WATCH | European number plates explained

2019-08-27 08:40

Every country has its own set of rules that dictate the format of a car's number plate. Here's our guide to understanding European plates.

Euro risks remain to the downside as Fed may do little for bulls

2018-12-16 10:34

Euro bulls may not be able to count on the Fed meeting next week for support as European policy makers grow more concerned over the region's growth prospects.

Euro suffers further losses after ECB

2018-06-15 09:06

Euro selling has extended into Asia after the European Central Bank said it would hold off hiking interest rates at least for another year.

Rand feels pain as Italy crisis pounds euro

2018-05-29 13:53

The rand slumped almost 2% on Tuesday, tracking a bruised euro, which extended losses as political uncertainty in Italy stoked fresh fears about the eurozone.

US stocks at records, euro gains

2017-11-26 16:12

US stocks have climbed to fresh records on optimism about the holiday shopping season, while the euro has surged following strong German economic data.

Euro drops on German impasse, China stocks slide

2017-11-20 08:59

The euro has declined after German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s push to form a coalition government collapsed.

Euro holds gains on Catalonia speech, Asia markets rally

2017-10-11 07:39

The euro has held gains after Catalonia's leader stepped back from the brink in a standoff with Spain over independence while Asian markets pushed higher after another record close on Wall Street.

Draghi seen acknowledging euro gains at stimulus decision

2017-09-04 11:38

Mario Draghi won’t miss the opportunity to mention the euro’s recent appreciation as he prepares to reconfigure the eurozone’s stimulus settings, according to economists.

Draghi urges open-minded central banking as economy changes

2017-08-23 13:30

Mario Draghi says central banks must be open-minded on policy innovations as they prepare for future economic developments - even if that concept is not clear to everyone.

Euro extends gain amid mixed stocks, gold advances

2017-08-08 11:57

Europe’s common currency has edged higher and the dollar fell back in a lackluster trading session.


Trump is right: IMF finds the US dollar is overvalued, the euro is undervalued for Germany

2019-07-18 16:28

"Whilst Trump has never been the biggest fan of the IMF, he may very well be now!"

Asian markets mixed, euro weak on brewing Italy risk

2018-10-03 07:17

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday and the euro struggled to recover from recent selling pressure as a brewing spat between Italy and the European Union fans fears of another crisis in the eurozone.

These 3 men hold the future of the euro in their hands

2018-06-04 07:48

Italy may be renowned for its chaotic, dysfunctional politics but even by its standards, the last seven days have been crazy.

Euro rises to strongest 2014

2018-01-12 13:00

The euro has surged to a three-year high on signs that political risks in the euro area are fading and the European Central Bank may raise interest rates sooner than thought.

Euro sinks in Asia as Germany is gripped by uncertainty

2017-11-20 09:41

The euro has faced fresh pressure in Asian trade after German Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to form a government at the weekend.

Euro drops as inflation slows, stocks extend gains

2017-10-31 12:55

The euro has declined and stocks advanced as data showed inflation unexpectedly slowed in the common-currency region, even as the economy appears to be strengthening.

Euro retreats as investors fret over German election

2017-09-27 07:20

The euro has slid back under $1.18 for the first time in a month as investors fear about the difficulties Angela Merkel will have putting together a government coalition in Germany and the implications for Europe.

Euro rises above $1.20 for first time in more than two years

2017-08-29 09:50

The euro has advanced to its strongest level in more than two years, hours after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan.

Euro gains on strong manufacturing data, oil falls

2017-08-23 13:01

The euro has been one of the standout gainers in an otherwise listless day in markets, as strong European data boosted confidence in the region’s growth.

Dollar recovers, stocks rise after US jobs report

2017-08-06 15:22

The dollar got a shot in the arm from strong US jobs data, with equities also pushing ahead as investors welcome the signs of American economic strength.

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