*Dollar firm versus yen, Ukraine wariness seen capping gains. TOKYO, March 7- The euro hovered near a two-month high against the dollar early on Friday following a relief rally when the European Central Bank left its interest rates unchanged. The euro stood at $1.3860, within a stone's throw of a two-month peak of $1.3873 hit on Thursday just after the ECB decision.» Read More
TOKYO, Feb 20- Asian stocks tumbled on Thursday and the yen firmed as a survey painted a grim picture of China's manufacturing sector, heightening uncertainty about the outlook for the region's economic powerhouse.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says the dollar is weakening against other major currencies such as the yen and euro.
Dennis Gartman, "The Gartman Letter" founder and editor, explains why he likes gold when it is measured in terms of the Japanese yen.
In the short run markets move more by psychology than fundamentals, says Dennis Gartman, "The Gartman Letter" founder and editor, sharing his thoughts on the outlook on the markets.
Lorraine Tan, Director of Equity Research at S&P Capital IQ, explains why she anticipates further yen weakness ahead.
LONDON, Feb 18- Sharp gains in Tokyo pulled global stocks higher on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan pumped more stimulus into the economy, hitting the yen, while caution before German data kept European share markets just below recent highs.
LONDON, Feb 18- The yen fell to its lowest in nearly three weeks against the dollar and the euro on Tuesday, after the Bank of Japan held policy steady, as expected, and extended a special lending programme to support the economy.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the weakness in U.S. jobs data is temporary and now is the time to reestablish long dollar/yen positions.
TOKYO, Feb 18- The yen dropped against its major counterparts on Tuesday, after the Bank of Japan held policy steady as expected and extended a special lending program to support the economy.
David Roche, Global Strategist at Independent Strategy, says the Japanese economy won't succeed without dramatic structural reforms.
TOKYO, Feb 18- The yen inched down against its major counterparts in early trade on Tuesday, as investors waited to see if the Bank of Japan would hold policy steady as expected and perhaps hint at the possibility of further easing ahead.
Saktiandi Supaat, Head of Global FX Strategy at Maybank, says dollar-yen could retreat further as the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is not likely to make any move before April's sales-tax hike.
*US data disappoints; euro zone, China data more upbeat. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, Feb 17- The dollar languished at a six-week low against a basket of major currencies on Monday, struggling to get over yet more disappointing U.S. economic news that stood in contrast to better data out of the euro zone and China.
*Sentiment supported as Wall St looks past soft US data. SYDNEY, Feb 17- Most Asian share markets edged higher on Monday in a nod to the resilience of Wall Street, but Japanese stocks struggled with both a stronger yen and a surprisingly weak reading on economic growth.
*Sentiment supported as Wall St looks past soft US data. SYDNEY, Feb 17- Asian markets could take heart on Monday after Wall Street managed to look past more soft U.S. data, though Japanese stocks will be pressured by a stronger yen as the dollar loses altitude.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services talks about a key trend he'll be keeping a close eye on next week.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added about 0.8 percent. Japan's Nikkei stock average erased an initial bounce and pulled back 0.7 percent, as snow blanketed Tokyo and the yen pushed higher.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services talks about one of the reasons behind a bounce back for stocks.
CNBC's Mary Thompson looks at what's moving the markets today, including concerns with retail sales data and strength in the yen.
*Dollar down, euro, yen and franc profit from halt in stocks rally. LONDON, Feb 13- The dollar lost almost half a percent against the safe haven yen and Swiss franc and fell back from overnight gains to the euro as a rally in global shares halted on Thursday. Sweden's crown also fell on the back of a similarly poor data.