Currency Markets

Bank of England hints at rate rise in 'coming months'

Sep 14, 2017

The Bank of England opts to keep interest rates at a record low but delivers a big hint that borrowing rates could be raised in coming months

North Korea relief sustains momentum in global markets

Sep 12, 2017

Global stock markets remained firm Tuesday as fears over an escalation in tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continued to subside even though the United Nations slapped further sanctions on Pyongyang.

UK inflation surprise renews talk of interest rate increase

Sep 12, 2017

Inflation in Britain has spiked up to 2.9 percent in the year to August, further above the 2 percent target and stoking expectations of an eventual rate increase

Global stocks spike on relief over North Korea restraint

Sep 11, 2017

World stocks jumped and the dollar strengthened after Hurricane Irma weakened and North Korea marked a weekend holiday with celebrations but refrained from launching more missiles

Market sentiment kept in check by Irma and North Korea

Sep 8, 2017

Global shares mostly slipped on worries about the damage from Hurricane Irma in the U.S., as well as lingering fears about ballistic missile launches and nuclear weapons in North Korea.

European markets buoyed by ECB inaction; all eyes on Draghi

Sep 7, 2017

European stock markets and the euro remained firm Thursday as the European Central Bank kept policy unchanged and said in a statement that it stands read to provide the eurozone economy a further stimulus if needed.

Global stocks mostly higher ahead of US jobs data

Sep 1, 2017

Global stock markets remained firm Friday despite slightly worse than expected U.S. jobs data.

Eurozone inflation picks up but remains below target

Aug 31, 2017

Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone spiked up to a four-month high of 1.5 percent largely because of higher energy costs

Global stocks higher as investors shrug off Korea tensions

Aug 30, 2017

Global stocks recovered their poise Wednesday, a day after Concerns over North Korea's latest missile test, which flew over northern Japan, had stoked another bout of risk aversion across financial markets

Global stocks in retreat after North Korean missile test

Aug 29, 2017

Global stock markets and the dollar fell sharply Tuesday, as investors were rattled by North Korea's launch of a midrange ballistic missile that crossed over northern Japan and fell into the Pacific Ocean.

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