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  • NEW YORK, Aug 28- Oil markets were roiled on Monday after Tropical Storm Harvey wreaked havoc along the U.S. Gulf Coast over the weekend, hitting the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry. Harvey made landfall in Texas late on Friday as the most powerful hurricane to hit the region in more than 50 years and caused large-scale flooding. Spot prices for U.S. gasoline...

  • LONDON, Aug 28- Germany's benchmark 10- year government bond yield dipped to a two-month low on Monday, in the absence of any major policy cues from top central bankers at a gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at the end of last week. European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi, speaking late on Friday, said ECB policy is working and the euro zone's economic recovery has...

  • *Tropical Storm Harvey impact weighs on dollar. NEW YORK, Aug 28- The U.S. dollar dropped to its lowest in roughly 16 months against a basket of major currencies and a more than 2-1/ 2- year low against the euro on Monday, following comments from central bankers on Friday and worries over Tropical Storm Harvey. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's decision...

  • TORONTO, Aug 28- The Canadian dollar strengthened on Monday against a broadly weaker U.S. dollar, which softened against key rivals as Tropical Storm Harvey flooded the country's fourth-largest city. President Donald Trump, who tweeted that Mexico and Canada were both being "very difficult" and again raised the possibility of scrapping the free trade...

  • LONDON, Aug 28- An already weak dollar dropped to 16- month lows against a basket of major currencies on Monday, as flooding caused by Tropical Storm Harvey paralyzed the United States fourth-biggest city and drove worries about a hit to the economy. Federal Reserve Janet Yellen failed to mention monetary policy at the closely watched Jackson Hole meeting in...

  • Aug 28- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday as Tropical Storm Harvey barreled into the Texas coast, the heart of the U.S. energy sector, raising concerns about the impact of the storm on the economy and piling more pressure on the dollar, which hit 16- month lows against a basket of currencies. *Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Aug 28- Gold rose to its highest in more than a week on Monday as the dollar weakened and the euro powered ahead after the head of the European Central Bank refrained from talking down the single currency at a high-profile meeting of central bankers. At the meeting in Jackson Hole in the U.S. state of Wyoming, the ECB's Mario Draghi said the bank's...

  • LONDON, Aug 28- Government bond yields in the euro area crept higher on Monday in the absence of any major policy cues from top central bankers at a gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming at the end of last week. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen did not mention monetary policy in a highly anticipated speech at Jackson Hole. European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi,...

  • LONDON, Aug 28- The euro climbed to a 2-1/ 2- year high close to $1.20 in thin trade on Monday, extending gains made at the end of last week after the head of the European Central Bank held back from talking down the buoyant currency. By 0740 GMT, the euro was up 0.1 percent at $1.1926, having touched $1.19665 in Asian trade, its highest since January 2015.

  • *Dollar weakens after Jackson Hole speeches sap sentiment. TOKYO, Aug 28- Japanese stocks ended flat in thin trade on Monday, as investors assessed the impact of a weaker dollar following the Jackson hole central bank conference and casualty insurers fell on worries about the impact of Tropical Storm Harvey. The dollar came under pressure after Federal Reserve...

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks, Nikkei subdued. SINGAPORE, Aug 28- U.S. gasoline futures rose to a two-year high on Monday as Tropical Storm Harvey pummeled the heart of America's energy sector, while the euro hit a 2-1/ 2- year peak after the European Central Bank president refrained from talking down the currency. Following a subdued session in Asia as investors awaited...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 28- China's yuan climbed to its strongest against the U.S. dollar in more than a year on Monday, after the central bank raised its official guidance following a slide in the greenback. The People's Bank of China raised its official yuan midpoint to 6.6353 per dollar, the strongest since Aug. 19, 2016, reflecting broad weakness in the U.S. currency in...

  • *U.S. gasoline surges as Tropical Storm Harvey closes refineries. *Asia ex- Japan stocks, Nikkei subdued. SINGAPORE, Aug 28- U.S. gasoline futures hit a two-year high on Monday as Tropical Storm Harvey pummeled the heart of America's energy industry, while the euro hit a 2-1/ 2- year peak after the European Central Bank President refrained from talking down the single...

  • TOKYO, Aug 28- The euro extended gains to a 2-1/ 2- year high against the dollar on Monday after the European Central Bank president held back from talking down the currency and as markets worried about the impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on the U.S. economy. The common currency had already surged about 1 percent on Friday after ECB President Mario Draghi spoke at...

  • TOKYO, Aug 28- Japan's Nikkei share average edged lower on Monday, as investors assessed the impact of a weaker dollar following a central bank conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, as well as the damage from Tropical Storm Harvey. The dollar came under pressure after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made no reference to U.S. monetary policy in her speech at the...

  • *U.S. gasoline surges as Tropical Storm Harvey closes refineries. *Asia ex- Japan stocks, Nikkei subdued. SINGAPORE, Aug 28- U.S. gasoline futures hit a two-year high on Monday after Hurricane Harvey pummeled the heart of America's energy industry, while the euro hit a 2-1/ 2- year peak after the European Central Bank President refrained from talking down the single...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 28- China's central bank raised its official yuan midpoint on Monday to 6.6353 per dollar, the strongest level since Aug. 19, 2016, reflecting broad weakness in the U.S. currency in global markets. Monday's midpoint was 226 pips or 0.34 percent firmer than the previous fix of 6.6579 set on Friday. The dollar fell late on Friday Federal Reserve Chair...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 28- China's central bank raised its official yuan midpoint on Monday to 6.6353 per dollar, the strongest level since Aug. 19, 2016, reflecting broad weakness in the U.S. currency in global markets. Monday's midpoint was 226 pips or 0.34 percent firmer than the previous fix of 6.6579 set on Friday. The dollar fell late on Friday Federal Reserve Chair...

  • Gasoline futures surge as Tropical Storm Harvey closes refineries. SINGAPORE, Aug 28- U.S. gasoline futures hit a two-year high on Monday as Hurricane Harvey struck at the heart of the U.S. energy industry, while the euro rose to a 2-1/ 2- year peak after the European Central Bank President refrained from talking down the single currency. Gasoline futures soared as...

  • *Japan, Australia stocks set to open higher. SINGAPORE, Aug 28- The euro hit a 2 1/ 2- year high early on Monday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi refrained from talking down the single currency, while oil prices rose after Hurricane Harvey struck at the heart of the U.S. energy industry. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...