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  • FOREX-Dollar rebounds after drop, sterling rises Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 12:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 22- The dollar rose on Wednesday after its biggest fall in a month the previous session, while sterling gained in response to minutes from the Bank of England's last meeting that suggested some policymakers support higher interest rates. The yen held its ground against the dollar and strengthened against the euro after Bank of Japan Governor...

  • FOREX-Dollar stabilizes after drop, sterling rises Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 10:03 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 22- The dollar regained its footing on Wednesday after its biggest fall in a month the previous session, while sterling rose in response to minutes from the Bank of England's last meeting that suggested some policymakers support higher interest rates. The yen held its ground against the dollar and strengthened against the euro after Bank of Japan...

  • Reading BOJ Kuroda's latest remarks Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 9:18 PM ET
    Reading BOJ Kuroda's latest remarks

    Ben Collett, head for Japan and Asian equities at Sunrise Brokers, discusses comments by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda that Japan's inflation will accelerate considerably in the coming months.

  • *USD back below 124.00 yen, euro rises above $1.0900. SYDNEY, July 22- The dollar nursed losses early on Wednesday after taking its biggest one-day fall so far this month, though most observers felt it was just a hiccup in the currency's long-term uptrend. It recoiled to 123.90 yen from a six-week high of 124.48, while the euro rebounded to $1.0937, pulling away from a...

  • *Euro climbs 1 pct from 3- month trough against dollar. NEW YORK, July 21- The euro on Tuesday rebounded from three-month lows against the dollar as an easing of pessimism about Greece had traders paring bearish bets, while the yen rose versus the greenback on upbeat remarks on inflation from the Bank of Japan chief. Fed Chair Janet Yellen and other Fed officials...

  • FOREX-Dollar dips after hitting new high on rates play Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 8:22 AM ET

    LONDON, July 21- The dollar slipped on Tuesday after renewed expectations for rising U.S. interest rates drove it to a five-week high against the yen and a three-month peak against a basket of currencies. Louis Fed President James Bullard's prediction on Monday that the Federal Reserve was likely to raise rates in September pushed the U.S. currency higher in...

  • *Dollar/yen seen capped under 125 yen for time being. TOKYO, July 21- The dollar hovered near five-week highs versus the yen on Tuesday after a top Federal Reserve official added to expectations that U.S. interest rates could be raised as early as September. Louis Fed President James Bullard told the Fox Business network on Monday that the central bank is likely to...

  • BOJ members ponder QE's diminishing returns Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | 9:34 PM ET

    Several BOJ members said the impact of the bank's massive stimulus might be fading, June meeting minutes show.

  • TOKYO, July 21- The dollar hovered near five-week highs versus the yen on Tuesday after a top Federal Reserve official added to expectations that U.S. interest rates could be raised as early as September. Louis Fed President James Bullard told the Fox Business network on Monday that the central bank is likely to raise rates in September as inflation is set to...

  • Yen looks significantly undervalued: Strategist Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
    Yen looks significantly undervalued: Strategist

    Koon How Heng, senior FX strategist at Credit Suisse PBWM, expects the Japanese yen to gain strength from these levels and touch 119 against the U.S. dollar within the next 6-12 months.

  • TOKYO, July 17- Asian stocks nudged up on Friday, helped by a rise in Chinese shares, while the dollar extended gains versus the euro and yen as economic indicators bolstered expectations for a U.S. rate hike by year-end. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.3 percent. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.2 percent on a softer yen, while South Korea's...

  • *Japan's Nikkei, South Korea's Kospi edge higher. TOKYO, July 17- Asian shares opened higher on Friday, aided by a higher Wall Street and eased tensions over Greece, while the dollar extended gains versus the euro and yen as economic indicators bolstered expectations for a U.S. rate hike by year-end. Wall Street gained overnight, with the Nasdaq up more than 1 percent...

  • *Market focus shifts back to Fed hike risk from Greece. The greenback scaled a near one-month peak of 124.205 yen, while the euro struggled at $1.0884, not far off a 7-1/ 2 week low of $1.0855 set overnight. "The message that' a rate hike this year makes sense' kept USD as an outperformer overnight," Greg Moore, senior currency strategist at RBC Capital Markets wrote in a...

  • A day after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled that the first rise in U.S. rates in nearly a decade was likely this year, the U.S. Labor Department reported an unexpected dip in new applications for unemployment payments. The dollar was ahead 0.15 percent against the yen at 123.93 yen and down 0.2 percent against sterling, which has rallied in recent days...

  • TOKYO, July 16- Nikkei shares rose to a near three-week high on Thursday as overnight comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen lifted the dollar against the yen, while news that Greek parliament approved a bailout plan buoyed risk appetites. The Nikkei share average ended 0.7 percent higher to 20,600.12, the highest closing level since June 26, as...

  • The yen inched lower to 123.53 yen per dollar after the Bank of Japan trimmed its growth forecasts but gave a balanced and little changed account of the economic outlook, while traders awaited testimony by the U.S. Sterling, already a major outperformer on Tuesday after Bank of England officials spoke of the growing likelihood of interest rate hikes, rose to its...

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, July 15- The dollar steadied against the euro and yen on Wednesday as it awaited fresh cues from a U.S. Congressional appearance by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen later in the session. As the deal between Athens and its creditors consigned the Greek debt saga to the back burner, focus has shifted back onto differentials between U.S. yields and...

  • *Crude futures extend gains after details of Iran deal reassure. TOKYO, July 15- Asian stocks erased most of their gains on Wednesday as Chinese shares slumped despite upbeat economic data, while the yen was steady after the Bank of Japan slightly trimmed its economic growth projection. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat as...

  • Bank of Japan to ease in October: HSBC Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 11:33 PM ET
    Bank of Japan to ease in October: HSBC

    Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, explains why she expects additional stimulus later this year.

  • How long can Beijing prop up markets? Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 11:17 PM ET
    How long can Beijing prop up markets?

    Hartmut Issel, Head of Equity and Macro APAC at UBS Wealth Management, says Beijing's intervention measures are working, but warns that they aren't sustainable.