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  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, July 25- Foreign exchange trading out of the United Kingdom fell 9 percent in the year to April 2016, a semi-annual survey by the Bank of England showed on Monday, although volumes were slightly higher than shown in an October survey. Separately, a survey by the New York Federal Reserve released at the same time showed daily currency trading volumes...

  • *Dollar rises against yen, near high vs euro. *Little movement on German Ifo sentiment survey. LONDON, July 25- The dollar held within sight of recent highs against the euro and yen on Monday ahead of meetings of U.S.

  • LONDON, July 25- Sterling eased from highs on Monday after a survey painted a subdued picture of Britain's manufacturing sector, underpinning expectations of recession in the near future and more monetary stimulus from the central bank. CBI's Industrial Trends report for July, which captured the impact of Britain's June 23 vote to leave the European Union,...

  • *Little movement on German Ifo sentiment survey. LONDON, July 25- The dollar inched up against the yen and held near a four-week high against the euro on Monday ahead of meetings of the Bank of Japan and U.S. Federal Reserve which investors on balance expect to be dollar-positive. Of the two there are positioning expectations more clearly built into the BOJ, "said...

  • LONDON, July 25- Sterling inched up on Monday, recovering some of the ground it lost late last week from surveys suggesting Britain was heading towards recession and boosting expectations the Bank of England will have to stimulate growth next month. Analysts said all eyes would be on the CBI's Industrial Trends report for July, due at 1000 GMT, which would give...

  • *Pound wobbly after weak U.K. business activity readings. TOKYO, July 25- The dollar was buoyant against the euro and yen early on Monday as a prevailing risk-on mood continued to support the U.S. currency and assets. The euro was down 0.1 percent at $1.0969 after slipping to a one-month low of $1.0955 on Friday in the wake of shootings that took place on Friday in...

  • CHENGDU, China, July 24- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso welcomed on Sunday that G20 finance leaders reaffirmed their support for currency market stability in a communique issued at the end of a two-day meeting. Aso, speaking to reporters after the G20 meeting in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu, voiced concerns about declines in the Chinese yuan,...

  • CHENGDU, China, July 23- China has demonstrated commitment to moving toward a market-driven exchange rate, said a senior U.S. That's an important step, "he said, noting that China in recent months had intervened in currency markets to keep the yuan from falling. He also said he saw a path for China to manage a soft landing for its economy.

  • CHENGDU, China, July 23- China has demonstrated commitment to moving toward a market-driven exchange rate, said a senior U.S. He also said he saw a path for China to manage a soft landing for its economy. In the past, China has often been accused of suppressing its exchange rates to support exports, but in recent years the central bank has intervened more frequently to...

  • CHENGDU, China, July 23- U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said commitments by G20 members to refrain from competitive currency devaluations have helped sustain economic confidence, according to a statement summarising discussions between Lew and Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso. Lew also "reinforced the importance" of working quickly to approve and...

  • *Canadian dollar ended at C $1.3146, or 76.07 U.S. cents. *C$ touched its weakest since May 24 at C $1.3185. The core inflation rate which is closely watched by the Bank of Canada, remained at 2.1 percent. "

  • Mexico's blue-chip IPC stock index rose 0.36 percent, driven by financial services and retail company Grupo Elektra, which rose more than 8 percent a day after it posted stronger quarterly results. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index tracked the S&P 500 higher, with shares of Localiza Rent a Car SA leading the gains. Currencies such as Brazil's real and...

  • The dollar index also hit its highest level since March.

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  • *Sterling tumbles as poor U.K. data stoke recession worries. NEW YORK, July 22- U.S. stock prices rose on Friday, marking four straight weeks of gains, while sterling dropped on bleak data that raised fears about a possible British recession following the country's June 23 vote to leave the European Union. You have a strong package of data that have been constructive...

  • Eurozone post-Brexit PMIs fall less than feared

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including PMI releases for eurozone countries.

  • *World equity prices fall, S&P and Dow below record peaks. *Sterling tumbles as poor U.K. data stoke recession worries. NEW YORK, July 22- World stock prices slipped modestly on Friday, while sterling dropped on bleak data that raised fears about a possible British recession following the country's June 23 vote to leave the European Union.

  • LONDON, July 22- Sterling fell 1 percent and gilts rose on Friday after surveys showed business activity had wilted in the wake of the Brexit vote, bolstering expectations the Bank of England will have to do more next month to stimulate growth. Sterling fell more than 1 percent to $1.3085 down from $1.3270 beforehand and on track for weekly losses.

  • LONDON, July 22- Sterling dived and gilts rose on Friday after surveys showed business activity had wilted in the wake of the Brexit vote, bolstering expectations the Bank of England will have to do more next month to stimulate growth. Sterling fell 0.5 percent to a day's low of $1.3165 down from $1.3270 beforehand. "Sterling has been hit quite hard as you would...

  • LONDON, July 22- Expectations of a renewed divergence between Japanese and U.S. monetary policy weighed on the yen on Friday as markets mulled the first major business sentiment surveys on the health of the European economy since last month's Brexit vote. In early trade in London, the yen was down 0.3 percent on the day, having recovered from six-week lows after...