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  • Dollar pauses after Fed-led surge Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:54 AM ET

    The dollar steadied against major currencies on Thursday after being jerked higher overnight by a Federal Reserve message that a rate hike would be sooner than expected.

  • Dollar climbs on Yellen's remarks Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:08 PM ET

    The dollar rose against the yen and euro on Wednesday, following the Federal Reserve's announcement it will further unwind monetary stimulus.

  • Euro dips on easing tension and higher US bonds Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    A modest easing of tension in Ukraine and a slight increase in U.S. Treasury yields sent the euro on Tuesday against the U.S. dollar and the yen.

  • Yen popular on renewed anxiety over Ukraine, China Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    The yen heads for its biggest weekly gain in more than a month against the dollar, on tensions in Ukraine and the Chinese economy.

  • China: Real reason for the euro’s strength? Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    The euro has continued to strengthen with strategists debating whether the boost was from China's move to diversify its foreign holdings.

  • SYDNEY/ TOKYO, March 14- Safe-haven currencies like the Swiss franc and the yen were in demand on Friday, having surged overnight as tensions in Ukraine flared up and worries about the health of the Chinese economy continued to fester.

  • SYDNEY, March 14- Safe haven currencies like the Swiss franc and yen got off to a flying start on Friday, having surged overnight as tensions in Ukraine flared up and worries about the health of the Chinese economy continued to fester.

  • Dollar dives against yen on rising Ukraine fears Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    Fears the crisis in Ukraine could intensify led traders to the safe havens of the Japanese yen and Swiss franc.

  • FOREX-Safe-haven yen, franc in favour, Antipodeans surge Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 11:04 PM ET

    *Yen and Swiss well bid as China, Ukraine worries fester. *China industrial production and retail sales data eyed. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, March 13- Safe-haven currencies the yen and Swiss franc were in favour on Thursday, consolidating their overnight gains as worries about the health of the Chinese economy and the ongoing crisis in Ukraine took a toll on risk appetite.

  • *Chilean peso rebounds after near 5- year lows on China concerns. NEW YORK, March 12- Emerging market currencies rose moderately on Wednesday, rebounding from earlier losses as investors remained nervous over China's economy and Ukraine's future, supporting safe-haven demand for the yen and the Swiss franc.

  • China, Ukraine rattle emerging market currencies Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    Concerns about China and other developing economies weakened the Australian dollar and currencies closely linked to commodities markets.

  • *Chilean peso hits near five-year lows on China concerns. NEW YORK, March 12- Emerging market currencies fell on Wednesday as investor nervousness over China's economy and Ukraine's future intensified, rekindling safe-haven bids for the yen and the Swiss franc.

  • High-flying euro falls after dovish ECB comments Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    The ECB's forward guidance may adjust policy to tighten the slack in the Euro zone economy, a senior ECB official said.

  • Dollar supported by US job growth hopes Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar was supported by hopes U.S. job growth would pick up in the wake of last week's data.

  • Jobs report pushes dollar off four-month low Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:48 PM ET

    Unexpectedly strong non-farm payroll data boosted the dollar, despite the cold winter across much of the United States.

  • Euro vaults as ECB holds fire on interest rates Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    The euro added half a cent after the European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged.

  • Dollar shrugs off jobs data, takes offensive Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    The yen extended its losses against the dollar and euro as concerns over the standoff between Russia and Ukraine eased somewhat.

  • Yen falls, ruble recovers as Ukraine fears recede Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    The dollar, ruble and euro rose against the yen on Tuesday, helped by signs Russia may want to avoid more military action in Ukraine.

  • *Putin pulls back troops near border with Ukraine. NEW YORK, March 4- The yen and Swiss franc fell on Tuesday while the rouble rebounded, as signs Russia may be seeking to avoid further military involvement in Ukraine diminished bids for safe-haven currencies.

  • Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says the Swiss franc, Japanese yen and the Singapore dollar have seen safe-haven buying amid brewing tensions in Ukraine.

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