*ECB disappoints bears, euro seen rising to $1.40. LONDON, March 7- The euro raced to a 2-1/ 2 year high against the dollar on Friday as short term money market rates rose on signs that the European Central Bank's balance sheet was contracting at a time when other major central banks were still expanding theirs.» Read More
*Central bank injected 200 bln yuan on Thursday- report. *China's CSI300 stock index touches 5- week low. SHANGHAI, Dec 20- China's benchmark money market rate climbed to a six-month high on Friday despite attempts by the central bank to calm sentiment, showing signs of a scramble for cash reminiscent of a massive crunch that occurred in June.
*Bank repayments to ECB rise to 22.65 bln euros. FRANKFURT, Dec 13- Banks will return a massive 22.65 billion euros of crisis loans early to the European Central Bank next week, the ECB said on Friday, putting pressure on money-market rates and on the ECB to ease its policy.
LONDON, Dec 12- Sweden's crown fell to a 1-1/ 2 year low against the euro on Thursday after data bolstered the case for a rate cut there and with the single currency supported by higher money market rates and year-end repatriation by banks. Against the dollar, the euro was steady at $1.3785, having hit a six-week high of $1.3811 on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, Dec 11- The euro rose for a seventh straight session against the dollar on Wednesday, driven by a combination of higher money market rates and a growing belief that the European Central Bank will keep interest rates low for some time but not cut them.
LONDON, Dec 10- The euro rose to a six-week peak against the dollar on Tuesday and hovered just below a five-year peak versus the yen, helped by higher short-term market rates and the European Central Bank's reluctance to ease policy again. Against the dollar, the euro was slightly higher at $1.3745, not far from a two-year high of $1.3833 set in late October.
LONDON, Dec 10- The euro hit a fresh five-year high on the yen and a six-week peak against the dollar on Tuesday as expectations for further near-term stimulus from the European Central Bank faded. Against the dollar, the euro was at $1.3755, up 0.1 percent and getting closer to a two-year high of $1.3833 set in late October.
TOKYO, Dec 10- Stocks edged up in early Asian trade on Tuesday, while tighter money market conditions in the euro zone drove the euro close to a five-year peak against the yen and a six-week high against the dollar. The euro bought 141.90 yen, approaching its October 2008 high of 142.00 yen.
NEW YORK, Dec 9- The euro rose to a six-week high against the dollar and a five-year peak versus the yen on Monday, helped by tighter money market conditions in the euro zone and China's strong trade numbers which have boosted investor tolerance for riskier currencies.
LONDON, Dec 9- The euro hit a six-week high against the dollar and a five-year peak versus the yen on Monday, helped by tighter money market conditions in the euro zone, which offset weak data from the region. The euro rose as high as $1.3748 in thin early trade in Asia.
NEW YORK, Dec 5- Investors in U.S.-based funds poured about $31 billion into money market funds in the week ended Dec. 4 amid uncertainty over the U.S. stock market's direction, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Dec 5- Investors in U.S.-based funds poured about $31 billion into money market funds in the week ended Dec. 4 on uncertainty over the U.S. stock market's direction, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research founder & chairman, about where investors are placing their bets now and what's happening in money markets.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's case, filed with the agency's administrative court, also alleges that Ambassador Capital Management and portfolio manager Derek Oglesby failed to comply with the cornerstone federal regulations that limit risk in a money market fund's portfolio.
LONDON, Nov 26- Europe's money market funds fear the twin threat of being charged to park cash at the European Central Bank and tougher regulation could push them to the brink of extinction. "It could be the final nail in the coffin for money market funds," said Patrick Simeon a fund manager at money market giant Amundi in Paris.
WASHINGTON, Nov 26- U.S. regulators filed civil fraud charges on Tuesday against a Detroit- based money market fund manager and the advisory firm where he works, saying they misled the fund's board about credit risks and exposures to the 2011 Eurozone credit crisis.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- Europe is no longer the forbidden zone for U.S. money market funds, which have been adding to their holdings of securities from the region's banks after slashing their exposure during the height of the euro zone debt crisis two years ago.
BEIJING, Oct 29- China's central bank sought to reassure money market traders that a spike in short-term interest rates does not signal a dramatic tightening of liquidity, sources said, in an apparent move to avoid a repeat of a credit panic that roiled markets in June.
*Fed buys $5.08 billion government bonds due 2017-18. NEW YORK, Oct 28- Prices for U.S. "The auction was very well bid," said Thomas Simons, a money market economist at Jefferies& Co in New York.
TOKYO, Oct 28- The dollar licked its wounds in early Asian trading on Monday, steadying against major counterparts ahead of the U.S. "For the coming week, the market will continue to focus on the development in China's money market and the outcome of the U.S. economic data/FOMC rate decision," strategists at Barclays said in a note to clients.
TOKYO, Oct 24- Chinese shares slipped in volatile trade on Thursday as a further spike in China's money-market rates tempered the effect of a survey showing a pick-up in manufacturing. China is Australia's biggest export market.