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Thursday, 27 April 2017
Euro pulls back after France-led surge
12:58 | 26/4/17
By 1110 GMT, the euro had fallen around a third of a percent against both the dollar and the yen, weakening to $1.0886 from a high of $1.0951 hit in early European trade.
Asian stocks extend gains on bullish Wall Street, euro steady
12:45 | 26/4/17
HONG KONG Asian stocks extended gains for a fifth straight day on Wednesday as Wall Street hit new peaks while the euro consolidated recent gains as immediate concerns of political uncertainty in the euro zone receded. MSCI's broadest index of ...
Stock Update: Levels in Review for WisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund (BZF)
11:48 | 26/4/17
Many technical traders will be taking a look at different indicators to help figure out where shares may be heading. At the time of writing, WisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund (BZF) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -41.78. Although ...
Chinese yuan weakens to 6.8845 against USD Wednesday
11:37 | 26/4/17
BEIJING, April 26 (Xinhua) -- The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 12 basis points to 6.8845 against the U.S.
Bears Have Hong Kong Dollar in Their Sights as Drops Quicken
10:46 | 26/4/17
"We are bearish on the Hong Kong dollar," said Ken Cheung, a foreign-exchange strategist at Mizuho Bank. "The interest-rate differential between the currency and the greenback will persist and investors will want to chase the higher-yielding greenback.
Canadian dollar drops to 14-month low on US lumber duties
09:56 | 26/4/17
The Australian Financial Review
The Canadian dollar slumped to a 14-month low against its US counterpart overnight after the United States said it would impose preliminary anti-subsidy duties averaging 20 per cent on imports of Canadian softwood lumber.
Le Pen Ducks Euro Exit Question Knowing French Want the Currency
09:45 | 26/4/17
In an interview on TF1, France's most-watched television station, the National Front's Le Pen refused to be pinned down on whether she actually wanted to leave the euro, a position she's championed in a campaign that up to now she's focused on ...
Lindsay Graham: President Trump Won't Let North Korea Build Missile That Could ...
09:31 | 26/4/17
In a show of force, Trump has dispatched to waters near the Korean Peninsula what he's called an "armada" of ships, including an aircraft carrier.
The Australian dollar is lower
09:11 | 26/4/17
At 0630 AEST on Wednesday, the Australian dollar was worth 75.34 US cents, down from 75.69 US cents on Tuesday. Westpac senior market strategist Imre Speizer said President Trump's unexpected move has investors concerned about the next possible ...
NZ dollar drops vs greenback, euro on Trump's trade barriers, French election
08:48 | 26/4/17
New Zealand Herald
The New Zealand dollar tumbled against the greenback in a selloff of commodity-linked currencies after US President Donald Trump's administration imposed duties on Canadian softwood, and extend its slide against the euro on relief over France's ...
Another lineup shake up: Moustakas moves to leadoff
08:33 | 26/4/17
The Royals continue to look for ways to jump start a dormant offense that has scored just six runs during its five-game losing streak.
Election won't save British pound
08:03 | 26/4/17
The British pound is slightly higher in today's trading against its US counterpart after positive local data increased appetite for the currency.
Why ESBies won't solve the euro area's problems
08:03 | 26/4/17
FT Alphaville (registration)
The euro was supposed to promise financial integration but instead has encouraged fragmentation. Since 2008, banks have retreated within national borders and governments are increasingly dependent on domestic savers for funding.
USDCAD Canadian Dollar Lower After Lumber Tariffs
07:18 | 26/4/17
The Canadian dollar is lower against the greenback after early tweeting from US President Trump and a confirmation later by the Department of Commerce on new tariffs against Canadian softwood lumber producers.
Business exploits cash desperate locals
06:11 | 26/4/17
... local currency, the Zimbabwe dollar, became moribund in February 2009 and made way to a multiple currency regime dominated by the U.S.
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