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  • The yen rose against major currencies as concerns about the upcoming French elections kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency.

  • LONDON, Feb 17- Emerging market stocks took a breather on Friday, easing back after what was set to be a seventh week of gains in the last eight and also a bumper one for many of the major EM currencies. MSCI's 23- country emerging market index dipped 0.5 percent on the day but was up a solid 1.1 percent for the week following gains from Turkey to Poland, to China, India and...

  • BEIJING, Feb 17- China's central bank sold the least amount of foreign exchange in five months in January, reinforcing views that capital outflows have eased as policymakers step up scrutiny of cross-border flows and as the yuan steadies. Net foreign exchange sales by the People's Bank of China amounted to 208.8 billion yuan last month, according to Reuters...

  • *Additional FX data reinforce views China capital outflows slowed. BEIJING, Feb 17- China's central bank sold the least amount of foreign exchange in five months in January, reinforcing views that capital outflows have eased as policymakers step up scrutiny of cross-border flows and as the yuan steadies. Government efforts to prop up the yuan currency pushed...

  • BEIJING, Feb 17- China's central bank sold a net $30.42 billion worth of foreign exchange in January, the least in five months, amid signs capital flows have lessened as the yuan steadies against the dollar. Net foreign exchange sales by the People's Bank of China amounted to 208.8 billion yuan, according to Reuters calculations based on central bank data...

  • The dollar headed for a second day of losses on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies.

  • BEIJING, Feb 16- Property investment by Chinese companies plunged in January as authorities tightened restrictions on capital outflows to support the ailing yuan currency and ease pressure on the country's foreign exchange reserves. Investment by Chinese firms in offshore properties-- which has helped fuel sharp and often contentious home price rises...

  • BEIJING, Feb 16- Property investment by Chinese companies plunged in January as authorities tightened restrictions on capital outflows to support the ailing yuan currency and ease pressure on the country's foreign exchange reserves. Investment by Chinese firms in offshore properties-- which has helped fuel sharp and often contentious home price rises...

  • *China's overseas property investment slumped 84 pct. BEIJING, Feb 16- China's non-financial outbound direct investment slumped in January and its offshore property purchases plunged after authorities tightened restrictions on capital outflows to support the ailing yuan currency and ease pressure on the country's foreign exchange reserves.

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    The greenback was previously on track for its 11th straight day of gains.

  • The dollar rose as investors raised their outlook on a faster pace of U.S. rate increases following comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 14- China's state planning agency said on Tuesday it had selected the first batch of 11 companies in a pilot scheme for 2017 that will allow them to issue foreign-currency bonds more flexibly, and efficiently. Last year, the National Development and Reform Commission picked 21 companies for the scheme, as the government encouraged state firms to...

  • The dollar hit a two-week high against the yen with another round of solid gains as investors focused again on the U.S. reflation trade.

  • LONDON, Feb 13- The dollar hit a two-week high against the yen with another round of solid gains on Monday as investors focused again on the U.S. reflation trade which dominated the aftermath of Donald Trump's election in November but has stalled this year. Probably investors will want to wait but it does seem that all of the cards for another bull run for the dollar...

  • TOKYO, Feb 13- Asian stocks rallied to 1-1/ 2- year highs on Monday, helped by renewed hopes over U.S. "The global economy seems fairly sound now, compared to last year, as China is supporting its economy through fiscal measures. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.3 percent, with resource-related stocks in Australia leading the...

  • The dollar gained in part on expectations of a constructive meeting between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

  • A Chinese steel worker helps load steel rods onto a large truck for transport at a plant on April 6, 2016 in Tangshan, Hebei province, China.

    China's January exports easily exceeded analysts' expectations, rising 7.9 percent from a year earlier.

  • The New Zealand dollar was by far the biggest faller among major currencies on Thursday.

  • The dollar fell pressured by the decline in U.S. Treasury yields as investors have priced out a March rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

  • LONDON, Feb 8- Dollar strength and European political risks kept emerging markets under pressure on Wednesday, with equities slipping for a second straight day and China's yuan touching a three-week low. Investors have fled in recent days to safety of dollar and yen, spooked by France's presidential election campaign where far-right National Front Leader...