The dollar languished close to a 3-1/2-month low, as traders waited for U.S. interest rate guidance from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.» Read More
A recovery in stock markets helped the dollar gain ground against Europe's current safe havens of choice, the euro and the Swiss franc.
SYDNEY, Jan 18- The safe-haven yen got off to a flying start on Monday, while the Australian dollar, usually sold off in times of market stress, stayed under pressure as Asian equities geared up for a torrid session following a big selloff on Wall Street. Investors also took aim at the Canadian dollar, driving it to a near 13- year low around C $1.4650 on growing...
The dollar tumbled to a near five-month low against the yen and a 2-1/2-week trough versus the euro on Friday.
*Oil sinks below $30 a barrel. NEW YORK, Jan 15- The dollar tumbled to a near five-month low against the yen and a 2-1/ 2- week trough versus the euro on Friday, hammered by a combination of poor risk appetite arising from a renewed drop in oil prices and weak U.S. economic data. "I think the Fed is going to be reluctant to raise interest rates any time soon," said Joe O'Leary,...
The dollar rose on Thursday, bolstered by gains in the U.S. stock market and a rebound in oil prices.
LONDON, Jan 14- Oil-rich Canada's dollar fell to its lowest level since April 2003 on Thursday as crude prices slid to their weakest in 12 years, fuelling speculation the Bank of Canada could cut interest rates as early as next week. Ahead of the Bank of England's latest monetary policy meeting and interest rate decision, sterling hit an 11- month low against the...
*Indonesian rupiah slips after Jakarta explosions, gunbattle. SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Jan 14- The Canadian dollar fell to its lowest level since April 2003 on Thursday as oil prices extended losses, while the Indonesian rupiah slipped after militant attacks in Jakarta. "If this turns out to be something that has occurred on a very large scale, equities could fall and...
SYDNEY, Jan 14- The Canadian dollar wallowed at a 12- year trough early on Thursday following another slide in oil prices, while sterling was pinned near a 5-1/ 2 year low ahead of the Bank of England's first policy review of the year. The euro rebounded to $1.0882, from $1.0805. Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren said global and U.S. economic growth may be slipping...
The euro regained its footing against the U.S. dollar as risk appetite soured anew late in the afternoon.
The dollar rose for a third straight session as gains on Wall Street and calmer financial markets enhanced risk appetite.
The low-yielding euro fell for a second session, as steadier global stock markets prompted investors to seek other currencies.
The dollar climbed Friday on measures taken by China to ease this week's market turmoil and a hefty rise in U.S. jobs in December.
It hit a one-month low of $1.0709 two days ago.
The dollar weakened against a basket of currencies on Wednesday after the release of the FOMC minutes from its December meeting.
The yen rose on Tuesday as traders sought safety in the low-risk currency on anxiety about sluggish global growth.
The Japanese yen rose broadly, as financial market turbulence sent traders scrambling for the traditional low-risk currency.
The dollar ended 2015 with a more than 9 percent annual gain against a basket of currencies on Thursday.
The U.S. dollar rallied against commodity currencies such as the Norwegian crown and Russian ruble on Wednesday.
The loonie hit an 11- year low of C $1.4003 to the dollar earlier this month, dogged by weak prices of oil, Canada's main export, and the dollar's relative strength against other currencies. The Australian dollar was steady at $0.7292 after rising to $0.7303 overnight, its highest since Dec. 10. Oil prices jumped overnight as colder weather in North America...
The U.S. dollar gained against the euro on Tuesday after greater risk appetite hurt demand for the shared currency.