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  • FOREX-Dollar edges down vs yen after BOJ tankan Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 8:34 PM ET

    TOKYO, April 1- The dollar edged down against the yen in early Asian trade on Wednesday, after the Bank of Japan's tankan survey of business sentiment showed that a weaker currency failed to improve Japanese corporate sentiment. The dollar slipped about 0.2 percent to 119.90 yen, touching its session lows after the tankan release and moving back toward a...

  • SINGAPORE, April 1- Gold steadied on Wednesday after falling for a second straight month in March as renewed bets that the Federal Reserve is on course to lift interest rates this year burnished the dollar's appeal. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,184.16 an ounce by 0011 GMT, after ending March with a loss of 2.4 percent. *The world's largest gold-backed...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to April 15 Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    STONE MOUNTAIN, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams moderates "Policy Session 3: Financial Stability: How Essential Should Financial Stability Be to Central Banks?" before the 2015 Financial Markets Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta- 1230 GMT. STONE MOUNTAIN, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • NEW YORK, March 31- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said he would not raise interest rates significantly if he ran the Federal Reserve. Buffett spoke at an automotive industry conference in New York, along with the chairman of the Berkshire Hathaway automotive dealer group, Larry Van Tuyl.

  • What Tax Day signals for stocks Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 3:33 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Historically, April is far from the cruelest month for stocks. In fact, it's been the best performer for 50 years.

  • *Gold eyes third straight quarterly fall. NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 31- Gold turned lower on Tuesday, pressured by the firm U.S. dollar and weak oil prices, and with expectations that the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this year pushing bullion toward its second monthly decline. Gold has fallen 3 percent since hitting a three-week high last week above...

  • *Gold eyes first quarterly rise in three. LONDON, March 31- Gold rebounded on Tuesday as global share markets dropped, but bullion was still heading for its second monthly fall, pressured by a strong dollar and expectations the U.S. Gold has fallen 2.5 percent since hitting a three-week high above $1,200 an ounce last week after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...

  • Santelli: Rates steady, euro weak   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 9:40 AM ET
    Santelli: Rates steady, euro weak

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.

  • *Gold slips for 3rd session, heads for 2nd monthly fall. *Palladium rebounds from 13- month low. LONDON, March 31- Gold fell on Tuesday and was heading for a third straight quarterly fall, pressured by a strong dollar and expectations the U.S.

  • *Gold slips for third session, nearly flat on quarter. SINGAPORE, March 31- Gold edged lower on Tuesday and was heading for a second straight monthly fall, pressured by expectations the U.S. "Gold's inability to hold over the psychological $1,200 level, which it recently cleared, suggests that bullion may be susceptible to a further consolidation of gains," said HSBC...

  • *Gold slips for third session in a row, palladium rebounds. SINGAPORE, March 31- Gold edged lower on Tuesday and was heading for a second straight monthly fall, pressured by expectations the U.S. "Gold's inability to hold over the psychological $1,200 level, which it recently cleared, suggests that bullion may be susceptible to a further consolidation of gains," said...

  • SINGAPORE, March 31- Gold on Tuesday hovered near the previous session's lows and was heading for a second straight monthly fall, pressured by expectations the U.S. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,186.15 an ounce by 0017 GMT, after falling as much as 1.4 percent to $1,182.05 on Monday. *Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday that an increase in the central bank's...

  • *China shares hit seven-year high on ambitious Silk Road project. Also Monday, Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said it would buy U.S. biopharmaceutical firm Auspex Pharmaceuticals Inc for $3.5 billion, and Ireland's Horizon Pharma Plc agreed to buy U.S. drugmaker Hyperion Therapeutics Inc for about $1.1 billion. Earlier, China unveiled details of an...

  • Euro falls on Greece debt worries, dollar rebounds Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:17 PM ET

    The euro slumped against the dollar on worries over whether Greece would secure aid before it runs out of cash in three weeks.

  • Bernanke speaks: Interest rates could rise Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    Ben S. Bernanke, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke says downward pressure on rates would ease as economic recovery in Europe takes hold.

  • *China shares hit seven-year high on new Silk Road project. NEW YORK, March 30- The dollar rose and global equity markets surged on Monday on merger and acquisition activity among drugmakers on both sides of the Atlantic, while Chinese stocks hit a seven-year high on an ambitious government plan to create a modern Silk Road. Earlier, China unveiled details of an...

  • March 30- Ben Bernanke launched a blog on Monday, giving the former Federal Reserve chairman a new pulpit from which to make an old argument: why interest rates need to be so low. Bernanke, who handed the reins of the U.S. central bank to Janet Yellen last year, has been hitting the conference circuit more in recent months ahead of the planned publication of his book...

  • Santelli Exchange: A world awash in reserves   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:42 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: A world awash in reserves

    Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss stability in central banks, currencies, and deflation.

  • NEW YORK, March 30- The euro slumped against the dollar on Monday on worries over whether Greece would secure aid before it runs out of cash in three weeks, while the greenback gained versus other currencies on the view the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates this year. Athens sounded upbeat about talks with its creditors to release funds from its 240-...

  • Santelli: Rates down, dollar up   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 9:37 AM ET
    Santelli: Rates down, dollar up

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.