CURRENCIES

FINANCIAL investors' lack of faith in another rise in US interest rates this year kept the US dollar near one-week lows on Monday at the start of a week packed with speeches from Federal Reserve...

CHINA'S small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), already weighed down by massive debt, now also face a funding squeeze as regulators push banks to rein in riskier corporate loans - including...

ITALY began winding up two stricken Veneto-based banks on Sunday in a deal that will see their good assets transferred to Intesa Sanpaolo and could cost the state up to 17 billion euros ($26.4...

ASIA bond demand is running at its highest level in eight months and looks set to stay firm this year, boosted by the region's higher returns at a time when stubbornly low inflation in the...

SURPRISE taxes levied on Australia's banking sector are frightening off potential foreign investors by creating a less stable business environment, two of the country's major banks warned...

[HONG KONG] China's small-to-medium companies, already weighed down by massive debt, now also face a funding squeeze as regulators push banks to rein in riskier corporate loans - including the...

[MILAN] Up to 3,900 voluntary redundancies and 600 branch closures are on the cards as the Italian government winds up two insolvent Venetian banks to avert a possible threat to the country's...

[LONDON] Sterling climbed to its highest in a week on Monday, kept up by rising expectations among investors of a hike to interest rates from the Bank of England and the prospect of a deal for Prime...

[SYDNEY] The Australian and New Zealand dollars were off 1-1/2 week lows on Monday, but trading was listless in the absence of economic indicators in the two countries.

[TOKYO] The US dollar sagged against its major peers on Monday, losing traction as US Treasury yields stayed low amid fading expectations that the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates again later...