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  • *Trading subdued with Japan closed for holiday. SYDNEY, Dec 23- The dollar touched a fresh two-week high against the yen on Tuesday, but struggled to make further headway in a market subdued by a holiday in Japan. A record-closing high on Wall Street had helped lift the greenback against the yen in New York, and modest follow-through buying in Asia saw the dollar come...

  • FOREX-Dollar stands tall in thin year-end trade Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 5:59 PM ET

    *Dollar back above 120.00 yen, dollar index hits near 9- year high. *Trading seen light in Asia with Japan closed for holiday. The euro wallowed near a two-year low of $1.2221, while the Canadian dollar eased to C $1.1634 per USD, back near a 5-1/ 2 year trough of C $1.1674 set last week.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 22- The dollar recovered ground late on Monday on rising U.S. The two-year Treasury auction of just over 70 basis points is the highest since mid-2011, and that's widening the dollar's front-end yield advantage and driving it higher, "said Vassili Serebriakov, currency strategist at BNP Paribas in New York. The euro slipped past Friday's 2-1/ 2 year low...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Ocwen Financial Corp. fell 26.9 percent to $16.01. VOC Energy Trust fell 22.0 percent to $5.73.

  • LONDON, Dec 22- Britain will widen the scope of laws which make the manipulation of market benchmarks a criminal offence to include seven more rates covering the currency, gold, oil and silver markets by April 1, the government said on Monday. The finance ministry said seven benchmarks including the WM/Reuters 4 p.m. London fix-- the dominant global benchmark in the...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 22- Russia's top oil producer Rosneft said on Monday it had met a $7 billion loan repayment, partially easing fears among investors that Western sanctions banning major Russian firms from access to European and U.S. capital could prompt mass defaults. Rosneft, which produces more oil than Iraq or Iran, has asked for 2.5 trillion roubles from the...

  • HONG KONG, Dec 22- A month after China opened up its equity markets in a landmark trading link with Hong Kong, demand has been subdued and the bulk of activity has come from short-term speculative investors. The authorities had hoped mutual and pension funds and private banks would form the bedrock of the Shanghai- Hong Kong stock connect. "We are not participating...

  • *Rouble bounces over 3 percent, oil above $60 a barrel. Wall Street's momentum, hopes that Russia was stabilizing and a recommitment from Japan to its massive stimulus campaign pushed Asian stocks to their best day in 15 months. "We have digested the drop in oil, we have gotten past the Fed, and now we will see what we will do for the rest of the year," said Peter Jankovskis,...

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities extend rally, oil rebounds Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    LONDON/ NEW YORK, Dec 19- Equity markets worldwide extended the week's rally on Friday, and oil prices rebounded from recent lows as traders said investors were starting to reduce exposure as the end of year approaches. Wall Street's momentum, hopes that Russia was stabilizing and a recommitment from Japan to its massive stimulus campaign pushed Asian stocks to...

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 19- Western companies are curtailing investments in Russia, repatriating funds and talking with their banks about currency hedges to protect profits from the falling rouble and worsening growth outlook. Collapsing oil prices and a punishing round of sanctions over Ukraine are pushing Russia into recession and frustrating thousands of...

  • LONDON, Dec 19- A three-day rally in world share markets started to peter out on Friday as worries emerged that the European Central Bank's money printing plans could come with a number of restrictive strings attached. Officials speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity said the ECB may require countries such as Greece or Portugal to set aside extra money...

  • LONDON, Dec 19- Large oil companies flush with cash are expected to seize on the recent collapse in oil prices to begin a shopping spree for smaller rivals, focusing on oil producers and explorers in Africa, Asia and the United States. Those include British oil and gas company BG Group, which produces oil and gas in regions including Brazil, East Africa and Australia.

  • MOSCOW, Dec 19- Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov has transferred his holdings in mobile operator Megafon and iron ore producer Metalloinvest to Russian entities after President Vladimir Putin urged businessmen to bring their assets home. Cyprus- based Telecominvest Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of Usmanov's USM Holdings company, had transferred...

  • HONG KONG, Dec 19- Hong Kong's de facto central bank said it found no evidence of rigging in Hong Kong's foreign exchange benchmark following an 18- month investigation into the trading operations of 10 banks. However, it identified "inappropriate" behavior by individual traders at Standard Chartered and Deutsche Bank. The HKMA began the investigation into...

  • Dec 18- U.S. banks will be able to do more business in Cuba after the United States and the island nation agreed to restore diplomatic ties, but trade groups said their members will be slow to ramp up operations, fearing big penalties for mistakes. The U.S. Treasury Department said it expects to ease its sanction rules for banking in Cuba in the coming weeks.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Comstock Resources Inc. fell 13.1 percent to $5.95. Enduro Royalty Trust fell 10.8 percent to $5.52.

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage decreases Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Mid-Con Energy Partners LP fell 18.0 percent to $6.07. Linn Energy LLC fell 11.5 percent to $11.98. Vascular Biogenics fell 8.2 percent to $5.50.

  • *Russia would have to raid "rainy day" funds. LONDON, Dec 18- Defending the rouble has cost Russia around $80 billion this year, and depending on who's doing the calculations, its usable hard currency reserves are now either starting to run low, or at a healthy $400 billion- plus. Russia's currency has lost about 45 percent against the dollar this year due to diving...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 18- The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for a second straight session on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signaled it would hike rates next year and the Swiss National Bank's statement that it would introduce negative interest rates. "The dollar strength today is a continuation of the Fed reaction," said currency strategist Vassili...

  • LONDON, Dec 18- Telecoms tycoon Xavier Niel's NJJ Capital has agreed to buy Swiss mobile operator Orange Switzerland from private equity group Apax Partners for 2.8 billion Swiss francs, Apax said in a statement. NJJ Capital, Niel's private investment fund, has circled Orange Switzerland since 2012 when the business was sold to Apax. NJJ Capital declined to...