Статьи, помеченные тэгом ‘European Central Bank’

The second wave of the crisis and a new dislocation

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

How seriously should be considered the threat of the new reecession and the second wave of crisis? The fact that the pace of economic recovery will begin to decline, many analysts have repeatedly predicted, therefore, in a sense, the events of recent months in the stock markets should not surprise anyone. Markets with their usual harshness and inconsistency warn that lies ahead. Last summer, they signal the approach of a tipping point and the beginning of recovery. Now they predict a short pause in growth. As already noted, this often happens during the recovery period: the positive dynamics slows down, the activity also decreases for a while, then to resume with renewed vigor.

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Stoxx Europe 600 fell down today, as Commerzbank and Credit Agricole have new problems

Monday, July 5th, 2010

European stocks fell amid concern over the economic outlook. Trading volume was quite low due to the fact that the U.S. now trades do not take place because of the holiday on the occasion of Independence Day. Pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index fell 0.2% to 236.88 points, the British FTSE 100 – on 0,3% to 4,823.53 points, Germany’s DAX – on 0,3% to 5,816.20 points, the French CAC-40 – by 0,5% to 3,332.46 points.

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Currency exchange rates today: USD is ready to bump as euro rises

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

Currency exchange rates upset USD bulls today. Euro has risen in price to $ 1.256 from $ 1.251 on Thursday. The number of jobs outside agriculture in the USA in June fell by 125 thousand, while analysts believed that the decrease in amount of 110 thousand unemployment rate fell to 9,5%. USD goes weaker, as euro climbs. In the U.S., the volume of industrial orders in May of this year decreased by 1,4% compared with April.

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Forecast for gold price today

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Forecast for gold prices – the precious metal will continue to go up because of problems in the stock markets. Quotes for gold closed with an increase in the price of the background leaving investors in the asset-seekers in response to concerns about the pace of recovery of the world economy. As a result of trading on the COMEX, division of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), quotes gold futures rose 3.50, or 0.3%, to 1245.90 dollars per troy ounce, quotes, silver futures rose 7 cents, or 0.2%, to 18.71 dollars per ounce. The price of gold on the spot market in the U.S. amounted to U.S. $ 1244.90 per troy ounce (+4.50 USD).

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Currency exchange rates today: threat of collapse for the euro

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Currency exchange remains unstable and prone to a large number of small and large risks. The level of support remains high only for the pound. The exchange rate euro fluctuates within 3%. Single European currency was little opportunity to catch his breath, and partly to adjust their positions relative to the U.S. dollar. Since the early trading session, market participants recorded gains on short evrovym positions, thereby strengthening euro.

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Stress tests have become to German banks

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Heads of the largest credit institutions in Germany have given their consent to participate in Pan-European “stress tests”. By the positive solution of the announcement prompted the details of the planned inspections, according to a press release of the Central Bank of Germany and the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority of Germany (BaFin). More information about the mechanism of checks will be issued later.

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The DJIA collapse and the beginning of the second wave of crisis

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Dow Jones Industrial Average fell victim to a combination of circumstances today. Fears about the pace of global growth hit financial markets hard Tuesday, with stocks sliding and investors stampeding into the safety of the dollar and U.S. government bonds. Concerns about euro zone sovereign debt were once again partly driving the weaker sentiment, as the European Central Bank scrambled to reassure markets that Thursday’s expiration of a EUR442 billion bank-lending program won’t destabilize the financial system.

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Dow Jones Industrial Average fell down rapidly, but promised to grow tomorrow

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Dow Jones Industrial Average started trading with strong growth, but at the end of the trading session began to fall rapidly. The level of support for the Dow Jones dropped significantly. Customers started to close short positions and they themselves have broken the positive trend. Bulls took the opportunity and started Dow Jones Industrial Average in the red zone. Trading in the U.S. on Monday June 21 ended lower indices. The initial euphoria associated with the decision of China to weaken the control over the yuan, had vanished. Investors have come to the conclusion that the change in the course of the Chinese currency would take time.

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The future of the euro is grim because of default threat in Spain

Monday, June 21st, 2010

The exchange rate depends not on the euro in Greece or Hungary, and from one of the countries – the founders of the euro area … The future of the euro looks unreal. Greece went into the background, now it is just “the opening act.” All eyes are on Spain, a country that is destined to have a significant impact on the future of the euro, as well as to determine whether a new system of management control over the budgets of the Eurozone countries. It will be a crisis in Spain – the situation will change for the better in the world.

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Gold price set a new record high today

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

Gold price set a new record against continuing fears over the economic outlook in Europe on Friday, 18 June. As a result of the regular trading session on the New York Mercantile Exchange, NYMEX, the August futures for gold delivery have risen by 0,8% to $ 1,258.30 per troy ounce.

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