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LONDON, March 11- The euro fell against the dollar and the yen on Tuesday after a senior European Central Bank policymaker told investors that they may have missed the message on policy that rates are set to remain accommodative for some time to come.
*Ukraine tension, China growth outlook weigh on sentiment. LONDON, March 11- World stocks held steady, the euro edged down and oil and gold nudged up on Tuesday as traders kept a wary eye on tensions between Ukraine and Russia and the pace of growth in China.
*Ukraine tension, China growth outlook in focus. LONDON, March 11- Stocks, the euro, oil and gold all steadied on Tuesday as traders kept a wary eye on Ukraine and Russia and on the pace of growth in China. World shares rose 0.1 percent, buoyed in part by Europe, where gains by most major indexes broadly mirroring moves in Asia ex- Japan and Japan.
*Euro shows resilience even as Ukraine tensions continue. TOKYO, March 11- The yen remained trapped in narrow ranges in Asian trade on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan stood pat and gave no indication that further easing steps were in the cards yet.
*Euro shows resilience even as Ukraine tensions continue. TOKYO, March 11- The yen wobbled in a narrow range in early Asian trade on Tuesday as investors awaited the latest policy decision from the Bank of Japan later in the session.
The U.S. dollar was supported by hopes U.S. job growth would pick up in the wake of last week's data.
*Euro's rise towards $1.45 may push ECB to change stance. LONDON, March 10- The European Central Bank's decision to leave monetary policy unchanged, and its seemingly relaxed attitude to the impact of a strong euro on deflation, may have put the single currency on course to reach its highest levels in nearly three years.
*China data send Canadian, Aussie dollars lower. LONDON, March 10- The Australian and Canadian dollars lost as much as half a percent against their U.S. counterpart on Monday as a plunge in exports from China underlined the risks of more weakness in one of the big drivers of world growth.
Unexpectedly strong non-farm payroll data boosted the dollar, despite the cold winter across much of the United States.
*ECB disappoints bears, euro seen rising to $1.40. LONDON, March 7- The euro raced to a 2-1/ 2 year high against the dollar on Friday as short term money market rates rose on signs that the European Central Bank's balance sheet was contracting at a time when other major central banks were still expanding theirs.
*Ukraine tensions rumble on, gold heads for weekly gains. With the tussle between Ukraine and the West and Russia over Crimea expected to drag on, investors turned their focus to non-farm payrolls due at 1330 GMT, though there was a sense they would still be distorted by the recent icy U.S. weather.
*ECB disappoints bears, euro seen rising to $1.40. LONDON, March 7- The euro's raced to fresh 2014 highs against the dollar on Friday with more gains likely if a key U.S. jobs report reflects the soft patch the world's largest economy has hit due to the cold weather.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says more poor data such as jobs numbers out of the U.S. will hit the dollar.
TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, March 7- The euro held steady near a two-month high against the dollar on Friday, pausing in the wake of a European Central Bank inspired rally, as trade turned cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data.
*Dollar firm versus yen, Ukraine wariness seen capping gains. TOKYO, March 7- The euro hovered near a two-month high against the dollar early on Friday following a relief rally when the European Central Bank left its interest rates unchanged. The euro stood at $1.3860, within a stone's throw of a two-month peak of $1.3873 hit on Thursday just after the ECB decision.
Michael Woolfolk, Managing Director and Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon, says the euro will be on an uptrend, after the European Central Bank kept rates unchanged on Thursday.
The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday and ECB President Mario Draghi told a news conference that economic conditions in the region did not require shifts in monetary policy, including some that may have driven currency trading away from the euro.
*Diplomatic talks on Ukraine also weigh on Bunds. LONDON, March 6- German government bond yields rose and the euro hit a 10- week high against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank took no fresh steps to ease monetary policy in the face of persistently low inflation.
*Stocks rise on efforts to resolve Ukraine crisis. NEW YORK, March 6- World share markets rose on Thursday, supported by hopes diplomatic efforts would cool the crisis in Ukraine, while the euro advanced to its highest level of the year after the European Central Bank signaled its economy needs no additional stimulus.