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  • 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...

  • *Dollar dips versus yen after 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 after U.S.- Japan trade talks,...

  • *Dollar steadies against yen after U.S./ Japan trade talks. *France/ Germany bond yield gap tightens before vote. LONDON, April 18- European shares fell and the dollar dipped against the yen on Tuesday as tensions over North Korea and the coming weekend's knife-edge presidential election in France kept investors nervous.

  • LONDON, April 18- The dollar steadied against the yen on Tuesday, with worries that U.S. currency manipulation complaints could touch Japan offset by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's favouring of a strong dollar in the long term. But upbeat words from the two sides after the first round of talks in Tokyo failed fully to quell worries among investors that...

  • *Asia ex- Japan lower; Nikkei jumps on weaker yen. Treasury Secretary's comments in support of a stronger currency, as escalating tensions over North Korea dragged sentiment lower. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.6 percent.

  • TOKYO, April 18- The dollar pulled away from five-month lows versus the yen on Tuesday, with comments from U.S. Still, the dollar was capped by nervousness about Tuesday's economic dialogue between the United States and Japan. Lingering worries about North Korea and the coming French presidential elections also kept a lid on the dollar against the safe-haven...

  • *Asia ex- Japan lower; Nikkei jumps on weaker yen. Treasury Secretary's comments supported a stronger currency, although escalating tensions over North Korea capped gains. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.15 percent lower.

  • TOKYO, April 18- The dollar pulled away from five-month lows versus the yen early on Tuesday, with comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and higher debt yields giving the bruised greenback some breathing space. It had sunk to a five-month trough of 108.130 earlier on Monday on investor wariness towards tensions in the Korean Peninsula.

  • Against the yen, the U.S. dollar rose to session high of 109.05 after the Financial Times quoted Mnuchin playing down President Donald Trump's interview with the Wall Street Journal last week where Trump said the dollar was "getting too strong." "In an otherwise quiet session, the comments from the Treasury secretary may be giving the dollar a little bit of a leg to...

  • Treasury avoids naming China as currency manipulator. *Most major European markets closed for Easter Monday. NEW YORK, April 17- Tensions over North Korea pressured the dollar against the yen and lifted gold prices on Monday, while U.S. stocks rose after three straight days of losses as investors shifted their focus to earnings.

  • Treasury avoids naming China as currency manipulator. *Most major European markets closed for Easter Monday. NEW YORK, April 17- Geopolitical tensions over North Korea pressured the dollar against the yen and lifted gold prices on Monday, while U.S. stocks edged higher after three straight days of losses.

  • NEW YORK, April 17- The dollar fell to a five-month low against the yen on Monday as rising tensions over North Korea stoked demand for the safe-haven Japanese currency. That's resulting in a little bit of a weakness in the U.S. dollar, "said Omer Esiner, chief market analyst at Commonwealth Foreign Exchange in Washington. North Korea launched a ballistic missile on...

  • *Regional tension mounts after Pyongyang's missile test. TOKYO, April 17- The dollar dipped to a five-month low against the yen on Monday as rising tensions over North Korea kept the safe-haven Japanese currency in demand. The euro and the pound slid to five-month troughs of 114.955 yen and 136.05 yen, respectively.

  • TOKYO, April 17- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin will hold a bilateral meeting on Thursday on the sidelines of the Group of 20 finance leaders' gathering in Washington D.C., Japan's Ministry of Finance said on Monday. Japan, whose export-reliant economy benefits from a weak yen, wants to keep any currency talks within...

  • TOKYO, April 17- The dollar dipped to a five-month low against the yen early on Monday as rising tensions over North Korea kept the safe-haven Japanese currency in demand. The euro and the pound slid to five-month troughs of 114.955 yen and 136.05 yen, respectively. Increasing geopolitical risks another notch, North Korea on Sunday made what was believed to be a...

  • LONDON, April 13- The dollar recovered from a two-week low against a broad index on Thursday, having slid after U.S. Treasury yields took a heavy hit after Trump's comments to the Wall Street Journal, in which he said the strength of the economy would hurt the dollar. "This is a little bit of a correction of the move we saw overnight following the comments from Trump,"...