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  • September rate hike not off the table. Here's why Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 4:43 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Beige Book report was filled with commentary that is mostly positive on the US economy.

  • Dollar pivots to gains as equities steady Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 3:44 PM ET

    The dollar rose on Wednesday as fragile global stock markets steadied.

  • Currency wars may put the Fed on hold: Farr Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 1:41 PM ET
    A cargo ship docked at the Port of Long Beach, Calif.

    Currency wars are one reason Michael Farr thinks the Fed will either defer the first rate hike to next year or do one small move and then pause.

  • European markets close: ECB meets tomorrow Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    European markets close: ECB meets tomorrow

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including energy stocks edging lower, and awaiting the ECB meeting.

  • Euro and yen to remain resilient: Credit Agricole Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Euro and yen to remain resilient: Credit Agricole

    Valentin Marinov, managing director and head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole, discusses foreign exchange and carry trade positions.

  • FOREX-Dollar pivots to gains as equities steady Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 10:52 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 2- The dollar rose on Wednesday as fragile global stock markets steadied and U.S. hiring data encouraged speculation that Federal Reserve policymakers will raise interest rates later this month. Stock market gains, including a rise of about 1 percent in early Wall Street trading, slowed a rush to unwind carry trades that have boosted the...

  • HONG KONG/ SHANGHAI, Sept 2- China has announced tougher rules on trading stock index futures and foreign exchange derivatives as it seeks to steady jittery markets whose weakness has raised concern over the health of the world's second-largest economy. But the way it has pushed through a raft of measures in recent weeks has heightened foreign investors'...

  • JAKARTA, Sept 2- The level of Bank Indonesia's foreign exchange reserves provides "pretty good coverage" to support the weakening rupiah currency, Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said on Wednesday. Indonesia's forex reserves stood at $107.6 billion by the end of July. The rupiah is emerging as Asia's second-worst...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 2- China's foreign exchange regulator issued new rules on Friday relaxing restrictions on multinational companies' management of their foreign currency-denominated debt in China, allowing them to pool debt from all their subsidiaries for central management. The rules, which take effect immediately on a trial basis, permit these companies to...

  • HONG KONG/ SHANGHAI, Sept 2- China's central bank will require reserves to be set aside for purchases of all currency derivatives from October, according to a document seen by Reuters, as Beijing moves to make it more expensive to bet on more depreciation of the yuan. According to the People's Bank of China document seen on Wednesday, reserve ratios will be set at 20...

  • LONDON, Sept 2- The dollar rose on Wednesday as fragile global stock markets stabilised, taking the heat out of a rush to unwind carry trades that boosted the safe-haven yen and the low-yielding euro in recent weeks. The dollar was up 0.6 percent at 120.10 yen, rising from a low of 119.225 yen as European stock markets rose and U.S. stock futures were almost 1 percent...

  • TOKYO, Sept 2- The dollar bounced to cut steep losses versus the yen on Wednesday as Tokyo shares rebounded after sharp losses, dulling demand for the safe-haven Japanese currency for the time being. The dollar was up 0.7 percent at 120.175 yen, hoisted up from a low of 119.225 as Tokyo's Nikkei gained 0.8 percent following the previous day's 3.8 percent tumble.

  • *Weak U.S, China, euro zone PMI numbers hit jittery markets. HONG KONG, Sept 2- Asian shares fell for a third straight day on Wednesday as weak manufacturing reports from China, the United States and Europe fueled worries about slowing global growth, while the safe-haven Japanese yen firmed as investors unwound carry trades. While signs of an emerging market...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 2- China's yuan firmed at the open on Wednesday, after sources with knowledge of the matter said a day earlier that China's central bank plans to tighten rules on trading of currency forwards from October. The move is aimed at curbing speculation and volatility after a surprise depreciation in August. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint...

  • TOKYO, Sept 2- The dollar and commodity currencies like the Aussie were on the defensive on Wednesday as another stormy 24- hour session for financial markets forced investors to unwind well established trades, sending the euro and safe-haven yen higher. The dollar was up 0.5 percent at 119.89 yen, off a low of 119.25 but still sharply down from an overnight high...

  • Don't blame everything on China Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 6:16 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    We have what traders call "degrossing," where participants are simply taking down overall exposure a bit.

  • Dollar drops as yen, euro rise on risk aversion Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 3:23 PM ET
    Euro banknotes

    The yen and the euro rose on concerns about China, as investors unwound bets against the two currencies used to fund holding riskier assets.

  • European markets close: Alarming figures Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 11:25 AM ET
    European markets close: Alarming figures

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on a sea of red across Europe at the close.

  • FOREX-Dollar drops as yen, euro rise on risk aversion Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 10:59 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 1- The dollar sagged against the safe-haven yen and low-yielding euro on Tuesday as weak Chinese factories data drove investors to unwind bets against the two currencies widely used to fund positions in riskier assets. "Most of these hedged positions are over-hedged and they have to buy the currencies," said Mark McCormick, a strategist at Credit...

  • China regulators have 'suggestions' for corporations Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 10:16 AM ET
    An employee works on an assembly line producing Mercedes-Benz cars in Beijing, August 31, 2015.

    Four Chinese regulatory agencies have issued a joint statement "encouraging" listed companies to take action to shore up their shares.