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.
Dollar Higher on Relief Rally | 10/20/2014 4:34:00 PM
Improved economic data and expectations that the Federal Reserve won’t be raising interest rates in the near future helped to revive investors’ risk appetite and pushed the U.S. Dollar higher versus the Japanese Yen.
Aussie Medibank Biggest IPO Since '97 | 10/20/2014 7:58:00 AM
Australian state-owned health insurer Medibank plans to raise up to 5.5 billion Australia dollars ($4.8 billion) in what could be the biggest state initial public offering (IPO) since Telstra in 1997.
Asian Stocks Rebound on Fed Data | 10/17/2014 5:59:00 AM
Asian stocks were tentatively higher on Friday after a solid set of U.S. data calmed turbulence in global financial markets, though underlying worries about slowing world economic growth kept investors on edge.
Germany Urged to Play Larger Role in E.U. Recovery | 10/16/2014 7:33:00 AM
With the economy in the Eurozone on the brink of a deflationary spiral, the U.S. Treasury Department issued a warning to investors saying that even the European Central Bank’s recent measures to stimulate the region’s economy may be insufficient to stave off deflation.
Fall in Retail Sales Sends Dollar Lower | 10/15/2014 8:56:00 PM
Two pieces of unexpectedly disappointing economic data sent the U.S. Dollar broadly lower as investors speculate that the economic news is likely to further delay an interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve Bank.
USD Recovers Though Growth Concerns Weigh | 10/14/2014 11:59:00 AM
The U.S. Dollar regained earlier traction after falling against the Japanese Yen to its lowest price in nearly a month which came about as investor concerns over global growth began to escalate.
Stocks Selloff; Dollar Slides | 10/14/2014 7:54:00 AM
Stocks on Wall Street tumbled in late selling on Monday with the S&P 500 closing below its 200-day average for the first time since mid- November 2012 on continued concern about the strength of the global economy.
Global Concerns Drive Safe Haven Demand | 10/13/2014 11:39:00 AM
The Japanese Yen was broadly higher against its major peers as investors’ fears escalate on speculation that the global economy is on the verge of a downturn.