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  • The dollar climbed to a two-week peak against the euro, as gains in stock markets and improved data out of China drew investors into riskier bets.

  • The dollar rebounded from a more than seven-month low against a basket of currencies, led by gains versus the safe-haven yen.

  • Currency costs hits record quarter

    Wolfgang Koester, FIREapps, discusses the outlook on currencies after volatility costs hit record highs last quarter.

  • SYDNEY/ TOKYO, April 12- The U.S. dollar remained on the defensive on Tuesday, after carving out a fresh low on the break of a technical barrier overnight as momentum sellers joined in the fray. "In the big scheme of things, since the previous Group of 20 meeting in February, there's a perception that there's a political agreement between the United States and China...

  • *Sterling outperforms ahead of UK inflation data. SYDNEY, April 12- The U.S. dollar remained on the defensive early on Tuesday, after carving out a fresh low on the break of a technical barrier overnight as momentum sellers joined in the fray. The euro, which touched a six-month high of $1.1454 last Thursday, was at $1.1410.

  • The dollar pared losses after hitting 17-month lows against the yen on Monday.

  • That compares with a consistent run of strong performances in the first month of the UK financial year that stretches back more than a decade through the worst banking storms since the 1930 s. "Even through the financial crisis and the run-up to the May 2015 General Election, sterling has consistently appreciated against the dollar during April," said Kamal...

  • The yen struggled across the board after posting gains this week, weighed by warnings overnight by the Japanese finance minister.

  • The U.S. dollar fell below 108 yen for the first time in 17 months on Thursday.

  • The U.S. dollar hit a fresh 17-month trough against the yen on doubts that the BOJ would intervene to halt the yen's appreciation.

  • The yen soared to its highest in 17 months against the dollar as sentiment in stock and commodity markets soured, with crude oil retreating.

  • LONDON, April 5- Sterling skidded to its weakest against the euro since September 2014 on Tuesday, while the cost of hedging against volatility against the dollar over the next three months hit a six-year high on worries Britain could vote to leave the EU in June. A rise in the UK current account deficit to 7 percent of national output has put focus on how exposed...

  • LONDON, April 5- The Swiss franc and Japanese yen may be the biggest gainers from falls in sterling in the run-up to Britain's referendum on whether to leave the European Union, options prices suggest. With polls indicating a close vote on June 23, the costs of hedging via options against volatility in the pound have soared to six-year highs. "Brexit would be a...

  • LONDON, April 5- Sterling fell on Tuesday with a slight improvement in a monthly business sentiment indicator too little to settle nerves over Britain's economic performance. A rise in the UK current account deficit to 7 percent of national output has put focus on how exposed Britain is should foreign investors and buyers of its bonds be spooked by a vote to...

  • Would 'Brexit' weaken British pound?

    Sam Hill, RBC, shares his outlook on the sterling if the United Kingdom were to leave the European Union.

  • The U.S. dollar hit its lowest against the yen in two weeks on continued expectations of a slow path of Fed rate hikes this year.

  • LONDON, April 4- Sterling bounced almost half a percent against the euro and dollar on Monday, with the conviction of some investors that June's Brexit referendum is reasonably priced in helping cool concerns over a record current account gap. Global investors worry that leaving the EU would threaten the huge foreign investment flows Britain needs to fund its...

  • LONDON, April 4- Sterling fell to a more than two-year low against a trade-weighted basket on Monday, hurt by persistent worries about a possible British exit from the European Union. That followed an online poll by TNS released on Friday which showed the rival campaigns for Britain to stay in or leave the European Union were running neck-and-neck.

  • *Sterling weak after soft UK manufacturing survey. TOKYO, April 4- The dollar was on the defensive early on Monday, nursing deep losses against the euro and yen after Friday's firm U.S. jobs report failed to shift a broadly held view that the Federal Reserve will remain cautious on raising interest rates this year. The euro was little changed at $1.1393, hovering...

  • The dollar turned higher on Friday after a better-than-expected U.S. nonfarm payrolls report was released.