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  • FOREX-PMI surveys add to euro recovery Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 5:08 AM ET

    *Aussie slips briefly after weak China flash HSBC PMI. LONDON, March 24- The dollar was back under pressure on Tuesday after three days of frantic trading that have seen the first serious doubts in its nine-month march higher and some signs of more resilience around the euro. "The trend may not be as straightforward as it has been in recent months," said Ian Stannard,...

  • *Aussie slips briefly after weak China flash HSBC PMI. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, March 24- The dollar edged higher versus a basket of currencies on Tuesday after a top U.S. Traders said the greenback gained a boost after San Francisco Fed chief John Williams reiterated that the Fed should seriously discuss raising rates by mid-year.

  • British pound's swings cause uncertainty for business Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:02 AM ET

    At the same time, the pound has perked up against the euro amid concerns over the eurozone economy that prompted the European Central Bank to launch a 1.1 trillion euro government bond-buying stimulus program. For British consumers, the impact is straightforward: it will make summer holidays in the eurozone, such as the beaches of Greece and Spain, cheaper than...

  • *Aussie awaits China manufacturing PMI data for cues. TOKYO, March 24- The dollar dipped against the euro and yen on Tuesday, succumbing to downward pressure from lower U.S. debt yields as investors remained jittery after last week's surprisingly dovish Federal Reserve policy statement. The Fed mentioning the dollar can be traced back to Yellen, and we are now...

  • TORONTO, March 23- Canada's export agency signed a deal with China's biggest bank on Monday to promote the use of the yuan as a settlement currency in trade-related transactions, as officials in Toronto launched the first yuan trading hub in the Americas. The trading hub and clearing center launched on Monday in Toronto. Nonetheless, Canada's Finance Minister...

  • The dollar fell for a second straight session against a basket of major currencies after traders unwound bullish dollar positions.

  • Pisani: Lost in all the 'Flash Boys' talk Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 4:08 PM ET
    Author Michael Lewis and Brad Katsuyama, president and CEO IEX Group Inc.

    Michael Lewis and IEX's Brad Katsuyama talk about the "Flash Boys" book one year later.

  • OTTAWA, March 23- Canada's export agency signed a deal with China's biggest bank on Monday to promote the use of the yuan as a settlement currency in trade-related transactions, as officials in Toronto prepared to launch the first yuan trading hub in the Americas. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce estimated in November that the trading hub could boost Canadian...

  • European markets close: Merkel hosts Greek PM   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    European markets close: Merkel hosts Greek PM

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including Germany's Angela Merkel hosting the Greek Prime Minister.

  • *Greece in focus in Europe. "There's a very large long-dollar position in the market, and what we appear to be facing is an unwind of that position," said Richard Cochinos, head of Americas G10 FX strategy at Citi in New York. The euro continued to strengthen against the dollar despite comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on the central bank's...

  • LONDON, March 23- Average daily volumes in the global foreign exchange market fell in February after soaring the previous month in the wake of Switzerland's shock removal of its currency cap, data from FX settlement system CLS showed on Monday. January was turbulent for the FX market, with the shock move on Jan. 15 by the Swiss National Bank to scrap its cap on the...

  • *Draghi speech, Greece in focus in Europe. "The clear outcome from the FOMC meeting was that it was seen as dovish," said John Hardy, currency strategist at Saxo Bank in Copenhagen, adding that Bullard's comments weighed on the dollar. "It feels like the market does want to consolidate a bit here, this $1.075- 1.08 area has been a sticking point but I think we will get to...

  • POLL-South Africa unlikely to raise rates until Q4 Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 8:10 AM ET

    JOHANNESBURG, March 23- South Africa's Reserve Bank is likely to wait until the fourth quarter before raising interest rates, a Reuters poll shows, meaning no change at a policy meeting this Thursday. However, economists expect the Reserve Bank will have to raise rates eventually because the rand, which has hit 13- year lows against the dollar this year, is likely...

  • LONDON, March 23- The dollar index is not far from fair value but it is unclear how much more the U.S. currency will strengthen against the euro, St Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday. He also said an exit of Greece from the euro would be possible but prove very painful for Greece itself. "Greece would face a very different and I think bleak...

  • LONDON, March 23- The euro fell on Monday, unable to build on its best weekly performance since late 2011 versus the dollar, on concerns about whether Greece can reach agreement with creditors to secure fresh funds. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi was due to address a European Parliament committee, with Greece and the progress of the ECB's...

  • LONDON, March 23- The dollar index is not far from fair value but it is unclear how much more the U.S. currency will strengthen against the euro, St Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday. Speaking on CNBC, Bullard also said an exit of Greece from the euro would be possible but prove very painful for Greece itself. "Greece would face a very...

  • FED' S BULLARD SAYS UNCLEAR AT THIS POINT WHERE THE DOLLAR/EURO EXCHANGE RATE WILL GO.

  • *ECB president's speech, Greece in focus. SYDNEY, March 23- The dollar started trade in Asia on the defensive, after a volatile few days in the wake of the Federal Reserve's dovish steer, which cast doubts on bullish positions in the greenback. "Our technical analyst highlights a series of bearish weekly key reversals for USD against EUR, GBP and CAD, suggesting USD...

  • STOCKHOLM, March 22- Having twice cut rates into negative territory, Sweden's central bank is locked in a high-stakes currency war with the European Central Bank that could stave off deflation but risks creating another property bubble. The Riksbank is worried that a strengthening crown, fueled in part by ECB bond-buying, will reverse a recent upturn in...

  • RPT- CHINA C.BANK HEAD ZHOU: IMPACT OF CAPITAL FLOWS ON CHINA LIMITED DUE TO ITS HUGE FOREX RESERVES.