Forex News
Commodities tomorrow: Drawdowns give crude a boost
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:59:00 GMT
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
Chinese investors more focused on portfolios not geopolitical tensions: LaSalle Investment Management CEO
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:10:00 GMT
Mark Gabbay, LaSalle Investment Management CEO, and Barbara Reinhard, Voya Investment Management head of asset allocation, discuss how they invest in a time of geopolitical tensions.
Dollar index slides
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:51:00 GMT
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on what's next for the U.S. dollar as the index hits a new low.
U.S. New Home Sales Unexpectedly Plunge 9.4% In July
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:25:56 GMT
New home sales in the U.S. unexpectedly saw a substantial decrease in the month of July, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday. The report said new home sales plunged by 9.4 percent to an annual rate of 571,000 in July from the revised June rate of 630,000.
Dow drops nearly 90 points after Trump threatens government shutdown
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:30:00 GMT
U.S. stocks fell after Trump said he would let the government shut down without appropriations for a border wall.
Eurozone Business Growth Remains Strong On Manufacturing Boost
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:19:09 GMT
Eurozone private sector retained its solid growth momentum in August, led by manufacturing that expanded at the fastest pace in over six years on the back of strong demand for exports. The flash Composite Output Index of the Purchasing Managers' survey climbed to a two-month high of 55.8 from July's 55.7, study results from IHS Markit showed Wednesday. Economists had forecast a 55.4 reading.
ECB's Draghi Urges Central Banks To Continue Preparing For New Challenges
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:14:24 GMT
Monetary and regulatory policy actions and steps in supervision undertaken over the last decade have made the world more resilient, however, central banks must continue preparing for new challenges, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said Wednesday.
Euro Rises After Eurozone PMI Reports
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:20:02 GMT
The euro strengthened against other major currencies in the European session on Wednesday, after data showed that Eurozone private sector activity maintained strong growth momentum in August.
Dollar pressured by Trump comments on government shutdown, NAFTA
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:52:00 GMT
The dollar fell after President Trump threatens a government shutdown, termination of NAFTA.
Wall Street set for a weak open after Trump hints at government shutdown
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:46:00 GMT
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open as investors digested remarks from President Donald Trump.
Commodity Currencies Fall As Oil Prices Slide
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 07:39:16 GMT
Commodity currencies such as the Australian, the New Zealand, and the Canadian dollars weakened against their major counterparts in the Asian session on Wednesday, due to oversupply concerns.
Gold and yen jump after Trump threatens to 'close down our government'
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 04:06:00 GMT
The yen and gold gained ground after Trump threatened a government shutdown if a border wall with Mexico isn't funded.
Commodities tomorrow: Eyes on inventory, OPEC compliance
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 19:23:00 GMT
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
Dow surges 196 points, posts best day since April on hope for tax reform
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:30:00 GMT
Stocks closed higher on Tuesday on renewed hopes of U.S. tax reform.
UK Public Finances Log Surplus In July
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:30:59 GMT
The UK public sector net borrowing in July turned to surplus for the first time in 15 years on higher receipts of income tax, the Office for National Statistics said Tuesday. Public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks was in GBP 0.2 billion surplus, which was the first July surplus since 2002. In July 2016, borrowing was GBP 0.3 billion.
German Economic Confidence Tumbles To 10-month Low
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:40:50 GMT
Germany's economic confidence weakened for the third straight month to hit a 10-month low in August, reflecting weak exports and scandals in the auto sector. The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment declined to 10.0 in August from 17.5 in July, survey data from the Mannheim-based Centre for European Economic Research/ZEW showed Tuesday.
Dollar rebounds as euro falls ahead of Jackson Hole
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:04:00 GMT
The dollar rallied on Tuesday after falling for two straight days, benefiting from the euro's decline.
Wall Street set for a higher open, as positive trade overseas boosts sentiment
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:36:00 GMT
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Tuesday, buoyed by positive trading sentiment seen overseas.
Jackson Hole will reiterate that policy normalization is underway: Pro
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:07:00 GMT
Valentin Marinov, head of G10 FX strategy at Credit Agricole CIB, discusses the upcoming meeting of central bankers at Jackson Hole.
European Economics Preview: Germany's ZEW Economic Confidence Data Due
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:52:01 GMT
Economic confidence from Germany and public sector finance from the UK are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.
Don't expect hawkish surprises from Jackson Hole: Pro
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 02:12:00 GMT
Some traders might be expecting surprises out of Jackson Hole, but Eddie Cheung of Standard Chartered Bank says he's looking for the downside to the dollar.
Commodities tomorrow: Inventory, US production numbers coming
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:00:00 GMT
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
The real question is what's going to be happening with inflation: Strategist
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:35:00 GMT
Jeff Kleintop, Charles Schwab and Sam Stovall, CFRA, discuss what's moving markets.
Nasdaq posts 3-day losing streak as tech stocks fall
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:30:00 GMT
U.S. equities oscillated between gains and losses on Monday as financial and technology stocks declined.
Dollar falters as North Korea weighs; Jackson Hole meeting in focus
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:52:00 GMT
The dollar slumped on Monday.
Wall Street set for a higher open to kick off the week
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:43:00 GMT
U.S. futures pointed to a flat-to-higher open, as investors look to the U.S. political sphere for cues on how to trade.
Yen Rises As Most Asian Stock Markets Traded Lower
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:37:13 GMT
The Japanese yen strengthened against other major currencies in the pre-European session on Monday. This was caused by most Asian stocks trading lower as investors digested the ouster of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon by U.S. President Donald Trump. Also, the start of joint military drills by the U.S. and South Korea today dampened investor sentiment.
Yen Rises Against Majors
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:46:54 GMT
The Japanese yen strengthened against other major currencies in the pre-European session on Monday.
Thai Economy Expands Most Since 2013
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:25:31 GMT
The Thai economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than four years in the second quarter, largely driven by global demand. Gross domestic product expanded 3.7 percent on a yearly basis, following the 3.3 percent growth in the previous quarter, the National Economic and Social Development Board said Monday.
Watching euro for signs of further weakness against the dollar: Strategist
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:47:00 GMT
The euro is in focus as ECB President Mario Draghi faces pressure to discuss stimulus dial-back plans, says Mitul Kotecha, head Asia FX & Rates Strategy, Barclays.
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