NEW YORK, April 16- The dollar rose to the highest level in a week against the yen on Wednesday on signs of future buying of Tokyo stocks by Japan's state pension fund, but edged lower against the euro on traders' view that the Federal Reserve is maintaining a dovish stance.» Read More
*Ukraine, stocks, Chinese data in focus this week. LONDON, April 14- The euro retreated modestly from levels close to this year's highs on Monday after the strongest signal yet from the European Central Bank that it will take action to head off further gains.
TOKYO, April 14- Asian share markets gave up more ground in early trade on Monday after a dismal week on Wall Street, helping underpin the safe-haven yen. Ukraine gave pro-Russian separatists a Monday morning deadline to disarm or face a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" by its armed forces, raising the risk of a military confrontation with Moscow.
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*Ukraine, stocks, Chinese data in focus this week. SYDNEY, April 14- The euro got off to a shaky start on Monday after the European Central Bank fired another warning shot at bullish investors, saying it will be forced to ease monetary policy further if the currency keeps going up.
TOKYO, April 14- The safe-haven yen started the week on a firm footing and Asian shares braced for more losses on Monday after a dismal week on Wall Street. Ukraine gave pro-Russian separatists a Monday morning deadline to disarm or face a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" by its armed forces, raising the risk of a military confrontation with Moscow.
WASHINGTON, April 12- A further strengthening of the euro would require more loosening in the European Central Bank's monetary policy to keep the current amount of monetary stimulus in place, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Saturday.
Global equities fell to two-week lows, triggered by selling on Wall Street on Thursday. Wall Street stocks continued their decline on Friday, spurring a broad risk-averse environment that led to selloffs in higher-yielding and emerging market currencies.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the selloff in tech and the chances of QE in the EU.
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NEW YORK, April 11- The safe-haven U.S. dollar rose on Friday, benefiting from a sell-off in equities around the world, as investors fretted about what seemed like overstretched valuations. Global equities fell to two-week lows, triggered by selling on Wall Street on Thursday.
The dollar lost 2.5 percent against the yen since last Friday, on guidance that the Federal Reserve will not soon raise base interest rates.
In morning trade in Europe, it was down 0.06 percent against the yen and 0.04 percent up against the euro at 101.46 yen and $1.3892 respectively. "The dollar is looking weak against the yen and sterling, while the euro continues to surprise us," said Lee McDarby, executive director of UK corporate FX sales at Nomura International Plc in London.
LONDON, April 11- The yen fell back a third of a percent against the dollar on Friday but remained on track for its best week since the start of March as a slump in confidence in U.S. stock markets sent investors scurrying for traditional safe havens.
Michael Sneyd, FX analyst at BNP Paribas, says stronger U.S. data in Q2 will strengthen the dollar, particularly against the yen and euro.
TOKYO, April 11- The yen was on track to post its biggest weekly gain against the dollar in four weeks on Friday as a Wall Street share selloff and Asia's diminishing risk appetite boosted the safe-haven yen. Market participants said renewed concerns over Ukraine were also a factor to watch, with the yen standing to gain from its safe-haven status.
SYDNEY, April 11- The dollar is on track for its biggest weekly fall in nine-months early on Friday, having given up all of its recent gains as markets become increasingly convinced that any interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve is still a long way off.
The emerging market carry trade is back on, helping chase up the very assets sold off last year amid concerns U.S. interest rates would rise.
*Dollar index falls to three-week lows. NEW YORK, April 10- The dollar dropped to three-week lows against the yen and the Swiss franc on Thursday, sliding for a second day after minutes of the Federal Reserve's March meeting disappointed investors who had been positioned for an interest rate increase early next year.
LONDON, April 10- Senior foreign exchange officials from the world's major central banks will gather in Sydney on Friday, with allegations of collusion and price manipulation in the world's largest financial market likely to dominate the regular annual meeting.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the decision by the Bank of England to leave interest rates unchanged.