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  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Oct 1- The dollar struck a six-year high against the yen and was poised near a two-year peak against the euro, while gathering more bullish impetus on Wednesday as weaker than expected Australian retail sales data sparked selling on Australian dollar.

  • Dollar index pares gains, rouble hits all time low Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    The dollar index briefly trimmed its earlier gains on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected home price data in July raised doubts about the U.S. economy.

  • Dollar slips as Hong Kong protests halt recent rally Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  • Winners and losers from the dollar’s rally Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:27 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar held on to its four-year high on Friday, thanks to Thursday’s Wall Street selloff.

  • Dollar heads for 11th weekly gain but tensions grow Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 4:56 AM ET

    The dollar was back on the front foot against the yen and several other major currencies on Friday, on track for an 11th straight weekly gain.

  • Euro falls to 22-mth low vs dollar Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:13 AM ET

    The euro hit a 22-month low against the dollar on Thursday on the prospect of diverging monetary policy.

  • Yen up on Prime Minister Abe's concern Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    The yen rose after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of its fall to a six-year low.

  • Euro gets lift from German prospects; dollar dips Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    The battered euro pulled away from a 14-month trough against the dollar, as the greenback eased after a 10-week streak of gains.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- The dollar rose smartly on Monday against the Australian dollar and emerging market currencies hurt by weaker commodity prices, but was little changed against other major currencies after 10 weeks of gains by the dollar index.

  • FOREX-Dollar softens after record run-up Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    An exception was the Australian dollar, stung by concerns over global growth and suggestions at a meeting of G20 officials that China might hold off from further stimulus for the economy. Australia's currency is often used as a liquid proxy for China plays, as the two countries are major trading partners.

  • Dollar sits back after record-breaking run higher Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    The dollar index racked up a 10th straight week of gains on Monday, its longest winning streak since its free float in 1973.

  • Dollar on track for 10th week of gains Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors bet U.S. interest rates would rise more quickly than expected.

  • Dollar strong vs yen on jobless data, outlook Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    The dollar rose after data showed U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected, reinforcing the view that U.S. interest rates will rise sooner.

  • US dollar extends gains against yen on Fed report Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar strengthened following Fed news after earlier hitting an 8-year high against the Japanese yen.

  • LONDON, Sept 16- A renewed drop in the Australian dollar was the main move on major currency markets on Tuesday, with the dollar, euro and yen steady before potentially more dramatic events later in the week. Since then the Aussie has renewed its course, "said Graham Davidson, a spot currency dealer with National Australia Bank in London.

  • Aussie back under pressure, eyes on German data Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 4:47 AM ET

    Renewed sales of the Australian dollar were the main move on major currency markets on Tuesday.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Sept 16- The dollar eased on Tuesday with investors reluctant to do much as they waited for fresh guidance on interest rates from the Federal Reserve, while the Australian dollar held above a six-month trough.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 16- The U.S. dollar loitered in familiar territory early on Tuesday with investors reluctant to do much as they waited for fresh guidance on interest rates from the Federal Reserve, while the Australian dollar rebounded from a six-month trough.

  • Swedish crown slips, Aussie weakens on China data Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 9:47 AM ET
    Swedish Krona currency.

    Sweden's crown fell to a two-month low against the euro after the country elected a minority government.

  • Australian dollar: 'Weak patch' ahead     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Peter Frank, global head G10 and Asia foreign exchange strategy at BBVA, discusses the Australian dollar, the Swiss franc and the Indian rupee and says another decline in the Aussie is to be expected.