The dollar rose above 110 yen for the first time in six years and held near a two-year peak against the euro on Wednesday.» Read More
The U.S. dollar held on to its four-year high on Friday, thanks to Thursday’s Wall Street selloff.
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.
The euro hit a 22-month low against the dollar on Thursday on the prospect of diverging monetary policy.
*New Zealand dollar skids to one-year lows. LONDON, Sept 25- The euro hit a 22- month low against the dollar on Thursday on the prospect of diverging monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank as rate differentials swing decisively in the greenback's favour.
*Euro breaks below $1.2800, at 14- month lows. *New Zealand dollar skids to one-year lows. SYDNEY, Sept 25- The euro languished at 14- month lows in Asia on Thursday after reported remarks from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi rekindled expectations of more policy steps to support the euro zone.
TOKYO, Sept 25- Asian stocks slipped on Thursday, giving back earlier gains as initial cheer from a rebound on Wall Street fizzled out, while the New Zealand dollar hit a one-year low when the central bank governor decried the currency's recent strength.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, explains his bearish outlook for the euro over the next 12 months.
The yen rose after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of its fall to a six-year low.
The battered euro pulled away from a 14-month trough against the dollar, as the greenback eased after a 10-week streak of gains.
The dollar index racked up a 10th straight week of gains on Monday, its longest winning streak since its free float in 1973.
Greg Smith, Head of NZ Research at Fat Prophets, outlines the slowdown in China and central bank policy moves as the key risks for New Zealand's economy.
Apart from the appreciation of the U.S. dollar, underlying problems in New Zealand's economy will weigh on the currency, says Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi.
The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors bet U.S. interest rates would rise more quickly than expected.
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.
The U.S. dollar strengthened following Fed news after earlier hitting an 8-year high against the Japanese yen.
Renewed sales of the Australian dollar were the main move on major currency markets on Tuesday.
Sweden's crown fell to a two-month low against the euro after the country elected a minority government.
The dollar index was headed for a ninth consecutive week of gains after retail sales data added to expectations that U.S. growth is gaining steam.
The U.S. dollar hit a six-year high against the yen and sterling recovered some ground after recent nerves over Scottish independence.
The dollar also trounced the Australian dollar and several emerging currencies on Wednesday, the latest sign of a long-awaited return of volatility.