Thursday, August 13, 2015
Oil prices extended losses in Asia on Wednesday as dealers worried about mainland China's economy following its surprise currency devaluation, while oversupply concerns also added to downward pressure, analysts said.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Asia-Pacific currencies came under pressure on Tuesday after mainland China unexpectedly devalued its yuan currency in the face of weakening growth, driving the dollar higher.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The U.S. dollar rose against the yen in Asia on Monday after a solid U.S. jobs report boosted expectations the Federal Reserve will soon lift interest rates.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Oil prices fell again Thursday in a glum market as the global oversupply of crude oil looked entrenched and demand prospects weak.
Friday, August 7, 2015
MOSCOW - Russian officials on Thursday steamrolled tonnes of cheese, fruit and vegetables, defying public outrage to begin a controversial drive to destroy Western food smuggled into the crisis-hit country.
Oil prices fell in Asia Thursday after a mixed U.S. energy report showed a healthy decline in crude stockpiles but a rise in output that could aggravate the global supply glut.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday that it needs to do "significant work" in reviewing the inclusion of China's currency in its basket of "special drawing rights" (SDR) reserve currency.
The U.S. dollar rose against the euro and yen in Asia Wednesday, adding to gains driven by a U.S. Federal Reserve official's support for a September interest rate hike.
Oil prices rose in Asia Wednesday as dealers predicted that the latest U.S. crude stockpiles and production data will point towards upbeat demand in the world's top crude consumer, analysts said.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.