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The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Thursday after data showed the US economy produced solid growth in the fourth quarter.
Several analysts see an upside for Russia to the emerging market rout, seeing it as "easy money" for the government's coffers.
The yen rose against the dollar, suggesting emergency action to stabilize Turkey would not be enough to quell nerves over emerging markets.
The dollar regained a firmer footing against the yen on Tuesday as investors took a breather from a sell-off of stocks and emerging market assets.
Safe-haven currencies like the yen and the Swiss franc were much in demand on Monday as an emerging markets sell-off continued.
The yen, Swiss franc and euro charged higher amid worries about a China slowdown and turmoil in some emerging markets.
Sterling rose to an almost three-year high against the dollar on growing expectations that the BoE will raise interest rates sooner.
SYDNEY/ TOKYO, Jan 23- The Canadian dollar slid to 4 1/ 2- year lows on Thursday after the Bank of Canada said the currency's depreciation should help exports, while the Australian dollar weakened following a disappointing survey of Chinese manufacturers.
*Eyes on China's manufacturing sector report. SYDNEY, Jan 23- The Canadian dollar wallowed at four-year lows early on Thursday after the Bank of Canada all but begged the market to sell the currency, while sterling took off as investors priced in an earlier start to rate hikes in the UK.
David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist at DailyFX, explains why he thinks shorting the Canadian dollar is a profitable trade.
*UK jobs data drive sterling higher. NEW YORK, Jan 22- The dollar edged higher on Wednesday, helped by sharp gains against the Canadian currency as the greenback's outlook stayed upbeat, with the Federal Reserve possibly a week away from its next round of reduction in asset buying.
The dollar slipped on Wednesday, hurt by gains in sterling and the Australian currency.
*Bank of Canada meets after rough month for Canadian dollar. LONDON, Jan 22- The Australian dollar stole the spotlight on Wednesday, rallying against its U.S. counterpart after an unexpected spike in inflation led investors to cut back bets on another interest rate cut.
The dollar rose versus the yen on Tuesday, helped by renewed talk that the U.S. Federal Reserve may announce a further taper next week.
NEW YORK, Jan 21- The dollar strengthened on Tuesday in tandem with U.S. Developed market currencies were given a boost after the International Monetary Fund raised its global economic growth forecast to 3.7 percent in 2014 from 3.6 percent in October, its first increase in estimates in near two years.
LONDON, Jan 21- The dollar strengthened on Tuesday in tandem with U.S. In contrast, expectations are growing that the Bank of Canada may loosen its policy stance on Wednesday in the face of weakening economic data. The euro fell to a low against the dollar of $1.3525 after Germany's ZEW economic sentiment indicator for January came in below forecasts.
The euro recovered slightly from a two-month low against the dollar on Monday, helped by higher short-term market interest rates.
The Australian dollar tumbled to its lowest level since mid-2010 against a firmer U.S. dollar on Thursday.
New York, Jan 15- Strong U.S. regional manufacturing and price data lifted the dollar on Wednesday, boosting it against most major currencies, while the Canadian dollar weakened to a fresh four-year low. The greenback rose 0.4 percent to 104.62 yen, building on Tuesday's recovery, when it rallied more than 1 percent.
New York, Jan 15- The dollar index gained for a second straight day on Wednesday, helped by strong U.S. regional manufacturing and price data that lifted the greenback further from a one-month low against the yen and sent the Canadian dollar to a fresh four-year low.