The U.S. dollar clambered to a 5-year peak against the yen in Asia on Friday, after upbeat U.S. retail sales data stoked expectations the Fed could start scaling back its massive bond buying stimulus as early as next week.» Read More
Jim McCafferty, Head of Research at CIMB Securities, says he's overweight on consumer and industrial stocks on the back of a stronger economy.
The euro rose for a seventh straight session against the dollar on Wednesday, driven by a combination of higher money market rates and a growing belief that the European Central Bank will keep interest rates low for some time but not cut them.
The euro stayed well-bid on Tuesday, scaling a fresh five-year high on the yen and a six-week peak against the dollar as expectations for further stimulus from the European Central Bank continued to fade.
The euro raced to a near six-week high against the dollar and scaled a fresh five-year peak versus the yen on Monday after strong U.S. payrolls data boosted risk appetite.
The dollar rallied against the yen after stronger-than-expected jobs data stoked expectations the Fed may start reducing bond buying sooner than expected.
Michael Sneyd, FX analyst at BNP Paribas, says the dollar is strong against "risky currencies" such as the aussie and Canadian dollar.
The euro rose to a five-week high against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank left a key interest rate unchanged and its president Mario Draghi downplayed deflation risks.
The dollar rose against the yen and the euro on Wednesday.
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.
Saktiandi Supaat, head of global foreign exchange strategy at Maybank, discusses the Australian dollar and whether it is likely to weaken further.
Chris Walker, FX strategist at Barclays, says the Australian dollar could fall a further 5 percent against the greenback.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, says the central bank is repeating itself regarding its stance on the Aussie.
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.
The euro traded near a five-year peak against the yen and a one-month high against the dollar.
The yen clawed back lost ground against the euro and dollar in Asia on Thursday after touching fresh lows against both, on track for one of its worst monthly performance this year.
The euro rose near a one-month high against the dollar and a four-year high against the yen.
The dollar dropped broadly on Tuesday, as lower U.S. Treasury debt yields drove investors to trim bullish bets.
After going steady for the last few months, the dollar and the yen are about to break up again, according to strategists.
The yen hit a six-month low against the dollar and a four-year trough versus the euro on Monday as a deal on Iran's nuclear program sent risk higher.
Jeffrey Haley, Senior Manager, FX Trading, Saxo Capital Markets says investors are getting ahead of themselves with December tapering expectations.