NEW YORK, July 10- U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, joining a European sell-off driven by troubles at Portugal's biggest listed bank, while prices of U.S. government debt rose and the Japanese yen climbed to a five-month high against the euro. Wall Street seemed to ignore government jobless claims data that suggested the U.S. labor market was perking up.» Read More
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.
Timothy Connors, Director - Sales, Asia Pacific at Western Union Business Solutions talks about the forex markets.
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.
Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says Asian currencies, especially Yen, benefit from the weak U.S. dollar.
Gary Halverson, Australia-Pacific Regional President at Barrick Gold, believes that hedging their production and operation costs against the Australian dollar will continue to help the company remain profitable.
Andy Xie, Independent Economist, says what is happening in the U.S. will weaken the dollar and might force Beijing to de-link Chinese yuan with the dollar in five years.
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.
The debt deal's all well and good, but the dollar is still on track to weaken, this strategist says.
Pffffft! Even a deal on the debt ceiling only lifts the dollar briefly - it's time for your FX Fix.
As August 2 nears, a debt-ceiling deal appears to be receding. Here's how to hedge against the Washington cacophony.
The House and the Senate are ready to rumble over debt plans. Here's how to trade the uncertainty.
Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money In Motion traders.
On June 24th, Rebecca Patterson made a bullish trade on the Norwegian Krone. Also, viewer calls, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money In Motion traders.
The latest news from Washington. Also, the dollar falls to record lows against the Swiss franc and the Aussie dollar, and gold surges on the dollar crisis. Using currencies to protect against a U.S. government default, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money in Motion traders.
Should the return from a government bond should always sit below that of a bank asset? The almost universal answer to this question is yes, but this is not always the case, writes Moorad Choudhry, Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets, Royal Bank of Scotland.
A warning on Spain dents the euro and Japanese officials want the yen lower, thank you. It's time for your Friday FX Fix.
The debt impasse in Washington has sent investors fleeing for safety, selling down the U.S. dollar and buying into safe-haven assets like the Swiss franc and Japanese yen.