The yen soared against the dollar after a round of modest monetary policy easing from the Bank of Japan disappointed investors. » Read More
The Aussie recovered from a wobbly start as commodities rose on expectations that central banks are likely to provide more stimulus.
The Bank of Israel bought "hundreds of millions" of dollars of foreign currency, dealers said, after the shekel continued to strengthen.
The U.S. dollar tumbled against the safe-haven yen Friday amid uncertainty over the fallout from Britain's vote to exit the EU.
TORONTO, June 30- The Canadian dollar gained against a broadly stronger U.S. currency on Thursday, breaking from its typical connection with oil prices, as some investors saw value in its distance from tumult following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Currency markets were shaken by last week's so-called Brexit vote, and sterling and the euro lost...
The British pound traded more than 1 percent lower after Mark Carney, the head of the Bank of England, made remarks about the U.K. economy following the Brexit vote.
The euro and sterling spiked higher, as markets regained some appetite for risk.
TORONTO, June 28- The risk-sensitive Canadian dollar ended stronger against the U.S. currency on Tuesday, as global financial markets stabilized after two days of volatile moves following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. "I don't think the mood has changed all that much, all we're seeing is a bit of a recovery from the price action we've seen since the...
The U.S. dollar fell against the British pound and the euro as the market took a breather and potential profit-taking.
Sterling fell to a 31-year low against the dollar as a sell-off stemming from Britain's decision to quit the EU gathered pace.
Sterling hit a 2016 high and the euro surged against the dollar and yen after a series of late opinion polls favored Britain staying.
The dollar was broadly weaker on Wednesday as risk appetite returned to markets.
Sterling and the euro rose on the last day before Britain's referendum on EU membership, the pound trading just off its highest this year.
The Canadian dollar settled at C $1.2811 to the greenback, or 78.06 U.S. cents, very slightly weaker than Monday's close of C $1.2809, or 78.07 U.S. cents. It traded in a tight range, between C $1.2825 and C $1.2763, its strongest level since June 13. People have pared back their risk, they have their views and are waiting to see what happens "with the vote on Thursday, said...
The dollar tumbled on as sterling surged more than 2 percent and the euro jumped after opinion polls swung in favor of remain.
Sterling rose as traders evaluated whether the killing of MP Jo Cox may alter the balance of opinion on Brexit.
OTTAWA, June 17- Canada's annual inflation rate cooled in May on cheaper gasoline and a slowdown in price increases for food, but the Statistics Canada data was not expected to move monetary policymakers from the sidelines. The Canadian dollar slightly trimmed its gains against the greenback immediately following the data, but investors were more focused on...
Sterling rallied from a two-month low against the euro, extending gains after British police said British lawmaker Jo Cox died.
The dollar added to earlier losses on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, as was widely expected.
*Loonie touched its weakest since June 6 at C $1.2873. TORONTO, June 14- The Canadian dollar settled at its weakest in a week against a broadly firmer U.S. dollar on Tuesday, but the risk-sensitive and commodity-linked currency fared better against those more exposed to a potential British exit from the European Union. "It has been saved a little by the fact the Fed...
The yen surged to its strongest level against the euro in more than three years on Tuesday as the chances of UK voting next week to leave the EU grew.