The safe-haven yen was down, as risk assets staged a recovery and investors awaited a BOJ press conference by after it held policy steady.» Read More
The U.S. dollar slid to a fresh 14-month low against the euro after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates near zero and maintained its bond-buying program to spur economic growth.
European shares suffered their biggest daily drop this month after gloomy earnings and weak U.S. economic data hit sentiment on Wednesday and left some positioning for further falls in the near-term.
The euro hit a 14-month high against the dollar, some analysts believe the rally is set to continue as improved sentiment for the euro bloc takes hold.
The euro lifts on improving economic sentiment and the dollar edges higher awaiting GDP - it's time for your FX Fix.
Greece, Portugal and Spain are reversing the loss of wage competitiveness that was a significant cause of the euro zone crisis, the Conference Board said on Wednesday.
Spain's gross domestic product fell 1.8 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier according to preliminary data from the National Statistics Institute on Wednesday.
The euro scaled 14-month peaks against the dollar, gaining in three of the last four sessions, lifted by an improving euro zone outlook and expectations the Federal Reserve will keep its ultra-easy monetary policy for some time.
European equities scaled fresh two-year highs on Tuesday, boosted by miners, as optimism about economic recovery gained momentum following encouraging U.S. home price data and comments over growth in top metals consumer China.
The Swedish investment company, Investor AB, has hiked its dividend after its fourth quarter net asset value (NAV) per share rose by 12 percent from a year ago.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of Global FX Strategy at Credit Agricole says buy the dollar into any JPY drop in coming weeks. He also discusses how to trade the EUR and GBP.
The dollar fell from 2 1/2-year peaks against the yen on Monday in subdued trading as investors locked in profits after the greenback's recent rally.
European equities touched fresh multi-month peaks on Monday, with technical charts pointing to a continued slow grind higher.
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, discusses whether the sterling will fall further, and says there is a "major" risk the U.K. will lose its triple-A rating.
Ireland's shortcomings in underwriting its troubled banks is now a global responsibility that should be addressed, the country's former Prime Minister John Bruton told CNBC on Monday.
Bank of England hints at more easing weigh on the pound and risk aversion lifts the buck - it's time for your FX Fix.
Iceland unexpectedly won its legal battle to avoid being forced to pay back the British and Dutch governments for not honouring deposit guarantees for savers in Icesave.
The return of risk appetite has boosted European stock markets, as more investors have rotated out of safe-haven bonds, and new research shows sentiment towards European equities is now at the best level in several years.
The British Prime Minister threw down the gauntlet on EU membership last week, announcing a referendum on U.K. membership of the EU by 2017. Now a new opinion poll in France shows a majority of the French population favor an exit by the British - "Les Rosbifs" - from the Union.
Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi triggered outrage from Italy's political left on Sunday with comments defending fascist wartime leader Benito Mussolini at a ceremony commemorating victims of the Nazi Holocaust.
Britain's surprisingly dismal fourth-quarter GDP report is just one reason this strategist is bearish on the pound.