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  • *Dubai stocks rebound, Cairo hit with new tax. LONDON, July 2- European shares rose on Wednesday after Asian shares hit a three-year peak, with investors looking to see if U.S. employment figures continue a run of upbeat data that has driven Wall Street to record highs.

  • Yellen will 'stick to the script': Expert     Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Jim Tankersley, economic policy correspondent at The Washington Post, says the Fed chairman, Janet Yellen, is unlikely to give any indication that the central bank is deviating from its path.

  • LONDON, July 2- The dollar hovered just above a two-month low against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, with the focus on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech later in the day and a private sector survey of the U.S. labour market.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, July 2- The British pound held firm near six-year highs following an upbeat manufacturing survey while the yen and the euro lost steam as the uptick from quarter-end buying faded. The pound, which scurried to $1.7167 on Tuesday, its highest since October 2008, traded firm at $1.7148.

  • SYDNEY, July 2- Asian stocks scored a three-year peak on Wednesday after a round of upbeat global economic data whetted risk appetites and helped Wall Street taste all-time highs.

  • SYDNEY, July 2- Asian stocks scored a three-year peak on Wednesday after a round of upbeat global economic data whetted risk appetites and helped Wall Street taste all-time highs.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to July 14 Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives Michel Camdessus lecture at an event hosted by the International Monetary Fund in Washington- 1400 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank holds Monetary Policy meeting. LONDON- RBA Assistant Governor Guy Debelle gives a speech to the Financial Times Camp Alphaville Conference in London- 1105 GMT.

  • FOREX-Aussie, sterling outperform as dollar dithers Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    SYDNEY, July 2- The Australian dollar hovered near an eight-month peak early on Wednesday, having been swept higher by a short squeeze while an upbeat manufacturing survey helped power sterling to levels not seen in nearly six years.

  • Santelli Exchange: Grading Yellen     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading partner, discuss how markets test the Fed and grade the performance of Janet Yellen.

  • Santelli: Global data     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • Best and worst predictions of the past 25 years Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:05 AM ET
    Nassim Taleb, author of "Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable"

    There have been some great forecasts and some awful ones over the past 25 years. Here is a look at some that shook the market.

  • TOKYO, July 1- Asian shares held near three-year highs on Tuesday on upbeat Chinese manufacturing data and expectations that U.S. monetary policy will stay loose for some time, while the dollar was broadly soft.

  • *Japan tankan in line with expectations, no reaction in yen. TOKYO, July 1- Asian shares were firm near a three-year high on Tuesday on upbeat Chinese manufacturing data and expectations that U.S. monetary policy will stay loose for some time, while the dollar was broadly soft.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to July 11 Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- The US-China Business Council will host a conversation with U.S. The Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy will moderate the discussion. LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent speaks at Adam Smith Institute' Power Lunch'.

  • *Nonfarm payrolls forecast advancing 212,000 in June. WASHINGTON, June 30- U.S. employers likely maintained a fairly healthy pace of hiring in June, consistent with data that have suggested a sharp economic contraction in the first-quarter was an aberration.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 30- Whether U.S. inflation next year rises above or remains stuck below the Federal Reserve's 2- percent target will depend in large part on how easily the long-term unemployed find work, a study published on Monday by the San Francisco Fed suggests.

  • Fed chief moves in; there goes the neighborhood Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Janet Yellen and former FBI Director Robert Mueller both live in the same neighborhood. Guess whose security detail is causing more trouble?

  • Santelli: Dollar no longer the king     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

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

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 percent. Spread betters in Europe also predicted opening gains of between 0.1 and 0.3 percent for the FTSE 100, DAX and CAC 40. The S&P 500 EMini contract was a whisker firmer.

  • SYDNEY, June 30- Asian share markets edged cautiously higher on Monday while the dollar stayed under pressure ahead of packed week of economic data that will test investor hopes for a pick-up in the U.S. and global economies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.24 percent.