The dollar rose to its highest in eight months versus the euro on Tuesday as official data showed U.S. inflation continues to pick up.
the Labor Departement said consumer prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent in June on higher gasoline prices, after rising 0.4 percent in May. That was in line...
After reporting a sharp increase in existing home sales in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Tuesday showing that existing home sales once again rose by more than expected in the month of June.
With energy prices showing a significant increase amid rising gasoline prices, the Labor Department released a report on Tuesday showing that U.S. consumer prices rose in line with economist estimates in the month of June.
The dollar was virtually unchanged against major rivals on Monday amid a lack of catalysts.
On a day shy of first-tier economic data, traders were keeping an eye on the potentially explosive situation in Ukraine following Thursday's fatal crash of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane.
In the meantime,...
The Ernst & Young ITEM Club estimates the U.K. economy to post the strongest growth among the G7 nations as investment from firms is set to surprise on the upside. The think tank projected 3.1 percent growth for this year, which is higher than the 2.9 percent predicted in the previous Spring forecast. The economy started to rebalance from consumption towards investment and ultimately exports.
New Zealand saw 162,100 visitors in June, Statistics New Zealand said on Monday - up 2,600 from a year earlier and surpassing the previous June high of 159,500 in 2013.
"Visitor arrivals are the highest ever for a June month," population statistics manager Vina Cullum said. "Growth was driven by...
The dollar on Friday neared its highest levels against the euro since early February amid rising tensions between Russia and the West.
The Russian military supplied a Buk surface-to-air missile system to pro-Russian rebels who used it to bring down a passenger jet over Ukraine, a senior U.S. defense...
Showing that the pace of U.S. economic activity continued to expand moderately, the Conference Board released a report on Friday showing a continued increase by its index of leading economic indicators.
Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly deteriorated in the month of July, according to a report released by Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan on Friday. The report said the preliminary reading on the consumer sentiment index for July came in at 81.3 compared to the final June reading of 82.5.
Members of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy board were content with the pace of the country's economic recovery, minutes from the bank's June 12-13 meeting revealed on Friday - and they expect the recovery to continue.
Downside risks include the pace of the economic recovery in the United States,...
The dollar was mixed Thursday, holding recent gains versus the euro amid reports that a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down over Ukraine.
It is believed that all 280 passengers and crew have perished in the crash. Early reports indicate terrorists may have brought down the plane using...
Firms responding to the Philadelphia Federal Reserve's Business Outlook Survey indicated a continued expansion in the region's manufacturing sector in July, with the index of activity in the sector jumping to its highest level in over three years.
First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly showed a modest decrease in the week ended July 12th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims edged down to 302,000, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week's revised level of 305,000.
New residential construction in the U.S. unexpectedly showed a steep drop in the month of June, the Commerce Department revealed in a report on Thursday, with housing starts falling to a nine-month low. The Commerce Department said housing starts tumbled 9.3 percent to an annual rate of 893,000 in June.
The European Central Bank said it will publish the results of its asset review and stress tests of banks late October and will allow two weeks for banks with capital shortfalls to plan remedial measures for the same. The Frankfurt-based central bank on Thursday published an update of its thorough review, known as the comprehensive assessment, of the 128 largest banks' balance sheets.