The dollar began European trading on Thursday almost 1.5 percent higher against the yen than 24 hours earlier.» Read More
NEW YORK, Sept 4- The euro hit fresh 14- month lows against the U.S. dollar and nearly two-year lows against the Swiss franc on Thursday after the European Central Bank cut interest rates and said it would launch an asset purchase program to ward off deflation.
LONDON, Sept 4- The euro fell broadly to hit a 14- month low against the dollar on Thursday, after the European Central Bank cut interest rates to ward off the threat of deflation, catching many investors by surprise.
LONDON, Sept 4- The euro slipped against the dollar on Thursday, hovering near one-year lows hit earlier this week on expectations that the European Central Bank will flag the possibility of more monetary stimulus.
Valentin Marinov, director of foreign exchange strategy at Citi, discusses what an ECB quantitative easing program would look like.
SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Sept 4- The euro held steady versus the dollar on Thursday, having recovered from one-year lows set earlier this week as investors repositioned ahead of the European Central Bank policy review.
If the central bank doesn't offer more easing in the near term, the euro may pop higher, says Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays.
SYDNEY, Sept 4- The euro clung on to modest gains against the dollar early on Thursday, having pulled up from one-year lows as investors booked some profits ahead of the European Central Bank policy review.
The euro steadied against almost every other major currency on Wednesday after Ukraine said it has agreed on a ceasefire with Russia.
NEW YORK, Sept 3- Equity markets worldwide rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 hitting a record high on hopes a resolution would be reached between Ukraine and Russia, while the euro rebounded from a one-year low against the dollar on expectations for more European Central Bank stimulus.
Uncertainty regarding the result of this month's Scottish independence referendum has weighed on the British pound.
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, discusses the euro zone's economy and says that euro/dollar should go lower as the ECB gears up for QE and the Fed gets ready to hike rates.
TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Sept 3- The dollar hovered at 14- month highs against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, underpinned by stronger-than-expected U.S. data and a resulting rise in Treasury yields. A rise above 105.45 yen would take the dollar to a high not seen since October 2008.
SYDNEY, Sept 3- The dollar hovered at 14- month highs against a basket of major currencies early on Wednesday, underpinned by upbeat U.S. data and further supported by a selloff in the yen and sterling.
The euro sagged on Tuesday to fresh one-year lows against the dollar on bets the ECB will do more to help a wobbly euro zone economy.
*Dollar breaks above 105 yen for first time since January. NEW YORK, Sept 2- The euro sagged on Tuesday to fresh one-year lows against the dollar on bets the European Central Bank will do more to help a wobbly euro zone economy, while the pound fell to a near five-month low versus the greenback on worries about a Scottish secession.
*Europe shares edge higher after gains in Japan, China. Investors in Asia had been subdued, having been robbed of their usual U.S. lead-in overnight, but the mood in Europe had seemed brighter until fresh talk of sanctions on Russia and more soft producer prices data triggered a pullback.
*Dollar touches 105 yen for first time since January. LONDON, Sept 2- The euro slumped to a fresh one-year low against a broadly strong dollar on Tuesday on persistent speculation that the European Central Bank will introduce more aggressive monetary easing.
*Europe shares higher after gains in Japan, China Dollar/ yen hits seven-month high, euro at new one-year low. With U.S. markets closed for Labor Day, investors in Asia had been somewhat subdued, but the mood in Europe seemed brighter as trading settled into a rhythm.
Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, explains why he's cut his 12-month euro target and outlines his sector picks going forward - which include banks and health care.
*Palladium hovers near 13-1/ 2 yr high on Ukraine crisis. Spreadbetters expected an effectively flat open for Europe, with Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAX forecast to open about 0.1 percent higher.