Currencies

17 January 06:31 PM Cryptocurrencies slump, bitcoin below 10,000 for 1st time since December
The digital currencies extended sharp losses on Wednesday amid fears of escalated restrictions by government across the world
17 January 02:12 PM Euro area annual inflation slows in December
The final euro area consumer prices data showed a decline in December, in line with economists’ forecasts
17 January 12:14 PM European stocks fall on banks sector Wednesday
European indices declined on Wednesday, hit by the weak performance in the banks sector
16 January 05:33 PM Empire State manufacturing falls for third straight month
Business activity continued declining in New York for the third consecutive month in December, hit by the drop seen in new orders
16 January 03:20 PM Cryptocurrencies slump as china tightens crackdown
The digital currencies incurred a grave loss on Tuesday
16 January 02:31 PM UK house prices jump 5.1% in November
The UK’s house prices rose in November at a slighter pace but came above analysts’ forecasts
16 January 12:48 PM Asian stocks extend gains, Hang Seng hits record high
Asian shares ended Tuesday trading higher amid investors’ optimism about the corporate earnings season after the US tax reform
16 January 12:07 PM European shares in green Tuesday before economic data
European stocks rose on Tuesday as companies continue diclosing their financial results and investors wait for important economic data
15 January 06:13 PM Germany to add Chinese yuan to FX reserves
The German central bank decided to include the Chinese yuan to its foreign exchange reserves
15 January 02:20 PM Asian stocks end Monday mixed as US dollar weakens
Asian shares saw a mixed performance on Monday, which came in line with a weak US dollar and higher oil prices.
15 January 01:40 PM Euro area trade surplus hits EUR 26.3bn in November
The euro area recorded a trade balance surplus of EUR 26.3 billion in November 2017, up from EUR 23.8 billion a year ago
15 January 01:02 PM US dollar extends losses amid bank holiday
The US dollar continued falling against major currencies on Monday, coinciding with US markets being closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. day
15 January 12:15 PM European stocks drop after hitting 3-yr high last week
European indices fell on Monday from three-year highs as the euro jumped significantly on the back of the positive political sentiment seen in the market
12 January 05:20 PM US inflation rises in December
US overall inflation growth slowed in December, matching economists’ forecasts, while core inflation rose significantly, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday
12 January 01:12 PM Euro soars at 3-year high on optimism over Germany
The euro jumped on Friday to its three-year high after media reports showed a significant progress in Germany’s coalition talks
12 January 11:40 AM China’s trade surplus eases in 2017
China’s trade balance surplus slowed in 2017 as imports’ growth outperformed rise seen in exports
11 January 06:42 PM BOJ may surprise markets, end global stocks’ rally -Analyst
Economic developments in Japan could stop global stock markets from soaring to new record highs, MarketWatch reported on Thursday, citing Société Générale analyst
11 January 05:39 PM US jobless claims rise last week
US unemployment claims increased during the week ended 6 January
11 January 04:26 PM Euro rises on ECB meeting minutes
The EUR/USD pair jumped to $1.1980 after the European Central Bank’s (ECB) meeting showed a potential gradual shift in the bank’s guidance in 2018
11 January 01:51 PM Eurozone industrial output picks up in November
The Eurozone’s industrial production accelerated in November at the fastest pace since August, supported by the robust increase in capital goods, Eurostat’s data showed
11 January 01:26 PM German economy grows less than forecasts in 2017
Germany’s economy expanded robustly last year, but remained slightly below expectations, data by the country’s federal statistics office showed on Thursday
11 January 12:16 PM S. Korea to ban cryptocurrency trading; digital currencies drop
South Korea is planning to stop the trading of cryptocurrencies, the government said on Thursday. The news sent bitcoin and other digital currencies
11 January 12:13 PM Digital currencies’ value lose $111bn in 4 hours
Digital currencies on Thursday lost more than $100 billion of their market value in four hours, reaching $628 billion from $739 billion.
11 January 12:11 PM European stocks seen mixed early Thursday
European indices saw varying performance a little after Thursday’s opening ahead of the release of economic data
10 January 06:26 PM US final wholesale inventories grow 0.8% in November
US final wholesale inventories expanded in November, beating forecasts