The dollar edged up against the yen on Friday on light bargain hunting, with markets slowly getting into gear after the Christmas holiday.» Read More
It hasn't taken sterling long to lose all the gains from the relief rally which followed Scotland's vote against independence.
The dollar climbed to a more than four-year peak on Friday after a report showing the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month.
The yen held its gains against the dollar on Thursday after weak manufacturing surveys from around the globe and an Ebola health scare in the United States.
The dollar dropped from six-year highs against the yen on Wednesday, weighed down by a fall in U.S. Treasury debt yields.
The dollar index briefly trimmed its earlier gains on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected home price data in July raised doubts about the U.S. economy.
The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong dollar falters in face of pro-democracy demonstrations. The greenback also rallied to a 13- month high against the New Zealand dollar after Reserve Bank of New Zealand data showed that the central bank intervened last month to speed its currency's descent.
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.