Euro

Euro Run Not Over But Set To Slow Down

The euro rose 0.3% to a one-week high against the dollar on 10 October, after European Central Bank (ECB) board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger …

Personal Finance

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

Brief Thoughts On The Euro

Euro peaked a month ago.<p>The reversal before the weekend marks the end of the leg lower.<p>ECB meeting is next big focus.<p>ECB may focus on gross rather …

Economy

Catalonia relief sends euro to two-week high

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro climbed to a two-week high against a broadly weaker dollar on Wednesday on relief that Catalonia had stopped short of …

Economy

A budget of modest payback: #Budget18 at a glance

Ireland's working families and people on welfare are set to gain a fiver a week or more in a budget of modest payback.<p>But while the Republic lurches …

News (Ireland)

Forex - Dollar Hit by Trump Tax Plan Doubts, Euro Higher

Investing.com - The dollar was trading at more than one week lows against a basket of the other major currencies on Wednesday amid uncertainty over …

Economy

Euro rises to one-week high on upbeat data, view on ECB

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The euro hit a one-week peak on Tuesday as Germany rang up its best month for exports in a year in August and expectations grew that the European Central Bank may consider scaling back its asset purchases.<p>The currency's rise this year had lost some momentum in recent days as …

Economy

Catalonia worries knock euro against stronger dollar

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro slipped on Monday after a violence-marred independence vote in Spain's Catalonia region fueled anxiety over political …

Forex

Euro slips under $1.18 to one-month low

The euro slipped below $1.18 for the first time in over a month today after its worst day so far this year yesterday.<p>The fall came as investors …

News (Ireland)

Forex - Broadly Weaker Euro Hits 1-Month Lows against Dollar

Investing.com - The euro extended losses against the dollar on Tuesday, falling to a one-month low as concerns over Germany’s election results and …

Economy

Euro, bond yields drop as Germany's Merkel holds on

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and European government bond yields slipped on Monday after the bloc’s most powerful leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, won a fourth term but faced a fractured parliament as support for the far right surged.<p>Investors were unnerved by the prospect of months of …

Economy

Don't sweat the euro

In response to a stronger euro, the European Central Bank yesterday cut its inflation forecasts—price gains of 1.2% and 1.5% are now expected in 2018 and 2019, respectively, down from 1.3% and 1.6%. Since the ECB’s monetary policy mandate is entirely focused on consumer prices, the disinflationary …

Economy

Dollar wane continues post Fed meeting; Euro, pound muted

The dollar continued to retreat on Friday, paring back gains from a bump on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve confirmed it would begin shrinking …

Economy

ECB seen keeping option to prolong bond-buying again in 2018: sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank policymakers disagree on whether to set a definitive end-date for their money-printing program when they …

Economy

Don't fear the euro: investors stick with European stocks

MILAN (Reuters) - The surging euro has played spoilsport with what had become global investors' top trade this year -- buying European equities - though for some recent weakness in stocks offers a chance to reshuffle portfolios and stay invested.<p>Fund managers, betting on diminishing political risk …

Economy

Hedge funds bet their bottom dollar ... on the euro

Only twice before since the launch of the euro has the tide of fast money lifting the single currency and submerging the dollar been this strong.<p>The question now is whether the current trend continues and the euro sails higher, as it did in 2007, or reverses, as it did in 2011. So far, the …

Economy

Euro, bond yields rise on report ECB officials agreed on need for stimulus cut

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and government bond yields in the single currency bloc rose while stocks fell on Friday, after Reuters reported that ECB …

Economy

Dollar hits low note while euro shines; storms stoke worry in U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reduced expectations for another U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year helped drive down the dollar to its lowest in more than 2-1/2 years on Friday and kept gold near a one-year high.<p>The euro hit multi-year peaks in the wake of a European Central Bank meeting, …

Economy

Why European equities need not fear a strong euro

It is well known that a strong currency can be a drag for stock markets, hampering the competitiveness of exports.<p>Sure enough, the rally for the euro …

Economy

Euro shrugs off ECB concerns to top $1.20

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro jumped to a 9-day high on Thursday as the European Central Bank broadly stuck to its outlook for growth and inflation …

Economy

Draghi Likely To Remain Dovish at Key Meeting This Week

Ahead of the European Central Bank’s meeting on September 7, markets have grown increasingly confident that policymakers are almost ready to scale …

Brexit

Barclays says euro sell-off makes Europe stocks a buying opportunity

MILAN (Reuters) - Barclays (LON:BARC) believes the recent correction in European equities due to the unexpected surge in the euro has created a …

Stocks

Near-Term Top For The Euro?

The Euro failed to break the 1.20 level.<p>Thus, the Euro could retest the 1.15 level.<p>Fundamentally, the Euro rally is still not justified.<p>I called the …

Business

Commentary: Euro-sterling parity? Not if the ECB and BoE can help it

LONDON (Reuters) - As parity between the euro and sterling inches closer, the European Central Bank and Bank of England face a date with destiny that neither of them wants.<p>This week the euro traded as high as 93 pence which, barring a single day in October last year, is its strongest against …

Economy

Will the Rising Euro Sink Eurozone Stocks?

Eurozone blue-chip stocks, as measured by the Euro Stoxx 50 Index, are now 7% below their May peak, their lowest level since March – and euro …

Investing

Is sterling about to hit parity with the euro? Here's what analysts think

Money has poured into the euro in recent months, prompting talk once more among analysts of parity with the pound.<p>The euro has risen to levels not …

Economy

Eurozone Inflation Accelerates, But Stable Core Price Keep Euro in Check

Eurozone inflation accelerated modestly in August, the region's statistics office said, but core consumer prices were little-changed and remain far …

Business

Euro, bond yields fall on report ECB officials worried about currency

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and government bond yields fell while stocks rallied on Thursday after Reuters reported that the single currency's rapid …

Economy

ECB unease over firmer euro risks slowing asset purchase exit: sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Rapid gains by the euro against the dollar are worrying a growing number of policymakers at the ECB, raising the chance its …

Economy

ECB unease over firmer euro risks slowing asset purchase exit - sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Rapid gains by the euro against the dollar are worrying a growing number of policymakers at the ECB, raising the chance its …

Economy