Currency Markets

Italian concerns stalk global stock markets and hurt euro

May 29, 2018

Worries that Europe's debt crisis is about to flare up again in the wake of political uncertainty in Italy weighed heavily on stock markets on Tuesday and sent the euro skidding down to 2018 lows against the dollar.

Asian markets track European losses, strong yen hits Nikkei

May 29, 2018

Asian shares track European losses; strong yen hits Japan's Nikkei

Looming Italian election seen as plebiscite on EU and euro

May 29, 2018

An Italian populist leader is vowing to turn now inevitable early elections into a plebiscite on European Union strictures

Asian shares advance as markets mull North Korea, Italy, oil

May 28, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher as investors weigh North Korea, Italian politics, oil

Empty stores, shuttered gas posts in Brazil truckers' strike

May 26, 2018

Bus and metro services in several Brazilian cities have been reduced and several flights have been cancelled as a truckers' strike enters its sixth day

Turks feel pinch from currency slide ahead of polls

May 26, 2018

Many in Turkey are feeling the pinch as the Turkish lira lost more than 20 percent of its value against the dollar since the start of the year.

Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply

May 25, 2018

A sharp drop in crude oil prices sends energy companies skidding to their worst losses in months, weighing down the broader stock market

World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concerns

May 25, 2018

World stocks are mixed Friday as investors eye the diplomatic rhetoric over North Korea and developments in global trade disputes.

Asian shares lower as NKorea cancellation adds uncertainty

May 25, 2018

Asian stock indexes mostly lower as US-North Korean summit adds geopolitical uncertainty

Global stocks subdued as US mulls auto import tariffs

May 24, 2018

World stock markets are subdued as carmakers' shares fell after the Trump administration said it was considering tariffs on imports of autos and auto parts.

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