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  • LONDON, April 27- The dollar only held its gains against the Japanese yen on Thursday after U.S. The market also awaited the European Central Bank's monetary policy decision. The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso, which had slumped earlier on reports the United States is considering withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement, bounced sharply...

  • Future of the Bank of Japan's monetary policy, structural issues

    Jane Foley, head of FX strategy at Rabobank, discusses potential monetary policy moves from the Bank of Japan.

  • Bank of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a press conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo on April 27, 2017.

    The Bank of Japan raised its economic forecasts at its policy meeting outcome on Thursday, but it kept policy steady.

  • TOKYO, April 27- The dollar held gains against the yen on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tax plan offered no fresh surprises, slowing the greenback's rally, while the market awaited the European Central Bank's upcoming monetary policy decision. The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso, which had slumped earlier on reports the United States is...

  • TOKYO, April 27- The dollar clung to gains against the yen on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tax plan offered no fresh surprises, halting the greenback's rally, while the market awaited the European Central Bank's upcoming monetary policy decision. The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso also lost steam on reports the United States is considering...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- The U.S. dollar strengthened broadly on Wednesday, with the currency hitting nearly four-week highs against the yen, on anticipation that a promised White House announcement on tax reform could boost the greenback. The dollar jumped to 111.73 yen, its highest level so far this month, while the euro was last down 0.5 percent against the greenback...

  • LONDON, April 26- The euro retreated from 5-1/ 2 month highs against the dollar on Wednesday, investors cashing in gains made on the back of the first round of France's presidential elections and a market rethink on euro zone monetary policy. The yen- a sufferer this week from buoyant sentiment on stock markets since the French vote on Sunday- was steadier while...

  • LONDON, April 26- The euro retreated from 5-1/ 2 month highs against the dollar on Wednesday, investors cashing in gains made on the back of the first round of France's presidential elections and a market rethink on euro zone monetary policy. The yen- a sufferer this week from buoyant sentiment on stock markets since the French vote on Sunday- was steadier while...

  • LONDON, April 26- The euro retreated from 5-1/ 2 month highs against the dollar on Wednesday, investors cashing in gains made on the back of the first round of France's presidential elections and a market rethink on euro zone monetary policy. The yen- a sufferer this week from buoyant sentiment on stock markets since the French vote on Sunday- was steadier while...

  • LONDON, April 26- The euro retreated from 5-1/ 2 month highs against the dollar on Wednesday, investors cashing in gains made on the back of the first round of France's presidential elections and a market rethink on euro zone monetary policy. The yen- a sufferer this week from buoyant sentiment on stock markets since the French vote on Sunday- was steadier while...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- The U.S. dollar surged to its highest level against its Canadian counterpart in more than a year on Tuesday after the United States imposed duties on Canadian softwood, while the dollar hit a two-week high against the yen on greater risk appetite. The move, which affects some $5.66 billion worth of imports of the construction material, set a tense...

  • *Euro lingers just below $1.09. Centrist candidate Emmaneul Macron won the first round of Sunday's election in France, sending the euro surging above $1.09 as investors took heart from opinion polls showing Macron would beat far-right rival Marine Le Pen- who threatens to pull France out of the euro zone- in the run-off on May 7. The single currency stayed close to...

  • The same polls showed Macron defeating Le Pen by as much as 30 percentage points in two weeks' time, suggesting players can buy back into the currency. Sunday's outcome reduced the prospect of an anti-establishment shock on the scale of Britain's vote last June to quit the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. The euro's dip from its...

  • The same polls showed Macron defeating Le Pen by as much as 30 percentage points in two weeks' time, suggesting players can buy back into the currency. Sunday's outcome reduced the prospect of an anti-establishment shock on the scale of Britain's vote last June to quit the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president. The euro's dip from its...

  • LONDON, April 24- The euro surged and the yen sank on Monday after the first round of France's presidential election turned out bang in line with opinion polls, settling currency market worries of another systemic political shock from next month's second round. The same polls show Macron defeating Le Pen by around 30 percentage points in two weeks time and that...

  • Yen strength ahead?

    Daryl Guppy, Guppytraders.com, looks at the charts for the Nikkei 225, the dollar/yen and Toshiba shares.

  • *Wall Street boosted by earnings. NEW YORK, April 20- The euro and stocks on major markets recovered on Thursday as a market-friendly presidential candidate held the lead ahead of Sunday's first-round election in France, while the yen and U.S. "They really are just focusing now on the micro, which they should be, on the earnings and what the earnings are saying," said...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- The euro and stocks on major markets recovered on Thursday as a market-friendly presidential candidate held the lead ahead of Sunday's first-round election in France, while the yen and U.S. France's CAC stock index jumped 1.7 percent on its strongest daily performance since March 1. "As we see a steady stream of earnings, on balance the season...

  • LONDON, April 18- The dollar slipped against the yen on Tuesday, pressured by nerves over economic talks between the United States and Japan, while Britain's pound soared after Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early general election. Investors are watching ongoing U.S.- Japan economic talks for further signs of the direction U.S. trade policy could...

  • *Dollar dips versus yen amid U.S./ Japan trade talks. Vice President Mike Pence reassured Japan of American commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions on Tuesday, after warning that U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed the strength of its resolve. The dollar dipped fractionally versus the yen, with worries that U.S. currency...