Financial news: banks, currency


Gold rises as buck retreats from multi-month top

Gold rises as buck retreats from multi-month top

Gold prices crept up on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar fell from a 16-month peak scaled earlier in the week, retreating amid a rise in the euro and the pound on a preliminary Brexit deal.


November 14, 2018
Euro and sterling stabilize as negotiators reach agreement
Euro and sterling stabilize as negotiators reach agreement

The euro and the pound inched up on Wednesday as investor confidence improved on news EU and UK negotiators finally reached a draft divorce deal in...

November 13, 2018
Sterling jumps as Brexit deal is seen within touching distance
Sterling jumps as Brexit deal is seen within touching distance

The pound surged on Tuesday after David Lidington, the prime minister’s de-facto deputy, said a Brexit deal was possible within the next 48...

European stocks recover on trade hopes
European stocks recover on trade hopes

European stocks edged up in morning deals on Tuesday as hopes for easing tension in the Sino-U.S. tariff row offset the previous session’s...

Euro steady, Italy is expected to alter its budget
Euro steady, Italy is expected to alter its budget

The euro rose slightly 0.2 percent to $1.1243 on Tuesday, after sliding more than one percent against the dollar in the previous session.

November 12, 2018
Gold skids to one-month trough as dollar firms
Gold skids to one-month trough as dollar firms

Gold futures slumped to their weakest level in a month on Monday as the U.S. dollar crept up to 16-month peak, underpinned by the U.S. Federal...

Traders on Wall Street to pocket highest bonuses this year
Traders on Wall Street to pocket highest bonuses this year

Wall Street equity traders could get their maximal bonuses in 2018 due to an intensified activity among clients driven by risen volatility, though...

EU market slows more as third-quarter profits fall
EU market slows more as third-quarter profits fall

Europe’s businesses record the lowest profits in almost three years, suffering from a slower economy and higher expenses, with investor...

Pound dips as market grows more sceptical about Brexit
Pound dips as market grows more sceptical about Brexit

Sterling hovered at a 10-day weak point on Monday amid broadly stronger dollar and revived concerns over a Brexit deal.

November 9, 2018
British pound down with Brexit deal less probable
British pound down with Brexit deal less probable

The UK pound slipped today following the dollar’s rise, while upbeat mood of late concerning a possible Brexit agreement started to disappear.

Euro dips, extending Thursday's decline
Euro dips, extending Thursday's decline

The euro stayed at $1.1342 on Friday, shedding 0.18 percent against its U.S. counterpart. The common currency slumped 0.54 percent in the previous...

Yen rebounds after touching five-week trough
Yen rebounds after touching five-week trough

The yen reversed early losses against the dollar to trade at 111.86 on Friday.

November 8, 2018
Yen drifts lower on prospect of further Fed tightening
Yen drifts lower on prospect of further Fed tightening

The Japanese yen edged 0.1 percent lower to 113.60 per dollar on Thursday on the widening interest rate differential between U.S. and Japanese bonds.

November 6, 2018
Pound gains as EU and UK were close to reach deal on Irish border
Pound gains as EU and UK were close to reach deal on Irish border

The pound climbed a quarter of a percent on Tuesday as hopes revived for a Brexit agreement breakthrough, boosting demand for the British currency...

European shares slide on disappointing earnings
European shares slide on disappointing earnings

European stocks fell on Tuesday as investors sell shares of companies that missed forecasts like Pandora, William Hill and Morrisons, while anxiety...

Aussie steady as RBA keeps cash rate unchanged
Aussie steady as RBA keeps cash rate unchanged

The Australian dollar was stable at $0.7222 on Tuesday after Australia's central bank held the official cash rate (OCR) unchanged at a record...

November 5, 2018
Gold steady, focus on U.S. midterms elections
Gold steady, focus on U.S. midterms elections

Gold prices kept a narrow $5 range on Monday as traders were anxious before the U.S. midterm elections, which will determine who will take the...

European shares fluctuate following Asia's decline
European shares fluctuate following Asia's decline

European stocks struggled for traction in volatile trading on Monday, as a four-session rally lost its momentum after investor caution over...

Euro wobbles as downside risk prevails
Euro wobbles as downside risk prevails

The euro eased 0.1 percent to $1.1378 on Monday as the downside risks to the currency from weaker economic numbers persisted.

Sterling steady on prospects of favorable Brexit deal
Sterling steady on prospects of favorable Brexit deal

The pound briefly leaped to a two-week peak on Monday after media reported Theresa May has secured a number of concessions from Brussels, including...

November 2, 2018
Euro might suffer from single currency union’s troubles
Euro might suffer from single currency union’s troubles

The noise in the euro zone - economic and political, is going to weigh on the euro in the following months, however a poll of currency analysts by...

Pound set for second best week of 2018 on comments from BoE
Pound set for second best week of 2018 on comments from BoE

The pound surged on Friday, on track for its second best week of 2018 on rising hopes for a Brexit agreements and comments from the Bank of England...

European stocks keep pace with global markets
European stocks keep pace with global markets

European stocks kept abreast with other regions on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump triggered expectations among traders that an agreement...

Yen drops, Aussie rises on U.S.-China trade relief
Yen drops, Aussie rises on U.S.-China trade relief

The safe harbor yen dipped and the Australian dollar extended its rise on Friday as an evident easing tension in the U.S.-China trade dispute...

November 1, 2018
Euro recovers as investor sentiment improves
Euro recovers as investor sentiment improves

The euro soared half a percent on Thursday as currencies hurt hard by recent dollar firmness moved higher on rising risk appetite.

Solid results push European stocks to two-week peak
Solid results push European stocks to two-week peak

European stocks breached a two-week peak on Thursday as impressive results from Dutch bank ING and UK phone group BT overshadowed weaker results...

Sterling gains on Brexit banks deal breakthrough
Sterling gains on Brexit banks deal breakthrough

Sterling soared on Thursday after media reported the UK and the EU have reached a post-Brexit agreement for the financial services sector, which...

October 31, 2018
European stocks soar as investors shrug off gloomy October
European stocks soar as investors shrug off gloomy October

European stocks jumped on Wednesday as a volatile October came to a close and impressive results from a number of companies and banks eased...

Euro steady though economic data disappoints
Euro steady though economic data disappoints

The euro was stable on Wednesday although recent economic figures out of Europe disappointed investors as the euro area economy accelerated less...

October 30, 2018
European stocks dive on disappointing earnings
European stocks dive on disappointing earnings

European stocks dipped into red territory on Tuesday, reversing a strong start, dragging down by weak earnings reports form the airline, banking...

Pound at ten-week trough as Brexit unease prevails
Pound at ten-week trough as Brexit unease prevails

The pound wobbled at a ten-week weak point on Tuesday as worries over Britain’s exit from the EU led traders to largely shrug off hopes of...

Euro struggles amid slowdown in euro zone growth
Euro struggles amid slowdown in euro zone growth

The euro, dragged down by the broadly stronger dollar, dipped on Tuesday as investors digested fresh euro zone GDP data.

October 29, 2018
Gold dips as dollar rises and stocks struggle
Gold dips as dollar rises and stocks struggle

Gold prices dropped on Monday, moving away from a more than three-month high touched in the previous session, as the dollar firmed and European...

Euro fluctuates as Merkel intends to step aside from leadership
Euro fluctuates as Merkel intends to step aside from leadership

The common currency was under pressure on Monday — sliding steeply, then rebounding — after reports that German Chancellor Angela...

Pound stalls near two-month trough ahead of Hammond's speech
Pound stalls near two-month trough ahead of Hammond's speech

Sterling edged lower towards two-month trough on Monday as investors focused on Philip Hammond’s budget announcement due later in the day.

European stocks try to recover after sell-off
European stocks try to recover after sell-off

European stocks, poised for their worst month since August 2015, edged higher in early trade on Monday, trying to recover from a recent sell-off...

October 26, 2018
European stocks dip on disappointing reports from tech companies
European stocks dip on disappointing reports from tech companies

European stocks fell on Friday, following a drop in U.S. stock futures after tech giants Alphabet and Amazon posted results below forecasts,...

October 25, 2018
Pound erases declines after meeting of Tory Mps
Pound erases declines after meeting of Tory Mps

Sterling jumped above $1.29 on Thursday after a warm reception from backbench MPs eased fears of a leadership challenge over Theresa May's...

European stocks fell in extended selloff
European stocks fell in extended selloff

European stocks slid on Thursday as a sharp selling in U.S. and Asia-Pacific region spread to the continent and weak reports from AB InBev and WPP...

Euro struggles ahead of ECB meeting
Euro struggles ahead of ECB meeting

The euro recovered to $1.1407 on Thursday, after losing about 0.7 percent in the previous session - its sharpest decline in percentage terms since...

Yen firms as cautiousness prevails
Yen firms as cautiousness prevails

The Japanese yen firmed versus the dollar on Thursday as a sharp sell off on Wall Street and sluggish European and U.S. economic figures hurt...

October 24, 2018
Pound slides falls ahead of crucial 1922 Committee meeting
Pound slides falls ahead of crucial 1922 Committee meeting

Sterling skidded to a three-week weak point on Wednesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face Conservative MPs, some of whom have...

Euro dips to two-month trough on growth fears
Euro dips to two-month trough on growth fears

The euro slumped to its lowest since Aug. 20 on Wednesday after signs of possible slowdown in Germany and France, the euro area’s two largest...


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