Equities paint a mixed picture ahead of North American trading

European equities in the red but US futures still keep higher Stocks in Europe got off to a bright start but have given that all up now as we look towards North American trading. A snapshot of the major indices in Europe: Eurostoxx -0.3% Germany DAX -0.8% France CAC 40 -0.4% UK FTSE -0.5% Spain […]

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Currency hit to North American companies dropped in third quarter: Kyriba

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. one hundred dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – The negative impact of currency fluctuations on North American company results fell sharply in 2020’s third quarter, reversing an upward trend, according to data from treasury and financial management firm Kyriba released on […]

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Dollar holds mildly weaker ahead of North American trading

Light changes in the major currencies space in quiet trading The greenback is sitting mildly lower, most noticeable against the pound and aussie but there isn’t much change in the overall technical picture so far on the session.For bank trade ideas, check out eFX Plus GBP/USD is holding higher around 1.3170-80 levels but still playing […]

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Central Americans edge north as pandemic spurs economic collapse

4/4 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man checks the temperature of a migrant from Honduras who was trying to reach the U.S., at the Corinto border between Guatemala and Honduras, in Puerto Barrios 2/4 By Laura Gottesdiener, Lizbeth Diaz and Sarah Kinosian MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) – After losing her job in Honduras, Gabriela Alvarado has […]

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ADP employment and GDP coming up on the North American calendar

It’s month end It’s the final day of September and that gets us one day closer to the end of this wretched year. The mess in the debate last night and Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power aren’t helping the risk tone but generally markets have taken it in stride. Aside […]

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Trump extends drilling ban off North Carolina, Virginia

© Reuters. President Donald Trump descends from Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had extended a ban until 2032 on oil drilling off the coast of North Carolina and Virginia, weeks after a similar extension affecting offshore drilling in […]

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Coronavirus – More on the tighter lockdown restrictions to be placed on England’s North East

The surge in COVID-19 cases in the UK has prompted more severe social distancing measures. An MP present at the meeting told Sky News that the areas affected are likely to be Newcastle, Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Gateshead, County Durham and Sunderland. Measures will include a curfew of 10pm on pubs, restaurants and other […]

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Currency hit to North American companies’ results rises to $10.8 billion

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A picture illustration shows a 100 Dollar banknote laying one Dollar banknotes By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) – The negative impact of currency fluctuations on North American companies’ first-quarter results rose from the preceding quarter but was well below its year-ago level, according to data from treasury and financial management […]

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