The dollar fell for a second straight day against major currencies, pressured by weak US economic data as the Fed started a two-day policy meeting.» Read More
Green bonds have taken off over the last year, with more than $10 billion issued in 2013 alone and $25 billion expected in 2014.
Gold settled higher, posting its biggest weekly gain in six months as a series of weak U.S. data this week raised fears about economic growth.
Indonesia reported a surprisingly large trade surplus for November which could give the central bank room to keep its benchmark rate unchanged.
Goldman Sachs may be one of the last firms standing as a rocky romance between Wall Street and raw material markets turns sour.
Some of the world's biggest banks have been hit with a 1.71 billion euros ($2.3 billion) fine for interest rate-rigging by traders.
European stock markets closed narrowly higher on Friday.
French banking group Societe Generale reported third quarter net profit of 534 million euros on Thursday, below expectations in a Reuters poll of 583 million euros.
A number of finance firms face billions of euros in fines next month from European Union regulators for colluding on global benchmark interest rates.
South Korea's currency reserves hit a record high in October, a clear sign that Seoul is determined to prevent a sharp appreciation of the won.
After a partial government shutdown and a near-miss on a potential debt default, why doesn't the U.S. get treated like an emerging market?
The flow of funds out of U.S. equities and bonds and into Europe isn't just about the U.S. government's shutdown; improvements in Europe and structural issues in the U.S. are also at play.
The political stalemate in the U.S. may spur a fresh round of quantitative easing from central banks around the globe, Morgan Stanley said.
India's rupee was the best performing global currency last month, a surprising bounce back for a currency that hit record lows in August.
If the Federal Reserve's unprecedented quantitative easing program started a currency war, the euro may offer the next battleground.
The dollar recovered Thursday after Wednesday's losses following the Fed's decision to keep the stimulus intact, but its prospects remained bleak.
Three French banks have joined forces and launched an online mobile payment portal, hoping to challenge Paypal’s influence in the country.
As the U.S. economy is gaining traction, economists argue that the growth is why things look bad for the dollar and bond markets.
This week's Fed meeting is likely to top all others in Asia, as investors wait to see if a scaling back of the monetary stimulus is about to begin.
Stocks closed near session lows Tuesday, with major averages logging their biggest declines since June, after two Federal Reserve Presidents said the central bank could begin tapering its easy-money program as early as September.
U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Tuesday with investors looking for fresh catalysts to further propel the recent market gains that pushed major averages to record highs.