GO
Loading...

Foreign Exchange

More

  • Treasury yields and market speculation Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is leaning toward tightening monetary policy that has kept interest rates at record lows. "We have had some subtly hawkish messages from Janet Yellen," said Joe Manimbo, senior market analyst at Western Union Business Solutions in Washington.

  • Bank earnings show happy days are here again Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    Bank results are on a roll, and it's picking up speed. Yet these stocks are starting to look pricey.

  • LONDON, July 16- The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell on Wednesday as GDP data raised questions about the fragile economic recovery in China, a major destination for the two countries' exports.

  • Euro healing, but still distant No. 2 to US dollar Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 6:30 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Germany— International investors are recovering their appetite for euros as the shared currency recovers from a debt crisis that threatened to break it up.

  • ECB says euro lost ground as reserve currency last year Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, July 16- The euro's share in global foreign exchange reserves fell further last year as central banks appeared to diversify their holdings but foreign investment into the euro zone rose, the European Central Bank said on Wednesday.

  • LONDON, July 16- The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell on Wednesday as Chinese growth data raised some questions about how long the growth would last, with some investors cautious about a recovery without another burst of government stimulus.

  • BRASILIA, July 15- The five BRICS countries have not discussed coordinated forex intervention in global markets, but it is an idea "worth thinking about," India's central bank deputy governor Urjit Patel told Reuters on Tuesday.

  • Dollar bulls hear Yellen hint, sterling gains Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 8:17 PM ET

    The dollar clung to gains after bulls latched onto a comment by the head of the Fed that rates could rise sooner if employment continued to improve.

  • BRASILIA, July 15- The five BRICS countries have not discussed coordinated forex intervention in global markets, but it is an idea "worth thinking about," India's central bank deputy governor Urjit Patel told Reuters on Tuesday.

  • SYDNEY, July 16- The dollar clung to modest gains early on Wednesday after bulls latched onto a comment by the head of the Federal Reserve that rates could rise sooner if employment continued to improve, while strong inflation sent sterling to a six-year high.

  • NEW YORK, July 15- The dollar climbed against most other leading currencies on Tuesday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen championed continuing loose U.S. monetary policies to boost employment and stagnant wages.

  • The planned transformation of EBS, owned by the world's largest interdealer broker ICAP, comes as the sector faces greater regulatory scrutiny after alleged manipulation of foreign exchange benchmarks used to price trillions of dollars of investments and company deals.

  • Yellen's 'stretched valuations' remark no surprise Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee July 15, 2014 in Washington.

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen highlights that some sectors, like social media and biotech, are seeing stretched valuations.

  • More mixed data does little to clear murky economy Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Markets were treated to a plateful of U.S. economic data on Tuesday. As usual, the offerings were mixed as some were benign and others sour.

  • *Fed chief to testify to Congress on Tuesday, Wednesday. NEW YORK, July 15- The dollar got a lift on Tuesday from retail data showing the U.S. economy expanding but gains were muted as investors awaited possibly market-moving congressional testimony by Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.

  • *Report backs reform of existing ECB and 4 p.m. London fixes. At the center of the investigations is activity around the 4 p.m. currency fix in London, a 60- second window where key exchange rates are set. The Financial Stability Board, based in Basel in Switzerland, said it had no access to any evidence or knowledge of any details of the investigations.

  • *Sterling rises after UK inflation jumps. LONDON, July 15- The euro fell on Tuesday, after Germany's ZEW survey suggested a shaky start for Europe's largest economy in the third quarter while lingering problems about Portugal's largest listed bank kept investors wary of the single currency.

  • Yen slips after growth warning, dollar awaits Fed Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 6:03 AM ET

    The yen eased on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan's growth warning, but it stopped short of hinting at a new bout of money-printing.

  • *Report backs reform of existing ECB and 4 p.m. London fix. LONDON, July 15- The G20's global financial regulator on Tuesday urged deep-rooted change to how currency benchmarks are set, a response to allegations that dealers at major banks colluded and manipulated rates.

  • LONDON, July 15- The yen eased on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan sounded some cautious notes on growth but stopped well short of hinting at a new bout of money-printing.