Dollar Dips after Rally Wanes | 9/22/2014 3:18:00 PM
The U.S. Dollar eased back during the opening trading session in Asia after last Friday’s gains when the greenback was pushed to a record peak against many of its major rivals.
Alibaba Boosts IPO Size to $25 Billion | 9/22/2014 6:55:00 AM
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA)’s initial public offering became the biggest ever at $25 billion, after bankers exercised an option to boost the deal size by 15 percent on strong demand.
GBP Soars on Scottish Vote; Alibaba IPO | 9/19/2014 8:21:00 AM
The British pound rose sharply after early results from the Scottish independence vote reinforced expectations that Scotland would remain in the United Kingdom.
Dollar Lifted by Fed Outlook | 9/18/2014 6:00:00 PM
The Federal Reserve announcement and Janet Yellen’s speech afterwards weren’t as clear cut as some market players might have like but it was enough to provide the U.S. Dollar with a strong surge, suggesting that most investors felt the Fed was on a hawkish path given its future interest rate projections were higher than the previous read.
Europe Stocks Up on Fed, China Hopes | 9/18/2014 6:25:00 AM
European shares closed largely higher on Wednesday, as investors bet the U.S. Federal Reserve would hold off on hiking interest rates.
Dollar Edges Up Ahead of FOMC | 9/17/2014 1:36:00 PM
The U.S. Dollar was broadly higher as FX traders wait for some guidance from the Federal Reserve Bank specifically as regards the possible timing of its next rate hike and the steps it will take toward normalize the current and historical ultra loose policy.
Asia Stocks Rally on China Report | 9/17/2014 7:26:00 AM
Asian stocks rose Wednesday, halting the regional index’s longest slump in 12 years, while industrial metals climbed and Chinese money-market rates slid as the country’s central bank boosts stimulus. The dollar rose before the Federal Reserve reviews interest rates.
Aussie Dollar Slammed as Pressure Mounts | 9/16/2014 3:14:00 PM
The Aussie Dollar lost more ground against the U.S. Dollar during Tuesday’s trading session in London, moving closer to a 4-year trough that had been struck earlier this year.
Asian Shares Drop As FOMC Meets | 9/16/2014 6:05:00 AM
Asian shares held near one-month lows on Tuesday as investors braced for a possible hawkish shift in the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy stance as the Fed begins a two-day policy meeting later in the day.
Asia Stocks Mostly Lower on China Growth Fears | 9/15/2014 7:23:00 AM
Asian stocks stumbled to their lowest in five weeks on Monday after weak data out of China over the weekend raised concerns of a sharp slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy.
Dollar Gains on Fed as Gold Drops While Asian Stocks Fall | 9/12/2014 12:41:00 PM
The dollar headed for its biggest weekly gain versus major peers since November and precious metals retreated as investors assessed the U.S.-rates outlook before the Federal Reserve meets next week.
Dollar Continues its Advance | 9/11/2014 2:22:00 PM
The results of a recently conducted poll which shows that Scottish voters are still considering independence from the United Kingdom has sent jitters through the FX market and pushed the U.S. Dollar broadly higher, however the Pound Sterling was able to regain some recently lost ground.
China Stocks Climb on Stimulus Bets; Aussie Jumps on Jobs | 9/11/2014 8:49:00 AM
Chinese stocks advanced yesterday as weaker-than-expected price data spurred speculation that the government will do more to boost growth. Australia’s dollar surged and bond yields climbed after a record jump in employment, while wheat extended declines.
Dollar Broadly Higher on Fed Expectations | 9/10/2014 2:14:00 PM
The U.S. Dollar rallied broadly on expectations that an improving U.S. economy will bring forward the Federal Reserve Bank’s timing on an interest rate hike. Short term U.S. Treasury yields for 2-year notes were within striking distance of 3-year high of 0.590%, while 10-year yields moved above 2.50%.
Gold Slips Near 3-month Low on Rate Hike Fears | 9/10/2014 4:35:00 AM
Gold slipped on Wednesday to trade near its lowest in three months as speculation over an early U.S. interest rate hike strengthened the dollar and dulled bullion's appeal.