The euro's raced to fresh 2014 highs against the dollar on Friday with more gains likely if a key U.S. jobs report reflects the soft patch the world's largest economy has hit due to the cold weather.» Read More
NEW YORK, Jan 23- The dollar dropped more than 1 percent against the euro and the Swiss franc on Thursday, hurt by robust euro-zone economic data and tougher bank capital requirements in Switzerland, which suggest a tightening of monetary conditions there. "U.S. data was upstaged by the economic reports coming out of Europe.
Sterling rose to an almost three-year high against the dollar on growing expectations that the BoE will raise interest rates sooner.
LONDON, Jan 23- The Swiss franc rose against the U.S. dollar on Thursday after the Swiss government raised the level of capital that banks must hold against their mortgage book, tightening monetary conditions.
The dollar slipped on Wednesday, hurt by gains in sterling and the Australian currency.
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.
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.
The yen and Australian dollar nursed heavy losses early on Wednesday, having suffered a swift turnaround in fortunes as a shakeout in long dollar positions came to an abrupt end following upbeat U.S. retail sales data.
The U.S. dollar's decline to multi-week lows against the Japanese yen following Friday's shockingly weak U.S. jobs number represents just a temporary setback for the greenback, according to CNBC's latest poll.
The U.S. dollar has taken a beating in the aftermath of last week's much softer-than-anticipated non-farm payrolls report, dealing a blow to those betting on a stellar year for the greenback.
The dollar tumbled to its lowest in almost a month against the yen on Monday, following Friday's soft U.S. jobs data.
Trading at a four-year low and suffering its worst week since last June, the Canadian dollar has come under pressure against a basket of G10 currencies.
The dollar fell broadly after weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data on Friday affirmed expectations that the Federal Reserve will take a gradual approach to tapering its bond buying program this year.
The euro traded marginally higher against the dollar, recovering from a sharp sell-off spurred by cautious comments made by the ECB's Mario Draghi.
The dollar gained against a basket of currencies on Wednesday after minutes of the Fed's Dec. 18-19 policy meeting.
The dollar gained against the yen on Tuesday, buoyed by US trade deficit data that could inflate estimates for fourth-quarter growth.
*Fed's Rosengren said stimulus should only be removed gradually. NEW YORK, Jan 7- The dollar rose broadly on Tuesday, buoyed by U.S. trade deficit data that could inflate estimates for fourth-quarter growth in the world's largest economy as market participants eye key events later in the week.
NEW YORK, Jan 7- The dollar gained against the yen on Tuesday, buoyed by U.S. trade deficit data that could inflate estimates for fourth-quarter growth in the world's largest economy.
*Franc falls sharply, long-term funds cited behind move. LONDON, Jan 7- The Swiss franc fell to its lowest against the euro since October on Tuesday, with some analysts arguing global economic optimism had laid the ground for a retreat for one of the world's strongest and "safest" currencies.
The dollar dipped against the euro and yen on Monday as weaker-than-expected data gauging the US services sector reflected slowing growth.