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  • NEW YORK, July 8- The U.S. dollar fell against the Japanese yen on Tuesday as long-dated Treasuries yields dropped for a second day, with investors wary about riskier assets, including stocks, heading into the U.S. earnings season.

  • NEW YORK, July 7- The dollar weakened against the yen and the euro on Monday, in line with strengthening Treasuries, as investors continued to digest last week's strong U.S. employment report and speculated about when the Federal Reserve is likely to begin raising U.S. interest rates.

  • FOREX-Dollar falls against yen, Fed minutes in focus Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 7- The dollar weakened on Monday against the Japanese yen as investors continued to digest last week's strong U.S. employment report and speculated about when the Federal Reserve is likely to begin raising U.S. interest rates.

  • LONDON, July 7- The dollar may run higher versus the Japanese yen on the back of strong U.S. jobs data and a tick higher in U.S. inflation, and amid signs Japan's investors may again be looking offshore in pursuit of yield.

  • SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, July 7- The dollar edged higher on Monday and touched its highest level in more than a week versus a basket of major currencies, staying on firm footing in the wake of last week's solid U.S. jobs data. The greenback held steady versus the yen near 102.14 yen, after having risen 0.7 percent last week.

  • BOJ taking a 'wait and see' approach: BofA     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 12:07 AM ET

    Masayuki Kichikawa, Chief Japan Economist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says the Bank of Japan's comments indicate that it maintains a "cautiously optimistic" view on the country's economy.

  • Korea will do better than Japan in 2014: OECD     Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 8:06 PM ET

    South Korea will benefit from a pickup in world trade while Japan remains a "question mark" with a weak yen failing to bolster exports, says Randall Jones, Head of Japan & Korea Desk at OECD.

  • NEW YORK, July 3- The dollar climbed to a two-week peak against the yen on Thursday after data showing the U.S. economy created far more jobs than expected last month, easing worries about its health entering the second half of the year.

  • NEW YORK, July 3- The dollar climbed to a two-week peak against the yen on Thursday after data showing the U.S. economy created far more jobs than expected last month, easing worries about its health entering the second half of the year.

  • Milk got your carry trade? Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 7:13 PM ET
    Dairy cows at a farm operated by Synlait Milk in the town of Rakaia, around 60km from Christchurch, New Zealand

    Milk prices may unravel the popular carry trade of using currencies such as the yen or U.S. dollar to buy higher-yielding New Zealand dollar assets.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, July 2- The British pound held firm near six-year highs following an upbeat manufacturing survey while the yen and the euro lost steam as the uptick from quarter-end buying faded. The pound, which scurried to $1.7167 on Tuesday, its highest since October 2008, traded firm at $1.7148.

  • Eisuke Sakakibara, former Vice Finance Minister for Japan, says Tuesday's Tankan survey was "not bad" and explains why the dollar-yen will hover in a 100 to 105 band for the rest of 2014.

  • *Japan tankan in line with expectations, no reaction in yen. TOKYO, July 1- Asian shares were firm near a three-year high on Tuesday on upbeat Chinese manufacturing data and expectations that U.S. monetary policy will stay loose for some time, while the dollar was broadly soft.

  • *Japan tankan in line with expectations, no reaction in yen. TOKYO, July 1- Asian shares were off to a cautious start near a three-year high on Tuesday while the U.S. dollar was listless as investors took new bets that U.S. monetary policy will stay loose for some time.

  • LONDON, June 30- A sudden and sustained rise in global oil prices caused by violence in Iraq would initially trigger a rush into safe-haven currencies like the yen and the Swiss franc, despite Japan and Switzerland being importers of crude.

  • *European stocks flat, MSCI index up 0.15 percent. LONDON, June 30- Global stocks were on track for their fourth straight quarter of gains on Monday, aided by loose monetary policies from major central banks, although concerns about geopolitical developments and global economic health underpinned the safe-haven yen.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, June 30- The dollar remained near a more than one-month low against a basket of major currencies on Monday, after a batch of disappointing U.S. data last week gave investors no reason to expect higher U.S. interest rates anytime soon. The dollar drifted down 0.1 percent to 101.31 yen, marking a fresh 5- week low of 101.26 yen earlier.

  • SYDNEY, June 30- Asian share markets edged cautiously higher on Monday while the dollar stayed under pressure ahead of packed week of economic data that will test investor hopes for a pick-up in the U.S. and global economies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.24 percent.

  • *New Zealand dollar hits three-year highs, eyes post-float peak. LONDON, June 27- The dollar looked set for a second week of losses on Friday, reduced to more than one-month low against the yen after a string of poor U.S. economic data that gave investors no reason to expect higher interest rates soon.

  • *New Zealand dollar hits three-year highs, eyes post-float peak. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, June 27- The dollar was poised to end the week with a whimper, dropping to a more than one-month low against the yen on Friday after downbeat U.S. spending data gave investors no reason to hope for higher U.S. rates anytime soon.