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  • *Euro pressured as Greece, creditors negotiate debt deal. TOKYO, April 27- The dollar started the week on the defensive on Monday after more disappointing U.S. economic data reinforced expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will not hike interest rates any time soon, while concerns about Greece's ongoing debt talks pressured the euro.

  • Strong India rupee stings Modi's export ambitions Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    NEW DELHI, April 27- Ajit Lakha, who runs a mid-sized garment export business in the north Indian textile hub of Ludhiana, prays daily before leaving for work that the rupee will weaken and the euro recover to cut the losses he is taking on his overseas sales. "Only a year ago, I was getting 80 rupees for each euro on garment exports to France. The result has been India's...

  • CAIRO, April 26- Egypt's currency black market, a thorn in the side of successive governments, has virtually disappeared in the past two months following a central bank crackdown. The black market had flourished as a slump in tourism and investment since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak in 2011 limited supply of hard currency-- undermining an image of relative...

  • Pisani: Stock exchange competition heating up Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 5:02 PM ET
    Brad Katsuyama, president and CEO of IEX Group Inc.

    Competition alive and well in equity space.

  • The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    Data showing a seventh straight monthly decline in U.S. business spending plans knocked the dollar lower on Friday.

  • *Euro gains dwindle as Greece gets aid warning. NEW YORK, April 24- Data showing a seventh straight monthly decline in U.S. business spending plans knocked the dollar lower on Friday and gave Federal Reserve policymakers even less reason to raise near-zero interest rates any time soon. The euro backed away from a two-week high against the dollar after euro zone...

  • European markets close: Euro banks doing well   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 11:27 AM ET
    European markets close: Euro banks doing well

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Electrolux and European banks.

  • LONDON, April 24- The Turkish lira's fall to record lows has ramped up the cost of repaying predominantly dollar-denominated external debt while failing to deliver any boost to exports, which remain focused on Europe with its weak currency. But in Turkey, the currency's plunge may instead be raising financial stability risks, because so far it has not seen any...

  • April 24- 3 D printer maker 3 D Systems Corp estimated first-quarter revenue and profit well below analysts' expectations, saying a weaker euro and yen and the aftermath of lower oil prices had forced some of its clients to curb orders. Shares of 3 D Systems fell as much as 10.5 percent in morning trading on Friday. The company estimated adjusted earnings of 2- 4 cents...

  • *Euro trims gains as Greece gets aid warning. NEW YORK, April 24- Data showing a seventh straight monthly decline in U.S. business spending plans knocked the dollar lower on Friday and gave Federal Reserve policymakers even less reason to raise near-zero interest rates any time soon. The euro backed away from a two-week high against the dollar, however, after euro...

  • Great day for tech, but dollar headwinds persist Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 10:10 AM ET
    The Microsoft name is displayed on a sign outside a building on the company's campus in Redmond, Washington.

    Despite earnings, investors cannot help but notice the continuing impact of the strong dollar on tech revenues.

  • *Euro retreats as little breakthrough made on Greece. LONDON, April 24- The euro retreated from a two-week high against the dollar on Friday as lingering hopes that cash-strapped Greece was making progress toward securing fresh funding were dashed. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the chairman of the euro zone finance ministers, said Greece still needs to deliver a list of...

  • LONDON, April 24- The euro hit a two-week high against a soft dollar on Friday, supported by a rise in a key German business sentiment survey and hopes that cash-strapped Greece was making tentative progress toward securing fresh funding. Helping sentiment towards the euro were comments from German Chancellor Angela Merkel who said on Thursday everything...

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, April 24- The dollar nursed losses on Friday after taking a hit from underwhelming U.S. economic data, while the euro found support from signs that cash-strapped Greece was making tentative progress toward securing fresh funding. Helping to support the euro, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday everything must be done to prevent...

  • SYDNEY, April 24- The dollar nursed losses early on Friday after yet more underwhelming U.S. economic news, while signs that cash-strapped Greece was making tentative progress in securing fresh funding helped underpin a broad rally in the euro. The latest rally came as German Chancellor Angela Merkel said everything must be done to prevent Greece from running...

  • April 23- Google Inc reported higher quarterly revenue and profit as rising online ad volume offset a hit from the strong dollar, sending the Internet company's shares higher in after-hours trading. The rising dollar took a toll on results at Google, which generates about half of its revenue overseas. "Excluding the net impact of foreign currency headwinds,...

  • NEW YORK— Here's a trick question: Are Spanish stocks up or down this year? For someone sitting in a Barcelona cafe, the answer is obviously up. The dollar's value has climbed against the Argentine peso, the New Zealand dollar and almost everything in between.

  • Dollar dips, euro rises, as Greek fears fade Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:23 PM ET

    The dollar fell against most other major currencies on Thursday, while the euro rose on waning fears of a Greek default.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- The dollar was knocked lower on Thursday by a decline in U.S. new-home sales fanning worries about U.S. economic growth, while the euro rose more than 1 percent on waning fears of a Greek default. "What we have seen so far is a mixed data bag," said Mazen Issa, senior currencies strategist at TD Securities in Toronto. The euro, which has been sliding for...

  • Wake up! Stocks are breaking out Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    It's true we have been seeing low volume and low volatility, but we are on the verge of breaking out of a trading range we have been in all year.