Sterling little changed after mixed labor market data

Woman holds British Pound banknotes in this illustration taken May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The British pound was little changed on Tuesday, having briefly fallen to its lowest level in over a week, after mixed data showed a jobs market that … Read more

Morning Bid: Asia’s economic spotlight shines on giants China, Japan

A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying stock market data outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 15 (Reuters) – A look at the day ahead in Asian markets … Read more

Japan’s yen bears brunt of market rethink on Fed

Japanese yen and US dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration picture taken June 15, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The Japanese yen fell the most against a resurgent US dollar on Friday, as a two-day rally in equities conceded to market expectations … Read more

Oil edges up as strong economic data feeds hopes for demand

FILE PHOTO – A oil field worker works at a pump jack in PetroChina’s Daqing oil field in China’s northeastern Heilongjiang province November 5, 2007. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA) Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Oil prices edged up on Monday, hovering near their lowest levels in months in … Read more

German, French 2023 quarterly power contracts set highs in nervous market

Electricity transmission pylons can be seen near TGV high-speed train tracks in Villebon-sur-Yvette, near Paris, France, August 1, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register German Q2, 2023, Q3, 2023 and French Q3, 2023 at records Weather, gas and French nuclear factors cited Hot weather curbs cooling water, hampers barge … Read more

S. African rand slips after dollar jumps on strong US jobs report

A street money changer counts South African Rands in Harare, Zimbabwe, May 5, 2016. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JOHANNESBURG, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The South African rand slumped on Friday against a buoyed dollar after the US July employment report came in better than expected, raising the prospect … Read more

TSX index slips after US, Canada jobs data

A Toronto Stock Exchange sign adorns a doorway at the Exchange Tower building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TSX off 0.1% Canada sheds jobs for the second month in a row Pot producer Canopy Growth slides on another quarterly loss Aug 5 … Read more

Stocks slip, investors cautious ahead of US jobs data

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – European equities slipped on Friday and were little changed on the week as traders waited for US jobs data to give clues as to the health of the world’s largest economy. The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was up 0.1% and set for a weekly … Read more

FOREX Dollar slides as investors turn attention to US jobs data

NEW YORK, Aug 4 (Reuters) – The dollar weakened against most major currencies on Thursday as support from the Federal Reserve’s hawkish messaging subsided and investors turned their attention to a hotly anticipated US jobs report. The dollar extended losses following US data that showed the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits … Read more

FOREX Dollar slips as before US jobs data as markets digest Fed Hawkishness

Pound and US dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Aug 4 (Reuters) – The dollar eased against most major currencies on Thursday as support from the Federal Reserve’s hawkish messaging subsided a day before hotly anticipated … Read more