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Tony Abbott reshuffled his cabinet to win public support, promoting the overseer of a tough immigration program and throwing out his defense minister.
The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for a third session on diverging monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and other central banks.
The dollar pared gains against major currencies on Wednesday after the Fed said there remains "considerable time" before an interest rate hike.
The U.S. dollar slipped against major currencies on Tuesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve would take a cautious tone.
The U.S. dollar rose against the euro on Monday on expectations that the Federal Reserve will take a less-dovish stance on monetary policy.
The Norwegian crown sank to its weakest in more than a decade against the U.S. dollar on Friday, a day after Norway's central bank cut rates.
The Australian central bank's top dog may have broken central bankers' seemingly unshakable code of avoiding comments on where interest rates are headed.
The dollar was boosted by strong U.S. retail sales numbers and declining jobless claims, suggesting the US economy may get a rate hike next year.
Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management; Richard Mallinson, Energy Aspects, and Scott Nations, NationShares, discuss oil's decline, global currencies, and the markets.
The euro edged higher against the dollar, but investors remained nervous over an uncertain political situation in Greece.
The yen rose strongly on Tuesday as a further drop in oil prices hit risk appetite.
LONDON, Dec 9- The yen rose strongly on Tuesday as a further drop in oil prices hit risk appetite and as cautious comments from U.S. Commodity currencies extended recent losses, with the Australian dollar setting a four-year low of $0.8223 and the Canadian dollar hitting a five-year trough of C $1.1501 versus its U.S. counterpart as Brent sank below $66 per barrel.
Investors consolidated gains made following a strong U.S. jobs report that is expected to trigger an interest rate increase next year.
The U.S. dollar reached fresh multiyear highs on Friday after a stronger-than-forecast November U.S. jobs report.
The euro rebounded from a more than two-year low against the dollar on Thursday.
The U.S. dollar demonstrated broad-based strength on Wednesday, bolstered by more upbeat comments on the U.S. economy
SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Dec 3- The dollar hit a seven-year peak against the yen on Wednesday, following a rise in U.S. bond yields and Federal Reserve officials' mostly upbeat comments on the outlook for the U.S. economy. The greenback also rose against the Australian dollar, which slid to a four-year low after data showed Australia's economy unexpectedly slowed last...
The dollar rebounded on Tuesday, supported by a retreat in oil prices that has helped to lift it against commodity-linked currencies.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday kept interest rates unchanged, as expected, even as speculation mounts that borrowing rates, already at record lows, could head further south.
The dollar fell on Monday against the yen and euro as profit-taking emerged after it reached a seven-year high against the yen.