The euro rose after a German business sentiment survey beat forecasts, suggesting Europe's largest economy is picking up and lessening prospects of further monetary easing.» Read More
NEW YORK, May 13- The dollar climbed against the yen and euro for a third straight session on Monday as U.S. retail sales data eased fears about an economic slowdown in the world's largest economy.
NEW YORK, May 13- The dollar rose for a third straight session against the yen and euro on Monday as U.S. retail sales data assuaged fears about an economic slowdown in the world's largest economy, prompting participants to ponder the path of Federal Reserve policy.
NEW YORK, May 13- The dollar gained for a third straight session against the yen and euro on Monday as data showing an unexpected rise in U.S. retail sales assuaged fears of an economic slowdown in the world's largest economy.
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LONDON, May 13- The dollar continued to power higher on Monday, leaving oil and gold prices in its wake, after the Group of Seven gave a green light to Japan's efforts to spur growth with aggressive monetary easing.
LONDON, May 13- The yen suffered fresh losses on Monday after Group of Seven finance officials avoided direct criticism of Japan's monetary policy, which has pushed its currency to four-year lows. The euro also fell against a firmer dollar after European Central Bank policymaker Ignazio Visco said the central bank may opt for a negative deposit rate.
The dollar's recent strength looked unlikely to wane after Tokyo escaped direct criticism of its aggressive monetary easing programme at the Group of Seven meeting over the weekend. As it hit a 4-1/ 2 year high of 102.14 yen and climbed to $1.29 to the euro, Brent oil prices slipped to $103.16 a barrel.
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TOKYO, May 13- The yen resumed its slide on Monday against the dollar and euro after Japan escaped direct criticism of its aggressive monetary easing programme at the Group of seven meeting over the weekend, giving investors a green light to continue selling the currency.
The yen tumbled to its lowest in more than four years against the dollar on Friday on data showing Japanese investors were buying more foreign assets.
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*Italy, Spanish bonds steady, fresh debt sales eyed. LONDON, May 10- German Bunds hit a one-month low on Friday, tracking U.S.
The U.S. dollar skyrocketed to its highest level against the Japanese yen in over four years on Thursday, piercing the key technical and psychological 100 yen-per-dollar mark.
*Dollar surges above 100 yen, rises sharply vs euro. NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 9- Gold fell 1 percent in choppy trade on Thursday as the dollar rose to a four-year high against the yen and rallied against the euro, decreasing bullion's appeal as a hedge against U.S. currency depreciation.
NEW YORK, May 9- The euro fell against the dollar on Thursday after two days of gains, hurt partly by a weaker-than-expected Spanish debt auction that served as a reminder to investors that the outlook for the euro zone's weaker nations remained uncertain. Trader also said there was an options play on the euro-- a double no touch option between $1.32 and $1.31.
LONDON, May 9- Gold edged down on Thursday, as the dollar steadied against the euro and equity markets retreated, while physical demand started to slow and investment interest remained sluggish.
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LONDON, May 9- The euro rose for a third straight day against the dollar on Thursday as some sovereign investors, encouraged by signs of an economic recovery in Germany, bought the single currency. The single currency lost substantial ground against the Australian and New Zealand dollars, which were buoyed by better-than-expected jobs numbers.
TOKYO, May 9- The Australian and New Zealand currencies bounced on Thursday after both countries posted stellar jobs data, while the euro held near a one-week high against the dollar after upbeat German factory activity continued to bolster sentiment.
*Dollar shy of 100 yen as Japanese investors buy domestic stocks. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, May 9- The Australian and New Zealand currencies bounced on Thursday after both countries posted stellar jobs data, while the euro held near a one-weak high against the dollar after upbeat German factory activity bolstered sentiment.