Currency Markets

Asian stocks fall on trade worries, weak Chinese data

Sep 4, 2018

Asian shares are mostly lower as the lack of new leads following a U.S. market holiday meant that trade worries and slowing Chinese manufacturing activity stayed in the spotlight

Tariff fight adds to China's economic challenges

Sep 4, 2018

China faces bigger economic challenges than its trade war with the US as Communist leaders try to engineer slower, more self-sustaining growth

Turkish central bank says it will act to contain inflation

Sep 3, 2018

Turkey's central bank said it would re-adjust its "monetary stance" at its next meeting, after Turkey's annual inflation increased to nearly 18 percent in August

Asian shares dip amid growing worry over US-Canada trade

Sep 3, 2018

Asian shares are mostly lower amid worries about escalating trade friction between the U.S. and Canada

Stocks waver along with US-Canada trade talks

Aug 31, 2018

Stocks finish little changed after the U.S. and Canada say they haven't completed a trade deal but will resume talks next week

Report of more China tariffs sends global stocks lower

Aug 31, 2018

Global shares are mostly lower following a report that the Trump administration could put tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods as early as next week

Turkey raises tax on foreign currency savings to help lira

Aug 31, 2018

Turkey has raised a tax on foreign currency deposit accounts and scrapped a tax on lira savings in a bid to shore up its struggling currency

Word on more China tariffs sends Asian stocks lower

Aug 31, 2018

Asian shares are taking their cue from Wall Street, where shares fell after Bloomberg News reported the Trump administration could put tariffs on $200 billion in imports from China as soon as next week

Argentina hikes interest rate to 60 percent; peso plunges

Aug 30, 2018

Argentina's Central Bank has increased its benchmark interest rate to 60 percent in an effort to halt a sharp slide in the value of the peso

Turkish lira further weakens, nearing record low

Aug 30, 2018

The Turkish lira has further weakened against the dollar amid investors' move away from emerging markets and concerns over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan economic policies

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