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  • TOKYO, Sept 26- The dollar wobbled against the yen and euro on Monday, cautiously held in a narrow range ahead of the impending first debate between U.S. presidential candidates that could determine the currency's near-term direction. The dollar was down 0.1 percent at 100.860 yen. The market awaited the debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican...

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- The dollar wobbled against the yen and euro on early on Monday, cautiously held in a narrow range ahead of the impending first debate between U.S. presidential candidates that could determine the currency's near-term direction. The dollar was down 0.2 percent at 100.800 yen. The market awaited the debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and...

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Monday morning, with sentiment soured by a strong yen and weakness on Wall Street, while investors turned their focus to the U.S. presidential debate. Anything triggering fears for a strong yen trend is negative to stocks, "said Takuya Takahashi, a strategist at Daiwa Securities. Takahashi also noted that the...

  • *The U.S. presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will take place at 0100 GMT on Tuesday, with investors looking for indications of who could win the race to lead the world's biggest economy. *Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Friday that he believed interest rates should be raised gradually now...

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- The dollar wobbled against the yen and euro on early on Monday, cautiously held in a narrow range ahead of the impending first debate between U.S. presidential candidates that could determine the currency's near-term direction. The dollar was down 0.2 percent at 100.800 yen. The market awaited the debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and...

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    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

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    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, bank of Japan and the U.S. dollar.

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- The dollar gained in Asian trading on Friday but was on track to end a tumultuous week with losses after the Federal Reserve trimmed its long-term interest rate expectations and the Bank of Japan rebooted its monetary policy framework. The dollar was up 0.4 percent at 101.09 yen, pulling away from a nearly four-week low of 100.10 touched overnight,...

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Japanese authorities are ready to act against excessive yen rises, the government's top spokesman said on Friday, issuing a fresh warning to markets against recent yen gains that could hurt the country's export-reliant economy. The dollar fell to a nearly four-week low of 100.10 yen on Thursday after the U.S. "We're concerned about recent...

  • BOJ Yen

    BOJ bought itself some time with its new policy twist, but fears of monetary policy limitations will continue through 2017, says JPMorgan's Jonathan Cavenagh.

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- The dollar gained in Asian trading on Friday but was on track to end a tumultuous week with losses after the Federal Reserve trimmed its long-term interest rate expectations and the Bank of Japan rebooted its monetary policy framework. The 100- yen level remains a key technical point, and a break of that could open the pair's downside, said Yutaka...

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  • LONDON, Sept 22- The dollar fell to its lowest in a week against the euro but recovered some ground against the yen on Thursday after the U.S. "The announcement constitutes a' hawkish hold'," said Kit Juckes, a strategist with Societe Generale in London. The euro gained 0.4 percent to $1.1229, its highest since Friday and taking it firmly back into the middle of a $1.09-...

  • LONDON, Sept 22- The dollar fell to its lowest in a week against the euro but recovered some ground against the yen on Thursday, after a U.S. But there were also already three votes for a rise in rates on the Fed's policymaking committee and the start of the European day brought the dollar back into positive territory, up 0.2 percent from Wednesday's close in New York...

  • TOKYO, Sept 22- Japan's top currency diplomat said on Thursday that Japanese financial authorities are watching for speculative currency market moves and would respond if needed. Asakawa spoke following a meeting, held on a public holiday, that involved the finance ministry, Financial Services Agency and the Bank of Japan. At the meeting, there was discussion...

  • *Dollar/yen hits lowest level in nearly 4 weeks. *Fed signals less aggressive rate rises in coming years. SINGAPORE, Sept 22- The dollar stumbled to a near 4- week low against the yen on Thursday, after the U.S.

  • *Dollar nurses losses after Fed keeps interest rates unchanged. SINGAPORE, Sept 22- The dollar hit a near 4- week low against the yen on Thursday after the U.S. The dollar fell 0.2 percent to 100.15 yen and touched a low of 100.12 yen at one point, its lowest level since Aug. 26.

  • Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda delivers a speech during a general meeting for members of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Tokyo.

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    Jim McCaughan, Principal Global Investors, and Drew Matus, UBS, weigh in on Japan's monetary policy change.

  • Central banks in focus: Pro

    Chris Rupkey, MUFG Union Bank, explains how the Bank of Japan adjusted its monetary policy, and shares his thoughts on the likely outcome from today's FOMC meeting.