Pound drops on EU concern, Asian shares decline

2017-01-16 12:13

The pound has tumbled on a report that UK Prime Minister will signal plans to quit the European Union’s single market to regain control of Britain’s borders and laws.

Dollar, S&P 500 futures slip as Trump bets unwind

2017-01-12 10:48

The dollar has weakened with US equity futures and Treasuries gained as disappointment after Donald Trump’s press conference caused investors to further unwind trades.

Dollar drops further while Asia stocks are mixed

2017-01-10 10:00

The dollar has slumped for a second day, continuing its slide from a multi-year peak at the beginning of 2017.

Rand may be resilient to potential Fed hikes

2017-01-06 10:20

US interest rate increases may not have a big impact on emerging market currencies, as long as they have been priced in by markets, says an economist.

China takes new step to tackle dollar prominence

2016-12-30 18:57

China has taken another step to degrade the dollar in defining the value of its currency, in an effort that cuts against its rival’s stubbornly strong hold on the global financial system.

Trump: US will buy and hire American

2016-12-29 18:43

President-elect Donald Trump has tweeted that his administration will buy American and hire American.

Offshore yuan near 7 a dollar

2016-12-29 12:46

The offshore yuan has inched lower toward 7 per dollar, widening its discount to the onshore rate to the most in more than two weeks.

Rand and other currency questions for the New Year

2016-12-23 22:01

Adam Phillips of Umkhulu Consulting looks at different aspects investors should look at when debating possible currency trends in the New Year.

Dollar rally cools as miners lead Europe stock fall

2016-12-22 14:53

The dollar has fallen against the euro, pausing in a rally that breached decade highs this week.

Yen weakens and Japan shares advance on BOJ

2016-12-20 08:56

Japanese shares have erased losses and the yen weakened after the Bank of Japan upgraded its assessment of the world’s second-largest economy.


Dollar weak in Asia after losses, eyes on China data

2017-01-13 07:41

The dollar has struggled to recover from its recent sell-off as investors fret over Donald Trump's lack of clarity on economic policy, while investors await Chinese data release.

Pound's decline deepens as currency reclaims dubious honour

2017-01-10 15:30

Just 10 days into the New Year, the pound has already established a firm grip on its 2016 position as the worst-performing Group-of-10 currency.

Pound and yuan slide while European stocks mixed

2017-01-09 13:03

The dollar has strengthened and the pound extended its decline from Friday, while the offshore yuan had its biggest two-day drop since June.

China sets biggest one-day yuan rate increase since 2005

2017-01-06 08:14

China has raised the exchange rate for the yuan against the US dollar by 0.92% from the previous day, the biggest one-day increase in more than 11 years.

Euro climbs along with oil as Japan stocks decline

2016-12-30 09:30

The euro has spiked higher as the dollar weakened for a second day and oil advanced in thin end-of-year trading.

What it means if Trump names China a currency manipulator

2016-12-29 17:31

President-elect Donald Trump may have a problem putting any bite in his vow to name China a currency manipulator on his first day in office

Dollar drops to 2-week low versus yen

2016-12-29 11:31

The dollar has dropped to a two-week low against the yen as traders pushed it through stops in thin trading amid a slide in Treasury yields.

WATCH: Rand's 2016 roller-coaster in under 90 secs

2016-12-23 07:23

Currency investors experienced a rough ride in 2016, with a myriad of factors, including international events, local political noise and macro-economic factors moving the rand.

Rand rides on oil, euro gains

2016-12-21 07:43

Emerging-market equities halted a four-day slide, with the rand and Russian ruble leading gains in developing-nation currencies amid a rise in crude oil.

Yen climbs, gold rises as traders turn defensive

2016-12-19 13:47

The yen has gained with gold, and defensive stocks climbed in Europe, bucking wider losses in shares.

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