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  • 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...

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- A slide in U.S. bond yields pressured the dollar against the yen on Monday, while the euro struggled for traction after suffering significant losses at the end of last week on renewed concerns about the upcoming French elections. Markets, already nervous over the possibility of a win for far-right, anti- European Union candidate Marine Le Pen, were...

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    Japan's move to put the kibosh on karoshi, or 'death by overwork,' by addressing excessive overtime may hit growth, Deutsche Bank said.

  • KRW going through uncertainty: Strategist

    Rodrigo Catril of NAB talks about where he thinks the Korean won and the dollar are headed.

  • TOKYO, Feb 20- The euro struggled for traction against the dollar and yen early on Monday after suffering significant losses at the end of last week on renewed concerns about the upcoming French elections. Markets, already nervous over the possibility of a win for far-right, anti- European Union candidate Marine Le Pen, were jolted after two French hard-left...

  • 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.