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  • Sterling a touch higher, eyes on data, dollar Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:26 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 20- Sterling inched higher against the euro and the dollar on Monday, with its near-term direction set to rest on a round of UK data releases and whether this week sees a revival of a broader dollar rally. "There may be some support from the GDP numbers on Friday," said Jane Foley, a strategist with Rabobank in London. "But the message from the Bank of England's...

  • Dollar edges higher on consumer sentiment data Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Friday after strong data on U.S. consumer sentiment calmed nerves.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 17- The rouble slipped against both the dollar and the euro on Friday, extending heavy losses since the start of the month which have forced Russia's central bank to spend over $11 billion defending the currency. The rouble has been pummelled by risk aversion to Russian assets because of the Ukraine crisis, a dramatic slump in oil prices to multi-year...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 16- The U.S. dollar recovered against the euro and yen on Thursday after stronger U.S. economic data reinforced the view that Wednesday's selloff in the greenback was overdone. "The data today was very important in that it provided reassurance that the U.S. economic outlook hasn't changed drastically," said Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategist...

  • Dollar recovers broadly on US monetary policy view Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar recovered against a basket of major currencies on Thursday on the view that Wednesday's selloff was overdone.

  • Buy US stocks despite rout: Fidelity's Rossi Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:14 AM ET
    A chart displayed above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the day's trading, Oct. 15, 2014.

    The U.S. economy's strength should enable U.S. stocks to recover from this week's selloff, said Fidelity Worldwide Investments' Dominic Rossi.

  • LONDON, Oct 16- The euro fell along with dramatic losses for higher-yielding currencies like the Norwegian crown and Australian dollar on Thursday as a sell-off of Spanish and Italian debt added to a growing sense of panic in financial markets. Another day of turmoil on European stocks was spurred by a spread of concerns from Greece to other debt-laden...

  • FOREX-Dollar creeps back as growth worries dominate Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 3:58 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 16- The dollar recovered a third of a percent in value against other major currencies on Thursday after recording its steepest daily fall against the euro in well over a year in the previous session. A day of carnage on markets on Wednesday was marked by a return of the concerns over Greece which have haunted Europe for five years and some much poorer...

  • Three things about Greece you need to know Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Athens Stock Exchange

    A lot of investors are looking at Greece and seeing shadows of the financial crisis. Here are three important questions they will want answered.

  • Dollar plunges, data signal delayed Fed rate hike Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar hit a three-week low against the euro and a more than one-month low against the yen on Wednesday.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 15- Russia's central bank said on Wednesday it had shifted boundaries of its floating rouble corridor by 35 kopecks, following market interventions to curb the pace of the currency's decline. As of Oct. 14, the new corridor extended from 36.70 to 45.70 against a dollar-euro basket, compared with 36.35 to 45.35 previously. Once it has spent $350 million...

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Oct 15- The euro wallowed on Wednesday after disappointing data out of Europe knocked the single currency, lifting the dollar index to a one-week high. "It's a different scenario than it was before, when the yen usually gained in risk-off environments on safe-haven bids," said Ayako Sera, senior market strategist at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank in Tokyo.

  • *China inflation data takes centre stage in Asia. SYDNEY, Oct 15- The euro and sterling nursed losses early on Wednesday after disappointing data out of Germany and Britain took a heavy toll on both currencies, helping send the dollar index higher. The common currency fell to $1.2640 from a near one-week high of $1.2770 after a closely watched ZEW survey showed...

  • Dollar recovers broadly on weak euro zone, UK data Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar recovered against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after worrying economic data came out of the euro zone and United Kingdom.

  • A technical look at Brent crude oil     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Roelof-Jan van den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Financial Markets, charts Brent crude and says prices should continue to decline in the next few months.

  • *UK inflation, retail sales data hits sterling. NEW YORK, Oct 14- The U.S. dollar recovered against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after worrying economic data out of the euro zone and United Kingdom underscored the relative health of the U.S. economy. "There is just massive concern about where the European economy is going," said Steven Englander, global head...

  • FOREX-Dollar steadies, euro sinks after data surprises Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    Dealers said large option expiries would help keep the euro within a one-cent range around $1.2650- $1.2750. Inflation in Spain and Italy also remained in negative territory while Sweden's crown was down almost 1 percent after September numbers showed prices falling faster. "It's become something of an ugly contest and the dollar is the least ugly of the bunch,"...

  • *European shares follow Tokyo, Wall St lower. LONDON, Oct 14- Deepening worries over the health of the global economy dragged shares in Europe and Japan lower on Tuesday, while the dollar rebounded against the euro and yen from big declines the previous day. In Tokyo, Japan's Nikkei share average fell 2.4 percent, hitting lows last seen in mid-August, as traders got...

  • *Germany's ZEW index in focus amid global growth worries. TOKYO, Oct 14- The dollar rebounded modestly against the yen and euro on Tuesday following steep falls overnight, although risk aversion amid the fall in global equities and uncertainty on the timing of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes put a firm cap on the currency. With U.S. stocks falling this much,...

  • Four most worrying drags on global markets Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 9:26 PM ET

    The global stock rout appears to have come out of nowhere, but Capital Economics highlights four key weights dragging on markets.