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  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, April 24- The dollar nursed losses on Friday after taking a hit from underwhelming U.S. economic data, while the euro found support from signs that cash-strapped Greece was making tentative progress toward securing fresh funding. Helping to support the euro, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday everything must be done to prevent...

  • SYDNEY, April 24- The dollar nursed losses early on Friday after yet more underwhelming U.S. economic news, while signs that cash-strapped Greece was making tentative progress in securing fresh funding helped underpin a broad rally in the euro. The latest rally came as German Chancellor Angela Merkel said everything must be done to prevent Greece from running...

  • Dollar dips, euro rises, as Greek fears fade Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:23 PM ET

    The dollar fell against most other major currencies on Thursday, while the euro rose on waning fears of a Greek default.

  • NEW YORK, April 23- The dollar was knocked lower on Thursday by a decline in U.S. new-home sales fanning worries about U.S. economic growth, while the euro rose more than 1 percent on waning fears of a Greek default. "What we have seen so far is a mixed data bag," said Mazen Issa, senior currencies strategist at TD Securities in Toronto. The euro, which has been sliding for...

  • FOREX-Dollar regains footing, Kiwi falls on RBNZ comments Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET

    *Euro hurt by concerns over Greece. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, April 23- The U.S. dollar held firm on Thursday after strong U.S. housing data helped to lift U.S. bond yields while the New Zealand dollar fell more than one percent following dovish central bank comments. The euro resumed its descent after an upside probe failed to break new ground, dipping 0.3 percent to $1.0693,...

  • SYDNEY, April 23- Sterling stood at its highest in over a month early on Thursday, having outperformed its peers after the latest set of policy minutes from the Bank of England was less dovish than expected. The pound climbed as far as $1.5080, while the euro slid to 71.20 pence, reaching levels not seen since mid-March. "Weighed down by the uncertain outcome of the May...

  • Dollar firms slightly on jump in US home sales Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 3:21 PM ET
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    The dollar edged upward after a jump in U.S. home sales data lifted expectations Federal Reserve policymakers may soon hike interest rates.

  • FOREX-Euro steadies, Aussie up after core inflation Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 3:53 AM ET

    LONDON, April 22- The euro recovered some ground against the dollar on Wednesday in the absence of major developments over Greece, while the Australian dollar rose after inflation data suggested an interest rate cut was not imminent. The threat that Greece could fall out of the euro in a disagreement over the terms of financial aid from the rest of Europe has yet...

  • SYDNEY, April 22- The euro edged lower on Wednesday, pressured by continued uncertainty over Greece's debt negotiations, while the Australian dollar rose after inflation data suggested an interest rate cut was not imminent. But market participants have little incentive to take positions in the euro, with Greece's debt negotiations hanging in the balance.

  • Time to short German bunds?   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:35 PM ET
    Time to short German bunds?

    David Mann, chief economist, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank and Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, discuss comments from Janus Capital's Bill Gross that German debt offers an opportunity for short sellers.

  • Why the RBA is reluctant to cut rates   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 10:44 PM ET
    Why the RBA is reluctant to cut rates

    Jeffrey Halley, senior manager for FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says an interest rate cut is unlikely to have a "multiplier effect" on Australia's economy.

  • Dollar turns mixed as euro inches up Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 3:00 PM ET

    The euro inched up against the dollar, pivoting from early losses following an ECB proposal.

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, hit euro. Investors held off making big U.S. equities bets as they waited for more earnings reports and news on Greece, said Scott Wren, senior global equity strategist at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in St. Louis. Europe's pan-regional FTSEurofirst 300 index closed up 0.93 percent, with Publicis, Sky and ARM...

  • FOREX-Euro turns up as dollar trims gains Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:47 AM ET

    *Euro pares losses over Greece. The report aggravated worries that Greece was heading towards a cash crunch, which would force it to default on its debt and eventually exit the currency union. "We are having a bit of a flight to safety relating to Greece," said Kathy Lien, managing director at BK Asset Management in New York.

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, cap euro. European trading started strongly with the pan-regional FTSEurofirst 300 index up over 0.6 percent in early deals, after a 1.4 percent jump by the Nikkei in Tokyo and a 2 to 2.5 percent rises in China's main markets had lifted Asia. Publicis, Sky, ARM Holdings were all up more than 4 percent after reporting...

  • *Euro on the defensive on worries over Greece. LONDON, April 21- The euro was weaker across the board on Tuesday, pressured by deepening worries that Greece could default on its debt and eventually exit the currency union. With Greece at the forefront, and very little in the way of an imminent bailout deal, political risks are set to dominate and would overshadow any...

  • *Euro stays on defensive on worries over Greece. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, April 21- The dollar edged higher against its peers on Tuesday, drawing support as the euro was pressured by increasing worries that Greece could default on its debt and eventually exit the single currency. The Greek concerns are keeping traders on the lookout to sell the euro on rallies, said...

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, cap euro. TOKYO, April 21- Asian stocks were firm on Tuesday after China's latest step to prop up its faltering economy lifted global equities, while the euro was pressured on growing worries a cash-strapped Greece may default on its debt. "China's action undid the damage caused by the crackdown," said Hirokazu Kabeya,...

  • 'Grexit' or not, euro will hit parity: Wells Fargo   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:50 PM ET
    Grexit or not, euro will hit parity: Wells Fargo

    Whether Greece leaves the European Union, the euro will reach parity with the U.S. dollar over the next 12 months, says Eric Viloria, currency strategist at Wells Fargo Securities.

  • *Greece default worries keep investors on edge, cap euro. TOKYO, April 21- Asian stocks were firm on Tuesday after China's latest step to prop up its faltering economy lifted global equities, while the euro was pressured on growing worries a cash-strapped Greece may default on its debt. "China's action undid the damage caused by the crackdown," said Hirokazu Kabeya,...