Euro

Sterling rises slightly on Brexit breakthrough

The pound rose slightly against the dollar this morning after the European Commission said enough progress had been made in Brexit negotiations with …

News (Ireland)

Some euro zone economic convergence may be resuming, ECB study shows

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Convergence between the euro zone's richer and poorer economies appears to be resuming, but income gaps remain huge and the …

Economy

Euro slips, stocks soften after PMI data

LONDON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - The euro and euro zone stocks continued to slide on Friday as euro zone factories posted their busiest month in over 17 …

Economy

Euro zone sentiment at highest level in over 17 years

Euro zone economic sentiment rose in November for the sixth consecutive month to its highest level in more than 17 years, data from the European …

Economy

Euro zone corporate lending growth surges to post-crisis high

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Growth in euro zone corporate lending jumped last month to its fastest rate since the global financial crisis while a key money …

Economy

Lack of German government puts euro zone integration plans on hold

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The collapse of talks on a new German government means that the euro zone's ambitious plans for deeper economic integration …

Greece

Forex - Dollar Hovering Near 1-Week Highs, Euro Slips

Investing.com - The dollar was hovering near one-week highs against a basket of the other major currencies on Tuesday, while the euro remained under …

Economy

Nigeria: We Are Succeeding in Corruption War - Buhari

Corruption cartoon<p>President Muhammadu Buhari says the ongoing fight against corruption has started yielding fruitful results as Nigeria is now a …

Nigeria

Confidence in euro zone growth strong among economists

The euro zone economy will mark its best year in a decade and maintain solid growth well into 2018, according to economists in a Reuters poll.<p>The …

Economy

Annual inflation down to 1.4% in the euro area

Euro area annual inflation was 1.4% in October 2017, down from 1.5% in September. In October 2016, the rate was 0.5%. European Union annual inflation …

European News

Recent Eurozone Growth Won’t Make the Euro Soar

The Eurozone economic outlook is looking more positive as of late, leading to some speculation that the euro will rise further following strong …

S&P 500

Pound sinks as inflation surprise curbs fears over interest rate rise

Sterling sank on Tuesday as inflation's march higher was unexpectedly halted last month, prompting predictions that the squeeze on UK households has …

Economy

Euro rally gathers pace, taking a toll on stocks

Well-received economic data have given the euro room to rally, taking the edge off the continent’s bourses as investors continue to lack motivation …

Economy

Clothes, furniture boost euro zone retail sales in Sept

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A surge in sales of clothes, furniture and electrical goods boosted euro zone retail sales in September by more than expected despite a fall in motor fuel sales, pointing to rising domestic demand as the economy gathers pace.<p>The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said …

Business

Sterling hits 4-1/2-month high vs euro on strong manufacturing data

LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Britain's pound hit a 4-1/2-month high against the euro on Wednesday, after a survey showed UK factories reported stronger …

Economy

Forex - Euro Hits Day’s Lows against Sterling after EZ Data

Investing.com - The euro slid to the day’s lows against the pound on Tuesday after data showing that euro zone inflation slowed this month reinforced …

Economy

Forex - Dollar Slips Ahead of Fed, Euro Pushes Higher

Investing.com - The dollar pulled back from Friday’s three-month highs against a basket of the other major currencies on Monday as investors turned …

Economy

Forex - Dollar Eases From Highs, Euro Pushes Higher

Investing.com - The dollar pulled back from Friday’s three-month highs against a basket of the other major currencies on Monday, while the euro edged …

Economy

CURRENCIES: Dollar Index Jumps To 3-month High As ECB-fueled Euro Slump Continues

ICE Dollar Index set for best week since December<p>A key dollar index climbed to a more than three-month high on Friday after encouraging signs for Trump's promised tax reforms. The euro continued to slide after the European Central Bank said it'll extend its quantitative-easing program.<p>What are …

Economy

The euro just had its biggest fall since Brexit, and ANZ says there could be further losses to come

SHAMSHAHRIN SHAMSUDIN / AFP / Getty Images<p>The euro was poleaxed on Thursday, tumbling by 1.37% against the US dollar, its largest one-day percentage …

Economy

FOREX-Euro falls for a 2nd day as policy divergence trades grow

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh<p>LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The euro slipped for a second day on Friday, on track for its …

Economy

Premarket: Euro heads higher as ECB heads for the exit

The euro climbed for a third day and stocks slipped to a month low on Thursday, as traders waited for formal confirmation from the European Central Bank that will take its biggest step yet in unwinding years of loose monetary policy.<p>Banking stocks were also in focus as Europe's Deutsche Bank and …

Economy

Euro slides as ECB treads carefully with stimulus cut

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and bond yields fell on Thursday and stocks rose as the European Central Bank proceeded with caution with its biggest …

Economy

FOREX-Euro perched at 1-week highs before ECB vote

* Dollar pauses after recent rise<p>* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh<p>LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The euro held near a one-week …

Economy

Euro perched at one-week highs before ECB vote

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro held near a one-week high on Thursday before a European Central Bank meeting where policymakers are expected to outline a …

Economy

Here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now

Dave Lutz, head of ETFs at JonesTrading, has an overview of today's markets.<p>US markets are mostly green on Tuesday while the rest of the world is mixed.<br>• Copper is near a 3-month high.<p><b>Here's Lutz:</b><p>Good Morning, US Futures are climbing, with S&P up 20bp as a sea of Earnings rolls – but keep an eye on …

Business

Luftwaffe, Price Highlight of the 2017 Hanoverian Autumn Elite Auction

Elitär (by Escolar x De Niro)<br>Photo © Tammo Ernst<p>The show jumping bred Luftwaffe (by Lord Pezi x Stolzenberg) became the price highlight of the 2017 …

Dressage

Stronger currency shrinks euro zone trade surplus in August

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone's trade surplus shrank in August as the stronger euro fueled an import boom that was only partly offset by a rise in …

Economy

FOREX-Cautious Fed pins dollar to 2-week lows; euro rises

* Dollar struggles after cautious Fed minutes<p>* Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh<p>LONDON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The dollar …

Economy

Cautious Fed pins dollar to two-week lows; euro rises

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar struggled near a two-week low on Thursday as minutes of the last U.S. Federal Reserve meeting raised expectations that …

Economy