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LONDON, Aug 27 - Sterling fell to a 1-1/2-month low against the dollar on Thursday after data showing the United States grew robustly in the second quarter, boosting a view that U.S. interest rates could rise this year.
NEW YORK, Aug 28 - The dollar rose to one-week highs on Friday for a fourth straight session of gains after some Federal Reserve officials did not rule out an interest rate hike next month despite this week's market meltdown.
(Adds table, details on euro, yen contracts) Aug 28 - Speculators pared back bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to their smallest in more than two months, according to Reuters calculations and data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position fell to $23.99 billion in the week ended Aug. 25, from $32.26 billion the previous week. This was the first time in four weeks that net dollar longs came i
CAMPOS DO JORDAO, Brazil, Aug 28 - BlackRock president Rob Kapito said on Friday that a recent global markets correction triggered by concerns over the Chinese economy has been "exaggerated."