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The euro remained steady throughout the week. The combined effect of the Macron majority in France bolstering confidence and the lack of economic data meant that it saw little movement. Headlines...

From an economic point of view it was a quiet week for the euro. Industrial production in the euro zone was up by 1.4% on the year and 1.5% more people had jobs. April's trade surplus was...

Most of the economic data from the €Z were better than forecast. Privately-held companies in the services sector reported increased activity. Retail sales were up by 2.5% on the year. Investor...

For the second week the euro was on average flat against the other dozen most actively-traded currencies. It was unchanged against the US and Canadian dollars, the Japanese yen and the British...

It was almost a single-issue week for the euro, that issue being the possibility that Geert Wilders' anti-everything nationalist party could do well in Wednesday's Dutch general election. Were he...

A reversal of fortunes saw the euro move close to the front of the field, two thirds of a cent behind the US dollar, while the pound lost two euro cents and only narrowly avoided last place....

Most of the economic data from Euroland either beat forecast, were an improvement on the previous month or both. Among the provisional purchasing managers' index readings, which measure the vigour...

Less than a fifth of a cent separated the euro from the week's joint losers, the US dollar and the pound. The single currency fell by an average of -0.5% against the other dozen most actively-...

When the European Central Bank president attended the European Parliament's economic affairs committee Mario Draghi's observations were in line with what could have been expected. The ECB is not,...

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