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  • FOREX-Yen nurses losses as stocks rally cheers mood Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 3:56 AM ET

    *Stocks rise after Wall Street rally. LONDON, Aug 27- The yen nursed losses against the dollar on Thursday as calm returned to currency markets with gains in global stock markets, including a 5 percent jump in Shanghai, underpinning risk sentiment and sapping demand for safe haven currencies. Traders said any upward revision to second-quarter growth data out of...

  • LONDON, Aug 27- European shares rose on Thursday, buoyed by gains on Asian and U.S. markets after a leading U.S. central bank official said the prospect of a September rate hike seemed "less compelling" than before. Persistent fears about an economic slowdown in China, which intensified after China devalued its yuan currency earlier in August, have rattled...

  • EM FX rout is cyclical, not a crisis: Strategist Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 1:30 AM ET
    EM FX rout is cyclical, not a crisis: Strategist

    Callum Henderson, global head of FX research at Standard Chartered, says stability will return to emerging market currencies following a multi-year bear phase.

  • FOREX-Yen nurses losses as equities rally lifts mood Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 12:54 AM ET

    *Asian equities rise after Wall Street rally. SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Aug 27- The yen nursed losses against the dollar on Thursday as gains in Chinese equities helped underpin risk sentiment for now and dampened demand for the safe haven Japanese currency. Asian equities rose and Shanghai stocks edged up 1.6 percent after Wall Street posted its biggest one-day gain...

  • *Wall Street rallies hard with September Fed hike risk fading. SYDNEY, Aug 27- The yen nursed broad losses early on Thursday as demand for the safe-haven currency dropped after an abrupt turnaround in risk appetite saw Wall Street post its biggest one-day gain in four years. The euro slid as far as $1.1290, peeling further away from a seven-month peak of $1.1715 set...

  • Dollar up for a 2nd day as US stocks recover Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 3:38 PM ET

    The dollar rallied for a second straight session on Wednesday.

  • One key thing to understand from Tuesday's reversal Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 2:52 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Market on close orders: a primer.

  • Kazakhstan unshackled its tenge last week, and bets are growing that from Hong Kong to Saudi Arabia, dollar pegs are at risk. "Markets are now questioning the sustainability of other dollar pegs, wondering which will be the next domino to fall," Deutsche Bank told clients. Justifying the cost of clinging to them will become increasingly difficult for those reliant...

  • European markets close: ECB hints inflation downgrade Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 11:29 AM ET
    European markets close: ECB hints inflation downgrade

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the ECB chief economist raising concerns on inflation.

  • FOREX-Dollar up for a 2nd day as U.S. stocks recover Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 10:59 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 26- The dollar rallied for a second straight session on Wednesday as some calm returned to financial markets with Wall Street stocks firmer and European shares recouping some losses, all of which reduced the need to buy safe-haven currencies like the yen. China's central bank ramped up its efforts to shore up sentiment, pumping $21.8 billion into...

  • Pisani: Another sign we are way oversold Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 10:24 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    By any measure, we are at extreme levels.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- The dollar rose on Wednesday as some calm returned to currency markets with Wall Street stock futures pointing to a firm start and European shares recouping some of their losses, all of which lessened the need to buy safe-haven currencies like the yen. China's central bank ramped up its efforts to shore up sentiment, pumping $21.8 billion into the...

  • Express tops Street 2Q forecasts, hikes 2015 outlook Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 7:12 AM ET

    Express Inc. also said its net income jumped to $19.8 million from almost $7 million in the quarter that ended Aug. 1, despite a hit from foreign currency exchange rates. Analysts forecast, on average, earnings of 15 cents per share on $505 million in revenue, according to Zacks Investment Research. Shares of Express Inc. jumped 19 percent, or $3.21, to $20.11 in...

  • *Euro, yen seen benefiting from risk aversion longer term. LONDON, Aug 26- The dollar cut gains against the safe-haven yen and euro on Wednesday, as Chinese and European stock markets lost ground despite China's easing measures, with most investors fretting over the outlook for the global economy. The euro briefly turned higher on the day, rising to $1.1515 in...

  • *Dollar gains after Shanghai shares rise on China policy easing. TOKYO, Aug 26- The dollar edged up against the euro and yen on Wednesday, as China's policy easing steps halted a slide in the region's equity markets and prevented a further worsening in risk sentiment for now. It managed to pull away from a seven-month low of 116.15, after China's central bank cut...

  • *Dollar trims gains made in knee-jerk reaction to China easing. *Shanghai stocks drop despite China steps. TOKYO, Aug 26- The dollar was subdued against the euro and yen on Wednesday, losing its bounce as already fragile risk sentiment weakened once it became clear that China's policy easing steps had failed to shore up battered Shanghai shares.

  • Currency volatility upsets Asian growth plans Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 10:36 PM ET

    *China's devaluation upsets Asia's gentle depreciation. SINGAPORE, Aug 26- Faced with falling exports and deflation risks, it suited much of Asia to let their currencies drift lower, until China's abrupt devaluation triggered a tide of volatility that is upsetting not just their currency management but also their growth strategies. China's 2 percent...

  • *Dollar trims gains made in knee-jerk reaction to China easing. *Shanghai stocks' performance later in session eyed for direction. TOKYO, Aug 26- The dollar edged down against the euro and yen on Wednesday as sentiment remained shaky even after China embarked on much-anticipated policy easing steps.

  • Pisani: New factor causing problems for markets Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 7:27 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks are in strange, uncharted territory. By every measure of market sentiment we should have had a bounce Tuesday.

  • *Market rebounds on cut in China rates, reserve requirements. NEW YORK, Aug 25- Markets rebounded on Tuesday with world stocks, oil prices and bond yields all rising after China cut interest rates and banks' reserve requirements in a bid to kick-start its wavering economic growth. The dollar turned around Tuesday to rise 1.2 percent against a basket of major...