The Australian dollar edged higher on Tuesday following China's data, while the U.S. dollar struggled to gain traction and retreated against the yen.» Read More
Currency strategists are weighing up whether to join a crowded trade or get comfortable with what has been described as a "seat on the Titanic."
While Hong Kong protesters brave tear gas to battle for democratic ideals, stock traders are lining up bets on how to make money on the turmoil.
The dollar index briefly trimmed its earlier gains on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected home price data in July raised doubts about the U.S. economy.
Protesters in Hong Kong are getting a lot of international exposure, but the outcry may mask the territory's fading importance to the mainland.
HONG KONG/ SHANGHAI, Sept 30- China's yuan rebounded slightly against the dollar on Tuesday, but trading kept to a tight range as offshore investors were wary over continuing protests in Hong Kong and ahead of a holiday. The Chinese currency fell in Hong Kong trading on Monday on nervousness over the pro-democracy protests.
The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.
BEIJING, Sept 29- China will see choppy cross-border capital flows in the second-half of this year, the country's currency regulator said on Monday. There would also be more volatility in the yuan, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange said in an online report about China's balance of payments.
HONG KONG/ SHANGHAI, Sept 29- Investors' nervousness over clashes between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong forced the China's yuan currency to its weakest level in over a week in Hong Kong trading.
The U.S. dollar held on to its four-year high on Friday, thanks to Thursday’s Wall Street selloff.
The dollar was back on the front foot against the yen and several other major currencies on Friday, on track for an 11th straight weekly gain.
The euro hit a 22-month low against the dollar on Thursday on the prospect of diverging monetary policy.
The yen rose after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of its fall to a six-year low.
The battered euro pulled away from a 14-month trough against the dollar, as the greenback eased after a 10-week streak of gains.
The dollar index racked up a 10th straight week of gains on Monday, its longest winning streak since its free float in 1973.
The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors bet U.S. interest rates would rise more quickly than expected.
The dollar rose after data showed U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected, reinforcing the view that U.S. interest rates will rise sooner.
The U.S. dollar strengthened following Fed news after earlier hitting an 8-year high against the Japanese yen.
*Sterling inches up ahead of Scotland vote, implied vols jump. LONDON, Sept 17- The dollar neared six-year highs against the yen on Wednesday as investors awaited fresh clues from the Federal Reserve on when a first hike in U.S. interest rates is likely to come.
*China bank liquidity speculation underpins Aussie. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Sept 17- The U.S. dollar firmed on Wednesday, recovering from a setback in the previous session as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's latest guidance on U.S. interest rates.
*China bank liquidity speculation lifts Aussie. SYDNEY, Sept 17- The U.S. dollar nursed modest losses early on Wednesday, having suffered an unexpected setback as jitters mounted hours before the Federal Reserve offers its latest guidance on interest rates.