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  • US dollar rises after Fed minutes release Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    Analysts had said a slightly more hawkish tone from the U.S. central bank could continue to drive the dollar's strength.

  • FOREX-Dollar breaks out to 11-month highs, eyes on Fed Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 4:18 AM ET

    *All eyes on Fed minutes, Jackson Hole speeches. WARSAW, Aug 20- The dollar reached an 11- month high against the euro and a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, buoyed by optimism over the health of the U.S. economy. The greenback broke through resistance around $1.3300 and last November's high of $1.3295 per euro in morning trade in Europe.

  • UBS' expectations for the euro dollar     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:45 PM ET

    Thomas Flury, Head of Forex, Chief Investment Office at UBS Wealth Management, expects the euro to fall to the lower-end of 1.20 against the U.S. dollar once the European Central Bank starts easing.

  • *Euro/dollar at 9- month low, risks fall below $1.30. *Dollar/yen seen testing July peak of 103.15 yen. TOKYO, Aug 20- The dollar held firm near 11- month high against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after strong U.S. housing data added to hopes of a firming recovery in the world's biggest economy.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 19- The U.S. dollar hit nine-month highs against the euro and rose against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after strong U.S. housing data bolstered expectations for an earlier-than-expected rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

  • Dollar gains on better-than-expected housing data Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    U.S. housing starts surged past expectations in July, snapping two straight months of declines.

  • LONDON, Aug 19- Sterling hit a four-month low against the dollar and a near two-month trough versus the euro on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected inflation data eased pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates. Consumer prices rose 1.6 percent on the year in July, the Office for National Statistics said.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 19- The U.S. dollar hit nine-month highs against the euro and rose against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after strong U.S. housing data bolstered expectations for an earlier-than-expected rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

  • LONDON, Aug 19- Sterling fell to a four-month low against the dollar and slipped towards a two-month trough versus the euro on Tuesday, after data showed British inflation fell more than expected and eased pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates. Consumer prices rose 1.6 percent on the year in July, the Office for National Statistics said.

  • Dollar gains on easing tensions and housing data Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    The US dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Monday on reduced concerns over Russia and Ukraine and positive US housing data.

  • Dollar gets no safe-haven love from Ukraine drama Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    The dollar failed to get a safe-haven boost despite news that the Ukraine-Russia conflict had entered a potentially dangerous phase.

  • *UK GDP data cold comfort for sterling. LONDON, Aug 15- The euro was on track for a second week of losses against the dollar on Friday, and hovered near five-month lows against the Swiss franc, on concerns about the euro zone's economic prospects and expectations for more stimulus. The data confirmed that the UK economy grew at its fastest annual pace in over six years.

  • 'Fascinating story' behind euro/dollar: Pro     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Camilla Sutton, managing director and chief foreign exchange strategist at Scotiabank, says that investors should take a closer look at the euro, as it is "trying to stabilize".

  • *UK GDP data in focus in European session. LONDON, Aug 15- The euro was on track for its fifth week of losses against the dollar on Friday, and hovered near five-month lows against the Swiss franc on growing worries about the euro zone's gloomy economic prospects and more monetary stimulus.

  • Why the euro is not set for a downtrend     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 10:47 PM ET

    Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura, is not convinced that slower growth and deflationary forces in the euro zone will weaken the currency.

  • Dollar edges up from early losses in thin trading Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    A robust U.S. 30-year bond auction supported Treasuries prices in general and weighed on yields, which has underpinned the greenback, analysts said.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- Global equity markets edged higher on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin of Russian sounded a conciliatory note over the crisis in Ukraine, while bond yields in Europe fell to record lows as the euro zone's recovery stalled in the second quarter.

  • LONDON, Aug 14- The euro hovered near nine-month lows against the dollar on Thursday, hurt by dismal data from Germany and France that cast further doubt over the euro zone's recovery and adds to expectations of more stimulus from the European Central Bank.

  • Market 'overexcited' about BoE rate hike: Pro     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says the market was "overexcited" about the prospects of a U.K. rate hike and discusses the price movement of sterling.

  • By Ian Chua and Masayuki Kitano. SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Aug 14- Sterling set a fresh four-month low on Thursday, staying on the defensive after the Bank of England surprised investors the previous day by signalling it was in no hurry to raise interest rates.