CAC 40 leads gains as France launches €100bn stimulus

The French CAC 40 index led gains among European shares on Thursday, as France launched a 100-billion-euro stimulus package to jolt its economy out of recession

Australian dollar drops from record high after dismal GDP figures

The Australian dollar dropped for a second straight session versus the U.S. dollar, easing from its highest level since May 2018, after a report showing the Aus

Pound sets new eight-month peak on weaker dollar

The pound traded near its highest level since December 2019 versus the U.S. dollar, resuming its advance for a third straight session, taking advantage of the d

Brent crude climbs to 5-month high on higher demand expectations

Oil prices rose during Monday’s trading session, as the price of Brent crude jumped to its highest level in five months, supported by Chinese data, as well as c

Yen rises sharply after PM Shinzo Abe’s resignation

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigned from his post today for health reasons, pushing the yen up versus the dollar