Euro is heading lower today as risk aversion makes an appearance. China’s stocks slid unexpectedly, and many are starting to look at the emerging markets in the eurozone as problem areas. With bond yields on the rise in the periphery, there are concerns of yet another eurozone crisis.
June 24th, 2013 at 12:47
June 21st, 2013 at 15:29
Euro is heading lower today, dropping as risk aversion sets in, and as the dollar dominates the markets. Uncertainty over the eurozone, combined with the expectation that the Fed will end quantitative easing relatively soon, is sending the 17-nation currency lower against the greenback today.
May 31st, 2013 at 15:05
Euro is heading lower today as risk aversion sets in, and as Forex traders consider that unemployment in the eurozone is hitting yet another high. With economic concerns, and with commodities in retreat, there isn’t much to support the euro right now.
April 16th, 2013 at 0:52
The euro was steady today and even attempted to rally versus the US dollar. The currency sank yesterday against safe currencies after poor macroeconomic data from China and the United States spurred risk aversion on the Forex market.
Euro plunged in value to start the week, thanks in large part to the latest banking crisis, located in Cyprus. An unprecedented bank tax caused consternation over the weekend, and renewed fears about banking problems and bailout prospects. However, announced flexibility from eurozone leaders is supporting the euro right now.
December 20th, 2012 at 16:50
Euro has slipped into negative territory today against the US dollar as earlier risk appetite all but evaporates. There is little support the euro right now, and the US dollar is gaining the upper hand as a result.
December 13th, 2012 at 14:11
Euro is a little lower right now, but the 17-nation currency has been paring some of its earlier losses. Euro is struggling against the US dollar today, even though the news should ostensibly be helping the 17-nation currency.
December 06th, 2012 at 14:01
Even though the European Central Bank kept rates on hold for now, there are still concerns about the future. With the eurozone economy moving sluggishly, and the sovereign debt saga far from over, there are worries that the ECB will have no choice but to cut rates in the future.
December 04th, 2012 at 10:34
The euro climbed against the US dollar today on optimism for the Greek bond-buyback program and the macroeconomic data, which was better than expected. At the same time, the shared 17-nation currency fell versus the Japanese yen.
December 03rd, 2012 at 14:14
Euro is heading higher today, getting a little help from general risk appetite, as well as from the latest comments made by German Chancellor Angela Merkel about possibilities for Greece going forward.