Dollar Up Despite Vaccine Approval and Possibility of U.S. Stimulus Measures

03.12.2020, 11:34

The dollar was up on Thursday morning in Asia, reversing its earlier downward trend even as the possibility of U.S. economic stimulus measures and the first approval of a COVID-19 vaccine increased investors’ risk appetites.

Dollar Heads South Amid Vaccine, Stimulus Optimism

03.12.2020, 10:21

The dollar continues to lack friends in early European trade Thursday, with optimism over the rollout of vaccines and talk of new U.S. fiscal stimulus prompting risk-on trades.

Litecoin Climbs 10% As Investors Gain Confidence

19.11.2020, 17:23

Litecoin was trading at $78.522 by 09:07 (14:07 GMT) on the Index on Thursday, up 10.10% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since November 16.

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Climbed to 742,000 Last Week; 707k Expected

19.11.2020, 16:22

The number of Americans filing initial claims for state jobless benefits last week unexpectedly rose to 742,000, as concerns mounted that soaring COVID-19 cases will further stifle the recovery in the labor market.

U.S. stocks mixed at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average down 0.04%

19.11.2020, 15:21

U.S. stocks were mixed after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Technology and Consumer Services sectors led shares higher while losses in the Utilities, Telecoms and Healthcare sectors led shares lower.