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  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3219, or 75.65 U.S. cents. TORONTO, June 19- The Canadian dollar was little changed against its broadly firmer U.S. counterpart on Monday, as the market digested big gains for the currency last week after the Bank of Canada signaled that higher interest rates lie ahead. The Bank of Canada's top two officials said last week that rate cuts put in...

  • The dollar nudged higher on Monday as New York Fed President William Dudley's comments came with doubts about raising rates.

  • PRETORIA/ JOHANNESBURG, June 19- South Africa's rand fell more than 1.5 percent on Monday after the Public Protector, an anti-graft agency, recommended constitutional changes to make the central bank promote economic growth rather than currency and price stability. Mkhwebane made the proposal in a statement to a Pretoria news conference where she delivered...

  • NEW YORK, June 19- The dollar gained on Monday as an influential U.S. Remarks by New York Fed President William Dudley on Monday that tightening in the labor market should help drive up inflation helped offset concerns by some investors that stubbornly low inflation would not allow policy-makers to raise rates further the rest of this year.

  • LONDON, June 19- Sterling edged down against the dollar on Monday, with demand for the currency weakened by uncertainty over domestic politics and over Britain's economic future, as formal Brexit negotiations got under way. Britain and the European Union's chief negotiators began talks by stressing the need to quickly tackle uncertainties in the process and...

  • NEW YORK, June 19- The dollar nudged higher on Monday as an influential U.S. On Monday, New York Fed President William Dudley's comments came with doubts whether stubbornly low inflation, which has been stuck below the central bank's 2- percent goal, would allow policy-makers to raise rates further the rest of the year. They are committed to policy normalization, "...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3227, or 75.60 U.S. cents. TORONTO, June 19- The Canadian dollar weakened against its broadly firmer U.S. counterpart on Monday, as the market paused after the unit last week posted its strongest gain in 18 months on signals from the Bank of Canada that higher interest rates lie ahead. trading at C $1.3227 to the greenback, or 75.60 U.S. cents, down...

  • LONDON, June 19- Sterling edged up against the dollar on Monday, with traders cautious as Britain formally began negotiations to leave the European Union and domestic political uncertainty dented appetite for the currency. Data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday showed speculators took bets against the pound to the highest...

  • LONDON, June 19- Sterling edged up against the dollar on Monday, with traders cautious as Britain formally began negotiations to leave the European Union and domestic political uncertainty dented appetite for the currency. Data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday showed speculators took bets against the pound to the highest...

  • LONDON, June 19- Sterling edged up against the dollar on Monday, with traders cautious as Britain formally began negotiations to leave the European Union and domestic political uncertainty dented appetite for the currency. Data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday showed speculators took bets against the pound to the highest...

  • LONDON, June 19- Sterling edged up against the dollar on Monday, with traders cautious as Britain formally began negotiations to leave the European Union and domestic political uncertainty dented appetite for the currency. Data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Friday showed speculators took bets against the pound to the highest...

  • *Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei gain as risk appetite returns. Europe's banks jumped too following broker upgrades for Credit Suisse, while there was little sign of tension for the sector or for the pound or euro as formal Brexit negotiations kicked off in Brussels. "We expect the Macron reforms to transform France like the Thatcher reforms had cured the erstwhile sick man...

  • LONDON, June 19- The differing messages of the world's major central banks on inflation and monetary policy prodded the dollar and euro higher against the yen on Monday, with traders eyeing a series of appearances by U.S. Fed chief Janet Yellen's confidence her team raised interest rates for the third time in six months last week surprised investors who had...

  • *Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei gain as risk appetite returns. SINGAPORE, June 19- Asian stocks rose on Monday, shaking off Wall Street's subdued performance on Friday, and sterling was steady after a van rammed into worshippers leaving a London mosque, killing at least one person, as markets braced for the start of Brexit talks. European stock markets were set for a strong...

  • TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, June 19- Sterling held steady on Monday ahead of the start of Brexit negotiations, with investors also awaiting comments from a top Federal Reserve official to see whether the U.S. dollar's recent rise can be sustained. Sterling has been through a turbulent month, sinking to a near two-month low of $1.2636 on June 9 on the British election shock,...

  • *Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei gain as risk appetite returns. SINGAPORE, June 19- Asian stocks rose on Monday, shaking off Wall Street's uninspiring performance on Friday, while sterling was mostly steady after a van rammed into pedestrians in London even as markets braced for the start of Brexit talks. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.5...

  • TOKYO, June 19- The dollar steadied against a basket of currencies on Monday after slipping on soft U.S. economic data, with investors awaiting comments by a top Federal Reserve official for clues on whether recent strength can be sustained. The market is looking to comments by New York Fed President William Dudley for potential support for the greenback.

  • *Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei gain in early trade. *Wall Street mixed on Friday following upbeat European session. SINGAPORE, June 19- Asian stocks began the week modestly higher on Monday after Wall Street offered little guidance, while sterling and the euro steadied before the start of talks over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union.

  • TOKYO, June 19- The dollar steadied against a basket of currencies early on Monday after slipping on soft U.S. economic data, with investors awaiting comments by a top Federal Reserve official for clues on whether recent strength can be sustained. Dudley, a close ally of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, is due to take part in a roundtable with local business leaders in...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3221, or 75.64 U.S. cents. TORONTO, June 16- The Canadian dollar firmed on Friday to finish its strongest week against its U.S. counterpart in 18 months, helped by an uptick in oil prices, which added support after signals from the Bank of Canada that higher interest rates lie ahead. "Unquestionably, the Bank of Canada has shifted to a hawkish...