovels.
This week UK gilts featured prominently in the media when the 10-year yield dropped to its lowest levels in a long time. Is this is a vote of confidence in the UK economy? In a word, yes.
Safe-haven Swiss francs and yen got caught in a currency squall when those central banks intervened. Here's what to expect next.
The European Central Bank is not worried about the health of the euro zone as a whole and it will stick to its role of fighting inflation, ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet told CNBC in an interview Thursday.
Japan acts to take the yen lower and Turkey resets everything — time for your central bank FX Fix.
July's rate hike could well have been Jean-Claude Trichet's last as president of the European Central Bank, but markets will be watching for signals that the bank is preparing to take some role in future interventions in European markets, economists and analysts told CNBC.com.
If you're waiting for the European Central Bank to give the euro a lift, don't hold your breath, this strategist says.
A Swiss rate cut dents the franc and Europeans go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.
Events on Wednesday could prove crucial to attempts to again come to grips with the European debt crisis, after Italian borrowing costs hit a 14-year high on Tuesday.
The economy is in big trouble, and the world’s central banks may be running out of ways of turning it around, according to Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS talks about the forex markets.
The debt ceiling debacle and the latest Greek bailout deal are almost behind us, but euro and dollar investors still aren't happy.
South Korea diversifies reserves away from the dollar, and Australia's central bank stays pat — it's time for your FX Fix.
As jittery markets pushed the euro below the 1.10 level against the Swiss franc for the first time ever on Tuesday, the headache for the Swiss National Bank (SNB) over its limited options to fight the strong franc is turning into a chronic migraine.
Progress on the Greek government's structural reform program has been "impressive" and could succeed in reducing the country's debt to GDP (gross domestic product) ratio to sustainable levels, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Tuesday.
As the world waited for news on whether the House would pass the debt ceiling deal on Monday, stocks in Italy came under heavy pressure with the country's banks again seeing heavy losses.
Nick Verdi, VP, FX Strategy at Barclays Capital, says the weak U.S. dollar continues to give more strength to Yen.
The Australian dollar is trading at record highs but whether the currency will keep its momentum going depends crucially on whether the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) raises interest rates in the coming months.
A few weeks ago, investors seemed clear on the Royal Bank of Australia's intentions for its August 2 meeting. Now, it's anyone's guess where rates are headed.