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  • 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.

  • European markets close: Soft PMI   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    European markets close: Soft PMI

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the Purchasing Managers' Index falling to 53.5 in April from 54.0 in March.

  • FOREX-Dollar dips, euro rises, as Greek fears fade Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 11:12 AM ET

    *New Zealand dollar hammered by hint at lower rates. The euro, which has been sliding for months on a massive bond-buying program and anxieties about Greece possibly defaulting, rose against the dollar on Thursday despite weaker-than-forecast euro zone private sector business growth. German Chancellor Angela Merkel was expected to tell Greece's prime...

  • Is China heading for another interest rate cut? Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 10:01 AM ET
    Chinese stock investors gather at a securities firm in Fuyang, in China's Anhui province

    Central bankers may be mulling another interest rate cut after PMI fell to its lowest level in a year.

  • April 23- PepsiCo Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher demand for its Frito-Lay snacks in North America and beverages in the Americas. PepsiCo's net revenue fell 3.2 to $12.22 billion in the first quarter, for the first time in four quarters. The dollar which has surged about 8.5 percent against a basket of major currencies...

  • FOREX-Kiwi sinks on central bank comments, dollar gains Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:58 AM ET

    *New Zealand dollar hammered by hint at lower rates. LONDON, April 23- The New Zealand dollar was by far the biggest mover on major currency markets on Thursday, sinking 1.5 percent after a senior central banker pointed to the need for lower, not higher, interest rates. "It is a pretty easy way for the Reserve Bank to try and ensure that New Zealand does not lose out...

  • FOREX-Dollar regains footing, Kiwi falls on RBNZ comments Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET

    *Euro hurt by concerns over Greece. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, April 23- The U.S. dollar held firm on Thursday after strong U.S. housing data helped to lift U.S. bond yields while the New Zealand dollar fell more than one percent following dovish central bank comments. The euro resumed its descent after an upside probe failed to break new ground, dipping 0.3 percent to $1.0693,...

  • SYDNEY, April 23- Sterling stood at its highest in over a month early on Thursday, having outperformed its peers after the latest set of policy minutes from the Bank of England was less dovish than expected. The pound climbed as far as $1.5080, while the euro slid to 71.20 pence, reaching levels not seen since mid-March. "Weighed down by the uncertain outcome of the May...