Commodity-linked currencies held firm after OPEC agreed to cut oil output, boosting oil prices while a broad gain in risk assets dented the yen.
The U.S. dollar hit a roughly five-month low after OPEC sources told Reuters the producing group agreed to reduce its oil output.
The dollar rose against the euro after concerns surrounding Deutsche Bank caused general unease over Europe's banking sector.
BEIJING, Sept 27- China's outstanding foreign debt rose about $30 billion in the second quarter to $1.39 trillion, the foreign exchange regulator said on Tuesday. Foreign debt at end-June increased about 2.2 percent from $1.36 trillion at end-March, after a 3.6 percent drop in the first quarter, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange said on its website.
BEIJING, Sept 27- China's central bank said on Tuesday it has extended a bilateral currency swap agreement with the European Central Bank worth 350 billion yuan, or 45 billion euro.
The dollar fell against the yen after comments from a top BOJ official and uncertainty from impending U.S. presidential debate.
Some strategists expect the Japanese yen to gain ground against the dollar if Trump wins tonight's presidential debate.
The dollar index edged higher on Friday, reversing earlier selling, after comments from Boston Fed Reserve President Eric Rosengren.
BEIJING, Sept 23- China has agreed to establish a direct trading pair between its yuan currency and the Saudi Arabian riyal, the China foreign exchange trading platform operator said on Friday. China will also establish a direct trading pair between the yuan and United Arab Emirates' dirham, the China Foreign Exchange Trade System said in an online statement.
The dollar was mixed after a Fed meeting that balanced hints of a rise in interest rates this year with cuts in the longer term outlook.
SHANGHAI, Sept 22- China is planning to allow qualified foreign institutions to borrow and lend on the interbank foreign currency market to help meet their financing needs, the China Foreign Exchange Trade System said in an online statement on Thursday. China's central bank has already allowed some foreign institutions to participate in the onshore...
The dollar extended losses against a basket of major currencies after the U.S. Federal Reserve left monetary policy unchanged.
WASHINGTON, Sept 21- China will need to keep improving the transparency of its exchange rate regime once its yuan achieves reserve status as part of the International Monetary Fund's currency basket on Oct. 1, IMF officials said on Wednesday. "Inclusion of the Chinese renminbi in the SDR basket is an important milestone in the process of China's global financial...
Fitch Ratings' Sabine Bauer says Hong Kong banks face growing risks by lending across the border and by having exposure tied to China's yuan volatility.
The dollar edged up against major currencies on Tuesday in light trading as investors retraced last week's moves ahead of meetings.
Eswar Prasad, Brookings Institute, and "Gaining currency - the rise of the renminbi," author, discusses whether China's currency threatens the U.S. dollar, and how a Donald Trump presidency could impact China-U.S. relations.
The dollar fell with a stronger oil price the chief theme in a market battening down the hatches ahead of Fed and BOJ meetings.
Hong Kong's overnight yuan borrowing rate was fixed at the highest level in eight months on Monday after the long holiday weekend.
MCM Partners' Ryan Roberts says there are concerns in the Chinese market, including the overheated housing market, valuations and capital controls.
The dollar was on course to fall after U.S. retail sales data quelled lingering bets on the Fed raising interest rates next week.