The euro edged up on Thursday after the European Central Bank kept interest rates on hold, with traders on the lookout for the bank's inflation forecasts and any signs it may take more action to prevent deflation.» Read More
SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Dec 5- The yen nudged away from a five-year trough on the euro and a six-month low versus the dollar on Thursday, but the moves lacked conviction as investors held their bets ahead of key events, including crucial U.S. jobs data.
SYDNEY, Dec 5- The yen held off a five-year trough on the euro and a six-month low versus the dollar on Thursday following a whippy session overnight that lacked conviction as key event risks including U.S. jobs data loomed.
NEW YORK, Dec 4- The dollar reversed course and fell against the yen while surrendering gains against the euro on Wednesday as investors took a second look at U.S. data and decided it didn't support an early cutback of monetary stimulus.
Moritz Kraemer, chief sovereign rating officer at Standard & Poor's (S&P), tells CNBC that the euro zone has been working on rebalancing its economy, but that "much more needs to be done".
The dollar rose against the yen and the euro on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, Dec 4- The dollar rose against the euro and the yen on Wednesday after a batch of data boosted expectations the Federal Reserve may start scaling back its massive stimulus program sooner than expected.
The U.S. saw a trade deficit of $40.6 billion last month which was close to expectations, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.
LONDON, Dec 4- The dollar pared earlier gains on Wednesday as investors positioned themselves for U.S. data later this week that could be key indicators of when the Federal Reserve will slow its huge bond-buying programme.
LONDON, Dec 4- The dollar rose against the yen and the euro on Wednesday as expectations grew that key economic data from the United States this week could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to exit its bond-buying programme.
SYDNEY, Dec 4- The yen was squeezed higher across the board early in Asia on Wednesday, enjoying a bit of a reprieve as investors locked in profits ahead of major risk events including U.S. jobs data due later in the week. The dollar retreated to 102.35 yen from a six-month peak of 103.38 yen, while the euro slipped to 139.11 yen from a five-year high of 140.03.
The yen rose against the dollar and the euro on Tuesday, rebounding from losses as falling stock markets worldwide prompted safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency.
NEW YORK, Dec 3- The yen rose against the dollar and the euro on Tuesday, rebounding from losses as falling stock markets worldwide prompted safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency. The dollar fell 0.4 percent to 102.54 yen after reaching 103.37 yen in Asian trading, according to Reuters data.
NEW YORK, Dec 3- The yen rose against the dollar and the euro on Tuesday, rebounding from losses as falling stock markets worldwide prompted safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency. The dollar fell 0.5 percent to 102.49 yen after reaching 103.37 yen in Asian trading, according to Reuters data.
LONDON, Dec 3- The yen recovered from early losses to trade higher against the dollar and euro on Tuesday, as investors took profits from a month-long rally and global equity markets declined, driving demand for the safe-haven currency. The dollar was down 0.3 percent against the yen at 102.65 yen after reaching 103.38 yen in Asian trading.
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TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Dec 3- The yen wallowed near six-month lows against the dollar on Tuesday, and five-year lows against the euro and sterling due to prospects of the Bank of Japan taking more stimulus steps. The dollar hit 103.165 yen, inching closer to its May 22 peak of 103.74 yen and last stood at 103.10 yen, up 0.2 percent from late U.S. levels.
HONG KONG, Dec 3- China's yuan currency overtook the euro in October, becoming the second-most used currency in trade finance, global transaction services organisation SWIFT said on Tuesday. The top five countries using the yuan for trade finance in October were China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Germany and Australia, SWIFT said in a statement.
The dollar climbed to a more than six-month high against the yen on Monday on speculation the Bank of Japan may expand its already massive economic stimulus.
LONDON, Dec 2- The euro is poised to become the best performing major currency of 2013, defying expectations of weakness for another year but complicating the European Central Bank's fight to avert deflation. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan, making the euro a more attractive investment.
*HSBC final PMI suggests China manufacturing stable. LONDON, Dec 2- World shares dipped and the dollar strengthened on Monday, as investors waited for key U.S. data this week after a decent reading on China manufacturing and some mixed euro zone PMIs.