Recent forex news items are listed below
This weekend's German elections as well as the ongoing debt ceiling debate in the US are the primary event risks impacting the financial markets on the final trading day this week.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF) said Friday that it has appointed James Barge as its chief financial officer, succeeding 25-year company veteran James Keegan.
The voting FOMC member said October's meeting may include a press conference; comments on inflation worries ignored by taper focused market…
Next couple of days important for the yellow metal.
Communications and aviation electronics maker Rockwell Collins Inc. (COL) Friday reaffirmed its fiscal year 2013 guidance, with earnings expected to be below analysts' estimates, and sales above view.
Tire manufacturer Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
The euro showed mixed trading against other major currencies in European deals on Friday, as traders await German elections over the weekend.
Indian shares fell sharply on Friday, as investors took some profits off the table following the previous session's Fed-inspired rally.
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Irish low cost airline Ryanair Holdings Plc (RYA.L, RYAAY) said Friday that it plans to roll out a new website and digital marketing strategy after reaching certain milestones.
Asian stocks fell broadly on Friday, reflecting uncertainty over Federal Reserve plans as the unexpected monetary policy announcement by the central bank to maintain status quo on QE3 and its downbeat economic assessment sparked confusion about the timing and scale of the pull-back.
FireEye, Inc. (FEYE), a cybersecurity provider, and Rocket Fuel Inc.
Insurer Prudential Financial, Inc. (PRU) confirmed Thursday that the US regulators have voted to designate it as 'systemically important' financial institution.
Indian shares drifted lower on Friday as investors await new RBI chief Raghuram Rajan's first monetary policy announcement due later in the day.
Asian markets are mostly subdued on Friday, with investors treading cautiously after the previous session's strong upmove.
Newspaper publisher New York Times Co.
Futures trading on Singapore Exchange indicate a flat opening for the markets following the previous session's sharp rally, which lifted the key indexes to their highest level in nearly 3 years. All eyes are now on central bank chief Raghuram Rajan ahead of the RBI's monetary policy review due later in the session.
The Japanese stock market is trading marginally higher on Friday, after retreating to lower levels in early trades.
Franco-Belgian lender Dexia SA (DXBGF) said Thursday that it has decided to enter into exclusive talks with a unit of life insurer New York Life Insurance Co.
The Australian stock market is trading weak on Friday, with investors indulging in some profit taking after the previous session's strong upmove.
Scholastic Corp. (SCHL), a publisher and distributor of children's books, reported Thursday a narrower net loss in its first quarter on lower expenses, even as revenues were hurt by lower sales of The Hunger Games trilogy.
Indian shares joined a global rally on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve emphasized that there is "no fixed calendar" for the tapering and any future decision will be heavily dependent on incoming economic data.
The pound lost ground in early deals on Thursday following an unexpected decline in the U.K.
Dutch mail firm PostNL NV (PNLYY.PK), which holds a stake in Dutch package delivery company TNT Express NV (TNTEF.PK,TNTEY.PK), said Thursday that it now expects fiscal 2013 underlying cash operating income to be higher than its announced target, based on the results over the past two months.
Asian stocks rallied on Thursday after the U.S.
The Swiss franc advanced against other major currencies in early European deals on Thursday, as the Swiss National Bank maintained the target range for the three-month Libor at 0.0-0.25 percent and the minimum exchange rate at CHF 1.20 per euro.
ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG) is scheduled to report first quarter results before the start of trading.
Shares of Premier Farnell Plc (PFL.L) increased around 5 percent in the morning trade after the electronics distributor reported higher profit in its first half, mainly reflecting a gain and lower one-time costs.
Switzerland's central bank is set to announce its rate decision at 3.30 am ET.
The NZDUSD has broken out of its 480 pip trading range.
Taper speculation has run rampant over the past weeks and months leading to large swings in many benchmarks including Treasuries and emerging markets.
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A decline in the New York based survey to a four month low seems to be receiving extra focus in the days ahead of the Fed meeting…