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  • Greece puts forward new reforms to unlock more aid Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 12:33 PM ET
    Greece debt crisis

    Greece is submitting a long-awaited list of reforms to lenders on Friday in the hope it will unlock badly needed cash, a Greek official said.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- The dollar posted minor gains against the euro on Friday while slipping slightly against the yen and the Swiss franc as bullish bets on the dollar lost some steam ahead of comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Yellen will speak on monetary policy in San Francisco at 3:45 p.m. EST and traders will keep an ear out for clues on when the...

  • LONDON, March 27- More losses could follow the dollar's recent 5- cent slide versus the euro, Citigroup global chief economist Willem Buiter said on Friday, another major voice to question forecasts the greenback will march relentlessly higher. The official forecast from the currency strategy team at Citi, the foreign exchange market's single biggest player,...

  • *Novo Nordisk up 13 pct after deciding to submit drug data. PARIS/ LONDON, March 27- European stocks rose on Friday, halting a sharp two-day retreat and helped by a surge in Novo Nordisk and a renewed fall in the euro, which supported exporters. Denmark's Novo Nordisk jumped 13 percent after the pharmaceutical firm said it would submit interim data from a clinical...

  • 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...

  • Dollar rallies, traders revisit bullish bets Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 4:48 PM ET

    The dollar was on track for its biggest one-day gain against the euro in a week on Thursday after traders reestablished bullish bets on the greenback.

  • NEW YORK, March 26- The U.S. dollar was on track for its biggest one-day gain against the euro in a week on Thursday after traders reestablished bullish bets on the dollar following recent weakness in the currency. Analysts said traders stepped in to repurchase the greenback after the euro hit $1.10525 earlier in the session, its highest since it hit a nearly...

  • What's behind euro strength   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:32 PM ET
    What's behind euro strength

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on renewed signs of life in the euro.

  • The euro hit $1.10525 early Thursday, its highest since a nearly two-week high of $1.10625 on March 18 after the Fed released its latest policy statement, before erasing its gains. Analysts said the euro has seen selling pressure above the $1.10 mark on the view that the European Central Bank's new bond-buying stimulus program should weaken the currency...

  • ZURICH, March 26- The Swiss National Bank spent 25.8 billion Swiss francs defending its cap on the currency late last year before jettisoning the policy as too costly for the country's economy, it said on Thursday. The SNB shocked markets in January when it removed the 1.20 per euro ceiling on the Swiss franc, sending the currency soaring, stocks plunging and...

  • *Dollar index softer, euro back near $1.10. SYDNEY, March 26- The corrective bounce in the U.S. dollar faded again overnight, leaving the currency a shade lower early on Thursday in another hint the recent one-way bullish bet is on ice for now. Also providing an uncomfortable read for dollar bulls, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said he was concerned the strong...

  • Dollar slips further after weak US durable goods data Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 4:18 PM ET

    The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies after weaker-than-expected U.S. data combined with a robust survey of German business morale.

  • *Gold near $1,200 an ounce as dollar dip lifts oil. NEW YORK, March 25- Wall Street stocks tumbled and the dollar slipped on Wednesday after government data signaled the U.S. economic expansion was slowing, while gains in the euro prompted a pullback in European stock markets. The main U.S. stock indices were off more than 1 percent midway through a session that began...

  • 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,...

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St, dollar slip on U.S. growth worries Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK, March 25- Wall Street stocks and the dollar slipped on Wednesday as government data signaled the U.S. economic expansion was slowing, while gains in the euro prompted a pullback in European stock markets. A modest lift at the opening bell for U.S. stocks on news of a deal between Kraft Foods and Heinz Co to create North America's third-largest food company...

  • Warren Buffett uses 'Civil War' analogy on the euro Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 11:21 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett tells CNBC the "odds are good" the euro will continue to exist, but it may need modifications.

  • The euro rose above $1.10 for a second straight session after the Commerce Department said non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft dropped 1.4 percent last month after a revised 0.1 percent dip in January. "The dollar is overbought and it's expensive, so now any U.S. data weakness we have leads investors to square up overextended dollar...

  • Warren Buffett: Euro may need tweaking   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:10 AM ET
    Warren Buffett: Euro may need tweaking

    Warren Buffett tells CNBC, "The Greek situation may illustrate the kind of adjustments that are needed" to the single currency.

  • *Gold's 5- day rally to Tuesday longest since January 2014. LONDON, March 25- Gold hit fresh 2-1/ 2 week highs on Wednesday as upbeat German economic data drove the euro higher versus the dollar, and as expectations receded that a U.S. interest rate rise is imminent. Gold slid to four-month lows earlier this month as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve was on...

  • How one EM company bet on the falling euro Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 9:13 AM ET
    The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    The single currency’s slump may weigh on euro zone policymakers’ minds, but the head of finance at one major EM firm said some companies could use it to their benefit.