All posts tagged "euro"
Euro drops as investors gauge impact of Catalonia unrest
The uncertainty over Spain weighed on the euro, which was down 0.7 percent at $1.1733.
- Posted October 2, 2017
Clipped: Foreign funds that ‘hedge’ against currencies lag
Investors in funds that don’t hedge against currency swings reap benefit of rising foreign stock markets
- Posted August 10, 2017
Stock indexes wobble as White House unveils tax plan
White House officials laid out a broad outline for changing the U.S. tax code
- Posted April 26, 2017
Health care rises as US indexes ring in new year with gains
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks broke a three-day losing streak Tuesday and ushered in the new year with broad gains. Health care stocks, which struggled for most of last year, climbed. Stocks started the day with a...
- Posted January 3, 2017
For ECB and Fed, Trump Complicates Decisions on Rate Policy
FRANKFURT, Germany — Donald Trump’s surprise election victory has helped solidify expectations for an interest rate increase next month by the U.S. Federal Reserve – but may have complicated a decision for the European Central Bank, which...
- Posted November 14, 2016
Ireland unveils Pro-growth 2017 Budget, Forecasts Brexit Hit
DUBLIN — Ireland unveiled a growth-oriented 2017 budget on Tuesday that builds on the country’s rapid recovery from an international bailout with 1.3 billion euros ($1.45 billion) of spending increases and tax cuts. Finance Minister Michael Noonan...
- Posted October 11, 2016
Eurozone Growth ‘Losing Momentum’ as Britain Rebounds
LONDON — Britain’s exit from the European Union – whenever it takes place – is a cloud over the economic outlook for both the country and its major trading partners within the 19-country eurozone. Further evidence emerged...
- Posted October 5, 2016
Stocks say ‘nevermind’; reverse recent losses as banks jump
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks climbed Friday as banks made a rapid recovery following a steep fall a day ago. Investors hoped Deutsche Bank and the financial system in general were in better shape than they had...
- Posted September 30, 2016
Tech and consumer companies lead US stocks higher
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rebounded Tuesday and climbed after a survey showed consumer confidence is at a nine-year high, a sign Americans will keep spending in the months to come. Technology and consumer stocks made the...
- Posted September 27, 2016
US stocks creep higher as Federal Reserve meeting starts
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks inched higher Tuesday in another cautious day of trading as investors kept an eye on central banks in the U.S. and Japan. Health care and household goods companies led the way while...
- Posted September 20, 2016