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  • *Expectations of OPEC deal drive U.S. yields higher. LONDON, Nov 30- The dollar edged up on Wednesday as a surge in oil prices encouraged expectations of rises in inflation and U.S. The dominant factor on Wednesday was widespread anticipation of a deal that would curb OPEC oil output that sent crude prices 7 percent higher in morning trade in London.

  • *Decision from OPEC meeting may move markets. LONDON, Nov 30- The dollar edged up on Wednesday as U.S. The dollar hit its highest level against a basket of major currencies for almost 14 years last week, after a boost from Donald Trump's shock U.S. election win that drove debt yields higher on expectations of more fiscal spending, higher inflation and a faster pace of...

  • *USD gains limited, OPEC meeting seen potentially moving markets. TOKYO, Nov 30- The dollar pared earlier losses against the yen and euro and edged up on Wednesday, as U.S. debt yields resumed their ascent. The greenback's gains were limited, however, as traders braced for a meeting by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries later in the day which could...

  • *Weakness in crude oil prices, stemming from signs that leading oil exporters in OPEC were struggling to agree on cutting production, added to the bearish tone hanging over the market. *The dollar moved sideways against the yen and euro early on Wednesday, as traders braced for a meeting by OPEC later in the day which could potentially churn financial markets and...

  • *Investors wary, OPEC meeting seen potentially churning markets. TOKYO, Nov 30- The dollar moved sideways against the yen and euro early on Wednesday, as traders braced for a meeting by OPEC later in the day which could potentially churn financial markets and weigh on the U.S. currency. The euro was little changed at $1.0648, barely adding to overnight gains of 0.3...

  • *OPEC meeting eyed, oil prices slip again. But players are also concerned about holding the euro before Sunday's Italian referendum or the yen into Wednesday's meeting of OPEC producers, despite doubts over the chances of a deal to support oil prices that would boost riskier currencies like the Aussie and Canadian dollars. "A lot of these rotations are going to...

  • *Asian shares edge lower, yen strength hits Tokyo. LONDON, Nov 29- Oil prices fell more than 1.5 percent on Tuesday, capping gains on European equities, as markets waited to see whether OPEC would be able to hammer out a meaningful output cut during a meeting to rein in a global supply overhang and prop up prices. "The fact that the FTSE 100 is going one way and the FTSE 250...

  • *OPEC meeting eyed, oil prices dip again. LONDON, Nov 29- The dollar inched higher on Tuesday after a rollercoaster 24 hours which traders say may just be a precursor to three weeks of risk-packed events for the $5 trillion a day currency market. But players are also concerned about holding the euro into Sunday's Italian referendum or the yen into a meeting of OPEC...

  • TOKYO, Nov 29- The dollar nursed losses on Tuesday as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Nov. 8, the dollar has soared in line with yields on U.S. The dollar stood at 111.96 yen, off its overnight low of 111.35 but well below an 8- month high of 113.90 touched on Friday.

  • Morgan Stanley goes overweight Japan equities from underweight, making it the top regional pick globally, replacing the U.S.

  • *Francois Fillon's election seen boosting euro. LONDON, Nov 28- The dollar steadied against a basket of major currencies on Monday along with U.S. The greenback fell as much as 1.2 percent to 111.865 yen, having soared more than 8 percent in the wake of Trump's victory to its highest levels in eight months against the safe-haven Japanese currency, but it had...

  • Holiday taps brakes on rising US dollar

    Kit Juckes, Societe Generale, shares his outlook on the U.S. dollar as the greenback pulls off a bit from 14-year highs, and Juckes weighs in on the euro.

  • *Japan eyes only modest spending rise-budget outline. TOKYO, Nov 25- Japan's core consumer prices marked their eighth straight month of annual declines in October, illustrating the sheer scale of the central bank's struggle to beat deflation and stagnant growth with diminishing policy options. "We still think that underlying inflation will fall a touch...

  • TOKYO, Nov 25- The dollar rose to an 8- month high against the yen on Friday as U.S. bond yields resumed their rise in Asia after the Thanksgiving break shut markets in the United States. The dollar was up 0.3 percent at 113.710 yen after hitting an 8- month high of 113.900 yen. "We kept expecting the dollar to adjust lower during its bull phase but that has not happened...

  • *Nationwide Oct core CPI falls 0.4 pct yr/yr, matches f'cast. TOKYO, Nov 25- Japan's core consumer prices marked their eighth straight month of annual declines in October, illustrating the sheer scale of the central bank's struggle to beat deflation and stagnant growth with diminishing policy options. "We still think that underlying inflation will fall a touch...

  • TOKYO, Nov 25- The dollar rose to an 8- month high against the yen on Friday, lifted by U.S. bond yields which resumed their rise in Asia after the Thanksgiving break shut markets in the United States. The dollar was up 0.3 percent at 113.730 yen after hitting an 8- month high of 113.800 yen. "We kept expecting the dollar to adjust lower during its bull phase but that has...

  • TOKYO, Nov 25- The dollar rose to an eight-month high against the Japanese yen on Friday, extending its rally since Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. Presidential election stoked speculation of higher U.S. economic growth and inflation. The dollar rose to as high as 113.64 yen, gaining about 0.3 percent in early Asian trade.

  • DOLLAR/YEN RISES ABOVE 113.53 YEN, HITS HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE LATE MARCH.

  • Japan CPI

    Consumer prices come in weak as expected in Japan in October, says Takashi Miwa, chief economist Japan at Nomura.

  • *India's rupee, Turkish lira at record low. *Crude oil little changed amid OPEC meeting uncertainty. The yen skidded to an eight-month low and China's yuan to an 8-1/ 2 year low, while the highly sensitive Turkish lira and Indian rupee hit new historic troughs.