The U.S. dollar rose in Asia on Friday, having made a solid comeback overnight on upbeat retail sales data while the Australian dollar took a battering following more jawboning from the country's central bank chief.» Read More
Italy manages a bond sale and the U.S. scolds Japan - it's time for your FX Fix.
China and Japan announced a wide-ranging currency pact over the weekend that may give the Yuan a prominent role in international trade. A look at currency trades for the new year, with Peter Cecchini, Cantor Fitzgerald director of equity derivatives.
China’s surprise currency deal with Japan does little to chip away at the dollar’s reign as reserve currency, but it could foreshadow an era when the yuan becomes more influential, first in Asia, then around the globe.
China and Japan have agreed to start direct trading of their currencies, officials announced during a visit here on Monday by Japan’s prime minister, Yoshihiko Noda, the New York Times reports.
Euro worries persist, the pound is weighed down, and the Swiss are shopping overseas - time for your FX Fix.
U.S. jobs data lifts risk-sensitive currencies and liquidity drains from the market - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.
Famous economist Nouriel Roubini, credited for predicting the financial crisis, made a plea to policymakers to take the tough action needed to address current economic problems, in an article published on the Financial Times' website.
Euro gets a lift, Sweden gets a cut - it's time for your FX Fix.
The year ahead will see slow global economic growth combined with political uncertainty to create to a similar outlook for stock markets to 2011 with a significant chance of continued stock market volatility, according to a research note published by HSBC’s global head of equity strategy, Gary Evans.
The yuan has had a big move against the dollar, and this strategist says there is more to come.
Given the Yuan's recent weaknesses, the currency is posting its biggest gain in two months versus the dollar. Discussing what to expect from the Yuan in 2012, with Greg Salvaggio, Tempus Consulting senior vice president of capital markets.
A look at why China's government may ride to the rescue if the economy faces a macro malaise, with Tim Seymour, Emergingmoney.com founder.
An extended bank holiday in the European Union to halt a steep market fall, a third party candidate winning the race for the White House, and 50 European banks being nationalized are just a few of Saxo Bank's "outrageous predictions" for 2012.
The euro is slumping, British unemployment is soaring, and dollar coins are on their way out - it's time for your FX Fix.
China has exposed its biggest-ever case of stock market manipulation in a show of strength by the new securities regulator, who has vowed to crack down on rampant illegal trading. The Financial Times reports.
Shaun Rein, Managing Director of China Market Research Group says he is still cautious on China and believes inflationary issues in the mainland should not be overlooked just yet.
China’s president, Hu Jintao, on Sunday pledged an “even more active” opening up of the country’s economy and a renewed commitment to free trade as he sought to respond to concerns over apparent reform fatigue in Beijing and a deteriorating global economy. The Financial Times reports.
Another week, another euro zone crisis! It feels as if this crisis is never ending, self perpetuating until an eventual Armageddon that will at the very best end with the break-up of the euro zone and at the very worst in World War III.
Australia is growing, China is slowing, and everyone is eager for the EU summit, already - time for your FX Fix.
Martin Lakos, Associate Director,Division Director of Macquarie Financial Services says it is too early to hold cyclical plays. He also remains positive on China and does not expect a hard landing there.