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The dollar fell after suffering its biggest one-day fall in a year, under pressure from many fronts amid oil-fueled gains by commodity currencies.
The Australian and New Zealand dollars weakened further following the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to cut interest rates.
*MSCI's Asia-Pacific stock index up 0.2 percent. TOKYO, Feb 3- Asian stocks gained on Tuesday as hopes for an agreement on Greece's debt situation lifted risk appetite, while a sharp rebound in oil prices boosted commodity currencies such as the Canadian dollar and Norwegian crown. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent.
SYDNEY, Feb 3- The Canadian dollar and Norwegian crown held onto solid gains early on Tuesday, having rallied on a further rebound in oil prices which also led other commodity currencies higher as well. The Canadian dollar rallied to C $1.2557 per USD, well off a near six-year low of C $1.2800. Other commodity currencies like the Australian and New Zealand dollars...
There is growing speculation that the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has set a new target for the country's currency.
The Swiss franc hit a two-week low against the euro and the dollar, on talk that the Swiss National Bank was intervening to weaken the currency.
Russia's ruble is under renewed pressure after the Central Bank of Russia shocked markets with a rate cut, sending the currency to a 2015 low.
The Swiss franc fell past 1.05 francs per euro for the first time since the Swiss National Bank dumped its 1.20 francs cap.
The U.S. dollar inched higher against the yen and was steady to the euro on Thursday after a Federal Reserve statement which.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp losses.
HONG KONG, Jan 28- China's yuan broke into the top five as a world payment currency in November, overtaking the Canadian dollar and the Australian dollar, global transaction services organisation SWIFT said on Wednesday. The rise of various offshore yuan clearing centres around the world, including eight new agreements signed with the People's Bank of China...
The Swiss franc continued to show volatility as the country's central bank signaled that it had not given up intervening in currency markets.
The euro rose against the dollar before a meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve that may push back expectations for an interest rate rise.
The euro regained a foothold in early deals in London, investors choosing to take some profit on two days of steep losses.
The price of the Russian ruble fell sharply against the U.S. dollar Monday after fighting increased in the eastern part of Ukraine.
The euro fell to fresh 11-year lows against the dollar after the ECB said on Thursday it would pump a trillion euros into the euro zone economy.
The euro hit a fresh 11-year low after Draghi announced the launch of an open-ended expanded monthly 60 billion euro bond-buying program.
The currency war is being played like a chess match, but that will eventually change, veteran trader Art Cashin told CNBC.
Commodity currencies may face a race to the bottom as the Bank of Canada's surprise rate cut may pressure Australia's central bank to follow suit.
TOKYO, Jan 22- Asian shares held near six-week highs on Thursday as investors bet the European Central Bank will unveil a bond-buying stimulus programme later in the day in an attempt to revive the flagging euro zone economy. The loonie skidded almost 2 percent- its biggest one-day drop since November 2011- to as far as $1.2420 per U.S. dollar, and last stood at C...