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  • *Optimism for Greece deal cushions euro. NEW YORK, Feb 18- The U.S. dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday on expectations that Federal Reserve policy meeting minutes will support a trend of higher U.S. yields, while the euro held within recent ranges on optimism over Greece. "There's a little bit more confidence with being long dollars...

  • LONDON, Feb 18- Sterling was the biggest mover on major currency markets on Wednesday, driven higher by the latest in a batch of more optimistic signals on Britain's economic prospects ahead of elections in May. In Europe, all eyes remained on Greece and the associated risks to the euro while the yen steadied after a jump driven by the Bank of Japan's confirmation...

  • Euro zone 'wouldn't survive a Grexit'  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:10 AM ET

    Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says Greece's desire to receive money without conditionality was unacceptable to the euro zone.

  • Resistance to support for Greek banks: Sources Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 6:40 PM ET
    A woman holds a Greek flag as she takes part in an anti-austerity pro-government demonstration in front of the parliament in Athens February 11, 2015.

    The ECB faces resistance to allowing extra emergency lending for Greek banks, people familiar with the matter said, increasing pressure on Athens.

  • Greece planning to seek loan agreement extension Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:17 AM ET

    ATHENS, Greece— Greece is considering requesting an extension to its loan agreement, government officials said Tuesday, in an effort to reach a last-minute deal with the country's European creditors and avoid the danger of a euro exit. The move follows an ultimatum issued by eurozone finance ministers after their meeting to find a solution for Greece...

  • Euro rises 0.7 pct, despite Greek talks collapse Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 7:59 AM ET
    A cashier counts euro banknotes in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Jan. 1, 2015.

    The euro recovered from initial losses, helped by a bounce in German investor sentiment.

  • Greece's deadline is looming  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 5:30 AM ET

    Steven Englander, global head of G10 FX strategy at Citi, discusses the Greek debt negotiations are how they are impacting markets.

  • Markets brush aside concerns over Greece debt standoff Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 12:29 AM ET

    BEIJING— Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday but European markets fell after Greek debt talks broke down, raising the prospect Athens might leave the euro currency. Britain's FTSE 100 shed 0.4 percent to 6,832.75. After five years of punishing austerity, Greece is seeking more generous terms for paying off its huge debt.

  • Key risk events for the euro this week  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 12:17 AM ET

    Saktiandi Supaat, head of Global FX Strategy at Maybank, says the euro could hit 1.13 to the dollar depending on the ECB meeting minutes due on Thursday and the outcome of Greece's debt negotiations on Friday.

  • SYDNEY/ TOKYO, Feb 17- The euro skidded on Tuesday after a collapse in talks to secure a new debt deal for Greece raised the prospect of negotiations dragging on until the last possible minute and keeping markets guessing. The common currency was down 0.2 percent at $1.1330, from Monday's high of $1.1429 and back near the bottom of its prevailing $1.1270- 1.1534...

  • BAKU, Feb 16- The Azeri central bank said on Monday it had abandoned its currency peg to the U.S. dollar and shifted to using a dollar-euro basket to manage the exchange rate of the country's manat currency, which has been pressured by a slump in oil prices. A central bank official told Reuters the basket would probably be 30 percent denominated in euros and 70...

  • Euro edges up before crunch meeting on Greece Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 8:56 AM ET
    A cashier counts euro banknotes in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Jan. 1, 2015.

    The euro inched higher ahead of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers that investors expect will find enough common ground to support Greece.

  • BAKU, Feb 16- The Azeri central bank said on Monday it had abandoned its currency peg to the U.S. dollar and would instead use a dollar-euro basket to manage the exchange rate of the country's manat currency. "A decision has been made to conduct a policy based on a mechanism of a dual-currency basket, which includes the dollar and euro," the central bank said in a...

  • This week, all eyes on the euro and yen  Sunday, 15 Feb 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Jeffrey Halley, senior manager for FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets and Richard Harris, CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management, discuss the outlook of the euro and Japanese yen this week.

  • *Euro awaits Greece news as ministers meet again. SYDNEY, Feb 16- Sterling scaled a six-week peak early on Monday following recent hawkish-sounding comments from the Bank of England, while the other major currencies were subdued in a holiday-riddled week. The pound climbed as far as $1.5435 in early trade, from around $1.5407 late on Friday in New York, reaching a...

  • Euro set for third straight week of gains Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 8:45 AM ET

    The euro edged higher on Friday, putting it on course for a third straight week of gains, its best performance in just under a year.

  • *Activity in China retreats ahead of Lunar New Year. LONDON, Feb 13- Copper slipped on Friday, retreating from a three-week high hit earlier in the day, as the euro reversed gains against the dollar and activity in top consumer China waned ahead of a week-long holiday. "It is difficult to get fundamental views given the fact that the markets in China are going to be...

  • Expect June rate hike: Rebecca Patterson  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 7:03 AM ET

    Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust CIO, shares her thoughts on the outcome for Greece, the U.S. dollar, and when the Fed is likely to raise rates.

  • METALS-Copper holds steady, strong euro supports Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 6:02 AM ET

    *Activity in China retreats ahead of Lunar New Year. LONDON, Feb 13- Copper hovered near a three-week high on Friday, underpinned by a firm euro following strong growth figures in Germany, though gains were kept in check by a pullback in activity in top consumer China ahead of a week-long holiday. It is difficult to get fundamental views given the fact that the...

  • *German GDP numbers, ECB ruling on Greece aid euro. LONDON, Feb 13- The euro edged higher on Friday, putting it on course for a third straight week of gains, its best performance in just under a year against a dollar weakened this week by some softer U.S. economic numbers. "It is really telling that all of this debate around Greece has not sent the euro spiraling lower," said...