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  • NEW YORK, Sept 3- The euro fell 1 percent on Thursday, surrendering most of the solid gains put up against the dollar since China devalued the yuan last month, after European central bankers cut economic growth targets and left interest rates unchanged. The European Central Bank lowered its forecasts for inflation and economic growth, citing a slowdown in...

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    The treasury secretary, in an exclusive CNBC interview, also said the stock market turmoil isn't a major concern at this point.

  • LONDON, Sept 3- The euro steadied on Thursday, having rallied 1.5 percent on a trade-weighted basis since China devalued the yuan last month, with the focus on whether the rise could prompt the European Central Bank to try to talk it down. ECB President Mario Draghi will address a news conference at 1230 GMT, less than an hour after an interest rate decision.

  • *China markets closed, ECB policy meeting awaited for cues. TOKYO, Sept 3- The dollar climbed against the euro and yen on Thursday as global investors tentatively stepped back into equities, tempering demand for the single currency and the Japanese unit. Global stock indexes extended gains Thursday after receiving a midweek lift from reports of brokerage...

  • *ECB policy meeting awaited for cues, China markets closed. TOKYO, Sept 3- The dollar climbed against the euro and yen on Thursday as global investors tentatively stepped back into riskier equities, tempering the recent rush to unwind carry trades that had boosted the single currency and the Japanese unit. Global stock indexes rose on Wednesday, helped by reports...

  • 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...