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  • LONDON, Feb 11- Sterling fell to a 15- month low against a basket of currencies on Thursday, diving almost 3 percent against the safe-haven yen, as nervous investors fretted about global growth and were pricing in a chance of a interest rate cut in Britain. Interest rate markets are not pricing in a Bank of England rate hike until 2020. Sterling was down 0.9 percent...

  • Dollar hits 15-month low versus yen after Yellen Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 3:42 PM ET

    The dollar fell to a 15-month low against the yen on Wednesday as investors packed into the safe-haven Japanese yen.

  • Dollar lower, investors flee to yen & Swiss franc Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 4:31 PM ET

    The dollar tumbled to a four-month low on Tuesday as growing fears of a global slowdown pushed investors to safe-haven currencies.

  • Dollar falls to 15-month low versus yen Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:27 PM ET

    The yen surged by half a percent against the dollar as worry over Europe's banks drove capital to the safety currecny.

  • Dollar up after data suggests 2016 rate hikes Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 5:03 PM ET

    The dollar rebounded on Friday after data showed a pickup in U.S. wages, suggesting rates hikes are more likely to happen in 2016.

  • No traction for dollar after Fed rates collapse Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 3:20 PM ET

    The dollar was on the defensive after a collapse in hopes of a further rise in U.S. interest rates this year drove its biggest daily fall.

  • Dollar tumbles as U.S. data suggest dovish Fed Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 5:02 PM ET

    The yen rose on Wednesday as weaker stock markets in Europe spurred investors to buy safe haven assets.

  • Dollar falls against euro, yen on risk aversion Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 3:34 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar fell against the euro and yen on Tuesday after a drop in oil prices suggested U.S. inflation would stay low.

  • LONDON, Feb 2- Sterling touched a three-week high on Tuesday after the outline of a proposed EU deal said Britain does not have to integrate further politically with the rest of the European Union if it wants to stay in. The pound rose to as high as $1.4447 after the draft proposals were published, up from $1.4380 immediately beforehand, and its strongest since Feb....

  • Dollar weakens on views of dovish Fed Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 3:13 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on the view that the Fed would not be able to hike interest rates as quickly as forecast.

  • Dollar rises on in-line U.S. GDP data, BoJ move Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 4:38 PM ET

    The dollar rose sharply on Friday, hitting a six-week high versus the yen.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 29- The Russian central bank said on Friday it had relaxed regulations governing the exchange rates banks use to comply with its rules, in a move to protect them from excessive exposure to rouble risks. The bank said in a statement that the relaxation of its regulations affected operations in the U.S. dollar, euro, the British pound, the Swiss franc and...

  • Dollar falls as Street eyes gradual rate-hike path Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:13 PM ET
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    The dollar hit a one-week low against the euro on Thursday after a plunge in U.S. durable goods orders.

  • Steady oil helps Aussie, kiwi after Fed statement Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:38 AM ET

    Commodity-linked major currencies including the Australian and New Zealand dollars surged on Thursday as oil traded back above $33 a barrel.

  • The BoE will raise rates in August: Economist Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 3:30 AM ET
    The BoE will raise rates in August: Economist

    Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, expects there will be enough evidence of domestic inflation for the Bank of England to raise interest rates by August.

  • Dollar drags as oil rebound boosts sterling Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 3:54 PM ET

    The safe-haven yen and the low-yielding euro halted their rise on Tuesday, as stock markets and oil prices recovered.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 26- A recovery in oil prices pushed the dollar higher against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday, but it fell overall as sterling rose and the oil-linked Canadian dollar surged. With crude oil prices near 13- year lows, senior officials of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries renewed calls for rival producers to cut...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 26- A recovery in oil prices pushed the dollar higher against the yen and euro on Tuesday, but it fell overall as sterling rose and the oil-linked Canadian dollar gained. With crude oil prices near their lowest in 13 years, senior officials of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries renewed calls for rival producers to cut supply...

  • Dollar falls as oil, equities slide at close Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 4:52 PM ET

    The dollar edged down on Monday as renewed selling on oil markets drove investors into currencies often deemed less risky investments.

  • Dollar boosted by oil, home sales & central banks Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 1:32 PM ET

    The dollar firmed Friday, boosted by expectations of monetary easing by in Europe and Japan, and by strong U.S. housing data.