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  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength, after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that it would be unwise to let the U.S. economy "run too hot," heightened expectations U.S. interest rates will rise...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength, after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that it would be unwise to let the U.S. economy "run too hot", heightened expectations U.S. interest rates will rise...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength, after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen that it would be unwise to let the U.S. economy "run too hot", heightened expectations U.S. interest rates will rise...

  • Feb 16- U.S. stock index futures dipped slightly on Thursday, as investors looked for fresh catalysts to keep up Wall Street's record-setting run as the outlook for the economy brightened. *The rally was sparked by President Donald Trump's vow last Thursday of a' phenomenal' tax announcement. *Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said rates may need to be raised at an...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- Gold rose on Thursday as the dollar weakened after a 10- day winning streak and investors took the opportunity to buy bullion as a hedge against political uncertainty in the United States and Europe. President Donald Trump's policies and elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany this year have fueled gold's rise to a peak of $1,244.67 on...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Global stocks have pushed to new highs, outdoing previous records set in 2015, driven by strong economic data in the U.S. and comments by the Federal Reserve on the future path of interest rates.

  • LONDON, Feb 16- Emerging equities rose to a 19- month high on Thursday, tracking gains in developed markets, while the Russian rouble held at 1 1/ 2- year highs, but other currencies eased after recent solid gains. Asian outperformers included Hong Kong, up 0.5 percent to a five-month high, Chinese mainland shares which rose 0.5 percent, and Philippines stocks which...

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling back against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen, and a strong rise in January inflation numbers, which spoke for a rise in U.S. interest rates within months.

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling back against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen, and a strong rise in January inflation numbers, which spoke for a rise in U.S. interest rates within months.

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling back against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen, and a strong rise in January inflation numbers, which spoke for a rise in U.S. interest rates within months.

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar broke an 11- day winning streak on Thursday, falling back against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies that measures its broader strength after hitting its highest in a month a day earlier. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen, and a strong rise in January inflation numbers, which spoke for a rise in U.S. interest rates within months.

  • Market buying into Fed hike assurance

    Rob McCreery, founding partner at Libra Investment Services, discusses the impact of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's recent hint of a March interest rate hike.

  • Asia markets traded mixed on Thursday despite U.S. gains. Toshiba shares extended their tumble amid concerns over its restructuring plans.

  • *Hong Kong stocks at new five-month highs on renewed inflows. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent to its highest since July 2015. Hong Kong stocks climbed to a fresh five-month high and swelling demand from mainland investors thanks to Beijing's drive to tackle growing asset price bubbles and the market's relatively...

  • TOKYO, Feb 16- The dollar pulled back on Thursday after rising to one-month highs in the wake of upbeat U.S. economic data, with demand for the greenback cooling as Treasury yields came off their peaks. It has since retreated to 100.92 in the Asia session on Thursday. It was last down 0.3 percent at 113.84 yen.

  • *Spot gold may retest resistance at $1,249/ oz- technicals. Spot gold had ticked up 0.3 percent to $1,235.71 per ounce by 0237 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were up 0.4 percent at $1,237.3. The impact would probably show in the medium term, "said Jiang Shu, chief analyst at Shandong Gold Group.

  • HONG KONG, Feb 16- Asian stocks edged to new 19- month highs on Thursday with gains underpinned by an ongoing rally on Wall Street while the dollar came in for a bout of profit-taking after its recent bounce. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent to its highest since July 2015. "We are seeing some profit-taking at these levels...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 15- The Federal Reserve aims to raise U.S. interest rates in the months ahead as long as the economy continues to grow a bit above its trend and if, as expected, fiscal policies provide a boost, an influential Fed policymaker said on Wednesday. The comments by New York Fed President William Dudley, a close ally of Fed Chair Janet Yellen, reinforced the...

  • TOKYO, Feb 16- The dollar took a breather on Thursday after climbing to a one-month high as a run of upbeat U.S. economic data rekindled expectations of an early rate hike by the Federal Reserve. The dollar index touched 101.76 on Wednesday, a peak unseen since Jan. 12, on the wake of better-than-expected U.S. inflation and retail sales data before retreating to...

  • *Spot gold had edged up 0.1 percent to $1,233.16 per ounce at 0053 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were up 0.1 percent at $1,234.6. *Republican lawmakers on Wednesday criticized Fed Chair Janet Yellen's stewardship of the U.S. economy and urged her to halt work on financial regulation until President Donald Trump names new policymakers to the central bank.