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  • *Signs of diplomacy seen to ending violence in Ukraine. NEW YORK, April 17- The yen fell on Thursday as efforts toward finding a diplomatic solution to ending violence in eastern Ukraine prompted traders to trim safe-haven yen holdings ahead of the Easter holiday weekend.

  • European markets close: Focus on Ukraine     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including concerns over rising tensions in Ukraine and earnings in the U.S.

  • TABLE-Russia, Nigeria FX reserves drop in Q1, India gains Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    LONDON, April 17- Hard currency reserves in India rose in the first quarter of 2014 as stock and bond market flows picked up but they fell sharply in Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Nigeria over this period. In South Korea and Taiwan reserves are at record highs but overall reserves across emerging markets, excluding China, posted a very slight decline.

  • Strong European currencies eat into company profits Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    *Others want European Central Bank to act. Some of Europe's largest companies including Danone, SAP AG and L'Oreal have posted buoyant first-quarter sales volumes in the past week thanks largely to strong demand in emerging markets such as Brazil and in North America.

  • FRANKFURT, April 17- German business software maker SAP warned on Thursday that it expects the negative impact of the strong euro to worsen after reporting lower than expected first-quarter results. The currency has gained 2.3 percent on the U.S. dollar and nearly 6 percent against Japan's yen in the past six months.

  • LONDON, April 17- The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated an accommodative monetary policy stance in comments.

  • Japanese 10,000 yen notes are arranged for a photograph in Tokyo, Japan.

    The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen reiterated an accommodative monetary policy stance.

  • LONDON, April 17- The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen reiterated an accommodative monetary policy stance in comments which gave the euro and the yen a lift.

  • UPDATE 2-SAP warns exchange rate impact to worsen in Q2 Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:03 AM ET

    *Q1 operating profit 919 mln euros, below poll of 961 mln. FRANKFURT, April 17- German business software maker SAP warned on Thursday that it expected the negative impact of volatile exchange rates to worsen in the second quarter as the strong euro weighs on its financial results.

  • FOREX-Yen reclaims lost ground against dollar, euro Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:31 AM ET

    TOKYO/ SYDNEY, April 17- The yen bounced back from a one-week low against the dollar on Thursday, with investors taking their cues from recently volatile Japanese equities, though activity was thin as investors wound down trading ahead of the Easter holidays.

  • Shorting euro/dollar: Why it's a good idea     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says "volatility" trades are attractive and suggests shorting euro/dollar.

  • Flying Kiwi dollar to come ‘down to earth’: Goldman Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:26 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs forecasts a 12 percent decline in the New Zealand dollar over the next year as previously supportive domestic drivers start to fade.

  • SYDNEY, April 17- The yen wallowed at one-week lows against the dollar early on Friday, having eased broadly overnight as a rally in global stocks dented demand for the safe-haven currency. The dollar bought 102.22 yen after rising 0.3 percent on Wednesday, while the euro reached a two-week high of 141.77 yen before edging back to 141.22 yen.

  • NEW YORK, April 16- The dollar rose to the highest level in a week against the yen on Wednesday on signs of future buying of Tokyo stocks by Japan's state pension fund, but edged lower against the euro on traders' view that the Federal Reserve is maintaining a dovish stance.

  • 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.

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Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore, explains the factors that led Japan to post a disappointing 1.8 percent annual rise in March exports.

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 7:04 PM ET

While U.S. earnings remain an important market mover, Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore, says attention will be on the China's HSBC flash purchasing managers' index.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.