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  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, hit euro. Investors held off making big U.S. equities bets as they waited for more earnings reports and news on Greece, said Scott Wren, senior global equity strategist at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in St. Louis. Europe's pan-regional FTSEurofirst 300 index closed up 0.93 percent, with Publicis, Sky and ARM...

  • FOREX-Euro turns up as dollar trims gains Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:47 AM ET

    *Euro pares losses over Greece. The report aggravated worries that Greece was heading towards a cash crunch, which would force it to default on its debt and eventually exit the currency union. "We are having a bit of a flight to safety relating to Greece," said Kathy Lien, managing director at BK Asset Management in New York.

  • European markets close: Greek debt curve   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    European markets close: Greek debt curve

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the Greek deal, and Italian banks.

  • Russia wants predictable rouble rate - PM Medvedev Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:37 AM ET

    MOSCOW, April 21- Russia wants a predictable rouble exchange rate without excess weakening or strengthening of the currency, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told parliament on Tuesday. "Our currency is strengthening now, which is not bad for a number of sectors of the economy. But that also lowers our exporting capabilities to some extent, so we are interested in...

  • MOSCOW, April 21- The Russian rouble fell on Tuesday, extending losses from Monday when the central bank said it would raise the rates at which it lends foreign currency to banks. "The regulator is continuing to react to the visible improvement in the situation on the currency market," ING economist Dmitry Polevoy said in a note. Pavel Shchipanov, head analyst at...

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, cap euro. European trading started strongly with the pan-regional FTSEurofirst 300 index up over 0.6 percent in early deals, after a 1.4 percent jump by the Nikkei in Tokyo and a 2 to 2.5 percent rises in China's main markets had lifted Asia. Publicis, Sky, ARM Holdings were all up more than 4 percent after reporting...

  • *Euro on the defensive on worries over Greece. LONDON, April 21- The euro was weaker across the board on Tuesday, pressured by deepening worries that Greece could default on its debt and eventually exit the currency union. With Greece at the forefront, and very little in the way of an imminent bailout deal, political risks are set to dominate and would overshadow any...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— Buoyant financial markets helped Credit Suisse Group AG overcome the impact of a surging Swiss franc to post a solid 23 percent increase in first quarter profit. The bank said Tuesday that it made 1.054 billion Swiss francs in the first quarter, ahead of the consensus of analysts' expectations at around 1.03 billion francs.

  • *Euro stays on defensive on worries over Greece. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, April 21- The dollar edged higher against its peers on Tuesday, drawing support as the euro was pressured by increasing worries that Greece could default on its debt and eventually exit the single currency. The Greek concerns are keeping traders on the lookout to sell the euro on rallies, said...

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, cap euro. TOKYO, April 21- Asian stocks were firm on Tuesday after China's latest step to prop up its faltering economy lifted global equities, while the euro was pressured on growing worries a cash-strapped Greece may default on its debt. "China's action undid the damage caused by the crackdown," said Hirokazu Kabeya,...

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, cap euro. TOKYO, April 21- Asian stocks were firm on Tuesday after China's latest step to prop up its faltering economy lifted global equities, while the euro was pressured on growing worries a cash-strapped Greece may default on its debt. "China's action undid the damage caused by the crackdown," said Hirokazu Kabeya,...

  • TOKYO, April 21- The dollar held gains against its peers on Tuesday, drawing support as the euro slid overnight on increasing worries that Greece could default on its debt and eventually exit the single currency. The common currency took a hit after public sector entities in Greece were ordered to transfer idle reserves to the central bank to help alleviate a...

  • SINGAPORE, April 21- Gold held on to overnight losses on Tuesday, trading below the key $1,200 an ounce level, as a rally in global equities and a firmer dollar dented the metal's appeal as a haven. *The dollar rose broadly on Monday, with the euro sliding more than half a percent against the U.S currency, on growing concern that Greece may default on debts.

  • Dollar rises as Greece anxieties sting the euro Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:18 PM ET

    The dollar rose broadly, with the euro sliding more than half a percent against the U.S currency, on growing concern that Greece may default on debts.

  • If the trend's your friend, what's the trend? Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 2:21 PM ET
    NYSE Markets

    Here are three explanations I have heard for the market action in the last two days.

  • Euro slips against dollar on Greece default worries. NEW YORK, April 20- Equity markets snapped back on Monday after China took steps to stimulate its economy, while the euro weakened amid worries about Greece and oil rose on Middle East tension. The dollar rose as the euro slid against the greenback amid gathering concerns Greece could default on its debt or...

  • European markets close: Big Greek payments   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:25 AM ET
    European markets close: Big Greek payments

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a decree from the Greek government.

  • FOREX-Dollar rises as euro slips on Greece anxieties Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:15 AM ET

    NEW YORK, April 20- The dollar rose on Monday as the euro slid half a percent against the U.S currency amid gathering concerns that Greece may default on debts. The euro was last off 0.50 percent against the dollar at $1.0752, weighed down by the European Central Bank's bond-buying program and the risk Greece could leave the single currency within months.

  • *Euro slips against dollar on Greece default worries. NEW YORK, April 20- Global equity markets snapped back on Monday from a worldwide decline the previous session on China's steps to stimulate its economy and solid corporate earnings, while the euro weakened amid worries that Greece may default. "What's helped the market today is the story about more stimulus...

  • MOSCOW, April 20- Russia's central bank said on Monday its decision to raise rates for foreign exchange repos was not aimed at limiting rouble strength but prompted by a "normalization" of the market and a reduced threat to financial stability. The central bank will raise its rates for foreign exchange repos as of April 21 by LIBOR plus 2.5 percentage points for...