The yen touched a fresh 18-month high against the greenback early on Monday after its biggest weekly gain in more than seven years. » Read More
The dollar rose to a one-week high against a basket of currencies, boosted by hawkish comments by U.S. Federal Reserve officials.
The yen and the Swiss franc rose while the euro fell after explosions in Brussels spurred inflows into safe-haven currencies and assets.
TOKYO/ SYDNEY, March 22- The dollar held firm on Tuesday, retaining its rebound from a five-month low as two Federal Reserve officials supported the an interest rate hike in coming months while the Australian dollar gained on comments from that country's central bank chief. Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said there was sufficient economic momentum to...
Sterling was the biggest mover on Monday, sinking more than half a percent on concerns a split in the ruling Conservative Party over Europe.
The dollar recovered from a five-month low, as traders covered short positions after two straight days of selling.
The yen was volatile on speculation the Bank of Japan was concerned about the Japanese currency's strength.
The Chinese currency has hit a year-to-date high against the dollar, leaving experts contemplating whether officials will step in to devalue the yuan.
The dollar fell sharply against major currencies after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates.
The dollar fell sharply against the yen as weak U.S. retail sales data compounded investors' search for safety.
Currency markets were off to a relatively quiet start on Monday, stabilizing after last week's wild swings.
Singapore remained the world's most expensive city for the third year in a row, but Hong Kong leapfrogged higher, a new survey found.
The dollar was higher, after nearing a one-month low against a basket of major currencies.
As investors digested the ECB's new stimulus package, some are suggesting Draghi has shelved plans to drive the euro lower for the time being.
The euro rose to a three week-high against the dollar on Thursday, rallying from a six-week low.
The euro held firm on Wednesday in choppy trading as investors awaited an European Central Bank meeting.
Weak Chinese trade data stoked safe-haven demand for the yen on Tuesday.
The dollar index fell as big gains in oil prices rekindled demand for the euro and commodity-sensitive currencies.
*Aussie takes a small step down, some disappointment over China. *Beijing says faces tough battle to keep growing 6.5 pct. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, March 7- The dollar struggled on Monday after failing to gain on stronger-than-expected U.S. payrolls data, while the Australian dollar fell prey to profit-taking after its best weekly performance in more than four years.
*Aussie takes a small step down, some disappointment over China. "AUD/USD eased modestly in early thin Asian trading following the weekend commencement of China's National People's Congress. There have been no major positive surprises from the NPC so far, " Commonwealth Bank currency strategist Joseph Capurso wrote in a note to clients, referring to China's 12-...
The dollar hit one-week lows against the euro and fell against the yen after a drop in U.S. wages in February overshadowed strong jobs growth.