Dollar Lifted by Fed Stance | 10/30/2014 10:41:00 AM
At the conclusion of a 2-day policy meeting, the Federal Reserve Bank put an end to the 6-year program of Quantitative Easing, a move that was widely expected among analysts and economists polled.
Dollar Surges on Fed Data | 10/30/2014 8:15:00 AM
The dollar climbed to a four-week high after the Federal Reserve judged the U.S. economy strong enough to end its asset-purchase program.
Caution Exercised Ahead of Fed Decision | 10/29/2014 10:46:00 AM
Ahead of a rate decision from the Federal Reserve Bank, cautious investors helped to maintain a steady momentum on the U.S. Dollar as FX traders speculate that the Fed will likely exercise a prudent stance as regards the timing of any potential interest rate hike.
Asian Stocks Up After U.S. Rally | 10/29/2014 9:16:00 AM
Asian stocks rose for a fourth day, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index closed near a record, amid optimism about U.S. earnings and economic data before a Federal Reserve policy announcement.
Dollar Trade Awaits Fed | 10/28/2014 7:47:00 PM
The U.S. Dollar firmed versus the common currency Euro, stabilizing after the greenback edged lower following the release of unexpectedly disappointing economic reports which lowered the yields on U.S. Treasuries.
U.S. Data Kicks off Downtrend | 10/28/2014 8:20:00 AM
U.S. data on Monday showed uneven growth in the U.S. Contracts to purchase pre-owned homes, indicating that a bounce-back in the housing sector will not come as quickly as hoped.
Euro Lifted on Stress Test Outcome | 10/27/2014 11:07:00 AM
Investors had been concerned that the European Central Bank’s “stress test” of Eurozone banks would reveal inadequacies with capital requirements however the tests found that the fewer banks than expected were experiencing any difficulties.
Upbeat Data Boosts Asian Stocks | 10/27/2014 8:13:00 AM
Asian equities rose on Monday, taking heart from upbeat earnings and economic data that eased recent global growth fears and sharpened risk appetite. The dollar advanced to a three-week high against the yen.
Asia Stocks Follow Wall Street Higher | 10/24/2014 8:25:00 AM
Asian equities followed Wall Street higher on Thursday thanks to strong earnings and improving European data. U.S. mini futures fell following the news that a New York doctor tested positive for the Ebola virus.
Euro Gets Reprieve on PMI Data | 10/23/2014 6:52:00 PM
Unexpectedly, business growth recovered in the Eurozone this month which helped lift the Euro from a 2-week trough versus the U.S. Dollar.
US Stocks Recoil; Energy Shares Drop | 10/23/2014 7:19:00 AM
U.S. stocks retreated on Wednesday after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rose the most in a year as energy shares led losses amid a drop in oil prices.
Euro Drifts Lower on ECB Speculation | 10/22/2014 11:17:00 AM
After the European Central Bank reported that they were considering corporate bond purchases the common currency Euro edged near to a 1-week low against the U.S. Dollar.
Bond Risk Drops; Asia Stocks Rise | 10/22/2014 7:21:00 AM
Asian shares pulled ahead on Wednesday, taking their cue from Wall Street's strong performance as upbeat results from two technology bellwethers offset recent concerns about the outlook for the global economy.
China Data Lifts Aussie | 10/21/2014 4:19:00 PM
The Australian Dollar edged noticeably higher, gaining about 0.5% against the U.S. Dollar, after the release of Chinese growth figures offered at least some relief from ongoing jitters over global growth.
TOPIX Posts Biggest Rally since 2013 | 10/21/2014 6:38:00 AM
Japanese shares swung between gains and losses after the Topix index posted its biggest rally in more than a year yesterday.