Greece — News Archive


EUR/USD Rallies Briefly, Later Retraces Gains as Uncertainty Plagues the Eurozone

The EUR/USD currency pair rallied briefly during the early European session despite the announcement by former French premier, Alain Juppe, that he won’t run for president. The currency pair’s rally was also supported by the weaker US dollar, but the greenback later rallied higher.

British Pound Performs Better Ahead of Brexit Vote by House of Lords

The British pound today performed better against most of its main competitors as markets await the vote by the House of Lords on triggering article 50. The British pound was one of the better performing currencies during the European session as the American market remained closed due to the celebration of Presidents’ Day in the USA.

Euro Attempts to Rally, Remains in Danger from Negative Factors

The euro edged higher against some if its major rivals amid the risk-positive market sentiment and news that France’s left-wing forces failed to unite and present a joint candidate in the presidential race. Still, the currency was not particularly strong as negative factors, which were dragging it down previously, did not go away.

European Assets Look Too Risky, Euro Suffers

The euro fell against the majority of its most-traded counterparts as looming elections in several European countries and concerns about Greece’s debt made investors think that it is too risky to invest into European assets.

Euro Drops as Economic Data Disappoints

Euro is heading lower today, dropping on disappointing economic data and concerns that the eurozone will see more slowing. Concerns about the various countries in the eurozone are weighing on the 19-nation currency.

Euro Loses Ground Against Dollar, Pound

Euro is lower today against the dollar and the pound as concerns about the eurozone economy compare unfavorably to better data coming out of the United States and relief out of the United Kingdom. Euro is heading lower as policy divergence becomes more likely.

Euro Mostly Rangebound as Forex Traders Consider Data

Euro is mostly rangebound today as Forex traders and analysts consider data and contemplate the week ahead. The 19-nation currency has been struggling lately, thanks in large part to forecast revisions and data improvements for the US dollar.

Euro Pulls Back as Economic Slowdown is Expected

Economist and analysts expect the eurozone economy to slow its rate of growth through the end of 2016, and that is weighing on the euro today. The 19-nation currency is struggling against some of its counterparts.

Euro Trades Mixed as More Greek Discussion Gets Under Way

More discussions about what to do about Greek debt are getting underway, and that is impacting the euro today. The 19-nation currency is trading mixed today, heading lower against the pound and the dollar, but gaining ground against currencies like the yen.

Yen Mostly Rangebound as Traders Await Data

Japanese yen is mostly rangebound today as Forex traders wait for the latest data out of the United States. Yen has been reasonably strong recently and remains relatively strong as uncertainty continues in the market.