The dollar rose against a swath of currencies on Friday, rocketing to 4 1/2-year high against Japan's yen.» Read More
The dollar rose against a swath of currencies on Friday, rocketing to 4 1/2-year high against Japan's yen.
The U.S. dollar recovered to trade higher against the euro and yen late Thursday afternoon in a volatile session that saw the U.S. currency swing between gains and losses.
Brian Jackson, Global FX Strategist at Coutts says there more upside for the currency pair and explains why it will climb to 106.
The euro fell to a six-week low against a buoyant dollar on Wednesday, hurt by an unexpectedly large contraction of the euro zone economy.
*FTSEurofirst 300 closes up 0.7 pct at 1,245.66 points. LONDON, May 15- European shares scaled new five-year highs on Wednesday, led by gains for several major Swiss stocks after a fresh fall on the Swiss franc that should continue to buoy the country's exporters.
The yen fell against the dollar on Tuesday for a fourth straight session, hitting its lowest level in 4 1/2 years as signs that the U.S. economy is improving.
The dollar gained for a third straight session against the yen and euro on Monday as data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales assuaged fears of an economic slowdown.
The yen tumbled to its lowest in more than four years against the dollar on Friday on data showing Japanese investors were buying more foreign assets.
The U.S. dollar skyrocketed to its highest level against the Japanese yen in over four years on Thursday, piercing the key technical and psychological 100 yen-per-dollar mark.
The euro rose against the dollar after an unexpected rise in German industrial output was seen making a near-term euro zone interest rate cut less likely.
The euro firmed across the board on Tuesday after data showing German industrial orders beat forecasts, but the prospect of further monetary easing could limit its gains.
The U.S. dollar rose for a third straight session against the yen on Monday and looked set to make another run at the 100 yen level on renewed optimism about the U.S. economy.
The dollar surged more than 1 percent against the yen on Friday after strong U.S. April jobs data fueled optimism the U.S. economy may be more resilient than some had feared.
The euro fell sharply against the dollar in choppy trading on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank is ready for negative deposit rates.
The U.S. dollar pared its losses against the yen on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it will stick to its plan to buy $85 billion in bonds each month.
The dollar fell against the euro and yen Tuesday after a U.S. Midwest business barometer unexpectedly contracted in April, adding to worries about the economic recovery.
ZURICH, April 30- The Swiss franc slipped against the dollar on Tuesday, moving in tandem with the euro which pared gains recorded on Monday after Italy ended two months of political uncertainty by forming a government.
ZURICH, April 30- The Swiss National Bank. The central bank posted a consolidated profit of 11.2 billion Swiss francs for the period up to March 31, as the U.S. dollar strengthened 4 percent against the franc and the euro 0.9 percent since the start of 2013, outweighing losses against the yen, the central bank said.
The euro rose against the dollar and yen on Monday after Italy finally formed a government, ending two months of political uncertainty.
The dollar fell against the yen on Friday, retreating from a four-year high after the Bank of Japan left policy unchanged and after data showed U.S. economic growth expanded.