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  • The dollar held near one-week highs against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors interpreted latest U.S. GDP readings as keeping the Federal Reserve on track for its first interest rate hike since 2006. The dollar index rose to as high as 97.773 on Thursday, having risen 1.5 percent from its low on Monday …

  • The dollar touched one-week highs and shorter-term U.S. Treasury yields rose on Thursday as accelerating U.S. gross domestic product data encouraged bets policymakers will start hiking U.S. interest rates ...

  • Mexico offers $200 million auction to stop peso slide

    Poeple walk outside a bank displaying the exchange rate between the dollar and the Mexican peso in Mexico City, on July 30, 2015

  • The dollar rose to a one-week high against a basket of currencies on Thursday as news of faster U.S. economic growth in the second quarter supported expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as early as September. The data followed the Federal Reserve's statement on Wednesday, which some traders …

  • The dollar traded at one-week highs and shorter-term U.S. Treasury yields rose on Thursday as accelerating U.S. gross domestic product data encouraged bets that policymakers will start hiking U.S. interest ...

  • FRN Variable Rate Fix Business Wire - 8 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP ISSUE OF AUD 100,000,000 FLOATING RATE NOTES DUE 30 OCT 2015 SERIES 1793 TRANCHE 1 MTN ISSUE NAME. Our Ref. MI7129 ISIN Code. XS1131952746 ...

  • Sterling hit a one-week high on a trade-weighted basis on Thursday, bucking a broad dollar rally on expectations that the Bank of England is likely to follow the U.S. Federal Reserve in raising interest rates in the coming months. Recent data out of Britain has been robust, with consumer demand holding up well and the …

  • The dollar rose to its highest in a week against a basket of currencies Thursday as news of faster U.S. economic growth in the second quarter supported expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as early as September. The data followed the Federal Reserve's statement on Wednesday, which some traders …

  • The euro's losses against the dollar grew on Thursday as traders cited a Financial Times report that said the International Monetary Fund's staff told the board Greece's high indebtedness and its poor ...

  • The dollar traded near weekly highs and U.S. Treasury yields rose on Thursday as U.S. gross domestic product data showed a pick-up in consumer spending and encouraged bets that hikes in U.S. interest rates ...

  • Areva agrees to sale of nuclear reactor unit to EDF

    Electricity giant EDF says it will buy between 51 and 75 percent of of Areva's nuclear reactor unit

  • Euro zone's inflation-less recovery gains traction Reuters - UK Focus - 10 hours ago

    Confidence in the euro zone economy hit a four-year high in July and the European Central Bank said recovery is picking up, supported by loose monetary policy aimed at countering persistently low inflation. Spain's economy was a case in point, with data on Thursday showing it growing at the fastest pace since before the …

  • The dollar rose to its highest level this week on Thursday as news of faster U.S. economic expansion in the second quarter supported the notion that the U.S. Federal Reserve would raise interest rates, perhaps as early as September. The latest GDP data followed the Federal Reserve's statement on Wednesday, which some traders …

  • Investors allocating funds across global stock markets can earn an average return of up to 12 percent a year despite currency swings, a study showed on Thursday. "This leaves significant returns available to investors allocating money across global stock markets when returns are measured in an investor's home currency," …

  • Online retail brokers traded $317 billion worth of currencies a day in the second quarter, down around 13 percent on the quarter but still up substantially compared to the same period last year, according to industry website Finance Magnates. Previously viewed as a sideshow to the wholesale trading between banks and big …

  • FOREX-Dollar index add gains on U.S. Q2 GDP data Reuters - UK Focus - 12 hours ago

    The dollar briefly extended its earlier gains against a basket of currencies on Thursday as data showed the U.S. economy improved from a meek first quarter, supporting the view the Federal Reserve would ...

  • The dollar jumped and stock markets around the world were left flat-footed on Thursday after the Federal Reserve painted a relatively bright picture of the U.S. economy, boosting bets that it will hike ...

  • The dollar rose to its highest level this week on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took another small step towards raising interest rates, reinvigorating those betting on another surge for the dollar if and when the Fed delivers. As expected, the Fed gave no clear indication on timing but what it did say was enough …

  • Dollar up on Fed rate talk, Asia markets mostly rise

    Asian markets have mostly risen, tracking a second straight rally in New York, while the dollar also pushed higher after the Federal Reserve upgraded its outlook on the US economy

  • Santander bank reports profits surge on Britain, euro

    Europe's biggest bank by capitalisation, Santander of Spain, said Thursday quarterly profits surged 17.2 percent to 1.7 billion euros ($1.9 billion) on growth in markets including Britain and a weak euro...

  • Eurozone's fourth largest economy expands at fastest pace since 2007 in second quarter

  • Sterling defied a broad dollar rally on Thursday on expectations that the Bank of England is likely to follow the U.S. Federal Reserve in raising interest rates in coming months. The dollar hit a one-week high against a basket of major currencies after the Fed took another small step towards raising interest rates later …

  • Euronext's core profit jumps on strong cash trading Reuters - UK Focus - 17 hours ago

    Pan-European exchange (Other OTC: EUEXF - news) operator Euronext (Lisbon: ENX.LS - news) said its second-quarter core earnings jumped about 21 percent, bolstered by robust performance in its cash trading business as economic uncertainty resulted in a spike in volumes. The uncertainty arising due to a possible Greek …

  • Pan-European exchange operator Euronext said third- party quarterly revenue for the second quarter rose about 12 percent, driven by strong performance in its cash trading business as trading volumes increased ...

  • The dollar firmed to a near one-week high on Thursday ahead of U.S. gross domestic product data that could reinforce expectations that the Federal Reserve is on track to raise interest rates as early as September.

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