While the Chinese yuan could be included in the IMF's Special Drawing Rights basket by end-2015, Beijing still has "a lot more homework to do," says Frederic Neumann, chief economist, Asia at HSBC.» Read More
The dollar rose more than 1 percent, extending recent gains driven by increasing expectations the Fed will start raising rates.
May 26- China must press ahead with currency liberalization plans for the yuan to join the International Monetary Fund's reference basket of currencies, a senior U.S. In a call to preview discussions among Group of Seven nations in Germany this week, the official said the United States would emphasize the need to find a pragmatic solution for Greece and urge all...
May 26- China's currency liberalization plans are welcome and will be needed before the yuan is able to join the International Monetary Fund's reference basket of currencies, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday. In a call to preview discussions among Group of Seven nations in Germany, the official said the United States encouraged China to continue...
*IMF expects China growth of 6.8 pct this year. BEIJING, May 26- China's yuan currency is no longer undervalued after its recent gains, but the government should quicken reforms to get to having "a floating exchange rate", the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. In a reference to how China still has a large trade surplus, despite a stronger yuan, the IMF said...
BEIJING— The International Monetary Fund no longer believes China's tightly controlled currency is undervalued, an IMF official said Tuesday, a stance that might help Beijing in its wrangling with Washington over exchange rate controls. The IMF's first deputy managing director, David Lipton, also said Beijing should work toward having a floating exchange...
*IMF expects China growth of 6.8 pct this year. BEIJING, May 26- China's yuan currency is no longer undervalued after its recent substantial appreciation, but the government should quicken reforms to get to having "a floating exchange rate", the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. In a reference to how China still has a large trade surplus, despite yuan...
The dollar hit a one-month high against a basket of major currencies after stronger-than-expected underlying U.S. inflation bolstered the Fed's case for a rate hike.
The U.S. dollar turned higher on Friday, spurred off its early losses by a U.S. inflation report uptick.
The U.S. dollar weakened against the euro on Thursday for the first time this week.
The dollar stepped back but held close to a two-week peak as investors focused on the pace of the U.S. Federal Reserve's coming interest rate hikes.
The dollar stepped backbut held close to a two-week peak as investors focused on the pace of the U.S. Federal Reserve's coming interest rate hikes.
Signs that China's reforms may be paying off have sprung up in Hangzhou, where a booming tech and software sector has fired up the local economy.
CEDAR FALLS, IOWA, May 19- Democratic U.S. presidential contender Hillary Clinton clashed with the White House on Tuesday saying she wants any trade legislation to address concerns over "currency manipulation," dealing a damaging blow to one of President Barack Obama's key policies for his second term. Soon after Clinton spoke on the campaign trail in Iowa,...
The dollar made broad-based gains, recovering some ground after several weeks of selling that brought the greenback to more attractive levels.
The dollar clawed its way higher, recovering from almost four-month lows reached late last week on another surprisingly bad round of U.S. data.
The recently interrupted bull-run in the dollar has weighed heavily on company dividends, with global pay-outs slumping.
The dollar fell to a 3-month low against the euro as disappointing data on factory activity and consumer sentiment spurred doubts about recovery.
The U.S. dollar traded lower against a currency basket after downward producer price data challenged hopes for better U.S. economic growth.
Venezuela’s black market exchange rate weakened below a key level on Thursday, as the bolivar’s decline steepened in the face of hyperinflation and a rapidly shrinking economy.
Michael Kelly, managing director and global head of Asset Allocation at PineBridge Investments, says recent policy moves are linked to local government debt and Beijing's aim for the yuan to become a reserve currency.