The yen set an 18-month high against the dollar on Friday, staying firm in the wake of the Bank of Japan's decision the previous day. » Read More
The euro rose to a three week-high against the dollar on Thursday, rallying from a six-week low.
*Loonie firms after Bank of Canada holds pat on policy. TOKYO, March 10- The euro was under pressure in Asian trade on Thursday ahead of a European Central Bank meeting at which policymakers were expected to take further easing steps, while the kiwi skidded after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand surprised with an interest rate cut. The New Zealand currency was last...
NEW YORK, March 9- The euro held steady on Wednesday in choppy trading as investors awaited a European Central Bank meeting, which they expect will result in interest rates falling deeper into negative territory and more bond purchases to help the euro zone economy. A rebound in oil and metal prices also rekindled bids for the Canadian dollar and other...
The euro held firm on Wednesday in choppy trading as investors awaited an European Central Bank meeting.
NEW YORK, March 9- The euro held firm on Wednesday in choppy trading as investors awaited an European Central Bank meeting, which they expect will result in interest rates falling deeper into negative territory and more bond purchases to help the euro zone economy. A rebound in oil and metal prices also rekindled bids for the Canadian dollar and other...
Weak Chinese trade data stoked safe-haven demand for the yen on Tuesday.
SYDNEY, March 8- The Australian and Canadian dollars stood at multi-month highs early on Tuesday in the wake of a rally in commodity prices, contrasting with a subdued performance in the greenback, euro and yen. The Aussie was last at $0.7465, while the loonie was at C $1.3292. Expectations that Chinese steel mills are planning a short-term output boost saw iron ore,...
The dollar index fell as big gains in oil prices rekindled demand for the euro and commodity-sensitive currencies.
The dollar hit one-week lows against the euro and fell against the yen after a drop in U.S. wages in February overshadowed strong jobs growth.
The U.S. dollar was set to post its biggest one-day percentage decline against the euro in more than three weeks.
The U.S. dollar dipped against the yen on Wednesday on concerns over U.S. economic growth but hit a more than one-month high against the euro.
The U.S. dollar rebounded against the yen and hit one-month highs against the euro on Tuesday.
The yen rose broadly on Monday as investors sought its safety following a statement from the Group of 20 countries.
The dollar gained after generally upbeat U.S. data revived some expectations that the Fed could consider raising interest rates again this year.
Gains in European stocks helped sterling and the dollar climb against safe-haven currencies like the yen on Thursday.
Sterling tumbled to a seven-year low on Wednesday on heightened fears of a possible British exit from the European Union.
The yen and Swiss franc rallied across the board on Tuesday as a recent rebound in stocks and crude oil faded.
Currency traders have been circling exchange rates this week, with expectations high that political divisions could lead to further opportunities.
*Canadian dollar settles at C $1.3712, or 72.93 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Feb 22- The Canadian dollar rose against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as crude oil prices rallied, while the federal government said it would run bigger deficits amid slower growth. The loonie, as Canada's currency is colloquially known, remains beholden to oil prices, said Rahim Madhavji,...
The dollar rose to a three-week high, bolstered by gains in oil and stocks as well as losses in sterling and euro.