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  • *Sources say China ready to ease further after rate cut. SYDNEY, Nov 24- Asian share markets followed the dollar higher on Monday as the prospect of further policy stimulus in China and Europe whetted risk appetites while sending the euro skidding. The single currency was matching 28- month lows in early trade having shed 1.2 percent on Friday when European...

  • *Aussie holds gains after surprise China rate cut. SYDNEY, Nov 24- The euro flirted with a two-year trough against the dollar early on Monday and was broadly weaker as investors gave the common currency a wide berth on prospects of more easing from the European Central Bank. Selling continued in Asia on Monday, with the euro slipping towards $1.2359, just a whisker...

  • European markets close: European gains     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including ECB President Mario Draghi's policy comments, and China's interest rate cut.

  • LONDON, Nov 21- Investment chiefs at the world's biggest asset managers this week unanimously forecast a stronger dollar in 2015, but they were far more cautious than many big banks on how far it would rise against the euro. Six months into a long-awaited rally for the dollar, Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank are among those predicting that this is just the start of...

  • ECB drops Citi from FX contact group Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:46 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Nov 21- The European Central Bank has dropped Citigroup from its experts' working group on foreign exchange, days after the U.S. bank was fined by U.S. and UK regulators for failing to stop traders from trying to manipulate the currency market. A spokesman for Citi in London declined to comment. Citi's fines last week totaled $1.018 billion, made up of $358...

  • FOREX-Euro drops as Draghi raises stimulus hopes Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 21- The euro fell sharply on Friday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said inflation expectations were declining to levels that were very low, keeping the door open for further monetary easing soon. "They have added significant liquidity to a global system that already has ample liquidity," said Lane Newman, director of foreign exchange...

  • *Shares soars as China cuts rates, Draghi talks bond buying. *Euro tumbles on Draghi, Aussie rises on China. LONDON, Nov 21- World shares surged on Friday as China surprised markets with its first interest rate cut in more than two years and the European Central Bank's Mario Draghi threw the door wide open to full scale money printing.

  • Euro hit by Draghi's comments on more action Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:43 AM ET

    The euro fell sharply on Friday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi signaled the organization could launch further monetary easing.

  • *Aussie rises after China cuts rates. LONDON, Nov 21- The euro fell sharply on Friday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said inflation expectations were declining to levels that were very low, keeping the door open for further monetary easing soon. The Australian dollar jumped after China cut benchmark interest rates to bolster a sagging economy.

  • RUESCHLIKON, Switzerland, Nov 21- The Swiss National Bank is prepared to buy euros for francs when the exchange rate hits 1.20, a board member said on Friday, but the bank was silent about whether it has already been forced to do so to protect its cap on the safe-haven currency. "What we have to ensure is that in all foreign exchange markets- from Sunday night in Sydney to...

  • RUESCHLIKON, Switzerland, Nov 21- The Swiss National Bank's cap on the franc remains a key part of monetary policy and it will be maintained as long as required, a central bank board member said on Friday. "It's clear that the minimum exchange rate of 1.20 is absolutely central to prevent an unwanted tightening of monetary policy conditions," Fritz Zurbruegg said in...

  • FOREX-Yen jumps after Japan fin min warns on rapid fall Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 10:30 PM ET

    TOKYO, Nov 21- The yen rose sharply on Friday after Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said the currency's fall over the past week was too rapid, in one of the strongest warnings against a weak yen since Japan started its aggressive monetary stimulus two years ago. His comments triggered profit-taking on yen-selling positions that had built up after the Bank of...

  • FOREX-Dollar takes a breather, upbeat data underpins Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Nov 21- The U.S. dollar paused for breath on Friday as its recent rapid ascent on the yen attracted profit taking, though the market mood remains bullish on the currency given the outperformance of the U.S. economy. Having climbed almost 10 yen since the Bank of Japan sprang its surprise easing in late October, the dollar was overdue some consolidation if not...

  • FOREX-Dollar rally pauses, further yen weakness seen Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 3:07 PM ET

    The dollar rose as high as 118.96 yen in overnight trading, the highest since August 2007, and last traded at 118.01 yen. "The trend is very, very strong," said Sebastien Galy, senior foreign exchange analyst at Societe Generale in New York, noting investors are likely to continue pulling assets out of Japan. "At a time when everyone is fretting about disinflation risk,...

  • Dollar off session lows against yen, euro falls Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    The US dollar has recovered from session lows of 117.75 yen, while the euro fell slightly from around $1.255 to $1.245.

  • European markets close: Brink of deflation     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a contraction for French manufacturing and Citi's call for full blown QE in January.

  • US DOLLAR STRENGTHENS SLIGHTLY AGAINST EURO AND YEN AFTER DATA.

  • US DOLLAR WEAKENS TO SESSION LOWS OF 117.75 YEN, EURO GAINS TO $1.2566.

  • *PM says Serbia to provide "normal life" to its citizens. BELGRADE, Nov 20- Serbia agreed a three-year precautionary loan deal with the International Monetary Fund on Thursday worth around 1 billion euros, ending months of uncertainty that had weighed on the dinar currency. Serbian Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic said he expected it to enter into force from Jan. 1.

  • US DOLLAR GAINS AGAINST EURO AND YEN AFTER CONSUMER PRICE DATA, JOBLESS CLAIMS.