'Brexit' could prompt firms to ditch UK

19 minutes ago

A British exit from the European Union would be disastrous for the UK financial industry and could prompt firms to leave the country, says the sector's main lobby group.

Wave of contagion expected after dramatic weekend raises 'Grexit' chances

2015-06-28 18:44

European markets are braced for a wave of contagion from Greece, with heavy losses for southern European government bonds and regional stock markets expected.

Euro pressured as focus returns to US rates

2015-06-24 09:15

The euro has been under pressure as investors' confidence on a Greek debt deal allowed focus to shift to the prospects of higher US interest rates ahead.

Euro rises on hopes for Greek debt deal

2015-06-22 08:40

The euro has risen against other major currencies as new reform proposals by Greece fuelled optimism that Athens may be able to clinch a bailout deal.

Euro drops after Greek debt talks collapse

2015-06-15 08:41

The euro has fallen after talks between Greece and its international creditors collapsed, bringing the threat of a Greek exit from the eurozone closer than ever.

Euro struggles as IMF walks out of Greek bailout talks

2015-06-12 08:47

The euro has struggled as hopes for a Greek bailout deal took a hit after the International Monetary Fund pulled out of crunch talks between Athens and its creditors.

Euro steady after ECB and Greek debt meetings

2015-06-04 10:00

The euro has held its gains, bolstered by the European Central Bank's upbeat inflation forecasts and hopes for a last-minute Greek bailout deal.

Greek PM on final stretch towards deal with lenders

2015-05-24 16:20

PM says Greece was on the final stretch of negotiations with its international lenders on a cash-for-reforms deal that would not involve further pension cuts and harsh austerity.

Euro stays weak on Greece worries

2015-05-19 09:00

The euro has been under pressure after tumbling in US trade on worries about the long-running talks between cash-strapped Greece and its creditors.

Dollar rebounds vs euro

2015-05-03 16:34

The dollar has shaken off its euro doldrums, strengthening a bit despite some poor US economic data.


Euro drops below $1.1 as Greek exit risks grow

2015-06-29 07:31

The European single currency has briefly dropped below $1.1 as investors grow concerned Greece is headed for a debt default and a possible eurozone exit.

Greece to hold referendum on austerity demands

2015-06-28 12:00

Austria's finance minister says a Greek exit from the euro - or Grexit - would only be possible if Athens first asked to leave the European Union and other countries agreed.

Euro drops as investors wait for Greek deal

2015-06-23 08:32

The euro has slipped with investors adjusting positions as they wait for new developments in Greek debt talks.

Euro shakes off Greece woes in Asia

2015-06-17 10:15

The euro has edged up in Asia despite Greece hitting out at its creditors as its debt reform talks remain in stalemate.

Merkel backs low interest rates

2015-06-12 17:45

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has showed her support for the eurozone's low interest rate environment.

Euro drifts lower on unresolved Greek debt talks

2015-06-05 08:36

The euro has lost ground on uncertainty about Greece's future in the eurozone as it struck a last-minute deal to delay a debt repayment.

Yen's slide continues, euro edges higher to dollar

2015-05-31 13:00

The yen has slid to a fresh 12-year low against the dollar as growth in the two major economies has continued to diverge.

Faster ECB money-printing excites investors

2015-05-19 16:32

The European Central Bank will accelerate the pace of money printing to buy government bonds over the next two months, one of its top officials say.

Euro strengthens as eurozone growth picks up

2015-05-14 08:49

The euro has ticked up on the back of an improving eurozone economy, while a disappointing US retail sales report put pressure on the dollar.

Euro steady on positive economic data

2015-05-01 10:56

The euro has held steady after surging in New York on encouraging economic data in the eurozone, including stronger-than-expected growth in Spain.

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