Currencies: Euro weakens as French election worries intensify

The euro weakened against the dollar on Friday after a terror attack in Paris left one policeman dead and two others injured just days before the first-round vote in the French presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2017

Currencies: Dollar claws back gains, as euro weakens after Draghi comments

The U.S. dollar retraced some b.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2018

Currencies: Euro slides after populist parties make strong showing in Italian election

The U.S. dollar started the week marginally higher on Monday, as the result of Italy’s elections—with the need for coalition negotiations and a strong result for euroskeptic parties—weighed on the euro......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 5th, 2018

Currencies: Euro slides after populist parties’ show of strength in Italian election

The euro moved sharply lower on Monday after initial projections from Italy’s general election showed euroskeptic parties did surprisingly well and indicated none of the mainstream parties will be able to form a government......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 5th, 2018

Euro zone looks up - and sideways at Catalonia

French business confidence is at a 10-year high and rising tax revenues could cheer German coalition negotiators. But will Spain's Catalonia election spoil the party? David Pollard reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 21st, 2017

Currencies: Euro plummets as uncertainty in Germany rattles markets

The euro fell on Monday in Asia after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to form a government in Germany collapsed overnight, leaving the eurozone’s largest economy in political limbo almost two months after its general election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar weakens versus major rivals

The U.S. dollar remained in negative territory against its major rivals on Tuesday despite better-than-expected October flash PMIs, as the euro found some support after initially weakening on eurozone data for the same month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2017

Currencies: Japanese yen slumps after Abe election victory

Japan’s currency falls as traders anticipate a further run of loose monetary policy and the euro was also under pressure ahead of this week’s monetary policy decision from the European Central Bank......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 23rd, 2017

Currencies: Dollar index hits 1-month high as Republican tax-plan details emerge

The greenback continued to rise on Wednesday, with a key dollar index jumping to its highest point in more than a month, riding a wave of appreciation helped by a weaker euro following last weekend’s German election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar jumps to 1-month high vs. euro ahead of Yellen speech

The dollar climbed against most other currencies on Tuesday as traders continued to digest the German election and looked ahead to a speech on monetary policy from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar rises vs. euro after German election results

The dollar marched higher against the euro Monday as investors absorbed the outcome of the German general election, which resulted in a win for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative alliance, but with a sharp drop in support......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 25th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar retreats after release of Trump Jr. emails

The U.S. dollar weakens against the euro and trims its gains against t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar retreats after Trump Jr. releases emails with Russian lawyer

The U.S. dollar weakens against the euro and trims its gains against t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2017

"We Are Still In Crisis Mode" - Trader Warns Fed "Normalization" Will Expose Markets To Political Chaos

So as the week begins... Global equities are higher, fueled by Emmanuel Macron’s big win in France’s National Assembly election. The euro is virtually flat versus most major currencies as the election results were well anticipated by t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 19th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar gains against pound, euro as U.K. election, ECB meeting pose some uncertainty

Broad measures of the U.S. dollar gained ground Wednesday, as the buck showed its most pronounced strength against European rivals ahead of the U.K. election and the European Central Bank policy meeting, both slated for Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar falls against yen as analysts see flight to safety due to geopolitical fears

The dollar loses ground against the yen on Tuesday, with analysts blaming the drop on a range of geopolitical worries, including a rift in the Mideast and two events on Thursday — the U.K. election and ex-FBI boss James Comey’s testimony......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2017

Currencies: U.S. dollar rises against euro, Japanese yen

The U.S. dollar was mixed in early New York trade Monday, rising against the euro and the Japanese yen, though it was weaker against the pound ahead of the general election this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar weakens, pound volatile after latest poll on U.K. election

The U.S. dollar weakened against its major rivals on Wednesday, while the pound was volatile following conflicting reports about the support for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party in the June 8 general election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2017

Bond Report: 2-year Treasury yield rises for fifth day in a row

Treasury yields edged up Tuesday after geopolitical concerns abated with anti-euro candidate Marine Le Pen’s defeat at the French Presidential Election runoff and new corporate supply weighed on demand for U.S. government paper......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2017

French Election Soothes Sentiments: ETFs Likely to Benefit

Centrist candidate Macron's win in the French presidential election will likely boost Eurozone, France and Euro ETF in the coming days while other corners o.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 8th, 2017

EUR/USD – Euro Steady as Macron Wins Landslide Victory in French Election

The euro has edged lower in the Monday session, as the pair is currently trading at 1.0940. On Sunday, Emmanuel Macron easily defeated Marie Le Pen to win the French presidential election. It’s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseMay 8th, 2017