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  • LONDON, Oct 22- European shares slipped and the euro hit a one-week low on Wednesday as reports that at least 11 banks could fail a region-wide financial health check this weekend offset hopes of corporate bond buying by the ECB. Spanish news agency Efe cited several unidentified sources saying three banks in Greece, three Italian lenders, two Austrian banks, as...

  • *Earnings results beat expectations in Europe, the U.S. LONDON, Oct 22- European shares edged up and the euro hit a one-week low against the dollar on Wednesday, driven by upbeat company earnings results and hopes of corporate bond buying by the European Central Bank. Outdoor equipment maker Husqvarna surged 6.1 percent after reporting a rise in earnings that was...

  • TOKYO, Oct 22- The euro flirted with one-week lows on Wednesday following a Reuters report that the European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds, while recovery in risk appetite underpinned the dollar against the yen. The prospect of fresh ECB easing could restore the interest rate gap between Europe and the United States, helping to underpin...

  • *U.S. housing data, tech earnings, China data help risk appetite, dent yen. TOKYO, Oct 22- The euro flirted with one-week lows on Wednesday following a Reuters report that the European Central Bank is considering buying corporate bonds, while recovery in risk appetite underpinned the dollar against the yen. The dollar had a three-month rally until September on the...

  • Euro sell-off after report ECB may buy bonds Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    The euro fell sharply against the dollar on Tuesday after Reuters reported the European Central Bank was looking at buying corporate bonds.

  • Tepper: Short the euro     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    David Tepper is recommending investors short the euro, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, and Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, say that German stocks are an attractive buy despite the XETRA DAX being one of the worst performers this year.

  • *Euro rises vs dollar, yen despite weak German data. NEW YORK, Oct 20- Major currencies traded in tight ranges on Monday with investors facing a dearth of new data and modest price changes in global markets, save for Japan where stocks rallied on possible public pension fund spending, which helped boost the yen. Treasury market and dollar, "said Paresh Upadhyaya,...

  • Dollar softer after run-up, yen supported by stocks Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    Major currencies traded in tight ranges on Monday with investors facing a vacuum of data and modest price changes in global markets.

  • LONDON, Oct 20- Sterling rose against the euro and the dollar on Monday, as traders bought it after last week's sharp losses, with its near-term direction set to be dictated by UK growth data. Third-quarter gross domestic product numbers on Friday could provide some support for the currency, which has been plagued by increasing doubts in the solidity of Britain's...

  • *Sees 5.6- 5.8 billion euro operating profit in 2014. FRANKFURT, Oct 20- German software maker SAP cut its 2014 operating profit forecast on Monday as customers shifted faster than expected to products delivered over the Internet, delaying when those orders can be booked as sales. SAP said it now expects 2014 operating profit, excluding some special items, of 5.6...

  • LONDON, Oct 20--- Neal Kimberley is an FX. After days of market mayhem, seemingly calmer conditions prevailing on Monday may prompt foreign exchange traders to question the euro's recent bounce from the $1.2550 level. Traders may conclude that the euro, trading at $1.2760 on Monday, has benefited from an unwinding of stale bets on the dollar, but that rise is not...

  • 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...