• Risk Appetite Weighed by Forecasts for Recession, Looming Financial Risks

    This is article is released weekdays under the heading Daily Fundamentals at 5pm EST on www.dailyfx.comThe market finally saw its steady rise in optimism knocked off track this past week. After such a heady buildup in sentiment, it took the collective influence of dreary growth projections, growin...
  • North Korea issues nuclear threat

    North Korea said Saturday it would start a uranium enrichment program and weaponize all its plutonium in response to fresh U.N. sanctions, prompting the United States to demand that Pyongyang stop its provocative actions.
  • G8 nations consider exit from credit crisis

    The world's rich nations have started to consider how they will unwind emergency steps to rescue their economies once recovery is certain, according to a draft statement from a meeting of Group of Eight finance ministers on Saturday.
  • U.S., Japan agree tighter North Korea sanctions

    The United States and Japan have agreed to tighten sanctions against North Korea, a senior Japanese official said after a meeting between finance ministers from the two countries on Friday.
  • Euro Extends Multi-Month Low Versus Pound

    The euro saw modest weakness against major rivals Friday in New York as traders showed reluctance to invest in the higher-yielding currency as Group of Eight finance ministers met in Italy.
  • G8 to discuss exit from stimulus

    Germany will press G8 finance ministers to start working on how to return policy to normal after months of crisis at a meeting in Italy on Friday, although hopes the world economy has turned the corner are still fragile.
  • Geithner: Recovery efforts to dominate G8 talks

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Tuesday the main goal of this weekend's meeting of Group of 8 finance ministers is to take stock of efforts to stimulate economies and stabilize financial systems.