China's foreign reserves fell for a third straight month in January, as the central bank dumped dollars to defend the yuan and prevent an increase in capital outflows.
For months we have watched energy, materials, and global industrials weaken on concerns about oil oversupply and slower global growth.
The dollar rebounded on Friday after data showed a pickup in U.S. wages, suggesting rates hikes are more likely to happen in 2016.
China has struggled to shore up the yuan amid hefty capital outflows. Reserves data over the weekend may offer a glimpse of the challenge's severity.
The dollar was on the defensive after a collapse in hopes of a further rise in U.S. interest rates this year drove its biggest daily fall.
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CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including how the weak U.S. dollar has hurt European mining and materials stocks.
The yen rose on Wednesday as weaker stock markets in Europe spurred investors to buy safe haven assets.
I get why there is concern in Europe, but I don't at all get the selloff in U.S. banks.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including falling retail sales in the euro zone.
Already hurt by the commodity rout, the small exchange has seen a surge in shorts.
The U.S. dollar fell against the euro and yen on Tuesday after a drop in oil prices suggested U.S. inflation would stay low.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including markets falling across the board.
Part of the global selling in stocks that started in December may be due to oil-related sovereign wealth funds unwinding assets, particularly in the financial space.
China's policymakers still have ammunition to counter the mainland's slowing economy, including supply-side reforms and subsidized housing, HSBC said.
The U.S. dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on the view that the Fed would not be able to hike interest rates as quickly as forecast.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including merger activity in the Italian banks.
The Wall Street Journal reports that some of the largest hedge funds on Wall Street are stacking up bets against the yuan.
U.S. travelers heading north of the border will find everything cheaper, thanks to a falling Canadian currency.
The Fed totally misread the economic situation and now it's freaking out about all the market volatility, says Larry Kudlow.