Mail.com: Currency markets https://www.mail.com/subjects/1382-currency-markets.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Currency markets https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/subjects/1382-currency-markets.html Brazil's Temer: 'I won't resign' amid corruption allegations https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5203860-brazils-temer-i-wont-resign-amid-corruption-allega.html RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations that he endorsed the paying of hush money to a former lawmaker jailed for corruption. Even in this country weary from the constant drip of revelations of a wide-ranging corruption investigation, the incendiary accusation ... Fri, 19 May 2017 00:16:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5203860-brazils-temer-i-wont-resign-amid-corruption-allega.html 2017-05-19T00:16:00Z Asia stocks slip after Fed signals more rate hikes in store https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5163754-asia-stocks-slip-fed-signals-rate-hikes-store.html HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock markets slipped Thursday after a lackluster day on Wall Street as the Fed used its latest assessment of the U.S. economy to signal that more interest rate increases are coming. KEEPING SCORE: South Korea's Kospi added 0.8 percent to 2,236.29 while other major benchmarks across Asia fell, with Hong Kong's Hang Seng losing ... Thu, 04 May 2017 06:57:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5163754-asia-stocks-slip-fed-signals-rate-hikes-store.html 2017-05-04T06:57:00Z AP FACT CHECK: Some truth, more exaggeration on China https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5159806-ap-fact-check-truth-exaggeration-china.html WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has presented two arguments about why he's letting China off the hook from his campaign promise to label it a currency manipulator, an action that would have set the stage for a possible trade war if he had done it. One is based on realpolitik — the idea that it makes no strategic sense to punish China when it seem... Tue, 02 May 2017 08:36:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5159806-ap-fact-check-truth-exaggeration-china.html 2017-05-02T08:36:00Z AP FACT CHECK: An abracadabra tale from Trump on China https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5158358-ap-fact-check-abracadabra-tale-trump-china.html WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has presented two arguments about why he's letting China off the hook from his campaign promise to label it a currency manipulator, an action that would have set the stage for a possible trade war if he had done it. One is based on realpolitik — the idea that it makes no strategic sense to punish China when it seem... Mon, 01 May 2017 21:43:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5158358-ap-fact-check-abracadabra-tale-trump-china.html 2017-05-01T21:43:00Z Asian stocks mostly higher, some markets closed on Labor Day https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5156816-asian-stocks-higher-markets-closed-labor-day.html TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday despite worries over regional tensions after a North Korea missile launch failed over the weekend. KEEPING SCORE: Many markets in Asia and Europe were closed for Labor Day. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 19,310.52. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.4 percent to 5,949.20. ... Mon, 01 May 2017 06:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5156816-asian-stocks-higher-markets-closed-labor-day.html 2017-05-01T06:11:00Z World stocks slide as geopolitics, European votes weigh https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5123912-world-stocks-slide-geopolitics-european-votes-weig.html HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks fell Tuesday amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. KEEPING SCORE: European benchmarks opened lower after the Easter holiday and kept sliding throughout the day. Britain's FTSE 100 was down 1.7 per... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 12:02:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5123912-world-stocks-slide-geopolitics-european-votes-weig.html 2017-04-18T12:02:00Z Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5117512-trump-admin-declines-to-brand-china-currency-manip.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration declined Friday to label China a currency manipulator despite President Donald Trump's insistent pledge during the election campaign that he would do so as soon as he took office. Instead, the administration's first twice-yearly currency review singled out China and five other countries as needing to be monitored... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 00:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5117512-trump-admin-declines-to-brand-china-currency-manip.html 2017-04-15T00:09:00Z Ratings agency Standard & Poor's drops South Africa to junk https://www.mail.com/news/world/5087094-ratings-agency-standard-poors-drops-south-africa-t.html JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's rand tumbled on Monday afternoon after credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's downgraded the country's the credit grade to junk status, saying political and institutional uncertainty after a cabinet reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma last week had placed fiscal and growth outcomes at risk. The agency said the downgrade r... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 21:30:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5087094-ratings-agency-standard-poors-drops-south-africa-t.html 2017-04-03T21:30:00Z The Latest: Yellen says Fed waiting to see Trump's program https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5037578-latest-yellen-fed-waiting-to-trumps-program.html NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says Federal Reserve officials have not had a detailed discussion yet about the possible economic impacts of President Donald Trump's economic program. She sa... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:58:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5037578-latest-yellen-fed-waiting-to-trumps-program.html 2017-03-15T19:58:00Z Asian stocks drift as investors await Fed meeting https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5032446-asian-stocks-drift-investors-await-fed-meeting.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets drifted in slow trading on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve's meeting and a batch of economic and political events later this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.1 percent to 19,609.50 but South Korea's Kospi rose 0.8 percent to 2,133.78. Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.2... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:45:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5032446-asian-stocks-drift-investors-await-fed-meeting.html 2017-03-14T06:45:00Z Global stocks eke out modest gains at start of busy week https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5031826-global-stocks-eke-modest-gains-start-busy-week.html LONDON (AP) — European stock markets eked out some modest gains Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped Wall Street end last week on a high note. However a welter of potential "event risks" this week kept sentiment in check. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX rose 0.2 percent to 11,985 while the CAC 40 in France added 0.2 percent to 5,002. Brit... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:03:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5031826-global-stocks-eke-modest-gains-start-busy-week.html 2017-03-13T13:03:00Z Asian shares mostly higher on cheer over US jobs report https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5031416-asian-shares-higher-cheer-us-jobs-report.html TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares advanced Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped Wall Street benchmarks end the week on a high note. Chinese shares gained after officials talked up the economy on the sidelines of the national legislative session. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index rose 0.2 percent to 19,633.75 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 1... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:15:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5031416-asian-shares-higher-cheer-us-jobs-report.html 2017-03-13T07:15:00Z Stocks rise higher after strong jobs report; tech leads https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5026548-stocks-rise-higher-strong-jobs-report-tech-leads.html NEW YORK (AP) — Led by technology companies, U.S. stocks rose Friday after a strong February jobs report. Most parts of the market moved higher as investors wait for the Federal Reserve to meet next week. The central bank is almost universally expected to raise interest rates. The jobs report was a bit better than investors expected, but they had assumed ... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:30:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5026548-stocks-rise-higher-strong-jobs-report-tech-leads.html 2017-03-10T21:30:00Z Stocks remain firm after more strong US jobs figures https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5025368-stocks-remain-firm-strong-us-jobs-figures.html LONDON (AP) — Stock markets remained firm Friday after another set of strong U.S. jobs figures cemented market expectations that the Federal Reserve will be confident enough about the state of the U.S. economy to raise interest rates again next week. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.6 percent at 12,052 while the CAC 40 in France rose 0.7 p... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:02:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5025368-stocks-remain-firm-strong-us-jobs-figures.html 2017-03-10T14:02:00Z Central banker: China's debt 'too high,' must be controlled https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5025374-central-banker-chinas-debt-too-high-controlled.html BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank governor said Friday the country needs to get soaring corporate debt under control but its economy and currency are stable and the decline in its foreign exchange reserves is no cause for concern. Zhou Xiaochuan's comments at a news conference held during China's national legislature follows warnings a rapid rise in deb... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:13:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5025374-central-banker-chinas-debt-too-high-controlled.html 2017-03-10T09:13:00Z Asian shares mixed, Seoul up after Park impeachment affirmed https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5023492-asian-shares-mixed-seoul-up-park-impeachment-affir.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Friday as a weaker yen pushed Tokyo's benchmark higher. South Korea's Kospi edged higher after the Constitutional Court decided to remove the country's president for the first time in history. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3 percent to 19,575.34 and South Korea's Kospi added 0.2 percent t... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 04:05:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5023492-asian-shares-mixed-seoul-up-park-impeachment-affir.html 2017-03-10T04:05:00Z Global stocks weighed down by crude oil slump https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5022562-global-stocks-weighed-crude-oil-slump.html LONDON (AP) — Global stocks were weighed down Thursday by a big buildup in U.S. oil stockpiles that depressed crude prices and shares of energy companies in particular. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down 0.8 percent at 7,275 while Germany's DAX fell 0.3 percent to 4,946. The CAC 40 in France was 0.3 percent lower at 4,946. U.S. st... Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5022562-global-stocks-weighed-crude-oil-slump.html 2017-03-09T13:08:00Z Global stocks waver after Wall Street losses https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5019106-global-stocks-waver-wall-street-losses.html LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets traded on a soft note Wednesday after Wall Street fell for a second day following U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about reducing drug prices. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down 0.2 percent at 7,325 while the CAC 40 in France was flat at 4,953. Germany's DAX was up 0.1 percent at 11,976. Wa... Wed, 08 Mar 2017 13:15:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5019106-global-stocks-waver-wall-street-losses.html 2017-03-08T13:15:00Z Asian stocks lower after Wall Street losses https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5016214-asian-stocks-lower-wall-street-losses.html BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks declined Wednesday after Wall Street retreated for a second day following President Donald Trump's comments about reducing drug prices. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index declined 0.5 percent to 19,246.64 and the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.1 percent to 3,237.70. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 shed 0.3 percent to 5,745.50 and Seoul's Kospi was off ... Wed, 08 Mar 2017 03:41:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5016214-asian-stocks-lower-wall-street-losses.html 2017-03-08T03:41:00Z Markets steady as focus turns toward upcoming US jobs data https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5015490-markets-steady-focus-turns-toward-upcoming-us-jobs.html LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges Tuesday as traders took a breather ahead of upcoming U.S. jobs data that could cement market expectations for another U.S. interest rate rise next week. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.1 percent at 11,972 while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares rose 0.1 percent to 7,353... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:17:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5015490-markets-steady-focus-turns-toward-upcoming-us-jobs.html 2017-03-07T13:17:00Z China's foreign reserves rise following capital controls https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5015574-chinas-foreign-reserves-rise-capital-controls.html BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign exchange reserves rebounded unexpectedly from a six-year low in February after Beijing imposed controls to stop a flood of capital leaving the world's second-largest economy. The reserves rose by a relatively modest $6.9 billion to just over $3 trillion, according to official data Tuesday, while private sector analysts had e... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:44:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5015574-chinas-foreign-reserves-rise-capital-controls.html 2017-03-07T10:44:00Z Banks, health care companies lead stocks slightly higher https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5008946-banks-health-care-companies-lead-stocks-higher.html A late wave of buying helped nudge U.S. stock indexes slightly higher Friday after a day of mostly listless trading. Banks and health care stocks climbed the most as investors priced in an increasing likelihood that interest rates will rise in the coming months. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen helped stoke those expectations in a spe... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 22:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5008946-banks-health-care-companies-lead-stocks-higher.html 2017-03-03T22:08:00Z Asian shares lower as investors await Fed chair's speech https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5006776-asian-shares-lower-investors-await-fed-chairs-spee.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian shares slipped Friday as investors awaited a speech by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen later in the day. South Korea's Kospi fell 1.1 percent on worries that deployment of a U.S. missile defense system will hurt ties with China, its largest trading partner. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.5 percent to 19,4... Fri, 03 Mar 2017 08:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5006776-asian-shares-lower-investors-await-fed-chairs-spee.html 2017-03-03T08:11:00Z Asian shares climb on back of Wall Street highs https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5003546-asian-shares-climb-wall-street-highs.html TOKYO (AP) — Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after investors bet big on U.S. stocks overnight, pushing the major indexes to record highs. Tokyo shares were buoyed by the dollar's gain against the Japanese yen. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 stock index advanced 0.9 percent to 19,115.54 and the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong added 0.5 percent to 23,889.34... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 06:02:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5003546-asian-shares-climb-wall-street-highs.html 2017-03-02T06:02:00Z Global stocks rise following Trump's upbeat speech https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5002324-global-stocks-rise-trumps-upbeat-speech.html TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks turned higher on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a relatively upbeat speech to the U.S. Congress. Investors were watching for signals on what's ahead in trade, regulations and tax policies, though they got few specifics. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 gained 1.6 percent to 4,936 and Germany's DAX jumped 1.4... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:36:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5002324-global-stocks-rise-trumps-upbeat-speech.html 2017-03-01T12:36:00Z Asian markets mostly lower, watching Trump speech closely https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5000460-asian-markets-lower-watching-trump-speech-closely.html TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Wednesday as attention turned to President Donald Trump's speech to Congress for clues on what might be ahead for trade, regulations and taxes. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent in morning trading to 19,222.56. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.6 percent at 5,676.90. But Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 03:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5000460-asian-markets-lower-watching-trump-speech-closely.html 2017-03-01T03:23:00Z Global markets cautious ahead of Trump speech https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4996954-global-markets-cautious-ahead-trump-speech.html BEIJING (AP) — World stock markets were subdued Monday as investors looked ahead to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to Congress this week for details of promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending. KEEPING SCORE: London's FTSE-100 edged up 0.1 percent to 7,253 and Germany's DAX gained 0.1 percent to 11,812. France's CAC-40 shed 0.2 percent to 4,837... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4996954-global-markets-cautious-ahead-trump-speech.html 2017-02-27T12:11:00Z Global stocks fall amid Trump trade policy concerns https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4990734-global-stocks-fall-amid-trump-trade-policy-concern.html TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks fell Friday amid worries about the potential impact of U.S. trade policies and as investors became more cautious about the market's recent rally. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 slumped 1.4 percent to 4,822, while Germany's DAX fell 1.5 percent to 11,770. Britain FTSE100 shed 0.7 percent to 7,218. U.S. shares were set to drift lower as well, with Do... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:32:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4990734-global-stocks-fall-amid-trump-trade-policy-concern.html 2017-02-24T12:32:00Z Asian shares dip as Fed minutes show rate hike expected soon https://www.mail.com/business/economy/4986276-asian-shares-dip-fed-minutes-rate-hike-expected.html HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares slipped Thursday after the latest Fed minutes raised the possibility that a U.S. rate hike could come sooner than expected. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.3 percent to 19,315.11 and South Korea's Kospi was flat at 2,106.22. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.3 percent to 24,117.18 and the Shanghai Composite index in mainland China ... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/4986276-asian-shares-dip-fed-minutes-rate-hike-expected.html 2017-02-23T06:06:00Z Asian stocks mixed as investors await Fed meeting minutes https://www.mail.com/business/economy/4983860-asian-stocks-mixed-investors-await-fed-meeting-min.html SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed with subdued movements on Wednesday, getting little push from the Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors awaited the Fed's latest meeting minutes due later in the day for clues about the U.S. central bank's views on interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.2 percent to 19,... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/4983860-asian-stocks-mixed-investors-await-fed-meeting-min.html 2017-02-22T03:22:00Z