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  • LONDON, June 30- Global foreign exchange reserves fell in the first quarter of 2015, extending a trend that started in third quarter of last year, and the euro's share hit a 13- year low as Asian central banks stepped up sales. Data from the International Monetary Fund showed global foreign exchange reserves fell to $11.433 trillion in the first quarter of 2015,...

  • FOREX-Euro dips ahead of Greek IMF repayment deadline Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 10:53 AM ET

    NEW YORK, June 30- The euro was broadly lower on Tuesday as investors braced for the near certainty that Greece will default on a repayment to the International Monetary Fund, while short-covering and uncertainty ahead of a key referendum capped losses. While Greece was set to default on a 1.6 billion euro loan from the IMF, traders who had bet against or "shorted"...

  • Stocks in the first half offer a very mixed bag Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    If there was ever an argument for owning a broad portfolio of stocks, the first half of 2015 is Exhibit 1.

  • LONDON, June 30- The euro fell on Tuesday on month-end flows and as investors braced for the near certainty that Greece will default on a repayment to the International Monetary Fund later in the day, putting the country at risk of an exit from the euro zone. The currency had hit a four-week low of $1.0955 on Monday in reaction to concerns on the future of Greece and...

  • LONDON, June 30- The euro fell on Tuesday on month-end flows and as investors braced for the near certainty that Greece will default on a repayment to the International Monetary Fund later in the day, putting the country at risk of an exit from the euro zone. The currency had hit a four-week low of $1.0955 struck on Monday in reaction to concerns on the future of...

  • TOKYO, June 30- The euro slipped on Tuesday as traders braced for the near certainty that Greece will default on a repayment to the International Monetary Fund later in the day, putting the country at risk of disruptive exit from the euro zone. The euro fell 0.4 percent to $1.1188, heading back to a four-week low of $1.0955 struck overnight in a knee-jerk reaction to...

  • Volatility in China's stock market in recent days has rippled through Asia, weighing on stock markets from Mumbai to Australia, and prompting investors to rush to the sidelines. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.5 percent but remained within striking distance of a five-month low hit on Monday. "There is still too much...

  • TOKYO, June 30- The euro held on to gains on Tuesday after surging against the dollar as the initial shock of seeing Greece heading for a debt default eased slightly, but tensions remained high as the market awaited further developments in the deepening crisis. Meanwhile, Greece is on its way to default on 1.6 billion euros of loans from the International Monetary...

  • *Yen gains after Greece fails to reach deal, sets vote. A Greek official said Greece will miss a $1.77 billion debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund due on Tuesday, after the country's European partners shut the door on extending a credit lifeline. Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced bank holidays and other capital controls to keep banks...

  • Euro soars vs dollar despite Greek drama Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 3:26 PM ET
    People are seen in front of a Eurobank branch in Athens, Greece, March 19, 2015.

    The euro proved broadly resilient to Greece's moving one step closer to an exit from the single currency.

  • NEW YORK, June 29- U.S. stocks added to a global selloff on Monday as Greece veered toward a default on its debt, while the euro recovered from early sharp loss to turn higher against the dollar. Greece will not pay a 1.6 billon euro loan installment due the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, a Greek government official told Reuters. Talks between Athens and its...

  • *Yen sharply higher after Greece fails to reach deal, sets vote. Greece looks virtually certain to miss a $1.77 billion debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday as the country's European partners shut the door on extending a credit lifeline. Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced bank holidays and other capital controls to keep...

  • NEW YORK, June 29- U.S. stocks added to a global selloff on Monday as markets digested news of capital controls in Greece and the country veered toward a default on its debt, while the euro recouped some of its earlier losses against the dollar. Talks between Athens and its creditors broke down over the weekend after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called a surprise...

  • Markets calm about Greece, but don't be complacent Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 10:07 AM ET
    A trader at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday June 29,  2015.

    If Greece leaves the euro, this will be a rolling crisis, not one that ends next Monday.

  • *Yen sharply higher after Greece fails to reach deal, sets vote. LONDON, June 29- The euro proved broadly resilient on Monday to Greece's moving one step closer to an exit from the single currency, helped by intervention by the Swiss National Bank and investors concluding that the situation in Athens still has some way to run. Greece looks virtually certain to miss a...

  • *Yen sharply higher after Greece fails to reach deal, sets vote. LONDON, June 29- The euro came off its lows on Monday as the Swiss National Bank said it intervened in the market to weaken the franc, with the single currency little changed on the day after initial steep losses on concerns that Greece was on the brink of default. Greece looks virtually certain to miss a...

  • Play the euro-dollar short: BNP Paribas Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Play the euro-dollar short: BNP Paribas

    Steven Saywell, global head of FX strategy at BNP Paribas, explains what factors are weakening the euro.

  • *Greece imposes bank holidays to stop bank runs. TOKYO, June 29- The euro fell almost 2 percent on Monday and European share markets looked set to eclipse big declines in Asia, as investors were spooked by the spectre of a Greek debt default which forced Athens to shut down its banks to prevent a run on deposits. With the prospect of Greece being forced out of the euro in...

  • *Greece imposes bank holidays to stop bank runs. TOKYO, June 29- The euro fell almost 2 percent and share prices tumbled across Asia on Monday as Greece looked set to default on its debt repayment this week, forcing Athens to impose capital controls to halt bank runs. With the prospect of Greece being forced out of the euro in plain sight, the common currency fell as...

  • TOKYO/ WELLINGTON, June 29- The euro tumbled in Asian trading on Monday after Greece failed to strike a deal with its lenders, taking it a step closer to a debt default that could force its exit from the euro zone. "Ahead of the weekend, there seemed to be a market consensus that something would get done for Greece, so it was a rare occasion when the market takes position...