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The US dollar was weakened by falling equity prices, Treasury yields, and a slower-than-expected expansion in the US manufacturing sector.
LONDON, April 23- European shares edged down on Wednesday after three days of gains as signs of a still stuttering Chinese economy and rising worries about Ukraine offset a reassuring set of European economic numbers.
The European Central Bank's Mario Draghi made clear the euro's strength is a possible trigger to ease monetary policy.
LONDON, April 22- The euro hovered near a two-week low against the dollar on Tuesday and fell to a two-month low against the British pound, as expectations the ECB will try to halt any further strengthening kept investors away from the single currency.
LONDON, April 22- The euro hovered near a two-week low against the dollar on Tuesday and fell against the yen, as expectations the ECB will try to halt any further strengthening kept investors away from the single currency. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is scheduled to give a keynote speech in Amsterdam on Thursday.
LONDON, April 22- M&A talk in the pharmaceutical sector lifted European shares on Tuesday, but failed to support the euro, which held at a two week low against the dollar on rising expectations of further policy easing by the European Central Bank.
SYDNEY/ TOKYO, April 22- The dollar inched up to fresh two-week highs against both the yen and a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, following a subdued session overnight with many global financial centres shut for the Easter long-weekend.
A record Japanese trade deficit in the fiscal year fueled the dollar's rise against the yen, but tensions in Ukraine were likely to limit losses.
*Japan logs largest-ever trade deficit, nudges up dollar/yen. TOKYO, April 21- Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched down 0.1 percent.
*China no longer wants large capital inflows- traders. SHANGHAI, April 21- China's yuan barely moved against the dollar on Monday, as the market took its cue from a flat central bank fixing, a sign that the government wants to keep the yuan stable for now following its recent bout of depreciation.
The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen reiterated an accommodative monetary policy stance.
The yen fell on Wednesday, hit by comments by Japan's finance minister that traders took as a sign of a weaker yen.
The yen fell against the dollar and the euro on Wednesday, on pension fund comments by Japan's finance minister.
BEIJING/ WASHINGTON, April 16- China rejected on Wednesday a warning from the Obama administration that its currency was too weak, urging the United States to recognise that China aims to "perfect and regulate" the exchange rate system.
BEIJING, April 16- China said on Wednesday that it will push forward with reform of its renminbi exchange rate mechanism after the United States criticised Beijing for keeping its currency weak.
As China's first quarter growth hits 18 month low, Helen Qiao of Morgan Stanley and Hu Yifan of Haitong International discuss what to expect from the following quarters along with the nation's reforms agenda and its mounting corporate credit default woes.
Treasury stopped short of declaring China a currency manipulator, but singled it out among large U.S. trading partners for its currency practices.
The euro fell after the European Central Bank said it will be forced to ease further if the currency keeps going up.
Vinai Thummalapally, Executive Director, Select USA, U.S. Department of Commerce, makes a case for investing in the U.S. as the nation hopes to ramp up FDI flows from Asian powerhouses like China.
The dollar lost 2.5 percent against the yen since last Friday, on guidance that the Federal Reserve will not soon raise base interest rates.