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Wanfeng Zhou

Euro rises to more than 2-year high vs. dollar; yen falls

Dec 27 2013

NEW YORK The euro jumped to its strongest level against the dollar in more than two years on Friday as banks adjusted positions for the year end, while the yen hit five-year lows for a second straight session.

Dollar slips vs. euro, yen as key Fed decision looms

Dec 17 2013

NEW YORK The dollar slipped against the euro and yen on Tuesday, trading in narrow ranges as investors awaited an announcement from the Federal Reserve on the central bank's stimulus program.

Stocks slip on Fed taper view; dollar nears highs

Dec 13 2013

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar hovered near a five-year high against the yen and rose against the euro on Friday, while global equity indexes slipped on growing concerns the U.S. Federal Reserve could surprise investors by scaling back its stimulus as early as next week.

Global stocks slip on Fed taper view; dollar nears highs

Dec 13 2013

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar hovered near a five-year high against the yen and rose against the euro on Friday, while global equity indexes slipped on growing concerns the U.S. Federal Reserve could surprise investors by scaling back its stimulus as early as next week.

Global stocks slip on Fed taper view; dollar nears highs

Dec 13 2013

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar hovered near a five-year high against the yen and rose against the euro on Friday, while global equity indexes slipped on growing concerns the U.S. Federal Reserve could surprise investors by scaling back its stimulus as early as next week.

Stocks fall on Fed view; euro climbs for 7th day

Dec 11 2013

NEW YORK Stock markets worldwide slipped on Wednesday after a budget deal in Washington removed some of the fiscal uncertainty hanging over the U.S. economy, boosting expectations the Federal Reserve may soon start reducing its stimulus.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, euro edge up after Chinese data, Fed speakers

Dec 09 2013

NEW YORK Stock markets worldwide rose on Monday and the euro climbed to a six-week high against the dollar after encouraging trade and inflation data from China, but uncertainty about the outlook for U.S. monetary policy limited moves.

China data supports world share markets, euro climbs broadly

Dec 09 2013

NEW YORK Stock markets worldwide rose on Monday and the euro climbed to a six-week high against the dollar after Chinese trade and inflation data boosted optimism about the global economy.

Euro hovers near highs as euro zone inflation rises

Nov 29 2013

NEW YORK The euro traded near a five-year peak against the yen and a one-month high against the dollar on Friday after euro zone economic data dented speculation about further monetary easing by the European Central Bank.

Bitcoin price zooms through $1,000 as enthusiasm grows

Nov 27 2013

NEW YORK The price of the digital currency bitcoin soared above $1,000 for the first time on Wednesday, extending a 400 percent surge in less than a month that some see as a growing bubble in an asset that is still a mystery to many.

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