The dollar index rose on Friday after positive consumer spending data suggested the Fed may raise interest rates this year.» Read More
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.
*Soured risk sentiment keeps yen near 2- month high vs dollar. TOKYO, Dec 29- The yen was supported against the dollar on Tuesday as soured risk sentiment favoured the safe haven Japanese currency, while the Canadian dollar struggled near an 11- year low against the greenback as crude oil prices resumed their slide. The dollar, which has lost some steam against its...
TOKYO, Dec 29- The Canadian dollar struggled near an 11- year low against the greenback on Tuesday as crude oil prices resumed their slide, weighing on commodity currencies. The Canadian dollar stood little changed at C $1.3891 to the greenback after losing 0.7 percent overnight, edging back towards an 11- year low of C $1.4003 against the dollar hit earlier this...
The U.S. dollar held near a more than one-week low against a basket of major currencies on Monday.
*Liquidity thin with London on holiday. Trading was thin, with Australia and the London market closed for local holidays and major dealing rooms across Europe empty or operating on skeleton staffing. "It's year-end profit-taking," said Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy for BK Asset Management in New York.
The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday, putting it on track for its steepest monthly loss since April.
The dollar rose in thinned trading on Wednesday after data painted a mixed picture of the U.S. economy.
The dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as more traders booked profits on bullish greenback bets.
Traders focused their attention on slumping commodities prices, on the global economy and central bank policies.
The dollar tumbled against the Japanese yen on Friday after the Bank of Japan merely tweaked its monthly asset-purchase program.
The U.S. dollar hovered near a two-week high against a basket of other major currencies a day after the Fed hiked interest rates.
The U.S. dollar lost some ground on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve decide to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.
The U.S. dollar rebounded from a roughly six-week low against the euro on Tuesday.
The dollar turned positive, after edging lower on worries that oil prices and credit market turmoil could limit U.S. interest rate hikes.
*Oil currencies fall as brent falls below $37. LONDON, Dec 14- Oil-rich Canada's dollar hit an 11-1/ 2- year trough against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as oil prices slid to seven-year lows, while the Swiss franc and yen were boosted as investors sought out safe havens. "Now that we are seeing a breakthrough of Friday's lows in the oil price and we're seeing a sharp...
The dollar fell on Friday against key world currencies amid a selloff sparked by market volatility concerns.
The Swiss franc rose against the euro on Thursday after Switzerland's central bank kept interest rates on hold at record lows.
The dollar fell on Wednesday as commodity currencies reversed steep losses from Tuesday as oil recovered.