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  • Happy 25th birthday, CNBC! Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    CNBC turns 25 on Thursday, April 17, 2014. A look back: From the early days in 1989 to the present.

  • Currency probe drives bank demand for Big Brother software Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    LONDON, April 16- "What's your interest in Bill and Ben in the pick?" A basic translation of that particular line of Cockney rhyming slang, originating in London's working class East End, would run something like: "Are you a buyer or a seller of dollar/yen at the daily benchmark rate-setting fix?

  • European markets close: Banks drive rally     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a European rally led by a drop in euro zone inflation to 0.5% and a rally in financials.

  • ANALYSIS-Euro strength here to stay, unless ECB steps in Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    *Money printing in U.S., Japan piles pressure on euro. LONDON/ FRANKFURT, April 16- Many of the factors driving the euro exchange rate to levels that have set off alarm. bells at the European Central Bank are unlikely to go away on.

  • NEW YORK, April 16- The dollar edged lower against the euro for the first time in four trading sessions on Wednesday ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments, but rose against the yen on signs of future buying of Tokyo stocks by Japan's state pension fund.

  • The stock market's biggest victim: IPOs Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 9:47 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Every single IPO deal this week has priced below their expected range, including three that came to market late Tuesday.

  • *Japan finmin upbeat on economy, hints pension fund may act. LONDON, April 16- The yen fell against the dollar and the euro on Wednesday, hit by comments by Japan's finance minister that traders took as a sign of future buying of Tokyo stocks by its state pension fund.

  • Yen pressured as Japan hints at policy shift Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    The yen fell on Wednesday, hit by comments by Japan's finance minister that traders took as a sign of a weaker yen.

  • Yen down on pension fund comments Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:45 AM ET
    An Australian one-hundred dollar banknote, left, and a New Zealand one-hundred dollar banknote are arranged for a photograph.

    The yen fell against the dollar and the euro on Wednesday, on pension fund comments by Japan's finance minister.

  • BEIJING/ WASHINGTON, April 16- China rejected on Wednesday a warning from the Obama administration that its currency was too weak, urging the United States to recognise that China aims to "perfect and regulate" the exchange rate system.

  • FOREX-Yen down on pension fund comments, UK wages eyed Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:15 AM ET

    LONDON, April 16- The yen fell against the dollar and the euro on Wednesday, hit by comments by Japan's finance minister that traders took as a sign of future buying by its giant state pension fund of Tokyo stocks.

  • BEIJING, April 16- China said on Wednesday that it will push forward with reform of its renminbi exchange rate mechanism after the United States criticised Beijing for keeping its currency weak.

  • ZURICH, April 16- Syngenta AG, the world's largest maker of crop chemicals, expects weak emerging markets currencies to have a bigger hit on full-year earnings than previously assumed, it said on Wednesday, as it posted higher first-quarter sales.

  • Here's why to short the Aussie dollar     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:26 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, discusses why shorting the Aussie dollar is an attractive trade.

  • FOREX-Aussie off lows after China GDP; yen edges down Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:42 AM ET

    *Tokyo shares extend gains on Japan finmin comments on GPIF. SINGAPORE, April 16- The Australian dollar pared losses on Wednesday after China's first-quarter economic growth slightly exceeded expectations and helped underpin risk sentiment.

  • SYDNEY, April 16- Commodity currencies nursed heavy losses early on Wednesday, while the other major currencies struggled for clear direction as investors kept a nervous eye on developments in Ukraine and ahead of a slew of Chinese economic data.

  • US declines to name China a currency manipulator Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it. The Treasury Department said China's currency, the renminbi, has appreciated but not as fast or as much as needed.

  • Treasury stopped short of declaring China a currency manipulator, but singled it out among large U.S. trading partners for its currency practices.

  • *Russia says Ukraine on brink of civil war. Russia declared Ukraine on the brink of civil war on Tuesday as Kiev said an "anti-terrorist operation" against pro- Moscow separatists was under way, with troops and armored personnel carriers seen near a flashpoint eastern town.

  • Behind the stock market's whippy behavior Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 2:41 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, April 11, 2014.

    Stocks jump, fall, then rise. The whipsaw action has recently become commonplace among major indices.

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