News Articles in Forex and Currencies

Forex - EUR/USD steady, near 8-month highs on U.S. deadlock The euro was steady against the U.S. dollar on Friday, hovering near eight month highs as concerns over the current U.S. government shutdown continued to weigh on demand for the... Read >>

Asian stocks mostly as traders spooked by shutdown; Nikkei down 0.51% Most Asian stocks traded lower during Friday's session with traders backing away from riskier assets as the U.S. government shutdown stretched into a third day. In Asian trading... Read >>

Forex - AUD/USD higher as rate cuts seen on hold The Australian dollar traded higher against its U.S. rival during Friday's Asian session as traders see a reduced chance the Reserve Bank of Australia will lower interest rates again... Read >>

Forex - USD/JPY trims losses after BoJ The U.S. dollar traded slightly lower against the Japanese yen during Friday's Asian session after the Bank of Japan made no changes to its already loose monetary policy. In Asian... Read >>

Forex - Dollar broadly lower as data disappoints, shutdown lingers The U.S. dollar traded lower against its major rivals during Friday's Asian session as the government shutdown stretched into a third day and economic data proved soft. In Asian... Read >>

Oil trades lower as U.S. shutdown stretches another day Oil futures traded lower during Friday's Asian session amid a batch of disappointing economic data and an ongoing government shutdown that threatens to imperil the world's largest... Read >>

Gold declines despite shaky U.S. data Gold futures traded modestly to the downside in the early part of Friday's Asian session despite a concerning batch of U.S. data points that should have bolstered the yellow metal's... Read >>

U.S. stocks dip on Capitol shooting, shutdown jitters; Dow down 0.90% U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after a shooting took place near Capitol Hill, which rattled nerves even though the event appeared to be an isolated incident. A government shutdown... Read >>

Forex - Dollar softens on soft service data, government shutdown The dollar softened against most major currencies on Wednesday as a government shutdown continued to fuel concerns the fiscal impasse could hamper U.S. recovery. Hit and miss U.S.... Read >>

Forex - GBP/USD falls as lackluster reports prompt profit taking The pound weakened against the dollar on Thursday after lackluster service sector and housing data out of the U.K. sent investors selling sterling for profits. In U.S. trading on... Read >>