Euro weakens with yen as haven demand wanes

2015-10-02 11:00

The euro has weakened alongside the yen as investors turned away from haven currencies before a US payrolls report.

Euro as new haven moves opposite to stocks

2015-08-27 09:32

The tumble in equity markets in the past week has boosted the euro, confirming its new-found status as a haven asset.

Cees Bruggemans looks ahead to 2018 and $1 = R22.50

2015-08-04 14:30

There are two outcomes for the rand: a manageable mangling over three years or a potential 80% free-fall, says Cees Bruggemans.

Euro gets boost from eurozone growth data

2015-07-28 08:13

A rise in German business confidence and signs of a pickup in lending in Europe have given a boost to the euro.

Euro erases gains as focus turns to monetary policy

2015-07-20 12:45

The euro has erased an earlier advance as analysts warned any gains will prove fleeting as the market’s focus increasingly switches to global monetary policy.

Greek PM says bailout deal must be implemented

2015-07-14 23:35

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has defended a bailout deal struck at a euro zone summit, saying the agreement saved it from exiting the euro.

Euro drops as Europe slaps Greece with debt ultimatum

2015-07-08 07:58

The euro has fallen after Europe gave Greece a deadline to submit fresh bailout reform proposals or face a eurozone exit, and Chinese stock market rout spooked traders.

Euro steady after Greek austerity vote

2015-07-07 08:06

The euro has held steady as investors await the next move by European leaders after Greece at the weekend voted against accepting more austerity measures.

WATCH: Why a Greek minister could cut off his arm

2015-07-02 16:25

Finance minister will quit if Greece votes "yes" in referendum, but if they vote "no", he'd "prefer to cut my arm off" than sign an agreement that doesn't include debt restructuring.

Euro slips back as Greek default looms

2015-06-30 08:39

The euro has eased in Asian trade, hours before a debt repayment deadline that Greece is expected to miss, fanning fears it will crash out of the eurozone.


Euro falls on data showing eurozone deflation

2015-10-01 09:45

The euro has fallen against the dollar and other major currencies as weak European inflation data lifted speculation of more monetary stimulus.

Euro, yen rally telling about Fed rate hike

2015-08-24 09:15

The euro and yen are rallying as if currency traders don’t believe the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month.

Euro under pressure after Greek stock plunge

2015-08-04 07:57

The euro has been under pressure following a sell-off in New York as a plunge on the Greek stock market revived worries about Athens' future in the eurozone.

Euro edges up in Asia as concerns ease over Greece

2015-07-24 07:56

The euro has firmed in Asian trade on easing concerns about the Greek debt crisis, while the dollar ticked higher against the yen at the expected US interest rate hike.

Euro slips as air of crisis around Greece ebbs

2015-07-19 12:30

The euro has slipped against other major currencies as the air of crisis that has enveloped Europe for weeks has ebbed.

Euro dips, markets up as Greece talks drag on

2015-07-13 08:22

The euro has edged down but stock markets mostly rose as European leaders presented Greece with a painful set of demands to secure a debt bailout.

Cees Bruggemans: Why Greek ‘No’ vote may be a hollow victory

2015-07-07 14:49

A Pyrrhic Victory inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is tantamount to defeat. Is this the true lesson from Greece’s “No” vote, asks Cees Bruggemans.

Euro picks up after Greek finance minister quits

2015-07-06 09:06

The euro has risen after Greece's finance minister announced his shock resignation, just hours after the nation rejected creditors' austerity demands.

Euro holds steady after Greece defaults

2015-07-01 08:25

The euro has held steady in Asia as traders shrugged off the widely expected default by Greece, with focus now turning to the weekend's referendum.

'Brexit' could prompt firms to ditch UK

2015-06-30 07:37

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.

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