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  • Euro climbs after ECB says no deflation in euro zone Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 3:52 PM ET

    Global currency markets trod water ahead of interest rate decisions in Britain and the euro zone on Thursday.

  • The yen gained on Wednesday, as struggles in stock markets and the emerging markets forced investors to seek safe-haven currencies.

  • Aussie surges after central bank's policy turn Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
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    The Australian dollar surged almost two percent on Tuesday after moves from the country's central bank dropped.

  • Euro soft on deflation fears ahead of ECB meeting Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    The euro was soft on Monday as investors thought it more likely the European Central Bank would have to ease policy to combat slowing inflation.

  • Euro falls; dollar set for best month since May Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 5:05 AM ET

    The euro fell as soft euro zone inflation data rekindled concerns the ECB may have to act to combat deflation, while the dollar gained.

  • Dollar firm after GDP data; emerging markets steady Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 3:39 PM ET

    The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Thursday after data showed the US economy produced solid growth in the fourth quarter.

  • *Steady fourth-quarter U.S. growth supports dollar. NEW YORK, Jan 30- The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Thursday after data showed the world's largest economy produced solid growth in the fourth quarter, reviving the appeal of the greenback even against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc.

  • "All these factors are supportive of the dollar," said Jonathan Lewis, founding principal of Samson Capital Advisors in New York. However, the recent flare-up in political and currency woes in Turkey, Argentina and South Africa has limited the dollar's upward move, with some traders preferring the yen and Swiss franc, analysts said.

  • 'Currency War' end-game could be good for Russia Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 6:16 AM ET
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    Several analysts see an upside for Russia to the emerging market rout, seeing it as "easy money" for the government's coffers.

  • Dollar steady after Fed continues on taper track Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    The yen rose against the dollar, suggesting emergency action to stabilize Turkey would not be enough to quell nerves over emerging markets.

  • FOREX-Dollar softens after respite from Turkish rate hike Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    *Fed seen reducing $10 bln in monthly bond purchases. NEW YORK, Jan 29- The dollar weakened against the yen and Swiss franc on Wednesday as traders reckoned emergency action taken to stall the fall of the Turkish currency would not be enough to calm jitters over global emerging markets ahead of an expected U.S.

  • Dollar rises before Fed; emerging markets stabilize Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 3:22 PM ET

    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.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Jan 28- A sell-off on emerging markets is likely to flush out many of the remaining carry trade investors who went there in search of higher returns, and this shift should boost more liquid currencies such as the dollar, yen and Swiss franc.

  • Dollar steadies after losses on EM turmoil Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 3:30 PM ET
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    Safe-haven currencies like the yen and the Swiss franc were much in demand on Monday as an emerging markets sell-off continued.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 27- The dollar held steady against the yen and the Swiss franc on Monday, stabilizing against those safe-haven currencies after losses last week stemming from a selloff in emerging markets assets picked up pace.

  • LONDON, Jan 27- Safe-haven currencies such as the yen and the Swiss franc took a breather on Monday, with both falling against the dollar which benefited from expectations the Federal Reserve may reduce monetary stimulus this week. A rebound in two-year Treasury yields helped the dollar to 102.55 yen, up 0.2 percent on the day.

  • LONDON, Jan 27- Safe-haven currencies like the yen and the Swiss franc were much in demand on Monday as an emerging markets sell off continued, with the dollar benefiting from expectations the Federal Reserve could withdraw monetary stimulus this week.

  • Yen, Swiss franc surge on emerging-markets selloff Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 2:56 PM ET

    The yen, Swiss franc and euro charged higher amid worries about a China slowdown and turmoil in some emerging markets.

  • *China, emerging market worries spark risk-asset sales.

  • No end in sight to Swiss franc strength Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    LONDON, Jan 23- Three years after a surge attributed to fears the euro zone was about to implode, the Swiss franc is still riding high and the barriers for it returning to earth are enormous.

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