NEW YORK, May 22- The dollar rose to a 4-1/ 2- year high against the yen and a near three-year peak against a currency basket on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stoked speculation the U.S. central bank could slow its asset buying in coming months.» Read More
Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says Asian currencies, especially Yen, benefit from the weak U.S. dollar.
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"I don't think the dollar could really dare push up the euro above the 1.47 level... and I don't think (this level) will be breached," Ashraf Laidi, chief executive at Intermarket Strategy told CNBC. "I think, and this may sound controversial, that the dollar could decline against the yen even though we are reaching the record lows," he added.
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Naomi Fink, Japan Strategist at Jefferies offers her take on Japan's economic recovery.
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Debt woes hit the dollar - again - and Asian currencies lift off. Time for your daily FX Fix.
Regulators probing alleged manipulation of interbank lending rates have expanded their investigation into yen rates in London and a separate rate-setting process in Tokyo. The FT reports.
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The Japanese people are fighting hard to get the economy out of the slump that has followed the devastating earthquake and tsunami that blasted parts of the island nation in March, a Nomura analyst told CNBC Monday.