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  • 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...

  • A power struggle between Indonesia's president and members of his party is the latest catalyst for bearish sentiment on Southeast Asia's largest economy.

  • *Asia drops after Monday's freefall in China shares. The dollar was under pressure as China jitters spurred flows into havens such as the yen, while commodities including oil and copper wilted amid fears of a collapse in demand from China. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.3 percent.

  • TOKYO, July 28- The safe-haven yen held firm in early trade on Tuesday, as investors remained cautious ahead of a two-day U.S. The dollar was nearly flat on the day at 123.260 yen after falling as low as 123.010 yen in the previous session, while the euro was buying 136.71 yen, after rising as high as 137.10. "We think FOMC will surprise on the hawkish side, provided a...

  • The U.S. dollar hovered around a nearly two-week low against a basket of major currencies on Monday.

  • With Chinese market turmoil and a slide in commodity prices throwing doubt over the strength of global growth, some sterling traders are starting to question whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates as soon as many had pencilled in. Lee Hardman, a currency economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ in London, said doubts over whether the U.S.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Materials, energy and industrials are very stretched on the downside. A typical quant would look at this as a potential buy signal.

  • LONDON, July 27- Average daily volumes of trading in the currency markets fell back from record highs in the six months to April, digesting a shock decision by the Swiss National Bank to jettison a cap on the franc, a regular survey by the Bank of England showed. Daily trading in London, the world's main foreign exchange centre, was 8 percent lower at $2.48 trillion a...

  • *July 28-29 Fed meeting eyed as dollar sags. LONDON, July 27- The euro hit a four-month peak against the Swiss franc and a two-week high against a subdued dollar on Monday, after Germany's Ifo survey for July beat forecasts and painted an upbeat picture of Europe's largest economy. The euro rose 1.2 percent to $1.1113, from about $1.1084 before the Ifo survey was...

  • *July 28-29 Fed meeting eyed as dollar sags. LONDON, July 27- The euro hit a two-week high against a subdued dollar on Monday, after Germany's Ifo survey for July beat forecasts and painted an upbeat picture of Europe's largest economy. The euro rose 1.2 percent to $1.1113, from about $1.1084 before the Ifo survey was released.

  • Sterling slides vs resurgent euro Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 4:09 AM ET

    LONDON, July 27- Sterling fell against the euro on Monday, continuing last week's decline against the resurgent single currency, with investors looking ahead to British growth data later in the week. With China's economic and financial market travails throwing doubt over the strength of global growth, some sterling traders are starting to question whether...

  • There's no competition in high street forex: CEO Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 3:50 AM ET
    There's no competition in high street forex: CEO

    Kristo Käärmann, CEO and co-founder at Transferwise, talks about the fees banks charge for foreign currency and explains how his company reduces these costs.

  • LONDON, July 27- The euro hit a two-week high against a subdued dollar on Monday, with traders awaiting Germany's IFO survey, which is likely to indicate Europe's largest economy is on track to post a reasonable pace of growth. Germany's IFO business climate index is forecast to dip slightly in July but will remain at levels consistent with a positive pace of...

  • TOKYO, July 27- The dollar flagged against the euro and yen on Monday after a drop in U.S. shares and bond yields dimmed its allure, with markets focused on whether the upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting can shore up the greenback. The euro rose 0.2 percent to $1.1000, having gained about 1.4 percent last week. The more obvious impact from lower commodity prices...

  • TOKYO, July 27- The dollar was subdued against the euro and yen on Monday after a drop in U.S. shares and bond yields dimmed its allure, with markets focused on whether the upcoming Federal Reserve policy meeting can lift the greenback. The euro was little changed at $1.0972, having gained about 1.4 percent last week. Marc Chandler, global head of currency strategy at...

  • BERLIN— Frankfurt stock exchange operator Deutsche Boerse AG says it is buying foreign exchange trading platform 360 T for 725 million euros. Deutsche Boerse said Sunday that it plans to finance the acquisition of 360 T using a combination of debt and equity, a route aimed at minimizing any impact on its credit rating. It says 360 T, which is based in Frankfurt and...

  • FRANKFURT, July 26- Deutsche Boerse is buying German-based foreign exchange trading platform 360 T for 725 million euros, the Frankfurt- based stock market operator said on Sunday. 360 T is one of a handful of multi-bank, multi-user platforms which have revolutionized foreign exchange trading over the past decade and Deutsche Boerse beat U.S. commodities and...

  • FRANKFURT, July 26- Deutsche Boerse is buying German-based foreign exchange trading platform 360 T for 725 million euros, the Frankfurt- based stock market operator said on Sunday. "The combination will facilitate significant double-digit million Euro revenue synergies in the mid-term by utilising Deutsche Börse Group's international distribution...

  • Pisani: What's worrying traders about Q3 earnings Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 4:13 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Dollar strength, weak oil weigh on earnings.

  • Dollar edges up on weak overseas economic outlook Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 2:49 PM ET
    The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Friday in choppy trade.