A stronger dollar and slightly higher global borrowing costs kept world shares subdued on Friday and left gold limping toward its worst week since December. Europe's main London, Frankfurt and Paris markets barely budged in early moves, keeping MSCI's 47- country world index just in the black
Most U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday, rebounding from a day earlier, and bond yields eased off highs following more cautious talk about the potential for interest rate increases this year. Oil prices also rose, in part because the U.S. dollar hit session lows in morning trading after having touched
Canada's main stock index rose and U.S. markets pared back early gains on Wednesday as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields, while the loonie dipped below 79 cents. Bond prices fell, sending the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury note to its highest level in four years — to
The benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yield hit a four-year high, the dollar rose and stocks fell on Wednesday in a rocky session after the Federal Reserve at its latest policy meeting showed more confidence in the need to keep raising interest rates. The Fed's more upbeat take on inflation, as seen
Canada's main stock index closed at a 2-1/2-week high on Wednesday, led by financials and industrials, with all sectors but technology posting gains. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ...
The Canadian dollar weakened to a nearly two-week low against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as oil prices fell and the greenback made broader gains. The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports, was weighed down by an expected rise in U.S. crude production and by a rebound in the U.S. dollar
The loonie lost more than half a cent on Tuesday as Canada's main stock index fell and U.S. stocks ended a six-day winning streak following a long holiday weekend. De la Durantaye said a decline in gold prices — the April bullion contract fell US$25.00 to US$1,331.20 an ounce on Tuesday — helped
The dollar rose to a six-day high against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, extending a rebound from a three-year low last week, helped by rising U.S. Treasury yields and as some traders trimmed overstretched bets against the U.S. currency. The dollar index (.DXY), which measures the greenback
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The dollar was lifted Tuesday, as it tracked higher bond yields and investors took some cover from signs that U.S. stock markets were in for a jittery day.
Euro zone finance ministers on Monday chose Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos to succeed European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio in May, a move likely to boost the chances of a German becoming head of the ECB next year. The choice of a Southern European for vice president increases
The dollar enjoyed a small rebound on Monday as investors bought back the greenback after its plunge to three-year lows, although analysts said any recovery looked set to be brief with dollar bears still out in force. The U.S. currency has weakened this year as expectations that central banks will start
The dollar rose and stocks around the globe rallied for a sixth straight session on Friday to post their best week in more than two years, but a U.S. indictment over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election cooled gains on Wall Street. The 37-page indictment of a Russian internet agency