Currencies

19 January 06:34 PM US consumer sentiment falls to 6-month low in January
The University of Michigan's preliminary consumer sentiment index dropped to its lowest level in six months in January
19 January 05:03 PM Trading in cryptocurrencies could drive you crazy - experts
No matter how long bitcoin lingered on trading, it would totally collapse at the end, the Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Shiller told CNBC
19 January 01:19 PM UK retail sales grow slightly in 2017
The UK’s retail sales fell more than expected in December, pushing the full year’s sales growth down to the lowest rate since 2013
19 January 12:43 PM Eurozone current account surplus rises in November
The Eurozone’s current account surplus widened more than forecasts in November, data released by the European Central bank (ECB) on Friday showed
18 January 06:57 PM Ripple jumps more than 60%; “Bitconnect” surges 358% in hours
Cryptocurrencies continue rebounding on Thursday after dropping sharply during the past few days
18 January 01:03 PM Cryptocurrencies recover, bitcoin rebounds above 11,000
Bitcoin showed signs of recovery on Thursday after plunging below $10,000 for the first time since early December on Wednesday
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