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
The dollar rose broadly, hitting a one-month peak against the yen on Tuesday on higher U.S. bond yields.
The dollar paused in its advance against the euro on Monday after two days of strong gains.
The dollar soared against the euro and yen after data showing U.S. job growth unexpectedly accelerated in October.
The euro fell to a more than seven-week low against the dollar after the European Central Bank shocked investors by cutting interest rates.
The euro rose as stronger-than-expected German industry data increased uncertainty over whether the ECB would cut interest rates this week.
*Cross/yen pairs rise as Tokyo equities push higher. SINGAPORE, Nov 6- The euro edged higher versus the yen on Wednesday as a rise in Tokyo shares bolstered risk sentiment and helped knock the Japanese currency lower, while the New Zealand dollar rose following strong local jobs data.
SYDNEY, Nov 6- The U.S. dollar maintained a bid tone early in Asia on Wednesday after an upbeat U.S. report kept alive some expectations the Federal Reserve might scale back stimulus as soon as next month, while strong domestic jobs data lifted the New Zealand dollar.
The euro fell on Tuesday, hit by speculation the European Central Bank may signal easier monetary policy.
The euro touched a six-week low on Monday after suffering its biggest drop in over a year last week as pressure mounted on the European Central Bank to cut interest rates to shore up growth.
The dollar hovered near a two-week high on Thursday as some investors cut negative bets on the currency.
The dollar turned positive against a basket of major world currencies in thin trade on Wednesday.
The dollar inched up, but stayed near a nine-month trough as investors bet the Federal Reserve this week will set the course for its massive stimulus program to be maintained.
The dollar edged higher on Monday but held close to a nine-month low against a basket of currencies.
The euro hovered close to a two-year high against the dollar on Friday.
The euro was steady against the dollar on Thursday after disappointing euro zone data drew it away from a two-year high.
The dollar set a fresh two-year low against the euro on Wednesday after disappointing U.S. jobs data cemented expectations that the Federal Reserve will not taper until early next year.
Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ advises investors to look for attractive carry trades, such as the kiwi dollar against the yen. He predicts further appreciation for China's yuan.
The dollar climbed against the yen and the Swiss franc on Monday.
The dollar fell to eight-and-a-half-month lows against the euro and a currency basket on Friday.
The dollar index slid Thursday as a deal to end the U.S. debt stalemate prompted investors to focus on the economic impact of the government shutdown.