Steep losses in financial, technology and other companies sent U.S. stocks sharply lower in afternoon trading Monday. The decline followed drops in Europe and set the market on course for its second big loss in a row. Crude oil prices slumped again. (full story)
The Australian Dollar traded higher while the Japanese Yen declined as market-wide risk appetite recovered having been bruised after last week’s US employment data.
Commodity Dollars rise, Yen... (full story)