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Investor worries over Donald Trump, US policy on the rise: BAML
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Worries over Donald Trump`s economic policies and the potential for US policy errors rose sharply this month, according to a survey of fund managers released on Tuesday, prompting them to hold more cash even though they expect growth and inflation to rise further.
Asian shares edge up as markets look to ECB after Italian vote
Wed, Dec 07, 2016
Asian shares edged up on Wednesday as investors covered short positions in European equities as they pondered the ramifications of Italy`s referendum and looked to the upcoming policy meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB).
Asian stocks recover after Italy-fuelled sell-off
Tue, Dec 06, 2016
Asian stocks rallied while the euro held up and high-yielding currencies rebounded as investors rediscovered their desire for risk assets after the previous day`s losses fuelled by Italian uncertainty.
Dollar steadies with bonds, oil anxious about OPEC
Tue, Nov 29, 2016
The US dollar took a breather on Tuesday as global bonds steadied from their recent rout, while equities flatlined as political risk resurfaced in Europe ahead of a referendum in Italy this weekend.
EU says Italy at risk of breaking budget rules
Wed, Nov 16, 2016
The European Commission said Wednesday that draft budgets from Italy and seven other eurozone countries risk breaking EU rules, setting up a row with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi ahead of a crucial referendum.
Asia shares slip as U.S. earnings disappoint, dollar gains
Wed, Oct 12, 2016
"The markets had relied on expectations of monetary stimulus for a long time but that is changing with bond yields rising around the world. You have rising interest rates and falling EPS. That`s obviously bad for stocks," said Norihiro Fujito, senior investment strategist at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.
IMF includes China's yuan in elite club of reserve currencies
Sat, Oct 01, 2016
The yuan joins the US dollar, the euro, the yen and British pound in the IMF's special drawing rights (SDR) basket, which determines currencies that countries can receive as part of IMF loans.
Oil prices rise on surprise OPEC deal to curb output
Thu, Sep 29, 2016
Oil prices extended gains after rising nearly 6% on Wednesday after OPEC struck a deal to limit crude output.
Brexit impact: Currency volatility may hit India's exports, says FIEO
Sat, Jun 25, 2016
Currency volatility post Britain's decision to exit from the European Union (EU) may put pressure on India's exports in the immediate future as both British Pound and Euro will depreciate, giving greater competitiveness to their products, exporters' body FIEO said on Friday.
Chinese yuan falls to sixth place among most-used world payment currencies: SWIFT
Thu, May 26, 2016
The yuan jumped to the fourth place last August but gradually lost growth momentum as the volatile foreign exchange rate and China's sluggish economy dampened foreign investors' appetite to use or hold the currency.
Yen falls near two-week lows after Japan's verbal warnings
Wed, May 11, 2016
Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Monday that Tokyo was ready to intervene to weaken the currency if moves were volatile enough to hurt the country's trade and economy.
Japanese Yen hits 18-month high against dollar
Fri, Apr 29, 2016
The yen also pushed higher against the euro, which fell 0.4% to 122.295 yen.
Indian IT services sector's revenue growth to stabilise at 11-13%: Moody's
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
It has forecast that the Indian IT sector will maintain global market share gains, supported by a wider coverage and operating efficiency, albeit at a moderate pace.