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  • WASHINGTON, Aug 4- The International Monetary Fund should put off any move to add the yuan to its Special Drawing Rights currency basket until September 2016, an IMF staff report said, a move that would effectively end the Chinese currency's chances of an early inclusion. The report, published on Tuesday, comes after Beijing launched a major diplomatic push for...

  • The dollar rose on Tuesday as a top Fed official voiced support for an interest rate increase in September despite a batch of disappointing data.

  • Dollar gains as jobs data stokes rate expectations Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 5:20 PM ET

    The dollar gained as investors looked ahead to jobs data on Friday that is expected to show a still strengthening labor market.

  • Dollar has peaked, here comes China: Economist Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 8:22 AM ET

    The dollar's appreciation has "peaked" and the U.S. economy is "doing nothing," an economist has told CNBC.

  • Who is eyeing the renminbi? Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 2:00 AM ET
    Who is eyeing the renminbi?

    Steen Jakobsen, chief economist at Saxo Bank, says everyone east of Europe is likely to have interest in the Chinese renminbi.

  • Analyzing China's disappointing July PMI data Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 12:43 AM ET
    Analyzing China's disappointing July PMI data

    Tommy Xie, economist at OCBC, says new orders remain weak due to lagging domestic demand, while falling input prices reflect persisting deflationary pressure.

  • Weak external demand hurting China PMI: StanChart Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 12:19 AM ET
    Weak external demand hurting China PMI: StanChart

    Clive McDonnell, head of equity strategy at Standard Chartered, says below-par external demand is the key factor hurting China's manufacturing activity.

  • Caixin China PMI in surprise drop to 2-year low Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 11:24 PM ET
    Two employees tie up steel bars at a steel-making plant in Ganyu, China.

    The downturn in China's manufacturing sector intensified in July, with the Caixin China PMI surprising with a drop to a two-year low.

  • The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Friday, ending a decent month on a sour note.

  • Dollar rises as US growth supports rate-hike view Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 3:41 PM ET

    The dollar rose to its highest level this week on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took another step towards raising interest rates.

  • Markets participants, however, say surging rates are likely to be short-lived as worries over yuan weakness may be overplayed and there is sufficient yuan liquidity in Hong Kong. Piling pressure on the yuan, China's State Council said on Friday it would liberalise yuan trading, among other measures, to support exports. "Following the sharp rebound in CCS, it is...

  • China’s weakened property market could hit banks: S&P Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 7:19 PM ET

    China's property market slump could hit the banks according to ratings agency S&P, in the latest warning to the world's second largest economy.

  • Euro whipsaws after Fed leaves rates unchanged Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 3:45 PM ET

    The euro whipsawed against the dollar on Wednesday after the Federal Reserves said it would leave interest rates unchanged.

  • Emerging currencies in the firing line amid Fed Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 3:28 PM ET
    A man walks past a board showing currency exchange rates in Moscow, July 28, 2015.

    Emerging market currencies were eyed by investors on Wednesday as weak oil prices, China's market pain and after the Federal Reserve left its interest rates unchanged.

  • Bearish on China, Hong Kong stocks: Strategist Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 11:16 PM ET
    Bearish on China, Hong Kong stocks: Strategist

    Willie Chan, Asia regional strategist at Kim Eng Securities, attributes his bearish outlook for Chinese and Hong Kong equities to factors such as weak market sentiment.

  • SHANGHAI, July 29- Beijing may be struggling to put a floor under its tumbling stock market but it has managed to lock the yuan into an incredibly tight band against the dollar, despite pledging again to allow more exchange rate volatility. The cabinet said last week that Beijing would allow the yuan to fluctuate more to support weak exports.

  • Dollar rises to one month high against the yen

    The U.S. dollar rebounded against the euro and yen on Tuesday after traders took profits from gains in those currencies.

  • SHANGHAI, July 28- China's yuan held steady against the dollar on Tuesday after the central bank fixed its midpoint at a two-week high, in a sign that the government hopes to maintain currency stability amid sharp volatility in equities market, traders aid. Beijing typically tries to keep the yuan's exchange rate stable amid domestic and global market...

  • China's yuan remains 'rock steady': StanChart Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 10:46 PM ET
    China's yuan remains 'rock steady': StanChart

    Callum Henderson, global head of FX research at Standard Chartered, says the yuan remains steady against the dollar on Tuesday after the central bank fixed its midpoint at a two-week high.

  • A man rides his electric bicycle passing the People's Bank of China (PBOC).

    China's central bank said on Tuesday that it will use various monetary tools to maintain appropriate levels of liquidity in the year's second half.