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  • 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.

  • *Germany's ZEW index in focus amid global growth worries. TOKYO, Oct 14- The dollar probed recent lows on Tuesday as risk aversion amid the fall in global equities favoured peers such as the yen, with uncertain timing about the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike further undermining the U.S. currency's appeal. Weak signals from Germany, the euro zone's largest...

  • Dollar drops over global growth concerns Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 4:02 PM ET

    The US dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Monday on concerns that the Fed may delay its first interest rate hike.

  • Euro's demise exaggerated, old lessons show Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 9:32 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 13- Currency watchers have decreed that the euro will fall sharply against the dollar as Europe and the United States' monetary policies diverge, but history suggests the euro's drop may not be quite so smooth or rapid. Goldman Sachs predicts a further 20 percent fall to parity by the end of 2017, Deutsche is going for a 25 percent slide to $0.95 and...

  • Dollar rises for 2nd day on global economy concerns Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    The dollar firmed for a second straight session on Friday after three days of losses, bolstered by worries about the health of the global economy.

  • Why currency wars could stave off a Fed rate hike Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 8:47 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference.

    Following the Fed's warning of a strong dollar, investors are reassessing the timing and size of a rate hike, according to currency strategists.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Oct 10- The dollar steadied against the euro and yen on Friday, though lower U.S. yields capped its rebound after the Federal Reserve's dovish undertones sapped the greenback's recent strength. The euro was flat at $1.2695, but still within reach of a low of $1.2664 struck overnight after a plunge in German exports raised fears of a recession in...

  • *Euro back under pressure after more gloomy data from Germany. SYDNEY, Oct 10- The euro stayed on the back foot early on Friday, having come under renewed pressure overnight after an eye-catching plunge in German exports raised fears of a recession in Europe's largest economy. The common currency, which had reached a 2-1/ 2 week high of $1.2791, beat a hasty retreat...

  • Dollar falls to 3-week low vs yen; euro slides Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    The dollar tumbled to a three-week low against the yen on Thursday as investors continued to pare back bullish bets on the greenback.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 9- The dollar tumbled to a three-week low against the yen on Thursday as investors continued to pare back bullish bets on the greenback after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting pushed out expectations on when interest rates will begin to rise. The U.S. currency, however, gained against a struggling euro, as investors sold the single euro...

  • MOSCOW, Oct 9- Russia's central bank has shifted the boundaries of its floating rouble corridor by 20 kopecks, the bank said on Thursday, following market interventions to curb the pace of the currency's decline. As of Oct. 8, the new corridor extended from 35.85 to 44.85 to a dollar euro basket, compared with 35.65 to 44.65 previously. Once it has spent $350 million...