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  • 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...

  • Dollar rebounds after China rate cut soothes markets Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 2:32 PM ET
    The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    The dollar rose on Tuesday, earning a breather from a slide to seven-month lows against the yen as U.S. Treasury bond yields climbed higher.

  • Don't blame traders. This market force isn't human Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 1:37 PM ET
    What a robotic sniper might look like.

    You can thank the machines for Monday's bloody selloff. How's that whole get-rid-of-the-humans thing working for you?, asks trader Kenny Polcari.

  • European markets close: Germany bounces back Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 11:27 AM ET
    European markets close: Germany bounces back

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Germany bouncing out of bad territory.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 25- The dollar jumped one percent against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday and recovered from seven-month lows against the safe-haven yen and euro as riskier assets got a boost from an interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank. The People's Bank of China said it was lowering the one-year benchmark bank lending rate by 25 basis points to 4.6...

  • WARSAW, Aug 25- Polish banks' foreign owners plan to seek compensation for any losses incurred by their operations from a bill on Swiss franc-denominated mortgages, according to letters they sent to Poland's Senate. On Tuesday, the Senate published letters it had received from U.S. conglomerate General Electric and Germany's Commerzbank, owners of Poland's...

  • LONDON, Aug 25- The dollar jumped nearly one percent against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday and recovered from seven-month lows against the safe-haven yen and the euro as riskier assets got a boost from an interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank. The People's Bank of China said it was lowering the one-year benchmark bank lending rate by 25 basis...

  • *Worries over China's economy linger. LONDON, Aug 25- The dollar rose broadly on Tuesday, earning a breather from a slide to seven-month lows against the yen as U.S. Treasury yields climbed, although most investors were cautious given worries of a China- led slowdown in global growth.

  • *Worries over China's economy linger. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Aug 25- The dollar rose against the yen on Tuesday, pulling up from a slide to seven-month lows the previous day, but the outlook remained clouded by worries of a China- led slowdown in global growth. While the dollar has pulled up from Monday's trough of 116.15 yen, its lowest level since mid-January, it is still...

  • FOREX-Dollar climbs vs yen as risk aversion eases Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 12:07 AM ET

    *Yen sags as Tokyo shares and U.S. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Aug 25- The dollar rose more than 1 percent against the yen on Tuesday and pulled away from seven-month lows as investor risk aversion showed signs of easing, but the outlook remained clouded by worries about slowing Chinese growth. Traders said a rise in U.S. stock index futures and a bounce in Tokyo equities from...

  • Dollar rebounds vs yen as U.S. equity futures rise Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 10:07 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Aug 25- The dollar extended its gains versus the yen on Tuesday and rose 1.4 percent on the day at one point, as a rise in U.S. stock index futures helped ease risk aversion. The dollar rose to as high as 120.10 yen, up about 1.4 percent on the day. That marked a gain of 3.4 percent from Monday's seven-month low of 116.15 yen.

  • TOKYO, Aug 25- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso warned market players against pushing up the yen too much further, saying that its spike against the dollar overnight was "rough" and undesirable for the economy. "I would say they are rough, rather than rapid," Aso told reporters after a cabinet meeting on Tuesday, when asked about the yen's spike against the dollar in...

  • TOKYO, Aug 25- Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday that investors are buying the yen as a safe-haven asset, which shows that Japan's economic fundamentals are strong. Amari, speaking to reporters, said a bubble had formed in China's stock market and that stock prices are now adjusting lower. He also said it was up to the Bank of Japan to decide...