The Euro

The euro is the second most traded currency in the world and a key part of global capital flows.

But will it survive? Can the eurozone hold it together? And what does it mean for your investments here in Australia?

If you think the euro doesn’t matter to you, find out how the connections between economies shape the return you receive on your stocks, your bank account and the value of the Aussie dollar…

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Italian flag with coins representing Italy's debt
Italy Throws a Spanner on EU’s Plans
It’s been over a week since the Italian election. The French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, were planning for more integration. They want to continue with a banking union to protect members in case of another financial crisis.
world markets
The Two Biggest Events Driving World Markets
There are two very important events occurring this week. However, you’d be forgiven for not knowing they were happening. For currency traders, this news means the US dollar should remain weak, keeping the euro higher for the rest of the year.
Brexit, Schmexit
Brexit, Schmexit
Last week, the Dow fell 1%. The media blamed nervousness over the upcoming referendum in Britain (Brexit) on whether to leave or stay in the European Union (EU).
Killing in the Name of
Killing in the Name of
As we kick off another week here in Australia, Europe winds its down under the threat of another terrorist attack. Brussels is apparently in a state of lockdown.