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  • Dollar slips as Hong Kong protests halt recent rally Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  • Top banks face $3.3B UK forex-rigging fine Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 9:34 AM ET
    Foreign exchange currencies.

    Some of the world's leading banks are slated for a £2 billion fine from U.K. regulators, following investigations into currency rigging.

  • Dollar heads for 11th weekly gain but tensions grow Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 4:56 AM ET

    The dollar was back on the front foot against the yen and several other major currencies on Friday, on track for an 11th straight weekly gain.

  • We've seen 'big chunk' of euro move lower: Pro     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, says the euro will not go much lower than its current levels as most of the ECB stimulus measures are priced in.

  • Euro falls to 22-mth low vs dollar Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:13 AM ET

    The euro hit a 22-month low against the dollar on Thursday on the prospect of diverging monetary policy.

  • Yen up on Prime Minister Abe's concern Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    The yen rose after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of its fall to a six-year low.

  • Euro gets lift from German prospects; dollar dips Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    The battered euro pulled away from a 14-month trough against the dollar, as the greenback eased after a 10-week streak of gains.

  • Dollar sits back after record-breaking run higher Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    The dollar index racked up a 10th straight week of gains on Monday, its longest winning streak since its free float in 1973.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- Sterling rose on Monday, inching back towards recent two-year highs against the euro and moving higher against the dollar as investors focused on Britain's economic fundamentals and interest rate expectations after Scotland's independence vote.

  • Dollar on track for 10th week of gains Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors bet U.S. interest rates would rise more quickly than expected.

  • Stocks up early as Alibaba stock is set to debut Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Wall Street is opening higher on the day Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba makes its big debut in the stock market. Alibaba begins trading later on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker "BABA." The British pound weakened against the U.S. dollar after Scotland voted to remain in the United Kingdom.

  • Trading Block: Currency & energy moves     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discusses the impact of Scotland's vote on the British pound and euro. Also Dan Dicker, The Street.com, shares his thoughts on oil prices.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling's gains to a two-year peak against the euro and a two-week high versus the dollar on Friday after Scottish voters rejected independence ran out of steam as investors focused on the UK economy and new constitutional problems for Britain. These could add some uncertainty to UK growth prospects and tie sterling down in the near term.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling fell back against the dollar on Friday to stand lower on the day, handing back all of its gains since the first signs overnight that Scotland was voting "No" to splitting off from the United Kingdom.

  • *Sterling gains as Scotland voters decide to stay in UK. LONDON, Sept 19- British markets rallied and the rest of Europe followed suit on Friday as Scotland's decision to stay in the United Kingdom eased investors past the latest in a recent run of global political obstacles.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling climbed to a two-year peak against the euro and a two-week high against the dollar on Friday after Scottish voters rejected independence, averting a break-up of the United Kingdom and prolonged uncertainty.

  • *Sterling gains as Scotland voters decide to stay in UK. TOKYO, Sept 19- The British pound rose sharply after the Scottish independence vote indicated Scotland would remain in the United Kingdom, while Wall Street's overnight gains and Alibaba Group's red-hot initial public offering underpinned Asian shares.

  • TOKYO, Sept 19- Sterling jumped to a two-week high against the U.S. dollar and two-year peak against the euro on Friday, rallying on relief that Scottish voters rejected independence in a referendum, averting a break-up of the United Kingdom.

  • TOKYO, Sept 19- Sterling jumped to a two-week high against the U.S. dollar and two-year peak against the euro on Friday, rallying on relief that Scottish voters rejected independence in a referendum, averting a break-up of the United Kingdom.

  • Pound can rally further: Pro     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says the pound can strengthen further after Scotland voted against becoming independent.