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  • Dollar gains, Yellen seen as less dovish than usual Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:08 AM ET

    Yellen's speech cited persistent labor market slack but noted faster recovery in the sector could accelerate the timing of a Fed interest rate hike.

  • *ECB's Draghi also due to speak at Jackson Hole gathering. LONDON, Aug 22- The dollar hovered below its 2014 peak against a basket of major currencies on Friday, as investors cautiously trimmed favorable bets and booked profits ahead of a speech by U.S.

  • *ECB's Draghi also due to speak at Jackson Hole. SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Aug 22- The dollar hovered just below its 2014 peak against a basket of major currencies on Friday, with bulls turning cautious ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • *ECB Draghi also due to speak at Jackson Hole. SYDNEY, Aug 22- The dollar hovered just below its 2014 peak against a basket of major currencies early on Friday, with bulls turning cautious ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • FOREX-Dollar softens on wariness ahead of Yellen speech Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 21- The dollar surrendered some recent gains on Thursday as central bankers gathered for a three-day meeting in Wyoming that will feature a potentially market-rattling speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Dollar trades in tight range ahead of Yellen speech Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    Central bankers gathered for a three-day meeting in Wyoming that will feature a potentially market-rattling speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • European markets close: Euro zone PMI falls     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including, a dip for euro zone PMI and Italian banks rise.

  • FOREX-Dollar trades in tight range ahead of Yellen speech Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 21- The dollar held onto healthy recent gains to trade little changed on Thursday as central bankers gathered for a three-day meeting in Wyoming that will feature a potentially market-rattling speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. The euro, which traded in early May a hair under $1.40, was last up 0.20 percent to $1.3283.

  • LONDON, Aug 21- The euro recovered from a 11- month low against the dollar on Thursday after better-than-expected German private sector growth data, although gains were limited given the numbers did little to alter expectations of more monetary stimulus.

  • German data brings relief to euro, dollar stalls Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    The euro recovered from a 11-month low against the dollar, helped by better-than-expected German private sector growth data.

  • LONDON, Aug 21- Some reassuring data from Germany eased pressure on the struggling euro on Thursday after speculation of an earlier rate rise from the Federal Reserve had pushed the dollar to an 11- month high.

  • LONDON, Aug 21- The euro recovered from a 11- month low against the dollar, helped by better-than-expected German private sector growth data, although gains were likely to be temporary given expectations of more monetary stimulus.

  • 'Bang for your buck' in euro/dollar: Pro     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Michael Sneyd, FX analyst at BNP Paribas, says euro/dollar is a more attractive trade than cable as the Bank of England and Federal Reserve are both taking a hawkish stance.

  • *China flash PMI hits 3- mth low, Aussie slips. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, Aug 21- The U.S. dollar traded at 11- month highs against a basket of major currencies early on Thursday, having been given a second wind after minutes of the Federal Reserve's July meeting sounded slightly hawkish.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 21- Asian shares came under pressure on Thursday as a disappointing survey on Chinese manufacturing stoked concerns about the regional giant and overshadowed better news from Japan. Investors reacted by selling the Australian dollar, often a used as a liquid proxy for bets on China, while shares in Shanghai dropped 0.5 percent.

  • *Dollar index races to fresh 11- month highs. *China flash PMI survey next in focus. SYDNEY, Aug 21- The U.S. dollar traded at 11- month highs against a basket of major currencies early on Thursday, having been given a second wind after minutes of the Federal Reserve's July meeting sounded slightly hawkish.

  • *Eyes on Jackson Hole summit starting Thursday. NEW YORK, Aug 20- The U.S. dollar hit fresh multi-month highs against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July policy meeting signaled the potential for an earlier-than-expected hike in interest rates.

  • European markets close: Euro falls     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a consolidation for European stocks after a two day rally and the euro breaks below $1.33.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 20- The U.S. dollar advanced further on Wednesday, holding at over 11- month highs against a basket of major currencies on a view the U.S. economy was improving and that minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting could show a slightly less dovish tilt.

  • FOREX-Dollar breaks out to 11-month highs, eyes on Fed Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 4:18 AM ET

    *All eyes on Fed minutes, Jackson Hole speeches. WARSAW, Aug 20- The dollar reached an 11- month high against the euro and a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, buoyed by optimism over the health of the U.S. economy. The greenback broke through resistance around $1.3300 and last November's high of $1.3295 per euro in morning trade in Europe.