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  • *Holiday in Japan saps currency markets. LONDON, July 21- The euro climbed against the dollar on Monday as subdued U.S. yields capped the greenback, while the yen was supported by safe-haven inflows. Volumes, though were light due to a holiday in Japan.

  • LONDON, July 18- Oil producer Norway's crown jumped on Friday, boosted by concerns about Europe's energy supply as tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine rose. Other major currency markets calmed after an initial surge for the traditionally safe-haven yen and Swiss franc following the downing of a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine on Thursday.

  • LONDON, July 18- The euro and the dollar gained ground against the yen on Friday, recovering from a surge of money into the traditional security of the Japanese currency a day earlier due to worries over Ukraine.

  • TOKYO, July 18- The yen hit a five-month high versus the euro on Friday and held some of its overnight gains against the dollar as investors saw the currency as a safe haven after the downing of an airliner over Ukraine and the Gaza conflict stoked geopolitical tension. The Malaysian Airlines passenger jet was brought down over eastern Ukraine.

  • Expect safe-haven bids in these assets: JPMorgan     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 10:24 PM ET

    Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds, expects a pickup in safe-haven inflows into gold, Japanese yen and Treasurys amid escalating geopolitical tensions.

  • TOKYO, July 18- The yen marched to a five-month high versus the euro and rallied against the dollar on Friday, as news of a Malaysian airliner being downed over Ukraine and escalating conflict in Gaza boosted the safe-haven currency.

  • FOREX-Dollar mixed, anxiety buying lifts yen vs euro Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    *Risk-off flows spurred by Russia sanctions. NEW YORK, July 17- The dollar was mixed on Thursday, hurt by falling Treasuries yields, while the yen was lifted to a five-month high against the euro by anxious investors repositioning after the West imposed more sanctions on Russia.

  • LONDON, July 17- The yen hit a five-month high against the euro on Thursday on renewed safe-haven inflows as the West imposed further sanctions against Russia, which weighed on global risk sentiment.

  • SYDNEY/ TOKYO, July 17- The euro wallowed at five-month lows against the yen on Thursday and held near a two-year trough on sterling, having weakened broadly overnight in a move that should provide some comfort to the European Central Bank. Traders said recent upbeat UK data had prompted investors to switch into sterling from the euro.

  • FOREX-Euro hits the skids as sterling flies Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    SYDNEY, July 17- The euro wallowed at five-month lows against the yen on Thursday and held near a two-year trough on sterling, having weakened broadly overnight in a move that should provide some comfort to the European Central Bank. Traders said recent upbeat UK data had prompted investors to switch into sterling from the euro.

  • LONDON, July 15- The yen eased on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan sounded some cautious notes on growth but stopped well short of hinting at a new bout of money-printing.

  • *Fed chief to testify to Congress on Tuesday, Wednesday. TOKYO, July 15- The dollar edged up against the yen on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan tweaked its growth forecast lower, although currency moves were small as investors waited for Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony later in the session.

  • Gartman: Nothing makes me a raging bull on gold Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 6:21 PM ET
    Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter

    "It's going to be a technical circumstance," commodities trader Dennis Gartman says.

  • NEW YORK, July 14- The dollar inched up against the Japanese yen on Monday but was little changed against other major currencies as investors awaited congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on U.S. monetary policy.

  • *Fed's Yellen to testify at Congress on Tuesday, Wednesday. NEW YORK, July 14- The dollar drifted around the unchanged mark against most major currencies on Monday but edged higher against the Japanese yen as investors awaited congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on U.S. monetary policy.

  • *Bank of Japan, China data feature this week. LONDON, July 14- The dollar edged up against the yen on Monday, though stayed well within recent ranges, as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony for cues on the outlook for U.S. monetary policy.

  • SYDNEY, July 14- The dollar, euro and yen started trade on Monday pretty much where they closed last week with investors awaiting pivotal events including Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony for fresh cues.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- Major global equities markets edged higher and the yen stabilized against the U.S. dollar on Friday as worries about Portugal's biggest bank ebbed, while oil prices dropped on easing concern about supply losses in the Middle East.

  • NEW YORK, July 11- Major global equities markets steadied and the yen stabilized against the U.S. dollar on Friday as worries about Portugal's biggest bank ebbed, while oil prices dropped on easing concern about supply losses in the Middle East.

  • FOREX-Dollar stable as market fears about Portugal ebb Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 11- The U.S. dollar was stable against the yen and the euro on Friday as Portugal's largest bank sought to reassure investors about its financial stability. Banco Espirito Santo said on Thursday night that loan losses to the troubled empire of its founding family would not put the bank at risk of running short of capital.