LONDON, Dec 12- Sterling reversed early gains to trade lower against a stronger dollar on Thursday as investors positioned their portfolios for critical data next week. It had earlier risen as high as $1.6418, not far from the two-year high of $1.6468 it had hit earlier this week.» Read More
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.
*Trading light with U.S. markets shut for Thanksgiving on Thursday. SYDNEY, Nov 28- The yen languished at fresh lows against the euro and dollar early in Asia on Thursday on track for one of its worst monthly performance this year, while sterling climbed on more evidence of a stronger economic recovery at home.
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.
*Dollar index falls, lending support to the euro. *Yen near four-year low vs euro, five-year vs GBP, 23- year low vs Swiss. NEW YORK, Nov 26- The dollar dropped broadly on Tuesday, as lower U.S.
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.
The euro climbed to a four-year peak against the yen and rose for a second straight day versus the dollar on Friday.
The dollar jumped to its highest in more than four months against the yen on Thursday.
The dollar edged lower after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed will maintain its ultra-easy policy for as long as needed.
The dollar edged lower in choppy trading after the Chinese central bank said it would gradually exit from regular intervention in the foreign exchange market.
The safe-haven dollar and yen fell on Monday after China announced its most sweeping economic and social reforms in nearly three decades.
LONDON, Nov 15- The yen fell to a two-month low against the dollar and a four-year trough versus sterling on Friday after a robust defence of Federal Reserve stimulus from Chair nominee Janet Yellen, read as showing there would be no reduction any time soon.
TOKYO, Nov 15- The yen dropped to a two-month low against the dollar and a four-year trough versus sterling on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair nominee Janet Yellen's dovish remarks boosted risk appetite, undermining the low-yielding Japanese currency. The dollar rose as high as 100.31 yen and last stood at 100.26 yen, up 0.2 percent from late U.S levels.
SYDNEY, Nov 14- Investors made short shrift of the dollar early in Asia on Thursday after dovish comments from Fed Chairman-elect Janet Yellen suggested the U.S. central bank might not be near scaling back its stimulus, sending Treasury yields lower.
*Sterling spikes after Bank of England report, UK jobs data. NEW YORK, Nov 13- The dollar dropped in late trading on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. economy was performing "far short" of potential, suggesting the central bank is in no rush to withdraw its stimulus.
*Sterling spikes after Bank of England report, UK jobs data. *Focus on Yellen at Senate confirmation hearing.
The dollar rose against the euro on Wednesday in a lackluster session with investors continuing to trade on comments from a member of the Federal Reserve that seemed to keep the door open to a first drawdown in stimulus next month.
*Sterling spikes after Bank of England report, UK jobs data.
*Sterling spikes after Bank of England report, UK jobs data. NEW YORK, Nov 13- The dollar rose against the euro on Wednesday after news the European Central Bank could start to buy assets or cut its deposit rate into negative territory to trigger a rise in inflation to the central bank's target.