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“The best laid plans are laid to waste” so the saying goes, and according to the latest report from Nomura, plans by Germany and the European Central Bank (ECB) to stabilize and indeed salvage the euro zone are in serious jeopardy.
China warns on growth and the British are going shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.
How is it that the numbers of employed people are rising and unemployment claims are falling, while the UK economy is contracting? The Financial TImes reports
Landlords of shops in malls and High Street across the region were generally unable to get higher rents in the second quarter compared to a year before. Analysts also tell CNBC that there may be more room for rents to fall in the second half of the year as retail sales soften in key markets as such Singapore and Hong Kong.
A big chunk of new central bank reserves are dollars, and this strategist sees implications for the euro.
A hike in the consumption tax will send the yen lower, this strategist says.
Retail sales support the dollar and jobs data lifts the pound — it's time for your FX Fix.
The Spanish government is in talks with Brussels to allow tens of thousands of retail clients who bought risky savings products from now nationalized lenders to avoid losing their investments as part of Spain’s bank bailout, the Financial Times reports.
India has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons lately - erratic policy, massive power failures and the risk of becoming the first BRIC country to lose its investment grade status. But is it wise of investors to ignore about 6 percent growth in an era where many economies are struggling to stay out of recession?
The yen typically strengthens in August, but 2012 is different — so far.
The euro zone's second quarter GDP will be revealed within hours. Here's how to trade it.
Investors are positioning for a stronger Australian dollar. Here's what it means.
Weak growth hits the yen and some African nations want to oust the buck — it's time for your FX Fix.
An outgoing member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has challenged the governor Sir Mervyn King for his insistence that central banks should buy only government bonds in quantitative easing programs to stimulate growth.
Our current fiscal/monetary policy mix is way out of whack, setting us up for who knows what kind of problems in the future. Encouraging the Fed to distort this imbalance even further is counterproductive.
Investors are talking about the Australian dollar as a yield play, but this strategist says it's not that simple.
The New Zealand dollar's rally seems to have run its course.
China's trade report disappoints and Sweden talks tough — it's time for your FX Fix.
Crowdfunding, the financing of projects by multiple lenders via the internet, experienced record breaking customer numbers and lending in Britain last month helped by a series of public relations disasters for major U.K. banks.
Hot money flows into the Australian dollar, which got a further boost on Thursday from a surprise increase in job numbers for July, has some market watchers questioning whether the currency’s rise is out of “whack” with economic fundamentals. But one strategist argues that the Aussie’s performance is not surprising from past trends.