*Estimated HK $1.57 tln a year channelled through Macau. HONG KONG, Aug 30- Just days after authorities raided five pawn shops in the Chinese territory Macau, many of the neon-lit stores in the world's biggest gambling hub are still letting punters make fake purchases to skirt rules on how much cash they can take out of China. The transaction, which took less than 10...» Read More
It hasn't taken sterling long to lose all the gains from the relief rally which followed Scotland's vote against independence.
The dollar climbed to a more than four-year peak on Friday after a report showing the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month.
New plans to clean up China's long-feared local government debt will bring near-term pain, but a longer-term fix may be in sight, analysts say.
The yen held its gains against the dollar on Thursday after weak manufacturing surveys from around the globe and an Ebola health scare in the United States.
The dollar dropped from six-year highs against the yen on Wednesday, weighed down by a fall in U.S. Treasury debt yields.
Currency strategists are weighing up whether to join a crowded trade or get comfortable with what has been described as a "seat on the Titanic."
While Hong Kong protesters brave tear gas to battle for democratic ideals, stock traders are lining up bets on how to make money on the turmoil.
The dollar index briefly trimmed its earlier gains on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected home price data in July raised doubts about the U.S. economy.
Protesters in Hong Kong are getting a lot of international exposure, but the outcry may mask the territory's fading importance to the mainland.
The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.
The U.S. dollar held on to its four-year high on Friday, thanks to Thursday’s Wall Street selloff.
The dollar was back on the front foot against the yen and several other major currencies on Friday, on track for an 11th straight weekly gain.
The euro hit a 22-month low against the dollar on Thursday on the prospect of diverging monetary policy.
The yen rose after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of its fall to a six-year low.
The battered euro pulled away from a 14-month trough against the dollar, as the greenback eased after a 10-week streak of gains.
The dollar index racked up a 10th straight week of gains on Monday, its longest winning streak since its free float in 1973.
The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors bet U.S. interest rates would rise more quickly than expected.
The dollar rose after data showed U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected, reinforcing the view that U.S. interest rates will rise sooner.
The U.S. dollar strengthened following Fed news after earlier hitting an 8-year high against the Japanese yen.
Renewed sales of the Australian dollar were the main move on major currency markets on Tuesday.