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  • The yen edged lower on Wednesday, remaining under pressure as risk sentiment improved and safe haven demand eased.

  • A man walks by a euro sign light installation in Vilnius, Lithuania, on December 31, 2014.

    The euro remained high on growing confidence that market-friendly Emmanuel Macron will become the next French president.

  • LONDON, April 25- Sterling sank to a two-week low against the euro on Tuesday, hit by the single currency's renewed strength as relieved investors turned optimistic on Europe after the first round of the French presidential election. The pound weakened to as much as 85.27 pence per euro after a Reuters report that European Central Bank officials may now feel...

  • LONDON, April 25- Sterling dipped against the euro on Tuesday, kept under pressure by the single currency's renewed strength as relieved investors turned optimistic on Europe after the first round of the French presidential election. Expectations that centrist Emmanuel Macron will easily beat far-rightist Marine Le Pen in the second round on May 7 have...

  • LONDON, April 25- Sterling dipped against the euro on Tuesday, kept under pressure by the single currency's renewed strength as relieved investors turned optimistic on Europe after the first round of the French presidential election. Expectations that centrist Emmanuel Macron will easily beat far-rightist Marine Le Pen in the second round on May 7 have...

  • Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and the far-right Marine Le Pen advanced to the second round, driving sharp gains for the euro as investors took heart from opinion polls showing Macron would soundly beat Le Pen- who has threatened to pull France out of the euro zone. Having rallied almost 2 percent last week to hit four-month highs against the euro after...

  • LONDON, April 24- A surge in buying of Britain's pound last week put only a small dent in record net market bets against the currency and sentiment remains finely balanced, official data and capital flow reports from major banks showed on Monday. Sterling rose by almost 4 cents trough to peak around the announcement, racking up its second biggest daily gain...

  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell sharply against the euro on Monday as investors favored Europe's currency over Britain's in a wave of relief sweeping financial markets following results of the first round of France's presidential election. The pound rallied nearly 2 percent last week, hitting four-month highs against the euro, after British Prime Minister...

  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell sharply against the euro on Monday as investors favored Europe's currency over Britain's in a wave of relief sweeping financial markets following results of the first round of France's presidential election. The pound rallied nearly 2 percent last week, hitting four-month highs against the euro, after British Prime Minister...

  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell sharply against the euro on Monday as investors favoured Europe's currency over Britain's in a wave of relief sweeping financial markets following results of the first round of France's presidential election. The pound rallied nearly 2 percent last week, hitting four-month highs against the euro, after British Prime Minister...

  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell sharply against the euro on Monday as investors favoured Europe's currency over Britain's in a wave of relief sweeping financial markets following results of the first round of France's presidential election. The pound rallied nearly 2 percent last week, hitting four-month highs against the euro, after British Prime Minister...

  • The euro inched higher on Friday as investors battened down the hatches for results of the first round of a tightly-fought French election.

  • The dollar inched lower against a basket of currencies, suffering from a solid euro performance before the first round of French elections.

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling rose against a broadly weaker dollar on Thursday, with polls showing British Prime Minister Theresa May on course to win a landslide in June's snap election cementing the view that she will get a stronger mandate for two years of Brexit talks. Investors appear to be judging that a stronger mandate for May in parliament would...

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling rose against a broadly weaker dollar on Thursday with bullish polls for Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives adding to expectations June elections may give her a stronger mandate for two years of Brexit talks. Investors appear to be judging that a stronger mandate for May in parliament would potentially give her more chance...

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling rose against a broadly weaker dollar on Thursday with bullish polls for Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives adding to expectations June elections may give her a stronger mandate for two years of Brexit talks. Investors appear to be judging that a stronger mandate for May in parliament would potentially give her more chance...

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling rose against a broadly weaker dollar on Thursday with bullish polls for Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives adding to expectations June elections may give her a stronger mandate for two years of Brexit talks. Investors appear to be judging that a stronger mandate for May in parliament would potentially give her more chance...

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling rose against a broadly weaker dollar on Thursday with bullish polls for Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives adding to expectations June elections may give her a stronger mandate for two years of Brexit talks. Investors appear to be judging that a stronger mandate for May in parliament would potentially give her more chance...

  • Near-term setback for rupiah

    Sean Callow, Westpac Bank, says there won't be major implications on ratings and infrastructure following results of the Jakarta gubernatorial election.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- The dollar recovered on Wednesday, a day after hitting a three-week low against major currencies on lowered expectations for U.S. interest rate hikes and concerns about President Donald Trump's ability to deliver a promised fiscal boost. It fell to 99.465, the lowest since March 28, on Tuesday. "It's a reversion to normalcy after the market got...