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  • Godrej: Weaker ringgit, rupiah are helping us Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 12:35 AM ET
    Godrej: Weaker ringgit, rupiah are helping us

    Adi Godrej, chairman of Godrej Group, says the benefits of a cheaper import bill for palm oil due to recent sharp falls in the ringgit and rupiah offset the negative currency impact on its consumer product business in Indonesia.

  • Why the global sell-off isn't just about China Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 9:18 PM ET
    Why the global sell-off isn't just about China

    Apart from China-related fears, the possibility of an interest-rate hike in the U.S. also contributed to the global market meltdown, says Uwe Parpart, MD & Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets.

  • Euro, yen soar as risk aversion accelerates Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 4:06 PM ET
    The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    The euro hit a 6 1/2-month high and the yen struck a peak against the dollar as investors flocked to safe haven currencies.

  • Is the euro the new safe haven? Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    A woman walks past an exchange office in Moscow.

    Following calls for parity against the dollar just a few months ago, the single currency is now one of the few assets in the world rallying.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- U.S. The global stock market rout began after Beijing surprised investors on Aug. 11 when it devalued the yuan, a move that sparked fears about a "currency war" in which nations seek to make their exports cheaper against their trading partners. "The China devaluation opened up Pandora's Box.

  • China's devaluation objective: Pro Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 6:44 AM ET
    China's devaluation objective: Pro

    Jason Thomas, The Carlyle Group, shares his thoughts about systemic risk in China and the broader issues it indicates about the economy. And CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera adds insight.

  • *Shanghai stocks lose 9 pct, lack of steps from Beijing disappoints. Safe-haven government bonds and the yen and the euro rallied as widespread fears of a China- led global economic slowdown and currency war kicked in. "It is a China driven macro panic," said Didier Duret, chief investment officer at ABN Amro.

  • China reacts: Markets are like cheating boyfriend Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 3:51 AM ET

    Users posted thousands of anguished comments on Weibo, the popular Chinese social media platform, as the country's indices plunged.

  • *Currency markets in risk-off mode on China growth worries. It last stood at $1.1470, up 0.6 percent on the day, with its sustained rise in the past few weeks likely to cause much unease within the European Central Bank. The dollar slid to 120.73 yen, down more than a full yen from 121.96 late in New York on Friday, reaching a low last seen on July 9.

  • Here's why Wall Street joined the global rout Sunday, 23 Aug 2015 | 11:17 PM ET
    Here's why Wall Street joined the global rout

    Daryl Liew, head of portfolio management at REYL, attributes the meltdown on Wall Street to factors such as fears over a China-led slowdown in global growth and how that could derail the Fed rate hike.

  • TOKYO, Aug 24- Asian stocks dived to 3- year lows on Monday as a rout in Chinese equities gathered pace, hastening an exodus from riskier assets as fears of a China- led global economic slowdown roiled world markets. Safe-haven government bonds and the yen rallied on the widespread unrest in the financial markets, set in motion nearly two weeks ago when China...

  • Is a perfect storm brewing in China markets? Sunday, 23 Aug 2015 | 9:33 PM ET
    Is a perfect storm brewing in China markets?

    Stephen Ma, head of Greater China equities at BMO Global Asset Management, says Chinese markets are seeing "signs of a perfect storm" in the short term on the back of a stubborn economic slowdown.

  • The safe-haven yen rallied and key government bonds were bought from the widespread unrest in the financial markets, set in motion nearly two weeks ago when China devalued its currency and generated fears about the state of its economy. Fears of a China- led global economic slowdown drove Wall Street to its steepest one-day drop in nearly four years on Friday...

  • China's yuan move isn't a surprise: Seymour Sunday, 23 Aug 2015 | 8:11 PM ET
    China's yuan move isn't a surprise: Seymour

    Tim Seymour, CIO of Triogem Asset Management, says the fallout in global markets on the back of Beijing's move to devalue the yuan is "bizarre."

  • Yuan devaluation won't help China: JPMorgan Sunday, 23 Aug 2015 | 7:43 PM ET
    Yuan devaluation won't help China: JPMorgan

    Ben Sy, head of fixed income, FX & commodities at JP Morgan, expects economic growth in China to be worse off in the second-half of the year hence exerting more pressure on the FX space.

  • The dollar tumbled more than 1 percent against the euro and the yen on Friday.

  • Lew: China must continue currency reforms Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 11:50 AM ET
    Lew: China must continue currency reforms

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments by U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on China's currency move.

  • Currency wars: Who’s next to pull the trigger? Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 8:23 AM ET

    August’s wave of currency interventions could just be the start of a “race to the bottom,” with several major emerging markets looking set to devalue in the near-future.

  • Bears prowl oil patch as euro gets more attractive Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 6:12 AM ET
    Bears prowl oil patch as euro gets more attractive

    John Kilduff, Again Capital, and Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, weigh in on crude's outlook, global economy concerns, and the play on the euro.

  • Time for China to take a breather: Maybank Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 12:36 AM ET
    Time for China to take a breather: Maybank

    Considering how fast China's economy has grown over the years, the current slowdown may not necessarily be a bad thing, says John Lee, group chief risk officer at Maybank.