FOREX-Dollar pares gains as manufacturing data disappoints *U.S. manufacturing activity fell in July. NEW YORK, Aug 3- The dollar pared gains against the euro on Monday after data showed the pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector slowed in July. The Institute for Supply Management said its index of national factory activity fell to 52.7 from 53.5 the previous month.
| By: Karen Brettell
Euro slips as Greek stocks tumble The euro fell against the dollar, as the Greek stock market plunged following a five-week shutdown caused by fears the country would leave the euro.
FOREX-Dollar bulls take a breather, euro awaits Greek bourse reopening LONDON, Aug 3- The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Monday, weighed down by below-par wage growth data late last week that clouded the outlook over when U.S. interest rates are likely to rise. Some analysts said the dollar could draw strength from U.S. economic indicators this week, including the Institute for Supply Management's report on U.S. factory...
| By: Anirban Nag
Malaysia's ringgit takes a wild ride Malaysia's currency was already under pressure, hit by political concerns and the oil price drop, but it really fell out of bed Monday.
| By: Leslie Shaffer
More downside risks for Malaysian ringgit: ANZ The Malaysian ringgit hit its lowest level since 1998 against the greenback on Monday. Khoon Goh, senior FX strategist at ANZ, outlines the reasons behind the decline in the currency.
Week ahead: Which Asian central banks will ease? Asian central bank decisions are in the spotlight this week as policymakers debate the best course of action amid expectations of a looming U.S. interest rate hike in September.
| By: Nyshka Chandran
FOREX-Dollar bulls stymied by wage data, PMIs next *Euro holds just under $1.10, dollar near 124 yen. SYDNEY, Aug 3- The dollar stayed on the backfoot early on Monday after suffering a setback late last week when subdued wage growth clouded the outlook on the timing for an interest rate hike. The euro bought $1.09760, having lifted from a low of $1.08935.
| By: Ian Chua