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  • SINGAPORE, March 31- The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Tuesday and was on track for its best quarter since 2008, bolstered by the diverging outlook for monetary policy in the United States compared to other major economies. That poses a stark contrast to policies in the euro zone and Japan, where central banks are engaged in quantitative easing to...

  • *China announces steps Monday to prop up sliding house prices. TOKYO, March 31- Asian stocks rose on Tuesday after a rally on Wall Street and steps by China to shore up its economy boosted risk appetite, while Greek debt worries again haunted the sagging euro. After unveiling details over the weekend for a modern " Silk Road" that could pump tens of billions of dollars...

  • FOREX-Yen, Aussie hit hard as dollar gains traction Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    *Dollar posts biggest one-day gain in over a month vs yen. SYDNEY, March 31- The dollar was firmer against most of its peers early on Tuesday, having posted its biggest one-day rally in over a month against the yen and notching up solid gains on its Australian counterpart. The dollar fetched 120.15 yen, well off Monday's trough of 119.105.

  • Euro falls on Greece debt worries, dollar rebounds Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:17 PM ET

    The euro slumped against the dollar on worries over whether Greece would secure aid before it runs out of cash in three weeks.

  • Pisani: What's behind the global rally? Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 3:44 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks up on better data, stimulus hopes

  • Federal agents charged with stealing digital currency Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 12:51 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday. Secret Service special agent Shaun W. Bridges, 32, of Laurel, Maryland, appeared in federal court in San...

  • European markets close: Tech among Europe gainers   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    European markets close: Tech among Europe gainers

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including German DAX and European tech.

  • NEW YORK, March 30- The euro slumped against the dollar on Monday on worries over whether Greece would secure aid before it runs out of cash in three weeks, while the greenback gained versus other currencies on the view the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates this year. Athens sounded upbeat about talks with its creditors to release funds from its 240-...

  • Deals, China stimulus news fuel strong market open Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 9:50 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Markets kicked off the week strong, with health care deals and anticipation of more stimulus in China moving global stocks.

  • *Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks lead on stimulus hopes. LONDON, March 30- Shares rose on Monday with Asian stocks buoyed by hopes for stimulus to boost China's economy, but the euro slipped on renewed concern about Greece's finances. Earlier, Chinese stocks surged to seven-year highs, helped by Beijing's unveiling of an ambitious plan to build a modern Silk Road to...

  • *Euro weighed down by uncertainty over Greece. LONDON, March 30- The euro fell on Monday, hurt by uncertainty over whether Greece and its creditors will be able to strike a deal that will help Athens secure funding before it runs out of money by April 20. "Even though euro short positions are at record highs, given the Greek uncertainty and the bias for more monetary...

  • Time to sell the US dollar?   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    Time to sell the US dollar?

    What's driving the euro/dollar currency moves? David Bloom, global head foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, weighs in with his opinions.

  • *Euro weighed down by uncertainty over Greece. LONDON, March 30- The euro fell on Monday, hurt by uncertainty over whether Greece and its international creditors will be able to strike a deal that will help Athens secure funding before it runs out of money by April 20. "Even though euro short positions are at record highs, given the Greek uncertainty and the bias for...

  • SYDNEY, March 30- The dollar started trade on Monday pretty much where it closed in New York after the head of the U.S. central bank assured investors that the path back to' normal' interest rates will only occur at a gradual pace. The dollar fetched 119.24 yen versus 119.11 late in New York on Friday. "Yellen went to great length to detail why rate hikes would not be...

  • US Treasury's Lew to press China on yuan: officials Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 11:34 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will press Chinese officials next week to adopt a more market-determined exchange rate policy, Treasury officials said on Friday.

  • China's yuan was devalued sharply in the 1990 s and for years China intervened heavily in exchange markets to keep it weak, raising complaints from U.S. manufacturers. Since 2005, China has let its currency appreciate by about 25 percent, and the Treasury officials repeated statements made in February that China recently appeared to be intervening a lot less.

  • Dollar ends week lower after Yellen comments Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 5:23 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies on Friday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will next week press Chinese officials to adopt a more market-determined exchange rate policy, and the Obama administration thinks further yuan appreciation would help the global economy, Treasury officials said on Friday.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies on Friday after traders were reluctant to buy the greenback ahead of U.S. jobs data next week, and after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. "It turned out to be pretty much a replay" of last week's Fed statement, said Alfonso Esparza, senior currency Strategist at Oanda in...

  • European markets close: Greece's reform list   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    European markets close: Greece's reform list

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the German 10-year moving even lower, and Greece has submitted a list of reforms.