The dollar gained on Friday as concerns about continuing low oil prices added to deflation fears in the euro zone and Japan.» Read More
The yen rose on Tuesday after Bank of Japan minutes showed the hurdle to further quantitative easing was high.
The euro rose against the dollar and yen on Monday due to encouraging German business data and remarks from a top European Central Bank official.
Asia shares are set for a slightly better year after 2014's low returns, but bigger gains will come from reform plays in China and India, Goldman said.
Douglas Morton, head of Asia research at Aviate Global discusses China's recent moves to cut interest rates and how it was a surprise to many because it was such a "broad-based interest cut".
The euro fell sharply on Friday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi signaled the organization could launch further monetary easing.
The US dollar has recovered from session lows of 117.75 yen, while the euro fell slightly from around $1.255 to $1.245.
The greenback will rise steadily against each of its major counterparts in the next year as the Fed looks to raise rates, according to HSBC's David Bloom.
Jonathan Pain, Author of The Pain Report, says the mainland economy faces an "inevitable deceleration" and could see 5-6 percent annual growth over the next 5 years.
Forget those fears about China's holdings of U.S. Treasurys. Now, some managers are pointing to buying China's government bonds as the next big play.
The US dollar was slightly weaker against the euro and the yen after the Federal Reserve released the minutes of last month's meeting.
David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, discusses the relationship between the yen and the South Korean won. He later explains why the renminbi is the next interesting point in Asia.
HONG KONG, Nov 19- China's yuan held near a one-week high on Wednesday, though investors grew cautious about the outlook of the Chinese currency, noting its strength against the Japanese yen and other Asian counterparts. A link that lets Hong Kong and Shanghai investors buy and sell shares on each other's bourses debuted on Monday with a 13 billion yuan...
The U.S. dollar weakened against the euro on Tuesday on a better than expected survey of German sentiment.
Fanfare surrounding the Hong Kong-Shanghai stock connect allowing cross-trading between the two exchanges has faded, with investors staying away in droves.
HONG KONG, Nov 18- China's yuan steadied on Tuesday as traders braced for a round of profit taking on the Chinese currency, which has gained more than 2 percent since May against a resurgent dollar. A trading link that let Hong Kong and Shanghai investors buy and sell shares on each other's bourses debuted on Monday with a 13 billion yuan northbound daily quota...
The yen recovered from seven-year lows against the dollar but remained under pressure after data showing Japan's economy slipping into recession.
The Japanese yen left many currency experts wrong-footed on Monday with a seemingly unstoppable depreciation coming to an abrupt halt.
HONG KONG, Nov 17- China's yuan firmed slightly on Monday as a landmark scheme connecting the Hong Kong and mainland stock markets got underway, gaining against a dollar that slipped into pause mode after its recent strength against a basket of major currencies. A trading link that will let Hong Kong and Shanghai investors buy and sell shares on each other's...
The dollar rallied on Friday, helped by unexpectedly strong U.S. retail sales data and a slide in the yen to seven-year lows.
Treasury Secretary John Connally told Europeans fretting over the falling value of the dollar that "The dollar may be our currency, but it's your problem." That, argues Michael Howell of consultancy Crossborder Capital in London, is an issue given the diminished importance of the U.S. economy, now only about a fifth of the global whole but one which produces the...