The dollar briefly crashed through the 115-yen level to its lowest since November 2014, stoked by demand for the perceived safe-haven currency.» Read More
The downturn in China's manufacturing sector intensified in July, with the Caixin China PMI surprising with a drop to a two-year low.
The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Friday, ending a decent month on a sour note.
The dollar rose to its highest level this week on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve took another step towards raising interest rates.
China's property market slump could hit the banks according to ratings agency S&P, in the latest warning to the world's second largest economy.
The euro whipsawed against the dollar on Wednesday after the Federal Reserves said it would leave interest rates unchanged.
Emerging market currencies were eyed by investors on Wednesday as weak oil prices, China's market pain and after the Federal Reserve left its interest rates unchanged.
Willie Chan, Asia regional strategist at Kim Eng Securities, attributes his bearish outlook for Chinese and Hong Kong equities to factors such as weak market sentiment.
The U.S. dollar rebounded against the euro and yen on Tuesday after traders took profits from gains in those currencies.
Callum Henderson, global head of FX research at Standard Chartered, says the yuan remains steady against the dollar on Tuesday after the central bank fixed its midpoint at a two-week high.
China's central bank said on Tuesday that it will use various monetary tools to maintain appropriate levels of liquidity in the year's second half.
A move to widen the yuan's trading band may trigger renewed volatility and further damage market sentiment, analysts warn.
The U.S. dollar hovered around a nearly two-week low against a basket of major currencies on Monday.
Johanna Chua, head of Asia economics & market analysis at Citi, discusses the State Council's announcement that China will allow the yuan to trade in a wider range against the dollar.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Friday in choppy trade.
The preliminary China Caixin PMI for July dropped to a 15-month low, with analysts pinning the hit on the recent stock market crash and weak export demand.
The euro strengthened on Thursday, briefly rising above $1.10 for the first time in a week.
The dollar rose after its biggest fall in a month the previous session, while sterling gained in response to minutes from the Bank of England's last meeting.
Charles St. Arnaud, FX strategist at Nomura, says commodity currencies will come under pressure thanks to a stronger U.S. dollar and lower commodity prices.
China's dramatic stock market meltdown hasn't shaken the confidence of all of the country's retail investors.
The dollar retreated from a three-month high against a basket of currencies on Tuesday on profit-taking.