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  • Dollar falls vs yen on lackluster US retail sales Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 8:39 AM ET

    The dollar fell against the yen following after newly released data showed retail sales fell 0.9 percent, its biggest drop since January 2014.

  • U.S. unemployment: To rise or decline?  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    Ahead of today's U.S. jobs report release, Steven Saywell, global head of FX strategy at BNP Paribas, says that continued strength in U.S. non-farm payrolls is the "key release" that the Fed is looking out for.

  • Euro hovers near 9-yr lows, undermined by ECB QE bets Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:27 AM ET

    The euro extended losses into a sixth straight day to trade near a nine-year low, as investors bet the ECB was getting closer to adopting QE.

  • Euro hits fresh 9-year low after euro zone data Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 5:59 AM ET

    The euro hit another nine-year low against the dollar on Wednesday, after data for the euro zone revealed that prices were falling in the region.

  • HK derivatives boom amid stock-link hurdles Sunday, 28 Dec 2014 | 7:57 PM ET

    Hong Kong's derivatives market is thriving as foreign funds prevented from using the HK-Shanghai trading link look for a back door to access China stocks.

  • Australian dollar hits 4.5-year low on China fears Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    Australian dollar hit a 4-1/2-year trough against its U.S. counterpart as prices of iron for construction fell in China amid weak demand.

  • When will oil stabilise?  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Where does oil head from here? Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, sees a further drop after the start of 2015, but there will be a improvement, after the "greatest period of stock-building is over" in 2015.

  • Oil slide knocks Norwegian crown Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    The Norwegian crown sank to its weakest in more than a decade against the U.S. dollar on Friday, a day after Norway's central bank cut rates.

  • BOJ increasingly likely to cut price forecast Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 7:06 PM ET
    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

    The BOJ looks likely to cut its inflation forecasts next month, just three months after it eased monetary policy to keep the goal in sight.

  • Why the dollar-yen is no longer a one-way bet  Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Steven Saywell, Global Head of FX Strategy at BNP Paribas, explains why the dollar-yen could see a period of two-way price action in the near term.

  • Quantifying the impact of Hong Kong protests Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 12:14 AM ET
    A demonstrator reads a book as he sits holding an umbrella along with other demonstrators in front of a Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Ltd. store during a protest in the Causeway Bay area of Hong Kong, on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

    Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have blockaded key shopping areas, and analysts are keeping a running toll on how badly the economy will be hit.

  • Traders lay their chips on Hong Kong protest plays Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 12:07 AM ET
    Pro-democracy demonstrators gather near a ceremony marking China's 65th National Day in Hong Kong on October 1, 2014.

    While Hong Kong protesters brave tear gas to battle for democratic ideals, stock traders are lining up bets on how to make money on the turmoil.

  • Should yield chasers worry about Singapore REITs? Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Singapore's REITs have steadily advanced this year as predictions of higher interest rates went awry, but will yield-chasers stick with the shares?

  • France urges G-20 to discuss issue of US bank fines Sunday, 3 Aug 2014 | 8:34 PM ET

    France has gathered support to challenge regulators imposing penalties on banks at a G-20 meeting after $8.9 billion fine was levied on BNP Paribas.

  • BNP Paribas has 'confidence' after US fines  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    Lars Machenil, CFO of BNP Paribas, says the support from clients has given the bank "confidence" that it can continue operating.

  • BNP Paribas CFO on 'regret' of $8.95B US fine  Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 1:05 AM ET

    Lars Machenil, CFO of BNP Paribas, says he "regrets" what happened when the bank was fined $8.95 billion for breaking U.S. sanctions.

  • Euro hugs 8-month lows, hit by Russia sanctions Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    The euro hit an eight-month low against the dollar on Wednesday as worries drove investors away from the single currency.

  • This really could be a big deal for China stocks Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    Plans to allow greater foreign investment in Shanghai's A-share market could prove to be a game changer for investment in Chinese shares.

  • Policing Wall Street  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    David Nelson, Belpointe Asset Management chief strategist, explains why he has a problem with the way the justice system is policing the finance world.

  • Grumbling foreign banks bend to US rules Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | 7:39 PM ET

    Financiers are grumbling that the U.S. is acting like an imperial power in punishing foreign banks for dealings beyond U.S. territory.