ECB bids for power over euro clearing as Brexit debate heats up

2017-06-23 09:45

The European Central Bank has made a play for power over clearing of euro-denominated financial instrument, a key issue in Brexit talks.

Euro dented by Draghi remarks

2017-05-30 14:20

The euro has slid against rival currencies after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi hinted the bank will stick to its loose monetary policy for now.

Euro soars amid Trump concerns, oil extends gains

2017-05-16 11:11

The dollar has weakened for a fifth straight day and the euro soared amid a report US President Donald Trump revealed classified information to a Russian diplomat.

Rand falls on poor Chinese trade data and euro optimism

2017-05-09 09:18

The rand has dropped, following worse-than-expected trade data from China and euro optimism following the French election victory by Emmanuel Macron.

Euro weakens as markets look past Macron victory

2017-05-08 09:31

The euro has dropped from a six-month high against the dollar as relief over Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential election was replaced by concern.

Euro drops, bonds gain on dovish ECB, dollar rises

2017-03-30 13:07

The euro has weakened and core European government bonds rose as investors weighed the prospect of the ECB sticking with its loose monetary policy.

Euro under pressure, but major Asia markets bounce

2017-02-08 14:09

The euro has struggled on increasing uncertainty about France's political outlook and fears of another debt crisis brewing in Greece.

Euro falls after Italy's Renzi quits on referendum defeat

2016-12-05 07:32

The euro briefly fell to a 20-month low against the dollar after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation after losing a referendum on constitutional reform.

Euro heads for worst week in a year on political risks

2016-11-11 13:38

The euro has headed for its worst week in a year as Donald Trump’s win in the US presidential race stirred up investor concern over populist outcomes in European votes.

Euro falls to lowest since March

2016-10-21 09:10

The euro has fallen to its lowest since March after Mario Draghi signalled quantitative easing won’t come to an “abrupt” end.


Remember the dollar rally in 2014? It's the euro's turn

2017-06-21 08:55

Instead of betting on the dollar and better economic growth in the US, currency investors are coming to terms with the possibility that the dollar’s best days are behind it.

Euro rebounds to six-month high, while dollar steadies

2017-05-22 13:36

The euro has climbed to a six-month high, rebounding from an early decline, after Chancellor Angela Merkel said the common currency was 'too weak.'

Euro fatigue helps pound to rise to highest since France vote

2017-05-10 13:33

The euro’s failure to rise above $1.09 has provided momentum for the pound to reach the highest levels versus the common currency.

Eurozone stocks, euro drop as traders look past Macron win

2017-05-09 07:47

Eurozone stocks have slid and the euro retreated from a six-month dollar high as investors looked beyond Emmanuel Macron's French presidential victory to bet on whether he will be able to push through economic reforms.

Euro hits three-week high before France vote

2017-04-20 12:33

The euro has risen to its strongest level versus the dollar since March as investors reduced short positions in the spot market before the French presidential elections.

EU has to control euro clearing after Brexit

2017-03-10 10:21

European Union law should be changed to ensure that the clearing and supervision of euro-denominated derivatives trades is controlled by EU institutions after Brexit.

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.

Expect rough ride for rand, but sit tight - expert

2016-11-14 20:26

There is far more volatility possible for the rand arising out of the European market than from Donald Trump’s ascension to power, says a forex expert.

Euro approaches seven-month low on renewed policy bet

2016-10-24 08:50

The euro has slipped toward a seven-month low amid speculation the European Central Bank will maintain its easy monetary policy.

Euro declines to lowest since July

2016-10-20 10:25

The euro has fallen to its lowest level in almost three months against the dollar before the European Central Bank announces its policy decision.

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