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  • SYDNEY, June 3- The U.S. dollar was broadly lower on Wednesday as hopes for progress in Greek debt talks and a huge spike in European yields combined to give the euro its biggest gain in three months. The euro was enjoying the view at $1.01150, having climbed 2 percent overnight, while the dollar lapsed back to 124.08 yen and away from a 12-1/ 2- year peak of 125.070.

  • The euro strengthened against the U.S. dollar, which was on track to post its biggest one-day loss against the single currency since mid-March.

  • NEW YORK, June 2- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday helped by the dollar's decline and bond yields rose while investors searched for clarity on Greece's debt crisis. Athens faces a Friday deadline to repay 300 million euros to the International Monetary Fund. "It is all revolving around the climactic situation in Europe," said Ken Polcari, Director of the NYSE floor...

  • European markets close: Euro surges   Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 11:24 AM ET
    European markets close: Euro surges

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including short covering in the euro, and losses in euro zone bonds.

  • Greece's creditors are close to finishing a draft agreement to put to the leftist government in Athens, a source close to the talks said on Tuesday, injecting new momentum into long-running negotiations to release aid for the cash-strapped country. Yannis Stournaras, the head of the Greek central bank, said an agreement between Athens and its creditors from...

  • *Hopes for Greece deal with creditors lifts euro. NEW YORK, June 2- The euro strengthened against the U.S. dollar, which was on track on Tuesday to post its biggest one-day loss against the single currency since mid-March, on expectations that Greece would reach a deal with its creditors. "It's certainly my expectation that within the next two days you're going to see...

  • Greece must repay four loans totaling 1.6 billion euros to the International Monetary Fund this month, starting with a 300 million euro payment on June 5. The leaders of Germany, France and Greece's international creditors agreed late on Monday to work with "real intensity" as they try to reach a deal that would prevent a default. "Stocks have been trying to break...

  • US STOCKS-Futures lower as Greece uncertainty weighs Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 7:26 AM ET

    June 2- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Tuesday, tracking European markets, as uncertainty lingered regarding the outcome of Greece's negotiations with creditors. *Greece must repay four loans totaling 1.6 billion euros to the International Monetary Fund this month, starting with a 300 million euro payment on June 5. *The leaders of Germany,...

  • MOSCOW, June 2- Russia's central bank halted its one-year foreign exchange repo because current market conditions do not require it, the bank; s First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudaeyva said on Tuesday. The central bank stopped the one-year repo as of June 1. Yudaeyva said that if a need arises, the central bank will bring back the tool.

  • *Euro gains ground absent clear progress on Greece. LONDON, June 2- The euro rose one percent on Tuesday after a better-than- expected inflation number pushed it through resistance at $1.10, triggering automatic orders to limit losses for those betting on further gains for the dollar. "A spike higher in the euro near the 50- day moving average, helped by the better...

  • LONDON, June 2- Gold steadied on Tuesday as the dollar moved lower against the euro on uncertainty over whether a high-level meeting on Greece's debt crisis might herald a significant breakthrough. The metal had climbed above $1,200 for the first time in a week in the previous session after poor U.S. data and comments on interest rates from a Federal Reserve...

  • TOKYO, June 2- The yen's slide to 12-1/ 2- year lows is a direct outcome of Japan's stimulative policies, but growing signs of discord among policymakers over its too rapid fall could erode support for "Abenomics." The finance ministry is voicing concerns about the pace of the declines even as the Bank of Japan remains focused on the benefits of a weak yen.

  • *Dollar pops above 125 yen for first time since late 2002. In Asian trading, the U.S. dollar rose above 125 yen for the first time since late 2002 before retreating. Australia's Reserve Bank said again on Tuesday it wanted the currency to weaken further.

  • Yen drops sharply, puzzling traders Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 2:14 AM ET

    The yen fell to its weakest against the greenback since 2002 on Tuesday, piercing a key psychological level and puzzling traders.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, June 2- The dollar scaled a fresh 12-1/ 2 year high against the yen on Tuesday, breaching a key threshold along the way as it extended a strong run after upbeat U.S. data. "The rise by the dollar against the yen has been steep but sentiment favors testing new highs rather than consolidating," said Kyosuke Suzuki, director of forex at Societe Generale in Tokyo.

  • *Gold dips as dollar climbs to 12-1/ 2- peak vs yen. SINGAPORE, June 2- Gold eased further below $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday as the dollar climbed to a fresh 12-1/ 2- year peak against the yen and strong U.S. economic data supported expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hike later this year. "The lack of follow through buying after clearing $1,200 is a worrying sign for the...

  • SEOUL, June 2- Hyundai Motor Co shares slid 9 percent to their lowest levels in nearly five years on Tuesday, hit by lacklustre sales in the United States and China and as a weakening yen against the won rekindled worries about exports. Hyundai Motor said its total vehicle sales were down 6.4 percent in May from a year earlier, while affiliate Kia Motors saw its sales...

  • *Dollar flirts with 125.00 yen, fresh highs in over 12 years. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, June 2- The dollar hovered at fresh 12-1/ 2 year highs against the yen on Tuesday, having extended a bullish run after upbeat U.S. data helped it crack tough resistance. The feeling in the market is to give 125 yen a try, "said Kyosuke Suzuki, director of forex at Societe Generale in Tokyo.

  • *USD flirts with 125.00 yen, fresh highs in over 12 years. "Despite the speed of the move, we are not looking to fade it- our end year target is still 132," said Elsa Lignos, senior currency strategist, at RBC Capital Markets. The euro eased to $1.0928, having fallen as low as $1.0887 overnight as it continued to retreat from last week's peak of $1.1006.

  • Pisani: Future of the financial industry at XFin Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 4:07 PM ET

    Singularity-CNBC conference kicks off