• Euro zone braces for possible Greek default   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 8:33 AM ET
    Euro zone braces for possible Greek default

    Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman, shares his thoughts on whether Greece and the euro zone will be able to reach a last minute deal on restructuring its debt.

  • FOREX-Euro dips, China boost for Aussie dollar fades Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    LONDON, April 20- The euro slid just over half a percent against the dollar in a slack start to the week on Monday dominated by the fallout of new economic stimulus in China and concerns over Greece. But allied to the programme of money-printing embarked upon by the European Central Bank, the risk of Greece leaving the single currency within months still looks to...

  • Europe progress and the Greece factor   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 7:35 AM ET
    Europe progress and the Greece factor

    Ewald Nowotny, Austrian Central Bank, says there are clear signs of progress in Europe but more structural reforms are needed in Greece. Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, shares perspective.

  • Greece 'major stumbling block' for Europe: Pro   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 6:37 AM ET
    Greece 'major stumbling block' for Europe: Pro

    Marchel Alexandrovich. Jefferies International, shares his thoughts on why the markets are too "complacent" about Greece and weighs in on the outlook on European markets.

  • *China move boost Aussie, euro down on Greece worries. LONDON, April 20- Global stock markets had a mixed start to the week on Monday and core bond yields fell as investors juggled Chinese steps to stimulate its slowing economy and a proposed telecoms deal in Europe with growing worries Greece may default. This, in turn, contributed to an early rise in European shares,...

  • BAML sees euro-dollar parity by end-2015   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    BAML sees euro-dollar parity by end-2015

    Could disappointing U.S. economic data derail the dollar run? Kamal Sharma, FX strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says no.

  • Russia's rouble rebounds, firms versus dollar, euro Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 3:10 AM ET

    MOSCOW, April 20- The Russian rouble rebounded on Monday after falling sharply on Friday, with higher oil prices and the beginning of a new monthly tax period helping the currency. At 0705 GMT, the rouble was around 0.9 percent stronger against the dollar at 51.40 and gained 1.1 percent to trade at 55.40 versus the euro. Oil prices, Russia's main exports, rose on...

  • *Aussie& kiwi outperform after latest stimulus by China. SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, April 20- The Australian dollar rose on Monday after China boosted banks' lending power to support an economy that is Australia's largest export market, while the euro was weighed down by concerns over Greece's struggle to agree terms with creditors. China is the biggest export market for...

  • Dollar index pares earlier gains; euro edges higher Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 3:52 PM ET
    The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    The dollar index traded slightly lower in late-afternoon Friday as the euro extended its gains.

  • *USD back near 119.00 yen, euro well above $1.0700. SYDNEY, April 17- The dollar wallowed at its lowest in over a week against a basket of major currencies early on Friday, having suffered yet another setback overnight in the hands of more underwhelming U.S. economic data. Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank president Dennis Lockhart said the recent "murky" run of U.S. data...

  • Correction: Europe-Tourism Boost story Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:37 PM ET

    LISBON, Portugal— In a story April 15 about effect of the weakening euro on tourism in Europe, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 10 million Americans visited Paris last year, and that officials hoped the figure would rise 10 percent to 11 million this year. Weak euro adds to Europe's vacation lure for tourists from United States, China— and locals.

  • Dollar tumbles on US data, Fed officials Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 3:51 PM ET

    The dollar was on track for its biggest daily decline against a basket of major currencies in nearly two weeks on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, April 16- The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level against the euro in a week on Thursday after traders concluded that recent weakness in U.S. economic data could delay the first Federal Reserve rate hike. A Fed hike is expected to boost the dollar by driving investment flows into the United States. "This is more dollar weakness, driven by the market coming around...

  • WASHINGTON, April 16- Overreliance on currency depreciations to boost domestic economies could exacerbate global tensions over exchange rates, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday. The sharp rise of the dollar against the euro and yen is expected to be a major theme at the meeting of the world's top economic policymakers in Washington...

  • *Euro on retreat over Greece, fall in German yields. It faces new headwinds from signs that China, the main market for much of its output, is also slowing significantly. "Despite a slowing China and depressed iron ore prices the Aussie remains reluctant to head lower for now," said Angus Campbell, Senior Analyst at online brokerage Fx Pro in London.

  • Greek default fears weighing on European markets Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 2:03 AM ET

    LONDON— European stock markets fell Thursday amid renewed concerns over Greece's future in the euro currency. KEEPING SCORE: European stocks slipped, with Germany's DAX falling 1.6 percent to 12,033 and France's CAC 40 dipping 0.6 percent to 5,222. Greece's main stock market, which has underperformed most of its European peers this week, was 0.8 percent lower.

  • FOREX-Dollar keeps low profile as CAD takes centre stage Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 7:23 PM ET

    *Bank of Canada surprises with relatively hawkish spin. SYDNEY, April 16- The dollar nursed modest losses against the yen and euro early on Thursday, but suffered bigger falls versus commodity currencies led by the Canadian dollar. The loonie jumped to three-month highs of C $1.2280 per USD after the Bank of Canada surprised markets yet again, this time by...

  • NEW YORK, April 15- The U.S. dollar slipped against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after weak U.S. economic data led traders to buy back the euro and sell the dollar on uncertainty over the timing of the Federal Reserve's first interest rate hike in nearly a decade. "The softer U.S. economic data that we've been seeing recently could delay market...

  • Dollar loses gains amid Fed Beige Book release Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 4:16 PM ET

    The dollar traded lower across the board after an earlier rebound versus the euro amid the ECB's reiteration of its dovish stance on monetary policy.

  • *Banks, Intel boost Wall Street. NEW YORK, April 15- European shares hit a 14- year high and the euro fell on Wednesday after the European Central Bank affirmed its loose policy stance, while U.S. stocks rallied after several strong earnings reports. U.S. stocks rallied, helped by better-than-expected results from banks JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo and earnings...