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  • Dollar pushes higher, eyes on inflation data Monday, 18 May 2015 | 4:08 AM ET

    The dollar clawed its way higher, recovering from almost four-month lows reached late last week on another surprisingly bad round of U.S. data.

  • This is what may knock $40B off dividends Monday, 18 May 2015 | 3:11 AM ET

    The recently interrupted bull-run in the dollar has weighed heavily on company dividends, with global pay-outs slumping.

  • The dollar fell to a 3-month low against the euro as disappointing data on factory activity and consumer sentiment spurred doubts about recovery.

  • FOREX-Dollar still on the defensive after tough week Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 7:45 PM ET

    *Euro holds near $1.1400 after extending gains overnight. SYDNEY, May 15- The dollar struggled at three month lows versus the euro early on Friday but encouraging news on the U.S. labor market helped it recover some ground against a host of other currencies. Indeed, the dollar stayed on the defensive against the euro and sterling, which climbed to three- and 5-1/ 2...

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    The U.S. dollar traded lower against a currency basket after downward producer price data challenged hopes for better U.S. economic growth.

  • Venezuelan currency tanks; inflation seen near 100% Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 9:48 AM ET
    A bank note with the face of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and the word "devaluated" at a market in Caracas.

    Venezuela’s black market exchange rate weakened below a key level on Thursday, as the bolivar’s decline steepened in the face of hyperinflation and a rapidly shrinking economy.

  • The euro surged past $1.14 for the first time since February in early trade in Europe and the yen broke back through 119 yen to its highest in two weeks. Sterling, resurgent since UK elections last week, hit a six-month high of $1.5795. "We've just hit stops this morning, there's nothing more than that," said Peter Kinsella, a currency strategist with Germany's...

  • The U.S. dollar hit a more than three-month low against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after weaker-than-expected U.S. retail sales data.

  • Don't relax yet, euro-dollar parity's still on its way Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 11:56 AM ET
    An employee counts euros and U.S. dollar notes in a currency exchange store in Lisbon, Portugal.

    Fund managers invested in U.S. markets are still expecting the dollar to return to strength, with euro dollar parity still very much on the cards.

  • Watch out for this currency   Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Watch out for this currency

    Post-U.K. election, the sterling has been very strong, but will this continue? Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, gives his thoughts.

  • LONDON, May 13- Sterling retreated from a five-month high on Wednesday after the governor of the Bank of England said recent currency strength would affect monetary policy and the central bank lowered its growth forecasts for Britain in a quarterly report. Speaking to reporters after the report was released, BoE chief Mark Carney said it was right to consider...

  • SYDNEY, May 13- The dollar nursed modest losses against a basket of major currencies early on Wednesday, having fallen in particular against sterling which raced to a five-month high on the back of upbeat UK data. The euro climbed to $1.1216 from $1.1134, but was well short of retesting a two-month peak of $1.1392 set last week. Sterling was one of the best...

  • SYDNEY, May 13- The dollar nursed modest losses against a basket of major currencies early on Wednesday, having fallen in particular against sterling which raced to a five-month high on the back of upbeat UK data. The euro climbed to $1.1216 from $1.1134, but was well short of retesting a two-month peak of $1.1392 set last week. Sterling was one of the best...

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    The dollar rose against the euro on renewed worries over a Greek exit from the eurozone, while the New Zealand dollar plunged against the greenback.

  • What the UK elections mean for sterling   Monday, 11 May 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    What the UK elections mean for sterling

    Phyllis Papadavid, senior global FX strategist at BNP Paribas, explains why she thinks sterling will continue to do well in the wake of the U.K. general election.

  • *Euro on defensive as bunds yield surge halts, Greece in focus. TOKYO, May 11- The dollar stood little changed against its peers after mixed U.S. jobs data failed to offer much of a buying incentive, while sterling stood tall after a surprise British election victory by the Conservative Party. The euro was little changed at $1.1200, having pulled back from a two-month...

  • Dollar up against major currencies after jobs data Friday, 8 May 2015 | 4:24 PM ET
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    The dollar gained against the euro as a mixed U.S. jobs report stoked uncertainty over the health of the U.S. economy.

  • *S&P books best day in 7 weeks on April U.S. jobs bounce. NEW YORK, May 8- An April rebound in U.S. jobs growth boosted Wall Street and supported the dollar on Friday, while a surprise Conservative victory cast away fears of a hung British Parliament and sparked a rally in sterling and European stock markets. Gold edged higher following two days of losses as lower bond...

  • *Wall Street rises on April rebound in U.S. jobs growth. NEW YORK, May 8- An April rebound in U.S. jobs growth boosted Wall Street and supported the dollar on Friday, while a surprise Conservative victory cast away fears of a hung British Parliament and sparked a rally in sterling and European stock markets. Gold edged higher following two days of losses as lower bond...

  • LONDON, May 8- World bond and stock markets rose on Friday after a bruising week and sterling surged to a two-month high after the business-friendly Conservative party won Britain's parliamentary election. Sterling leapt 1.3 percent against the dollar and London's FTSE led equity markets with a 1.9 percent jump to help European shares rebound from...