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  • NEW YORK, March 24- The dollar pulled back from near a four-month low against the Japanese yen on Friday, and was on pace to snap an eight-day losing streak against the safe-haven currency, after Republicans killed their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system. Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S....

  • NEW YORK, March 24- The dollar hovered around a four-month low against the Japanese yen on Friday, ahead of a vote in Washington on new healthcare legislation that some investors view as a litmus test of whether U.S. The dollar weakened slightly after Republicans in Congress said they lacked the votes to pass their proposed U.S. healthcare system overhaul, and a...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- The dollar steadied near a four-month low against the yen on Friday, ahead of a vote in Washington on new healthcare legislation that some investors view as a litmus test of whether U.S. "It's just really coming down to what happens in Congress," said Mazen Issa, senior FX strategist at TD Securities in New York. On Friday, the dollar was up 0.14 percent...

  • LONDON, March 24- The dollar steadied against the yen on Friday after its worst run of daily losses versus the safe-haven currency since 2010, but gains were capped by worries that U.S. Though the dollar was flat on the day at just under 111 yen on Friday, it has still fallen over 3 percent over the past fortnight-- its worst showing since early August 2016-- as the...

  • LONDON, March 24- The dollar edged up against the yen on Friday, recovering from its worst run of daily losses versus the safe-haven currency since 2010, but gains were capped by worries that U.S. And though the dollar edged up 0.2 percent to 111.19 yen on Friday, it has still fallen over 3 percent over the past fortnight-- its worst showing since early August 2016-- as...

  • TOKYO, March 24- The dollar edged up against the yen and euro on Friday, pulling away from recent lows, but gains were capped as investors focused on a showdown between U.S. Postponement of the vote from Thursday initially knocked the dollar and stock markets, but the dollar was given breathing space as Treasury yields turned higher after Wall Street shares...

  • *Dollar/yen limps up after posting 7 straight days of losses. *Wariness towards Trump's struggle with Obamacare limits gains. TOKYO, March 23- The dollar edged up from four-month lows against the yen on Thursday, but gains were capped by U.S.

  • *Dollar/yen limps up after posting 7 straight days of losses. *Wariness towards Trump's struggle with Obamacare limits gains. TOKYO, March 23- The dollar edged up from four-month lows against the yen on Thursday, but gains were capped by U.S.

  • *Dollar/yen limps up after posting 7 straight days of losses. *Wariness towards Trump's struggle with Obamacare limits gains. TOKYO, March 23- The dollar nudged up from four-month lows against the yen early on Thursday, although U.S.

  • NEW YORK, March 22- The dollar lost further ground on Wednesday and hit a four-month low against the safe-haven yen, with investors rethinking the growth expectations under a Trump administration that had pushed the greenback to a 14- year peak and stocks to record highs. "We had moved ahead in anticipation of fiscal boosts and now are about 60 days into the...

  • *Europe shares hit two-week low, Asia biggest fall since Dec 15. *Wall Street seen opening lower, VIX tops 13 percent. Wall Street was expected to open slightly lower, index futures showed, and the CBOE's VIX index, known as the "fear gauge," briefly topped 13 percent for the first time since mid-January.

  • *Europe shares hit two-week low, Asia lowest since Dec 15. *Wall Street seen opening lower, VIX tops 13 percent. The dollar touched a four-month low against the Japanese currency, whose strength helped push Tokyo stocks to a three-week low, while the euro held close to its highest since early February at around $1.08.

  • *Investors concerned by healthcare vote, FBI investigation. Investors are also worried by an FBI investigation into possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia as Moscow sought to influence the 2016 U.S. election, which was confirmed on Monday. "The mood is being driven by this realisation that Trump is not going to be able to deliver all his...

  • *Dollar struggles, Wall Street slides on risk aversion. On Wednesday, the common currency was a touch weaker at $1.0794 after surging 0.6 percent overnight to $1.0819, its highest since Feb. 2. The question now is whether equities will keep falling, "said Shin Kadota, senior strategist at Barclays in Tokyo.

  • *Dollar struggles after Wall Street stocks slide. TOKYO, March 22- The dollar struggled at a four-month low against the yen early on Wednesday after a slide in Wall Street stocks sent U.S. The question now is whether equities will keep falling, "said Shin Kadota, senior strategist at Barclays in Tokyo.

  • *S&P 500 posts worst day since Oct. 11. NEW YORK, March 21- U.S. and European shares tumbled on Tuesday on concerns that higher interest rates and pro-growth U.S. policies were on hold, boosting safe-haven Treasuries and gold and sending the dollar to a nearly four-month low against the yen. S&P 500 financial sector fell as much as 3.1 percent and posted its biggest...

  • NEW YORK, March 21- The dollar dipped to a three-week low against the Japanese yen on Tuesday as concerns about how quickly the Trump administration can implement pro-growth policies pushed stocks lower and kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency. The dollar was down 0.68 percent at 111.79 yen. "The current and ongoing breakdown in the U.S. dollar is...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...