- Stock markets turn higher on earnings, ahead of US data Updated: Jul-30-15 7:22 am
BEIJING - Most major global markets rose Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low, corporate earnings mostly did better than expected and investors awaited U.S. economic growth figures.
- Russia's ruble extends its slide, reviving economic concerns Updated: Jul-30-15 6:49 am
MOSCOW - The Russian ruble is falling under the pressure of cheaper oil, reviving concerns over the country's economic outlook, particularly the perniciously high inflation rate.
- Deutsche Boerse buys forex trading platform 360T for $796M Updated: Jul-26-15 5:05 am
BERLIN - Frankfurt stock exchange operator Deutsche Boerse AG says it is buying foreign exchange trading platform 360T for 725 million euros ($796 million).
- Canadian dollar drops to lowest level since 2004 Updated: Jul-22-15 5:30 pm
TORONTO - The Canadian dollar dropped Wednesday to levels not seen in more than a decade as the price of oil and gold both came under pressure.
- Gold falls to lowest level in five years on dollar strength Updated: Jul-20-15 5:05 pm
NEW YORK - Investors are running out of reasons to own gold.
- Euro currency emerges intact - for now - from Greek crisis Updated: Jul-13-15 12:50 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Europe's monetary union appears saved. For now.
- Wave of Chinese firms halt stock trading to avoid turmoil Updated: Jul-09-15 8:58 am
HONG KONG - Faced with a stomach-turning slide in share prices, many Chinese companies are taking matters into their own hands with a tactic that experts say is bound to backfire: they're pressing the pause button.
- A new Greek currency? High-tech clicks and low-tech printing Updated: Jul-08-15 3:01 pm
WASHINGTON - With each day, the likelihood is growing that Greece's financial catastrophe will force it out of the euro currency alliance and compel it to restore its old currency, the drachma.
- Greek crisis revives Polish debate over joining the euro Updated: Jul-08-15 12:40 pm
WARSAW, Poland - The possibility of a Greek exit from the euro is reviving debate in Poland about the wisdom of signing on to the joint currency, so much so that Poland's president warned this week that his country risks becoming a political lightweight if it sticks with its own currency, the zloty.
- Egypt's currency drops to new low against the dollar Updated: Jul-05-15 1:04 pm
CAIRO - The Egyptian pound has fallen to a new low against the U.S. dollar, the second such drop in days, the country's central bank said Sunday, in a move that could help boost much-needed foreign investment.
- Would Greek exit help or hurt Europe's currency union? Updated: Jul-04-15 5:22 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it's not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon.
- The Latest: Protesters loot supermarket in Athens suburb Updated: Jul-03-15 10:37 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local):
- Egypt passes new budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 Updated: Jul-02-15 3:14 pm
CAIRO - Egypt's president has approved a new budget for fiscal year 2015-2016, slashing the projected budget deficit to 8.9 percent of gross domestic product, the country's finance ministry said Thursday, in a move likely to please international creditors.
- What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over Greece Updated: Jul-02-15 3:13 am
The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore.