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  • Asia shares rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:04 AM ET

    BEIJING— World stock markets remained on the back foot Monday as tensions grew between Russia and the West over the downing of an airliner in eastern Ukraine.

  • Bulgaria to strip Corpbank of license Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    SOFIA, Bulgaria— Bulgaria's central bank says it will strip the country's fourth-largest lender, Corpbank, of its license following an audit— the results of which will be submitted to prosecutors.

  • Asian stocks weak amid new Europe jitters Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 12:21 AM ET

    MUMBAI, India— Asian stock markets were muted Friday, following the lead of Wall Street traders spooked by worries about the soundness of a bank in Portugal that raised the specter of more financial turmoil in Europe.

  • Portuguese bank fears rekindle euro market tension Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Worries over the health of Portugal's biggest bank on Thursday raised fears that the country might run into financial trouble again— just weeks after emerging from a bailout— and trigger a flare-up in the market crisis Europe thought it had quelled.

  • NEW YORK, July 9- German lender Commerzbank AG is expected to pay between $600 million and $800 million to resolve investigations into its dealings with Iran and other countries under U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter said.

  • NEW YORK, July 9- BNP Paribas, for the second time in nine days, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions, as part of a nearly $9 billion settlement in which the French bank admitted to breaking embargoes against Sudan, Cuba and Iran. District Judge Lorna Schofield accepted the plea at a hearing in Manhattan federal court.

  • US bank scrutiny shifts to Commerzbank and Germany Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 2:38 AM ET

    U.S. authorities have begun settlement talks with Commerzbank over its dealings with blacklisted countries, the New York Times reports.

  • Milk got your carry trade? Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 7:13 PM ET
    Dairy cows at a farm operated by Synlait Milk in the town of Rakaia, around 60km from Christchurch, New Zealand

    Milk prices may unravel the popular carry trade of using currencies such as the yen or U.S. dollar to buy higher-yielding New Zealand dollar assets.

  • Singapore carves out gold hub that may rival London Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:49 PM ET

    Singapore, an Asian hub for banking and finance, is ramping up its bid to become a center for gold trading that may one day rival London.

  • Are carry trades getting risky? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 9:59 PM ET

    Expectations interest rates will be lower for longer have spurred "carry trades" funded by low-yielding currencies, but some warn it's not a safe bet.

  • Investing in China: A Catch-22? Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:02 PM ET
    People walk in front of the Shanghai Stock Exchange Building in Shanghai, China

    China shares are stuck between hopes low valuations may spur bargain buying and fears of a potential credit crisis, but some see trading opportunities.

  • Pimco’s ‘new neutral’ gets some pushback Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 3:53 AM ET

    Pimco is still hawking its "new neutral" expectations for interest rates to stay lower for longer, but some analysts are starting to express doubt.

  • Treasury yields rise for second straight day Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    Prices for Treasurys fell, pressured by sale of new coupon-bearing government debt this week and a greater risk appetite after a strong jobs report.

  • The euro rose against the dollar and the yen on Monday, on confidence that the ECB will not be easing policy again soon.

  • The ECB eases and the euro… rises? Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:00 PM ET

    The euro continued to rise despite the ECB's all-out assault on the specter of deflation, and some analysts believe it won't weaken anytime soon.

  • Dollar dips against the yen after FOMC minutes Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve released minutes from its last meeting, where it discussed the procedures for hiking interest rates.

  • Will the ECB shoot itself in the foot? Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 8:58 PM ET

    The ECB is expected to "shock and awe" with an easing package, but some analysts worry one potential move - a negative deposit rate - may backfire.

  • HSBC, JPMorgan, Credit Agricole charged with rigging Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 6:36 AM ET
    EU Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

    European Union antitrust regulators charged on Tuesday HSBC, JPMorgan and Credit Agricole with rigging financial benchmarks linked to the euro.

  • Yen flirts with breakout as dollar buckles Monday, 19 May 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    The dollar teetered near a three month low against the yen on Monday, hit by falling U.S. interest rates.

  • Is China loosening its grip on the property market? Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 1:03 AM ET

    The PBOC's call on the lenders to give priority to first-time home buyers when allocating credit marks a policy shift for the government.