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  • LONDON, March 27- The dollar climbed broadly on Friday, extending a rebound begun the previous day after Federal Reserve officials signaled they were still on track to raise interest rates this year. "It's pretty clear that the market psychology is still to buy the dollar on dips, and hence we had this huge reversal in the dollar," said Alvin Tan, a currency strategist...

  • SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, March 27- The dollar held steady versus the yen on Friday but was on track for a second weekly loss after the U.S. Market participants were cautious about taking aggressive positions in the run-up to a speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen later on Friday. The dollar is likely to see some range-trading against the yen for now, said Stephen Innes, senior...

  • SYDNEY, March 27- A sudden turnaround in the dollar's fortunes overnight saw the currency trading broadly higher early in Asia on Friday, but still on track to end softer for a second straight week. Against the yen, it rallied to 119.28 yen, from a one-month low of 118.33. The euro eased back to $1.0876 from $1.10525, failing to stay above $1.1000 for a fourth time in the...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 2:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. rose 14.1 percent to $34.63. Red Hat Inc. rose 10.1 percent to $75.36.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 100 shares changed hands, a 90.6 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 13 or 2.5 percent to $5.33.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. fell 16.5 percent to $25.99. SunCoke Energy Partners LP fell 10.9 percent to $19.73.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Lumber Liquidators rose 10.5 percent to $31.86. Whiting USA Trust II rose 7.8 percent to $5.69.

  • LONDON, March 25- Sterling fell against the euro on Wednesday, hitting a one-month low as investors pushed back expectations of interest rate hikes amid growing talk that inflation in Britain will stay low for sometime to come. Annual inflation in Britain dropped to zero in February and investors are factoring in the chance of a first rate hike in mid-2016,...

  • US durable goods orders stumbled in February Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 8:31 AM ET

    But they blame temporary factors for the slowdown, including severe snowstorms and West Coast port disruptions, and have brighter hopes for the spring. The Commerce Department reported Wednesday that orders for durable goods dropped 1.4 percent in February, disappointing economists who were looking for a small increase. Michael Feroli, chief economist at...

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, March 25- The dollar hovered above a two-week low versus a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, pausing from the recent selloff sparked by doubts over how soon the Federal Reserve may start raising interest rates. "The price action is consistent with our expectation that longer-term oriented market participants will be keen to buy USD...

  • FOREX-Dollar finds a steadier footing for now Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 6:32 PM ET

    *RBA's report on health of Australia's banking sector next up. SYDNEY, March 25- The dollar clung to modest gains early on Wednesday, having made an about-turn overnight in a tentative sign that the recent sell-off may have run its course for now. The euro stood at $1.0915 after turning around from a high of $1.10295.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Whiting Petroleum Corp. fell 19.5 percent to $30.91. Weight Watchers International Inc. fell 8.4 percent to $7.34.

  • PARIS, March 24- European shares inched higher in early trade on Tuesday after forecast-beating economic data from Germany helped offset a poor reading of Chinese factory activity. Figures showed Germany's private sector grew in March at its strongest rate since July, in a further sign that Europe's largest economy is gaining momentum.

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- U.S. bank regulators faulted crisis plans submitted by three foreign banks on Monday, saying they needed to improve the so-called living wills this year or face regulatory repercussions. The plans by BNP Paribas, Royal Bank of Scotland and HSBC showed shortcomings, and "significant progress" was needed, the U.S. Federal Reserve and the...

  • *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...

  • *Tencent joins Alibaba, Baidu in car ventures. Hon Hai, WeChat operator Tencent and luxury car dealer China Harmony Auto Holding Ltd signed an agreement to work together in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, Henan province, the contract manufacturer said without detailing specifics. The partnership would put Tencent on a par with online peers Alibaba Group Holding...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Navios Maritime Partners LP fell 10.4 percent to $9.75. Weight Watchers International Inc. fell 8.6 percent to $8.60.

  • LONDON, March 20- The euro headed for its best week in more than two years on Friday while yields on low-rated bonds fell as investors welcomed the Fed's caution on rate hikes and a reform pledge from Athens that could avert a cash crunch. Illustrating the problems low inflation is causing for central banks looking to normalise monetary policy in countries such...

  • TAIPEI/ TOKYO, March 20- Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co is considering joining efforts to help rescue Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp, the company said in a statement late on Friday. The world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, Hon Hai bought a 38 percent stake in a Sharp Corp TV panel plant in Sakai, Japan in 2012. It has been investing in...

  • *Sabadell attracted by UK economic conditions, margin. LONDON/ MADRID, March 20- Spain's Banco Sabadell could look to expand further in Britain after agreeing a 1.7 billion pound takeover of TSB, one of the biggest cross-border banking deals since the financial crisis of 2007-09.. Sabadell, Spain's fifth-biggest bank, said it planned to grow TSB into a...