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  • Move over, Swissie. There's a new safe haven in town Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 7:52 AM ET
    A Swiss franc and euro banknotes

    The Swiss Franc has recently defied its decade-long safe haven status.

  • China to let foreign c.banks trade in forex market Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 7:13 AM ET

    BEIJING, Sept 14- China will allow foreign central banks to trade in its spot interbank foreign exchange market and trade currency derivatives such as swaps and forwards, the central bank said on Monday. The central bank also commented on a big discrepancy of 405.4 billion yuan between two sets of official data that are proxy indicators of the demand for foreign...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 14- China's central bank and commercial banks sold a net 723.8 billion yuan of foreign exchange in August, by far the largest on record, highlighting how capital outflows intensified in the wake of the yuan's devaluation last month. The figures show the price China is paying to keep its currency from falling further in the face of concerns about the...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 14- China's central bank and commercial banks sold a net 723.8 billion yuan of foreign exchange in August, by far the largest outflow on record, according to a Reuters calculation based on central bank data released on Monday. On Aug. 11, People's Bank of China surprised global markets dollar and abruptly devaluing the currency by nearly 3 percent.

  • China data weren't as bad as we thought: Expert Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 | 6:16 PM ET
    China data weren't as bad as we thought: Expert

    Julian Evans-Pritchard, China economist at Capital Economics, expects the economic indicators in China to improve as disruptions from events such as last month's military parade fade.

  • China reveals plan for state-owned enterprise reform Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 | 4:47 AM ET
    Yuan currency China

    China has issued guidance on reforming state-owned enterprises (SOEs), including the introduction of "mixed ownership" of state firms.

  • China's economic growth sputters in August Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 | 4:21 AM ET
    A worker stands on piles of industrial products before exporting, at a port of Lianyungang, China

    China's investment and factory output growth missed forecasts in August, suggesting the economy has cooled further, possibly spurring more support measures.

  • The dollar was lower on Friday in thin, listless trading ahead of next week's Federal Reserve policymaking meeting.

  • GGV: Don't underestimate China's economy Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 11:18 AM ET
    GGV: Don't underestimate China's economy

    Glenn Solomon, GGV Capital managing partner, weighs in on China's economy and the smartest investments in the Chinese markets.

  • China's currency crunch Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 6:53 AM ET
    China's currency crunch

    Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, explains how China's policy decisions are driving global markets into volatility.

  • The Cebu meeting took place amid growing concern about the slowdown in China, the world's second-largest economy, and recent swings in global financial markets following its devaluation of its yuan currency last month. China has insisted that the devaluation was not part of a currency war, but was aimed at making its exchange rate reflect market conditions...

  • BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Sept 11- China's central bank has asked commercial banks to strengthen supervision of foreign-held non-resident accounts purchases of foreign exchange in China, sources with direct knowledge told Reuters on Friday, in an effort to tighten loopholes in its managed capital account. The sources said the People's Bank of China has given...

  • CHINA'S C.BANK PUTS WATCH ON FOREIGN NON-RESIDENT ACCOUNTS'. BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Sept 11- China's central bank has asked commercial banks to strengthen supervision of foreign-held non-resident accounts purchases of foreign exchange in China, sources with direct knowledge told Reuters on Friday. The sources said the People's Bank of China has given...

  • Emerging markets currencies are an unattractive investment

    Valentin Marinov, managing director and head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole, talks about weakness in currency markets and why Chinese authorities are trying to stabilise the yuan.

  • *Sterling in focus after Bank of England boost. LONDON, Sept 11- The dollar held onto most of this week's gains against the yen on Friday in the face of a business survey that leaned against strengthening speculation of another round of quantitative easing by the Bank of Japan. The yen, whose weakening has been a central plank of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to...

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Sept 11- The dollar extended gains against the yen on Friday on increased prospects of more easing by the Bank of Japan, while the Aussie stood tall after catching a lift from upbeat employment data. The U.S. currency coasted on a boost received Thursday on a media report quoting Japanese ruling party lawmaker Kozo Yamamoto as saying that the Bank of...

  • Weak inflation will spark more China easing: Pro Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 9:34 PM ET
    Weak inflation will spark more China easing: Pro

    With inflation data below expectations, the Chinese central bank will cut interest rates and the reserve requirement ratio again in the fourth quarter, says Dickie Wong, executive director of Kingston Securities.

  • FOREX-Dollar under pressure as yuan rallies Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 7:39 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Sept 11- The dollar nursed broad losses early on Friday, having come under selling pressure against the yuan, while sterling received a shot in the arm after the Bank of England downplayed global risks facing the UK economy. Catching the eyes of many traders overnight was a 1.2 percent jump in the yuan against the dollar, which in turn provided a lift to the...

  • Sheets of one dollar bills run through the printing press at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on March 24, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    The dollar softened on Thursday as global stock markets turned down.

  • *New Zealand dollar off as much as 2 pct after rate cut. NEW YORK, Sept 10- The dollar fell on Thursday as global stock markets outside America turned downward and economic data sent contrary signals on whether the U.S. European stocks broke a three-day run of gains with a drop of nearly 1.5 percent following a difficult session in Asia, as data showed a decline in...