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  • *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...

  • 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...

  • Japan Airlines Co. (JAL) group companies' new employees line up on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

    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.