NEW YORK, March 14- The yen rose on Friday, poised for its biggest weekly gains in more than a month against the euro and dollar, as traders flocked to it on growing tension in Ukraine and fears about the health of the Chinese economy.» Read More
NEW YORK, March 13- The yen rose against the euro and the dollar on Thursday after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry signaled a possible response from the West if a referendum in Ukraine's Crimea region goes ahead on Sunday.
*Ukraine tensions increase; China data adds to more worries about slowdown. NEW YORK, March 13- World stock indexes dropped and the yen climbed against the dollar and euro on Thursday as concerns increased over the trajectory of the crisis in Ukraine.
Fears the crisis in Ukraine could intensify led traders to the safe havens of the Japanese yen and Swiss franc.
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, says the market want the euro to move higher despite its "proper value" being much lower.
NEW YORK, March 13- The euro rose to 2-1/ 2- year highs against the dollar on Thursday in the wake of the European Central Bank's avoidance of further stimulus, signalling some confidence the region has put recession and its debt crisis behind. Among other major currencies, the New Zealand and Australian dollars surged.
*Ukraine, China slowdown and copper rout sap risk appetite. LONDON, March 13- The euro hit a new 2-1/ 2 year high against the dollar on Thursday as concerns over China's economy and international tensions over Ukraine took the fizz out of an attempted rebound in riskier assets.
LONDON, March 13- European metal products manufacturers are seeing the most favourable conditions for buying copper in over two years as prices drop and the euro strengthens, and some are buying forwards to lock in cheap supply.
LONDON, March 13- Gold prices hit six-month highs above $1,370 an ounce on Thursday, extending the previous session's rally, as concerns about Russia's standoff over Ukraine fuelled buying and the dollar dropped to 2-1/ 2 year lows against the euro.
*Concerns over Ukraine, China slowdown and copper rout sap risk appetite. LONDON, March 13- The euro hit a new 2-1/ 2 year high against the dollar on Thursday as concerns over Chinese growth and political tensions in Ukraine took the fizz out of an attempted rebound in riskier assets.
LONDON, March 13- The prospect of further inflows of capital and a lack of any easing in European monetary policy helped the euro back to 2-1/ 2 year highs and the verge of a break above $1.40 on Thursday.
Concerns about China and other developing economies weakened the Australian dollar and currencies closely linked to commodities markets.
The ECB's forward guidance may adjust policy to tighten the slack in the Euro zone economy, a senior ECB official said.
*European shares mixed, off highs; Germany gets data boost. *Ukraine tension, China growth outlook weigh on sentiment. NEW YORK, March 11- Major world equity markets were mostly steady on Tuesday, the euro edged down and gold rose as traders kept a wary eye on tensions between Ukraine and Russia and the pace of growth in China.
NEW YORK, March 11- The euro fell against the dollar and the yen on Tuesday after European Central Bank policymakers indicated traders may have overlooked the message that the bank may still act to stimlate the economy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading partner, discuss how Vladimir Putin influences the global markets and the German economy.
LONDON, March 11- The euro fell against the dollar and the yen on Tuesday after a senior European Central Bank policymaker told investors that they may have missed the message on policy that rates are set to remain accommodative for some time to come.
*Ukraine tension, China growth outlook weigh on sentiment. LONDON, March 11- World stocks held steady, the euro edged down and oil and gold nudged up on Tuesday as traders kept a wary eye on tensions between Ukraine and Russia and the pace of growth in China.
*Ukraine tension, China growth outlook in focus. LONDON, March 11- Stocks, the euro, oil and gold all steadied on Tuesday as traders kept a wary eye on Ukraine and Russia and on the pace of growth in China. World shares rose 0.1 percent, buoyed in part by Europe, where gains by most major indexes broadly mirroring moves in Asia ex- Japan and Japan.
*Euro shows resilience even as Ukraine tensions continue. TOKYO, March 11- The yen remained trapped in narrow ranges in Asian trade on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan stood pat and gave no indication that further easing steps were in the cards yet.
*Euro shows resilience even as Ukraine tensions continue. TOKYO, March 11- The yen wobbled in a narrow range in early Asian trade on Tuesday as investors awaited the latest policy decision from the Bank of Japan later in the session.