Credit Agricole SA


  • 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.

  • A 'new normal' in China: Here's what it means Monday, 12 May 2014 | 6:59 PM ET
    Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    China's president says the economy must adapt a "new normal" in growth. That means Beijing is unlikely to step in with broad stimulus measures.

  • SocGen profit tumbles on Russia unit writedown Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 3:10 AM ET
    Logos of French banks Societe Generale, Credit Agricole and BNP Paribas

    French bank Societe Generale reported a 13.3 percent drop in first-quarter net income as it booked a 525 million euro ($731 million) writedown on its Russian business as turmoil in Ukraine persists.

  • European bank CEO pay surges in 2013 Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 1:11 AM ET
    Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse Group

    Chief executives in some of Europe's biggest banks saw huge gains in their pay packets in 2013, data compiled exclusively for CNBC reveals.

  • Dollar under pressure on rising Ukraine tension Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 4:06 PM ET

    The dollar struggled against the yen and Swiss Franc as rising tensions in Ukraine offset optimism about U.S. economic growth.

  • After the selloff, investors eye cyclicals switch Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 5:40 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    After the tech sector's brutal selloff and this year's strong run for utility and healthcare stocks, investors are now eyeing a shift into "cyclical" names.

  • Dollar dips after U.S. data shows jobs growth Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    The dollar fell on Friday after U.S. non-farm payrolls showed job growth necessary for the Fed to wind up its asset purchasing program.