Expectations of Fed tightening may spur fears of a rerun of emerging market turmoil, but Societe Generale tips a strong dollar as a bigger risk.» Read More
LONDON, Sept 26- 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 that extends its longest winning streak since its 1971 free float.
TOKYO, Sept 26- The dollar pared earlier losses and gained against the yen on Friday after Japan's welfare minister said reforms for the country's giant pension fund would continue as planned. The dollar had stumbled overnight as a sell off on Wall Street favoured the safe-haven yen.
*Japan retail investors shift toward chasing dollar higher. *Japan govt, companies no longer cheering yen's fall. TOKYO, Sept 26- Japan's legions of retail foreign-exchange traders, popularly known as Mrs Watanabe, are turning into sellers of yen.
NEW YORK, Sept 24- The dollar rose again on Wednesday, wiping out early gains in the yen against the greenback coming after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of the Japanese currency's fall to a six-year low.
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LONDON, Sept 24- The yen rose on Wednesday after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of its fall to a six-year low, adding to the sense of a halt this week in the dollar's record-breaking run since July.
SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Sept 24- The yen edged higher on Wednesday after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly voiced concern about the economic impact of the currency's recent weakness.
DOLLAR/YEN FALLS AFTER ABE REPORTEDLY SAYS WATCHING IMPACT OF YEN WEAKNESS.
TOKYO, Sept 22- The dollar hovered near six-year highs against the Japanese yen on Monday, underpinned by expectations the world's biggest economy will see the start of its rate-tightening cycle sooner-than-expected.
Japan's manufacturers have fallen behind their Asian peers in terms of technology hence exports are not benefiting from a softer yen, says Khiem Do, Head of Asian Multi-Asset at Baring Asset Management.
While the yen's sharp drop has driven the Nikkei to near seven-year highs, the quick decline is also spurring concerns over the economy.
*Dollar at six-year high vs yen. CAIRNS, Australia, Sept 19- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday he saw no problem with recent currency moves as the dollar scaled a six-year high versus the yen due to growing expectations for higher interest rates in the United States.
TOKYO, Sept 19- Japanese stocks extended gains to an 8-1/ 2 month high on Friday after the yen dropped to a six-year low, underpinned by the Federal Reserve's policy outlook, and after the first result in the Scottish independence vote went to the unioninst camp.
Sept 19- Following is a table highlighting this financial year's assumed currency rates for some major Japanese firms and the impact on annual operating profit of a 1 yen move lower against both the dollar and the euro. Company Assumed Impact of 1 yen Assumed Impact of 1 yen rate move on operating rate vs yen move on vs dlr profit euro operating.
Japan struggled with a strong currency for much of the past decade, only gaining sustained relief from late 2012 as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power and embarked on bold monetary stimulus.
NEW YORK, Sept 18- The dollar scaled more than six-year peaks against the yen on Thursday after data showed a drop in U.S. claims for jobless benefits last week, reinforcing the market's view that U.S. interest rates will rise earlier than expected.
NEW YORK, Sept 18- The dollar hit a more than six-year peak against the yen on Thursday on data showing U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected last week, while global equity markets rallied after the Federal Reserve again pledged to keep interest rates low.
NEW YORK, Sept 18- The dollar rose to a more than six-year peak against the yen on Thursday, after data showed U.S. jobless claims fell more than expected last week, reinforcing the market's view that U.S. interest rates will rise sooner rather than later.
*Gold, oil prices pressured by rising dollar. LONDON, Sept 18- Lacklustre demand for the ECB's new ultra-cheap loans on Thursday boosted bets it will have to overcome reservations about sovereign bond buying, and left markets eyeing the widening policy divergence from the United States.