Currency Markets

Bank of England hints at rate rise in 'coming months'

Sep 14, 2017

The Bank of England opts to keep interest rates at a record low but delivers a big hint that borrowing rates could be raised in coming months

Global stocks fall after China data, UK central bank warning

Sep 14, 2017

Global stocks mostly lower after Britain's central bank signaled it could consider raising interest rates in coming months and data showed retail sales and industrial output slowing in China

Asian markets lackluster after softer China data

Sep 14, 2017

Asian stocks are little changed after data showed retail sales and industrial output growth slowed in China

US stocks rise further as banks climb with interest rates

Sep 12, 2017

Further gains for banks are helping US stocks move higher

North Korea relief sustains momentum in global markets

Sep 12, 2017

Global stock markets remained firm Tuesday as fears over an escalation in tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continued to subside even though the United Nations slapped further sanctions on Pyongyang.

UK inflation surprise renews talk of interest rate increase

Sep 12, 2017

Inflation in Britain has spiked up to 2.9 percent in the year to August, further above the 2 percent target and stoking expectations of an eventual rate increase

Asia stocks mostly rise as Irma and North Korea worries fade

Sep 12, 2017

Asian shares were mostly higher, encouraged by optimism on Wall Street as Hurricane Irma weakened and made way for recovery efforts and a North Korean holiday passed without new missile launches

Global stocks spike on relief over North Korea restraint

Sep 11, 2017

World stocks jumped and the dollar strengthened after Hurricane Irma weakened and North Korea marked a weekend holiday with celebrations but refrained from launching more missiles

Asian stocks rise after North Korea refrains from launch

Sep 11, 2017

Asian stocks rose strongly after North Korea marked a holiday on the weekend with celebrations but without launching more missiles and Hurricane Irma weakened.

US stocks waver again as energy companies fall

Sep 8, 2017

US stocks finish little changed Friday as technology and energy companies lose ground but banks and insurers regain a chunk of their recent losses

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