Global Stock Markets Seek Strong Week End

17 August 2018 | 9:44 am

Asian markets tilted upwards on Friday morning in an effort to end the week higher after a week of choppy trading.

New U.S.-China Trade Talks to Happen Soon

16 August 2018 | 2:04 pm

Markets reacted positively to an announcement on Thursday that there will be a fresh round of trade talks taking place between the U.S. and China before the end of the month.

Wall Street Struggles on Trade Tensions

16 August 2018 | 9:43 am

U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday, pressured by continued trade tensions and a downbeat earnings report.

China Complains to WTO Over US Trade Tariffs

15 August 2018 | 1:22 pm

China said it complained about raising US tariffs on solar panels to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, adding to the escalating conflicts with US President Donald Trump on trade and technology.

Trade Dispute Between US and Turkey Escalates

15 August 2018 | 11:54 am

Turkey announced on Wednesday it was working to increase tariffs on imports of some US products, which led to escalating dispute with the United States, provoking the Turkish currency to record a new historic low.

Stock Markets Seek Corrections After Lira Scare

14 August 2018 | 2:30 pm

European stock indexes traded higher on Tuesday after two days of selling sent stock prices broadly lower in Europe and across the globe.

Strong Dollar Pressures Commodity Prices

14 August 2018 | 9:33 am

Gold prices were stuck near 18-month lows on Tuesday morning after the U.S. dollar hit a 13-month high on Monday.

Global Stocks Surrender to Turkish Pressures

13 August 2018 | 5:26 pm

Global stocks indexes hit fresh lows on Monday as traders dumped equities and shed emerging market shares in favor of safer assets including the government bonds and the U.S. dollar.

Turkish Economic Crisis Shakes Global Economy

13 August 2018 | 10:36 am

The Turkish lira plummeted over the weekend, hitting a record low of 7.06 lira to the dollar in early Asian trade.

Weekly Economic & Political Timeline

12 August 2018 | 11:25 am

This week will see a lighter news agenda compared to last week, with central bank input due from the Reserve Banks of Australia and New Zealand.

Euro, Pound Inch Higher vs Dollar

10 August 2018 | 10:13 am

The US Dollar Index fell just shy of a 13-month peak in Asian trading on Friday. The Index, which FX traders use to gauge the greenback's relative strength, was just off a 13-month peak at 95.652 .DXY.

Pound Gets a Bounce

9 August 2018 | 1:35 pm

The Pound has finally recovered after being under heavy sell pressure; the currency had earlier approached a 1-year trough versus the US Dollar on the backs of increasingly jittery investors who worry about Britain's economic and trading future.

Yen Higher after BOJ Minutes

9 August 2018 | 7:58 am

Uncertainty and worry over escalating trade tensions sent the safe haven Japanese Yen broadly higher during Asian trade.

Hard Brexit Fears Drive Pound Lower

8 August 2018 | 2:00 pm

Brexit fears continue to wreak havoc on the Pound Sterling which today fell to a 11-month trough on investor concerns.

Dollar Rally Waning

8 August 2018 | 9:48 am

The US Dollar could not maintain momentum against some of its rivals and was broadly lower a a result.

Sterling Manages to Claw Higher

7 August 2018 | 1:32 pm

In the wake of a Pound sell off, the British currency managed to recover and steady despite major concerns over the looming Brexit.

Pound Woes Continue

7 August 2018 | 9:51 am

The Pound remained on the back foot during the Asian trading session after striking an 11-month trough against the greenback on Monday.

Pound Pressured as Brexit Worries Grow

6 August 2018 | 1:14 pm

FX traders are becoming increasingly concerned over the likelihood that the UK government will not have been able to work out a Brexit plan when the time comes for Britain to leave the European Union next year.

Canada Latest Target in Trade War

6 August 2018 | 9:13 am

Canadian manufacturing and exporting industries were under fire on Sunday, feeling the heat from both the United States and Saudi Arabia.

Weekly Economic and Political Timeline

5 August 2018 | 11:45 am

This week will see a lighter news agenda compared to last week, with central bank input due from the Reserve Banks of Australia and New Zealand.

Dollar Higher on Rising Trade Tensions

3 August 2018 | 9:51 am

The US Dollar Index moved higher even as markets fret over the increase in trade tensions between China and the United States.

Wary Traders Push Pound Lower

2 August 2018 | 2:01 pm

Wary FX traders have continued to second guess the Bank of England's outlook in the hours before the monetary policy decision is announced.

Oil Edges Up to End Losing Streak

2 August 2018 | 9:34 am

Oil prices were higher on Thursday morning in Asia in an effort to reverse some of the losses they’ve seen over the past few days of heavy selloffs.

Sterling Weighed by BoE Rate Outlook

1 August 2018 | 3:36 pm

Though most policy experts see the Bank of England as pushing ahead with a rate hike at the upcoming policy meeting.

Oil Prices Continue Slump

1 August 2018 | 7:01 am

Oil prices ended July significantly lower and continued to decline into August after data released on Tuesday showed U.S. crude stockpiles rose unexpectedly.

Pound Higher on Rate Hike Hopes

31 July 2018 | 2:04 pm

The Pound Sterling has pushed higher against the US Dollar on growing expectations that the UK central bank will be raising interest rates when it meets later this week.

Stocks Head Lower Before BOJ Announcement

31 July 2018 | 9:15 am

Asian stock indexes were trading lower to start the day on Tuesday after Wall Street failed to close higher.

Pound Cautiously Higher Ahead of BoE

30 July 2018 | 1:23 pm

With the Bank of England policy decision looming, the Pound Sterling edged higher but analysts say gains are likely to be capped given the backdrop of a potentially messy Brexit.

Dollar Steady to Start Week

30 July 2018 | 10:19 am

The U.S. dollar was steady at the start of the Asian trading session on Monday as traders eagerly awaited the central bank announcements that are expected later this week.

Weekly Economic & Political Timeline

29 July 2018 | 12:37 pm

This week will see a much heavier news agenda compared to last week, with central bank input due from the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan, and the Bank of England.