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The Euro Below 99 Cents for First Time in 20 Years

European equity futures dropped, and the euro and pound sterling fell today, Monday as the energy crisis has been escalating adding pressure to an already stressed global economy troubled by soaring inflation and the tightening of monetary policies. At the same time, the U.S. dollar was firm as commodity currencies

U.S. Dollar at 5-week High, Fed Signals Hawkish Mood

Prospects of a continuous. aggressive monetary policy by the Fed, the troubled Chinese property market, a power crunch and Covid 19 mobility curbs make up some major markets forces for today, Monday. Among other market movements, the U.S. dollar rose while global stock markets dropped. Global Stock markets The recent

Strong NFP halts Equity Bounce, Causes Hike Worries

Asian stock markets were down on Monday and the US dollar held its ground after the U.S. payroll report came in at 528K - more than double the 250K forecasts. The stunning figure pointed to no signs of US recession and reinforced expectations of additional substantial rate hikes from the

Oil, Stocks Down as Fed likely to hike interest rates

Stocks, oil, and gold fell, U.S. equity futures wavered while the U.S. dollar was slightly up against other currencies today, Monday. Market sentiment has been affected by a dimming economic outlook and fears that hiking interest rates could tip global economies into recession. In the U.S., declining business activity and

Inflation, Slow Economic Growth: US Dollar, Stocks Fall

In stock market news today, US equity futures slipped, and Asian stocks lost out on gains. The drop reflects the declining economic growth and persisting inflation that continue to affect markets. In the meantime, the US is closed due to Independence Day celebrations. Asian shares rose but not close to

Stocks Revive, US Dollar Declines as China Reopens

Stocks in Asia and US futures went up and seem to be recovering losses today, Monday, after China’s fewer Covid-19 cases prompted the easing of the local lockdowns. China is slowly getting back to normal with Shanghai planning to open on June 1, after a two-month lockdown, while in Beijing