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  • The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level in more than a year against a basket of major rivals on Friday.

  • TOKYO, July 21- The dollar headed for weekly losses on Friday, wallowing at its lowest levels against the euro in nearly two years after what markets perceived as hawkish talk from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi. But the Australian dollar skidded against the greenback after contrastingly dovish comments from a Reserve Bank of Australia official.

  • The U.S. dollar recovered some losses against the euro on Wednesday after touching a more than one-year low in the prior session.

  • The dollar fell to its lowest in nearly two years against the euro on Thursday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi's comments.

  • The Aussie dollar will decline to trade at $0.74 by year-end as the Federal Reserve is likely to raise rates one more time, says Wayne Gordon from UBS.

  • Employment in June might have risen 14,000, but plenty of slack remains in the Australian labor market, says Gareth Aird of Commonwealth Bank.

  • The dollar hit its lowest against the euro in more than a year on Tuesday, with the broader dollar index touching a more than 10-month low.

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    The Australian dollar has grown stronger as U.S. dollar weakens, Daryl Guppy writes.

  • The Australian dollar is up around 3 percent over the past week. Tony Boyadjian of Compass Global Markets weighs in on where the Aussie is headed next.

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    The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level against a basket of major currencies in 10 months on Monday.

  • *China Q2 growth beats market forecasts. The data boosted the Australian dollar given the country's trade relationship with China, analysts said. The Aussie shot to a more than two-year high of $0.7840, with bulls targeting the 200- week moving average around $0.8018, but was last down slightly against the dollar at $0.7819.

  • *China data surprises on upside, risk sentiment upbeat. LONDON, July 17- The U.S. dollar nursed losses at a 10- month low against a basket of currencies on Monday as investors cheered upbeat Chinese data by piling into leveraged positions such as the Australian dollar and other high-yielding currencies. The Aussie was last at $0.7814 with bulls targeting the 200-...

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    The dollar has tumbled, but analysts weren’t pointing to weaker-than-expected U.S. inflation. Instead, they fingered a “Trump discount."

  • The dollar index fell on Friday, after weaker-than-forecast data on consumer prices and retail sales in June raised doubts about growth.

  • *U.S. inflation data seen key event risk in session. LONDON, July 14- The Australian dollar hit a fresh eight-month high on Friday as risk appetite was robust with global stock markets hitting record highs and after dovish comments from global policymakers. The Australian dollar rose 0.4 percent to $0.7758, well on track to post its best weekly performance in four...

  • *U.S. inflation data seen key event risk in session. LONDON, July 14- The Australian dollar hit a fresh eight-month high on Friday as risk appetite was robust with global stock markets hitting record highs and after dovish comments from global policymakers. The Australian dollar rose 0.4 percent to $0.7758, well on track to post its best weekly performance in four...

  • LONDON, July 14- The Japanese yen remained on the back foot against high-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar on Friday after dovish comments from major policymakers this week reaffirmed market expectations that interest rates will rise very slowly. "It is broadly a U.S. dollar-negative market as latest comments from Yellen and others suggest...

  • LONDON, July 14- The Japanese yen remained on the back foot against high-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar on Friday after dovish comments from major policymakers this week reaffirmed market expectations that interest rates will rise very slowly. "It is broadly a U.S. dollar-negative market as latest comments from Yellen and others suggest...

  • LONDON, July 14- The Japanese yen remained on the back foot against high-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar on Friday after dovish comments from major policymakers this week reaffirmed market expectations that interest rates will rise very slowly. "It is broadly a U.S. dollar-negative market as latest comments from Yellen and others suggest...

  • LONDON, July 14- The Japanese yen remained on the back foot against high-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar on Friday after dovish comments from major policymakers this week reaffirmed market expectations that interest rates will rise very slowly. "It is broadly a U.S. dollar-negative market as latest comments from Yellen and others suggest...