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  • Swiss franc falls towards 5-week lows, Greek deal Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Spanish Finance Minister Luis de Guindos, left, talks with Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis at a euro zone finance ministers meeting to discuss Athens' plans to reverse austerity measures, in Brussels, Feb. 20, 2015.

    The Swiss franc shed over 1 percent against the dollar, dropping towards five-week lows as some of the Greece-related safety flows waned.

  • Greece faces critical deadline  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:04 AM ET

    As part of the deal Greece reached with EU leaders, Athens must outline policy measures it will take during the remainder of the bailout, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • TOKYO— Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday after Greece and its European creditors reached an agreement that staved off the immediate threat of bankruptcy and exit from the euro though hurdles remain to cementing the short-term funding deal. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index gained 0.8 percent to 18,481.19 and South Korea's...

  • *Greece still has to submit list of planned reforms later in day. TOKYO, Feb 23- The euro held steady on Monday, rising initially in relief following a conditional loan extension deal for Greece, but losing steam as caution towards the debt saga persisted. Greece has to submit to the Eurogroup on Monday a list of reforms it plans to implement during the remainder of...

  • Euro stabilized on Greek bailout relief  Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 5:32 PM ET

    Andrew Abrahamian, head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets, says news of a bailout extension is lending support to the euro and outlines his expectations for Greece's reform list due Monday.

  • Euro gains on reports a Greek deal reached Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 4:06 PM ET

    The euro jumped against the dollar in midday trading on reports that a deal had been reached between Greece and the European Central Bank.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 20- The euro fell against the dollar and global equity markets were mostly lower on Friday, off record or multiyear highs, as investors remained cautious over negotiations for arranging a loan agreement that would help Greece avoid bankruptcy. Maltese Finance Minister Edward Scicluna told the weekly Malta Today that the European Union's biggest...

  • *China markets reopen on Feb. 25. LONDON, Feb 20- Copper prices fell on Friday, pressured by a drop in the euro against the dollar, with trading volumes constricted by the absence of consumers in China where the market is closed for the Lunar New Year holiday. Markets in China, which consumes roughly 40 percent of global refined copper, will reopen on Feb. 25.

  • FOREX-Euro falls before Greek talks Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 9:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 20- The euro fell against the U.S. dollar for a third consecutive session on Friday as traders remained cautious before a meeting later in the day on Greece's request for a six-month loan extension. Greece's EU/IMF bailout program expires on Feb. 28, and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who won power promising to ditch the bailout, needs to secure a...

  • *China markets closed until Tuesday. *Asia aluminium premiums set to sag on China exports. LONDON, Feb 20- Copper slipped on Friday, pressured by a drop in the euro against the dollar, with trading volumes constricted by the absence of consumers in China where the market is closed for the Lunar New Year holiday.

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- Japanese stocks rose to a fresh 15- year high on Friday with the dollar boosted by upbeat U.S. data, but continuing uncertainty over the Greek debt negotiations weighed on the euro. "Now the market is relieved again on hopes for an earlier U.S. rate hike," said Nobuhiko Kuramochi, a strategist at Mizuho Securities, noting that a stronger U.S. economy is...

  • *Greece appears to soften stance on bailout. TOKYO, Feb 20- The dollar held firm on Friday after upbeat U.S. jobless claims data yanked back market views in favour of an earlier rate hike by the Federal Reserve, while the euro stayed under pressure ahead of a crunch meeting on Greece's bailout programme. "Although the dollar slipped on dovish Fed minutes, the market is...

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- Japanese stocks rose to a fresh 15- year high on Friday and the dollar was on the front foot again on upbeat U.S. data, but continuing uncertainty over the Greek debt negotiations weighed on the euro. The greenback was also supported as the ebb and flow of confidence in the difficult talks between Greece and its lenders capped the euro.

  • Fed minutes: More 'muted' than expected  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 11:45 AM ET

    Could the U.S. enter this 'currency war', after the latest dovish Fed meeting? Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas weighs in.

  • *Optimism for Greece debt deal caps euro losses. NEW YORK, Feb 19- The U.S. dollar edged higher against major currencies on Thursday after traders discounted Wednesday's cautious minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting, while optimism for a Greece debt deal limited the euro's losses. "There's a reconsideration in terms of the extent to which the...

  • Dollar recoups ground on talk of SNB buying Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 9:13 AM ET

    The dollar recovered on talk the Swiss National Bank was buying the greenback.

  • LONDON, Feb 19- A softer stance from the Federal Reserves knocked the dollar down on Thursday but failed to lift stock markets in Europe, where the looming deadline for Greece to get a new debt deal kept investors nervous. In Europe, whose barely growing economy could benefit from a weaker currency, the euro rose 0.2 percent to $1.1412 and the broader FTSEurofirst...

  • UPDATE 1-Falling oil drives Russian rouble lower Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 2:40 AM ET

    MOSCOW, Feb 19- Falling oil prices drove the Russian rouble lower on Thursday, eating into gains made earlier in the week, but foreign-currency sales for tax purposes meant that losses could be reversed later in the session. At 0735 GMT, the rouble was around 0.9 percent weaker against the dollar at 62.15 and lost 1 percent to trade at 70.99 versus the euro.

  • *Optimism for Greece deal cushions euro. NEW YORK, Feb 18- The U.S. dollar pared most of its gains against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's January policy meeting were viewed as dovish, while optimism surrounding Greece capped the euro's losses. Treasury yields after the minutes, which hurt the greenback by...

  • LONDON, Feb 18- Sterling hit a seven-year high against the euro on Wednesday after data showed British wages growing strongly, outstripping inflation by the widest margin since before the financial crisis. The Office for National Statistics also said Britain's unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent, its lowest level in more than six years.