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  • NEW YORK, Sept 30- The euro recovered from a nine-day low against the U.S. dollar on Friday on reduced concerns surrounding Deutsche Bank's health, while the greater calm over Germany's biggest lender pressured the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc. The immediate cause of the Deutsche crisis is a fine, disputed by the bank, of up to $14 billion by the U.S. Department of...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 30- The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it set new relative amounts of the currencies in its Special Drawing Rights currency basket, reflecting the entry of China's yuan for the first time on Saturday. The IMF said each SDR, the Fund's unit of account, will be made up of 0.58252 U.S. dollars, 0.38671 euros, 1.0174 Chinese yuan, 11.900 yen and...

  • IMF SAYS EACH NEW SDR UNIT WILL CONTAIN 0.58252 DOLLAR, 0.38671 EURO, 1.0174 YUAN, 11.900 YEN, 0.085946 POUND.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 30- The euro erased losses against the dollar after hitting a nine-day low on Friday on reduced concerns surrounding Deutsche Bank's health, while the greater calm over Germany's biggest lender also pressured the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc. The immediate cause of the Deutsche crisis is a fine, disputed by the bank, of up to $14 billion by the U.S....

  • Deutsche Bank FX

    The Deutsche Bank situation will unlikely become a systemic risk, keeping USD/JPY near 100 levels, says Roy Teo from ABN AMRO Bank.

  • TOKYO, Sept 30- The Japanese yen looks set to log its third straight quarter of gains on Friday, while the Swiss franc held firm as concerns about the health of Deutsche Bank undermined investor risk appetite. The yen, often seen as a safe-haven currency, rebounded as global share prices slipped on worries about Deutsche Bank, under pressure from a massive fine the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- The U.S. dollar hit a more than one-month low against the Swiss franc and trimmed gains against the yen on Thursday on concerns over Deutsche Bank, while increased expectations for a December Federal Reserve rate hike kept the greenback generally afloat. U.S.-listed shares of Deutsche Bank, which is fighting a $14 billion U.S. demand to settle...

  • *Oil company shares add to gains after OPEC deal. NEW YORK, Sept 29- Energy shares buoyed global stocks on Thursday as crude prices added to the previous session's gains on optimism over a plan among OPEC members to curb output. The expected agreement lifted the currencies of crude-producing countries like Norway and Canada overnight while the safe-haven...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- The U.S. dollar hit an eight-day high against the yen on Thursday on reduced appetite for the safe-haven currency a day after OPEC agreed to cut oil output, while easing concerns surrounding the European banking sector helped the euro gain. OPEC agreed on Wednesday to modest oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with the group's...

  • *Commodity currencies benefit from OPEC output cut deal. LONDON, Sept 29- The dollar hit an eight-day high against the safe-haven yen on Thursday after an OPEC deal to cut oil output spurred a move into riskier assets, though questions over the efficacy of the agreement left the greenback off its earlier highs. The currencies of oil-exporting countries such as...

  • *Commodity currencies benefit from OPEC output cut deal. LONDON, Sept 29- The dollar rose 1 percent against the safe-haven yen on Thursday to hit an eight-day high as investors moved into riskier assets following an OPEC deal to cut oil output. The currencies of oil-exporting countries such as Canada and Norway surged after the deal late on Wednesday, but were all...

  • TOKYO, Sept 29- The dollar extended gains versus the yen on Thursday, 1 percent on the day to 101.73 yen as the Japanese currency slipped on the back of recovery in risk appetite after OPEC unexpectedly agreed to trim production.

  • TOKYO, Sept 29- Japan's Nikkei share average rose more than 1 percent on Thursday as investors cheered a weakening yen and rallying oil prices after OPEC's surprise deal to trim crude output. The Nikkei stock index ended up 1.4 percent, or 228.31 points, at 16,693.71. The dollar and the euro each soared about 0.9 percent against the Japanese currency.

  • DOLLAR/YEN RISES 1 PERCENT ON DAY.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 29- Oil shares pulled regional stock markets higher on Thursday after OPEC members agreed to curb output in a surprise deal, though investors were wary of chasing markets higher as the U.S. presidential election neared. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.9 percent by mid-morning, thanks to a bounce in energy...

  • TOKYO, Sept 29- Japan's Nikkei share average rose more than 1 percent on Thursday as investors took heart from a weaker yen and rallying oil prices after OPEC's unexpected agreement to trim crude output. "The OPEC move was a surprise, and left some hedge funds scurrying to cover their short positions," said Norihiro Fujito, a senior investment strategist at...

  • *Commodity currencies benefit from OPEC output cut deal. TOKYO, Sept 29- Commodity-linked currencies held firm on Thursday after OPEC agreed to cut oil output in the first such deal since 2008, boosting oil prices while a broad gain in risk assets dented the yen. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said it would reduce output to a range of...

  • Oil FX Trades

    The Australian dollar surprisingly strengthened against the dollar after oil prices jumped on news of an OPEC deal, says Nikko AM's Roger Bridges.

  • LONDON, Sept 28- The dollar rose against the yen and a basket of currencies on Wednesday, with the focus shifting to Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual testimony before a Congressional committee later in the day. It was up 0.3 percent at 100.70 after setting a one-month low of 100.085 yen on Tuesday. The euro was flat at $1.1210, having come under...

  • LONDON, Sept 28- The dollar rose against the yen and a basket of currencies on Wednesday, with focus shifting to the Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's testimony later in the day. It was up 0.2 percent at 100.60 after setting a one-month low of 100.085 yen on Tuesday. The euro was down 0.2 percent at $1.1190, having come under pressure in the past session on concerns...