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  • METALS-Copper edges up from 3-week low, forex helps Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 2:17 AM ET

    *Despite stimulus, China economy still to slow-analyst. SINGAPORE, Nov 27- London copper edged up on Thursday from a three-week low hit in the previous session as a softer dollar offset concerns over demand growth in top consumer China. "At the beginning the market was euphoric... but in reality things in China will probably continue to slow," said analyst Dominic...

  • 'Aggressive' US dollar rally in 2015: Pro     Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar will see an "aggressive" rally in 2015, Ipek Ozkardaskaya, FX analyst at Swissquote Bank, says with euro/dollar weakening.

  • Swiss gold vote to be a 'non-event': Pro     Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 1:25 AM ET

    Switzerland's gold referendum on how much of the precious metal the country's central bank should hold will be a "non-event", according to, Ipek Ozkardaskaya, FX analyst at Swissquote Bank.

  • Pessimistic about Europe, Japan: Calamander     Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 12:14 AM ET

    Roman Scott, Chairman at Calamander Group, explains why the European and Japanese economy can't move forward based on monetary stimulus alone.

  • FOREX-Dollar dips versus yen, Aussie climbs on upbeat data Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:51 PM ET

    TOKYO, Nov 27- The dollar edged down against the yen on Thursday after lacklustre U.S. economic data pushed Treasury yields lower and dulled investor appetite for the greenback. The dollar was down 0.2 percent at 117.555 yen, continuing its slow retreat from a seven-year high of 118.98 struck a week ago. Thanksgiving, "said Junichi Ishikawa, a market analyst at IG...

  • TOKYO, Nov 27- The dollar edged down against the yen and euro in early trade on Thursday after lacklustre U.S. economic data pushed Treasury yields lower and dulled investor appetite for the greenback. The dollar was down 0.1 percent at 117.63 yen, continuing its slow retreat from a seven-year high of 118.98 struck a week ago. The euro stood little changed at...

  • Adam Reynolds, CEO at APAC at Saxo Capital Markets, says the greenback may be overbought at the moment but it's still in a multi-year bull trend.

  • Why the euro's rebound won't last     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, says the euro's gains overnight following the announcement of a $392 billion growth plan was just a short covering rally.

  • *U.S. financial markets to close Thursday for Thanksgiving. NEW YORK, Nov 26- The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as a batch of disappointing U.S. data on consumers, housing and manufacturing raised concern that the world's biggest economy is losing momentum in the final months of 2014.. "Today's data were underwhelming," said currency...

  • Dollar falls on disappointing economic data Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Disappointing U.S. data raised concern that the world's biggest economy is losing momentum in the final months of 2014.

  • European markets close: EC's 'pea-shooter'     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the German Dax rises for the tenth straight session and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker unveils a "pea-shooter."

  • GRAPHIC-Nigeria's naira still looking overvalued Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    LONDON, Nov 26- Nigeria's decision to devalue the naira this week may be insufficient to address the oil exporting economy's problems, with the naira still appearing overvalued when inflation and the currencies of trade partners are factored in. The charts raise the question if the central bank has done enough, said Jack Allen at Capital Economics.

  • FOREX-Dollar falls on disappointing economic data Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    *U.S. financial markets to close Thursday for Thanksgiving. NEW YORK, Nov 26- The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Wednesday as a batch of disappointing U.S. data on consumers, housing and manufacturing raised concern that the world's biggest economy is losing momentum in the final months of 2014.. "Today's data were underwhelming," said Brian...

  • LAGOS, Nov 26- Nigeria's naira touched a record low against the dollar on Wednesday, a day after the central bank devalued the currency, complicating efforts to contain inflation before presidential elections early next year. The central bank devalued the naira by 8 percent and raised interest rates sharply on Tuesday, trying to stem losses to its foreign...

  • LONDON, Nov 26- The impact of sub- $80 oil prices rippled across energy-exporting emerging markets on Wednesday, with investors betting other countries will have to follow Nigeria in devaluing their currencies. Brent crude remained firmly below $80 per barrel and around a third lower from June levels after Saudi Arabia signaled it was unlikely to push for a...

  • Dealers said investors in Europe had continued to sell the currency in early trades, pushing it to a low of $0.8499 and below support at around 109.0 New Zealand dollars above which it had held since August. "There are those who say the Aussie should bounce from these levels but my feeling is, if it breaks below this support against the kiwi, that may be significant,"...

  • *Crude oil stabilises before Thursday's OPEC summit. TOKYO, Nov 26- European shares pushed higher on Wednesday, bolstered by the prospect of more stimulus from the European Central Bank and as upbeat U.S. economic growth data calmed investor anxiety over a deteriorating global outlook. The pan-European FTSEurofirst index of leading blue-chip companies has...

  • UK pound to strengthen after 2015 election: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:55 AM ET

    Adam Myers, European head of FX strategy at Crédit Agricole CIB, says that the Bank of England is underestimating the strength of the U.K.'s economy and improving data will see the pound rally in the second half of 2015.

  • Euro/dollar rally into year end: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Adam Myers, European head of FX strategy at Crédit Agricole CIB, says the euro will rally against the dollar towards the end of the year as "extreme" short positions unwind.

  • BOJ leaves door open for more easing: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    Simon Grose-Hodge, Head of Investment Advisory at LGT Bank, says central bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda has proved that he's committed to unleashing more stimulus.