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  • *Dollar falls below 112 yen for first time since Feb. 9. NEW YORK, Feb 24- The U.S. dollar fell to a more than two-week low against the Japanese yen on Friday as investors doubted the likelihood of swift tax reform and a quick spending boost from U.S. Its first dip below 112 yen since Feb. 9 put the greenback on track for its second straight weekly loss against the Japanese...

  • *Dollar hits more than 2- wk low vs yen of 112.06 yen. NEW YORK, Feb 24- The U.S. dollar slipped to a more than two-week low against the yen and a one-week trough on a closely followed index on Friday as investors doubted the likelihood of swift tax reform and a quick boost in spending from U.S. "There is only so much that markets can do on hope and speculation, and I think were...

  • The yen was set to strengthen against the dollar, despite expectations for U.S. rate hikes, a foreign-exchange strategist at JPMorgan said.

  • TOKYO, Feb 24- The dollar clawed back some ground on Friday after skidding to a two-week low against the yen, but was still on track for weekly losses after the Federal Reserve meeting minutes disappointed dollar bulls. "Market participants were still digesting the FOMC minutes from the January meeting, and there seems to be two different camps in the reading of...

  • Stay short dollar/yen: Expert

    Jonathan Cavenagh of JP Morgan explains why he's short the dollar/yen trade.

  • *Eyes still on French politics as poll shows Le Pen gains. The dollar fell as much as 0.6 percent against the yen to a two-week low of 112.55 yen, while the euro rose as much as 0.4 percent against the dollar to $1.0595. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox Business Network that any policy steps the Trump administration takes would likely have a limited impact...

  • *Eyes still on French politics as poll shows Le Pen gains. The dollar fell as much as 0.5 percent against the yen to a six-day low of 112.66 yen, while the euro rose as much as 0.3 percent against the dollar to $1.0587. "While it remains very difficult to pin down a fixed schedule for Trump tax reforms, it now appears anything phenomenal will now be delayed," said Adam Myers,...

  • *Eyes still on French politics as poll shows Le Pen gains. LONDON, Feb 23- The dollar retreated almost half a percent against the yen on Thursday, weighed down by the lack of progress towards a near-term rise in interest rates or tax reforms and public spending that investors hope will reflate the U.S. economy. It rose 0.4 percent to 112.82 yen per dollar by 1300 GMT.

  • *Eyes still on French politics as poll shows Le Pen gains. LONDON, Feb 23- The dollar retreated almost half a percent against the yen on Thursday, weighed down by the lack of progress towards a near-term rise in interest rates or tax reforms and public spending that investors hope will reflate the U.S. economy. It rose 0.4 percent to 112.82 yen per dollar by 1300 GMT.

  • *Eyes still on French politics as poll shows Le Pen gains. LONDON, Feb 23- The dollar retreated almost half a percent against the yen on Thursday, weighed down by the lack of progress towards a near-term rise in interest rates or tax reforms and public spending that investors hope will reflate the U.S. economy. It rose 0.4 percent to 112.82 yen per dollar by 1300 GMT.

  • *Eyes still on French politics as poll shows Le Pen gains. LONDON, Feb 23- The dollar retreated almost half a percent against the yen on Thursday, weighed down by the lack of progress towards a near-term rise in interest rates or tax reforms and public spending that investors hope will reflate the U.S. economy. It rose 0.4 percent to 112.82 yen per dollar by 1300 GMT.

  • LONDON, Feb 23- The dollar traded close to one-month highs on Thursday, as the lack of a clearer signal from the U.S. It traded in tight ranges against the yen and the euro, moving back above $1.05 against the single currency after a pledge of support for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron from one rival soothed investor nerves about how France's presidential...

  • LONDON, Feb 23- The dollar traded close to one-month highs on Thursday, as the lack of a clearer signal from the U.S. It traded in tight ranges against the yen and the euro, moving back above $1.05 against the single currency after a pledge of support for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron from one rival soothed investor nerves about how France's presidential...

  • LONDON, Feb 23- The dollar traded close to one-month highs on Thursday, as the lack of a clearer signal from the U.S. It traded in tight ranges against the yen and the euro, moving back above $1.05 against the single currency after a pledge of support for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron from one rival soothed investor nerves about how France's presidential...

  • LONDON, Feb 23- The dollar traded close to one-month highs on Thursday, as the lack of a clearer signal from the U.S. It traded in tight ranges against the yen and the euro, moving back above $1.05 against the single currency after a pledge of support for centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron from one rival soothed investor nerves about how France's presidential...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- The dollar fell against the euro and yen on Wednesday after Federal Reserve meeting minutes disappointed expectations for a hawkish tone and anti-EU French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's perceived chances of winning fell. "The message was that there is still some hesitation, some caution versus the impression the markets got from the...

  • Gartman's play on strong US dollar and euro gold

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter founder, shares his thoughts on how a strong U.S. dollar will likely impact commodities. Also Gartman explains why he is bullish on gold in terms of the euro and yen.

  • *Poll shows Le Pen narrows election gap, French bonds sold. TOKYO, Feb 21- The dollar gained on Tuesday, taking its cue from higher U.S. The dollar rose 0.5 percent to 113.64 yen, moving back toward its two-week peak of 114.955 yen touched last Wednesday.

  • Be careful with dollar/yen trade: Strategist

    David Forrester, forex strategist at Credit Agricole, talks about the dollar/euro and dollar/yen trades.

  • LONDON, Feb 20- The euro rode out signs of gains for far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Monday, inching higher against the dollar and the yen in trade held in check by the absence of U.S. investors for a holiday. "This stuff is getting played out in the OAT yields rather than the currency," said the head of FX sales with one large international bank...