EghtesadOnline: Investors piled into safe-haven bets on Tuesday as political turmoil in Italy sparked fears of another euro crisis, driving up the Japanese yen and pushing the U.S. dollar to a 10-month high against the euro.
EghtesadOnline: The Swiss franc and the Japanese yen rose against the dollar on Wednesday as a wave of caution swept currency markets a day after U.S. President Donald Trump tempered optimism over progress made in trade talks with China.
EghtesadOnline: Investors sold equities on Wednesday and raced to buy yen and government bonds from the United States and Germany on fears that setbacks to U.S-China trade talks would undermine increasingly fragile-looking world growth.
EghtesadOnline: The dollar rose to a six-day high against the yen on Wednesday as crude oil prices rallied and pushed Treasury yields higher after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out from an international nuclear deal with Iran.
EghtesadOnline: The global stock rally marched ahead to reverse more of this month’s correction as investors took in stride a jump in benchmark Treasury yields. S&P 500 equity-index futures rose, the dollar fell for a fifth day and the yen advanced.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Treasuries extended a selloff that’s taken yields to the highest since early 2014 as traders gear up for a hectic week of data and policy announcements. The dollar climbed and stocks edged lower as the euro, Swiss franc, yen and pound all retreated.
EghtesadOnline: The risk-off mood gripping global markets showed little sign of easing as European stocks followed declines in Asia. Taking impetus from a selloff in energy commodities, the slide also spread to U.S. equity futures as bonds and gold advanced with the yen and euro.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Treasuries extended their declines and the dollar traded near its three-month high amid continued optimism over the global growth outlook. Safe-haven assets such as the yen and gold slipped, while global shares were mixed as the earnings season continued to unfold.
EghtesadOnline: A landslide election victory for Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent the yen down and stocks in Tokyo higher, with the path paved for a continuation of loose monetary policy.
EghtesadOnline: The dollar was buoyant against the yen on Wednesday, although it was capped against the euro with a potentially supportive spike in U.S. yields neutralised by a similar move by their German counterparts.