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  • An investor stands at a trading terminal in front of an electronic stock board at a securities brokerage in Shanghai, China, on Friday, June 9, 2017.

    Asia markets closed mostly higher on Friday as markets digested Fed Chair Janet Yellen's second day of testimony.

  • LONDON, July 14- Euro zone bond yields fell on Friday, taking their cue from the patient approach of top U.S. policymakers on interest rate hikes ahead of inflation data in the world's largest economy. The centrist Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan advocated late on Thursday a go-slow approach on further hikes which chimed with Fed chair Janet Yellen's...

  • LONDON, July 14- The Japanese yen remained on the back foot against high-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar on Friday after dovish comments from major policymakers this week reaffirmed market expectations that interest rates will rise very slowly. "It is broadly a U.S. dollar-negative market as latest comments from Yellen and others suggest...

  • LONDON, July 14- The Japanese yen remained on the back foot against high-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar on Friday after dovish comments from major policymakers this week reaffirmed market expectations that interest rates will rise very slowly. "It is broadly a U.S. dollar-negative market as latest comments from Yellen and others suggest...

  • LONDON, July 14- The Japanese yen remained on the back foot against high-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar on Friday after dovish comments from major policymakers this week reaffirmed market expectations that interest rates will rise very slowly. "It is broadly a U.S. dollar-negative market as latest comments from Yellen and others suggest...

  • LONDON, July 14- The Japanese yen remained on the back foot against high-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar on Friday after dovish comments from major policymakers this week reaffirmed market expectations that interest rates will rise very slowly. "It is broadly a U.S. dollar-negative market as latest comments from Yellen and others suggest...

  • US has what it wanted, solid growth without risk of spike

    Daniel Morris, senior investment strategist at BNP Paribas Asset Management, and Neil Brown, investment manager at Liontrust, speak about investing in the U.S.

  • *Global stocks hit all-time high; Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei rise. European stocks are set for a flat to higher open, with spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Germany's DAX to open little changed, Britain's FTSE 100 to start the day up 0.1 percent and France's CAC 40 to rise 0.2 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan advanced 0.2 percent to...

  • CPI data awaited for its impact on Fed's rates stance. TOKYO, July 14- The dollar was little changed against a group of peers early on Friday, as currency investors remained cautious ahead of U.S. inflation data due later in the session, which is expected to set the greenback's near-term direction. The U.S. currency's recent advance, notably against the yen, has...

  • MELBOURNE, July 14- London copper was marking time on Friday at the top of its recent range, with encouraging import data from China and improved prospects for the global economy supporting prices. *Shanghai Futures Exchange copper slipped 0.6 percent to 47,030 yuan a tonne. *Zinc and lead fell by around half a percent in London and by around 2 percent in Shanghai,...

  • *Global stocks hit all-time high; Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei rise. SINGAPORE, July 14- Global stocks scaled record highs on Friday, with Asian equities rising for the fifth straight session, as signs the Federal Reserve will pursue a gradual rate tightening path and hopes of a strong earnings season lifted appetite for risk assets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific...

  • Russian Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina addresses an extended meeting of the Russian Finance Ministry's Board.

    Elvira Nabiullina applauded the Federal Reserve’s moves to normalize monetary policy and called on other central banks to follow suit.

  • *Global stocks open at all-time high; Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei rise. SINGAPORE, July 14- Global stocks scaled record highs on Friday, with Asian equities rising for the fifth straight session, as signs the Federal Reserve will pursue a gradual rate tightening path and hopes of a strong earnings season lifted appetite for risk assets. MSCI's broadest index of...

  • TOKYO, July 14- The dollar trod water against a group of peers early on Friday, as currency investors remained cautious ahead of U.S. inflation data due later in the session, which is expected to set the greenback's near-term direction. The U.S. currency's recent advance, notably against the yen, has stalled towards the end of this week as Federal Reserve Chair Janet...

  • NEW YORK, July 13- Investors upped their stakes in U.S.-based equity funds for the first time in four weeks, Lipper data showed on Thursday, adding $3.5 billion to stocks in the latest week. Overall, $5.5 billion rolled into exchange-traded stock funds heavily invested by fast-trading investors, while $2 billion flowed out of retail-oriented mutual funds...

  • rise@ SAO PAULO, July 13- Mexico's peso currency firmed on Thursday after the central bank governor said interest rate hikes could be paused for some time, but he knocked down market speculation that there would be rate cuts before mid-2018. Banco de Mexico Governor Agustin Carstens said in an interview with Reuters that talk among private economists that rates...

  • Fed Chair Janet Yellen testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress, oil and the Senate's new health-care bill carried Wall Street on Thursday.

  • The dollar index steadied Thursday, helped by upbeat U.S. economic data.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.2723, or 78.60 U.S. cents. TORONTO, July 13- The Canadian dollar firmed on Thursday against its U.S. counterpart, extending sharp gains made in the previous session as domestic bond yields rose in anticipation of additional rate increases from the Bank of Canada. "The market correctly, I think, reevaluated her dovish stance from yesterday,"...

  • NEW YORK, July 13- The dollar was steady against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, as investors turned their attention to Friday's economic data, a day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled the Fed's rate hikes could be gradual. The U.S. economy is healthy enough for the Fed to raise rates and start winding down its massive bond portfolio, but low...