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  • NEW YORK, Feb 17- The yen rose against major currencies on Friday as concerns about the upcoming French elections and the lack of movement in fiscal changes in the United States kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency. "We are trading in this political policy vacuum," Mazen Issa, senior FX strategist at TD Securities in New York, said of the dollar.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 17- The yen rose against major currencies on Friday as concerns about the upcoming French elections and the lack of movement in fiscal changes in the United States kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency. The dollar improved versus most peers with the exception of the yen, leaving it little changed on the week following mildly hawkish...

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- Japan's exports are seen rising for the second straight month in January, supported by a global economic recovery and a soft yen while imports are expected to rise for the first time in about two years, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. "The global economy continued its recovery trend thanks to a pickup in emerging economies," said Takeshi Minami, chief...

  • 'Extreme volatility' in the forex markets: Expert

    Michael Every of Rabobank weighs in on movements in the Korean won and the general volatility in currencies markets.

  • LONDON, Feb 16- The dollar headed for a second day of losses 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...

  • 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...

  • *USD/JPY could rise to around 120 yen later this year. *BOJ could raise 10- year yield target if USD rises to 120 yen. TOKYO, Feb 16- Japan Post Bank is slowly returning to the U.S. bond market after yields spiked following the U.S. election, although the bank sees yields rising further later this year, its chief investment officer said on Thursday.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • President of French far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a major rally to launch her presidential programme.

    Political uncertainty is knocking the euro, and some experts are advising investors to short the common currency as a hedge against risk.

  • A customer picks some pickles from a stand at Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo on December 30, 2016.

    The key to boosting Japan’s sluggish economy isn’t more monetary policy, it’s making households feel secure, a former BOJ board member said.

  • Don't count on further yen depreciation: Academic

    Sayuri Shirai, professor at Keio University, talks about the valuation of the Japanese yen and the BOJ's inflation target.

  • The dollar hit a two-week high against the yen with another round of solid gains as investors focused again on the U.S. reflation trade.

  • *Greenback hits two-week peak vs yen after Trump-Abe meeting Investors await Yellen's testimony before Congress. NEW YORK, Feb 13- The dollar rose to a near three-week high against a basket of currencies on Monday, lifted investments, as well as bets on whether the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates more quickly. It's been friendly for stocks and also for...