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Italy's Tria says Rome will spend less, can avoid EU action on deficit

10:48am BST

LONDON Italy can avoid disciplinary action from the European Commission over its spending plans by sticking to its current budget deficit target but Rome will need to cut spending rather than hike taxes, Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Tuesday.

FOREX-Dollar hits two-week high as traders eye Fed meeting

17 Jun 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds new quote, graphic)

FOREX-Dollar hits two-week high as traders pause before Fed meeting

17 Jun 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds details, updates prices)

FOREX-Dollar reaches two-week high as investors prepare for Fed meeting

17 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 17 The U.S. dollar rose to a two-week high on Monday after strong economic data last week led investors to reassess whether the Federal Reserve will sound as dovish as expected at this week's monetary policy meeting.

Pound trading volumes shrink as Brexit delay sends investors to sidelines

13 Jun 2019

LONDON Trading in the British pound has fallen sharply since March when Britain delayed its exit from the European Union, with turnover in May down almost a tenth versus a year earlier and activity in the futures market at its lowest since 2016.

UPDATE 2-Pound trading volumes shrink as Brexit delay sends investors to sidelines

13 Jun 2019

* Investors cautious amid PM leadership race, Brexit delay (Adds graphic)

FOREX-Aussie whacked as jobs data raise rate cut bets, yen in demand

13 Jun 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds quotes, updates prices)

FOREX-Yen rallies as sentiment sours, jobs data knocks Aussie

13 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 13 The yen rallied on Thursday as fading hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal at this month's G20 meeting and massive street protests in Hong Kong drove investors into safe-haven assets.

Far from 'devalued', euro surges as trade war hits yuan

12 Jun 2019

LONDON If evidence is needed of how far ripples from the Sino-U.S. trade war are reaching, have a look at Europe where the yuan's slump is driving up the euro's value against trade partners' currencies, handicapping the export-reliant bloc's economy.

FOREX-Euro falls back from 2-1/2 month highs, yuan nears 2019 low

10 Jun 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds details, analyst quotes)

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