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  • *Nasdaq, FTSE reach record highs. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks end Tuesday mixed, while the dollar falls against the yen on investor caution ahead of a news conference by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday.

  • *FTSE hits fresh record high. NEW YORK, Jan 10- Stocks rose worldwide on Tuesday supported by a rally in commodities such as copper and silver, while the dollar fell against the yen on investor caution ahead of a news conference by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday.

  • TOKYO, Jan 10- Sterling steadied somewhat in Asian trade on Tuesday after weekend comments from British Prime Minister Theresa May sent it skidding to 2-1/ 2- month lows, while the dollar wallowed well below recent highs as the perceived safe-haven yen gained. The pound edged up 0.1 percent to $1.2162, after sinking as low as $1.2125 on Monday, its weakest since Oct....

  • NEW YORK, Jan 9- The U.S. dollar slumped against the safe-haven yen on Monday on investors' reduced appetite for risk, while sterling sank to more than two-month lows on talk that Britain would drastically rework trade ties with the European Union after Brexit. Treasury yields and U.S. stocks drove the dollar down as much as 0.6 percent against the yen to a session...

  • *Dollar climbs against yen, euro after early Europe wobble. LONDON, Jan 9- Talk of Britain drastically reworking trade ties with the European Union after Brexit sent the pound tumbling to two-month lows on Monday, as signals that U.S. interest rates could rise three times this year lifted the dollar. The pound slid over 1 percent against both the dollar and the euro...

  • *Major currencies in tight range on Monday with Tokyo off. SYDNEY, Jan 9- The dollar crept ahead in Asia on Monday after signs of wage pressure in the December U.S. jobs report proved enough to lift Treasury yields, but bulls remained wary of a sudden setback following last week's wave of profit-taking. A holiday in Tokyo kept trading light and the dollar index was...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 6- The dollar rose on Friday, boosted by a solid U.S. jobs report, but was headed for a second straight weekly loss after tumbling the day before on mixed U.S. economic data and apparent action by Chinese authorities to shore up the yuan. The dollar hit a session high against the yen of 116.74 yen, while the euro, after hitting a one-week high immediately...

  • *Dollar at 116.10 yen, euro close to $1.06, third week of gains. Most currencies were range trading ahead of U.S. non-farm payrolls due at 1330 GMT and the dollar was drifting, up 0.6 at 116.05 yen having also nudged the euro down to $1.0590. Sterling slipped after two days of gains and ahead of a decision in the next week or two on parliament's role in Brexit...

  • *Dollar at 116.10 yen, euro close to $1.06, third week of gains. LONDON, Jan 6- The dollar clawed back ground on Friday but was heading for a second straight weekly loss, having tumbled the previous day on a rare piece of poor U.S. data and apparent action by Chinese authorities to shore up the yuan. Most currencies were range trading ahead of U.S. non-farm payrolls due...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- The dollar lost ground against the yen and euro on Thursday after U.S. unemployment data failed to reverse a downtrend that followed some of the biggest gains on record for China's yuan. A rise in overnight borrowing costs in Hong Kong and growth in China's services sector to a 17- month high last month helped put the yuan on pace for the biggest...

  • LONDON, Jan 5- Some of the biggest gains on record for China's yuan sent currency markets spinning on Thursday, driving the dollar broadly lower and threatening to quash one of the central bets of global investors for 2017.. That in turn triggered a broader round of profit-taking on the dollar, sending it more than 1 percent lower against the yen and as low as...

  • The PMI release lifted sterling back above $1.23 from $1.2280 beforehand and roughly halved its losses on the euro and the yen to leave it at 85.27 pence per euro and buying 143.53 yen. Traders were also digesting news from late on Wednesday that a senior career diplomat, Tim Barrow, had been appointed as envoy to the European Union after the previous ambassador...

  • TOKYO, Jan 5- The dollar extended its broad loss on Thursday, falling more than one percent against the yen, as the U.S. currency tumbled against the Chinese yuan to slide against other major currencies, such as the euro.

  • TOKYO, Jan 5- Japan's Nikkei fell on Thursday as the dollar fell against the yen on uncertainy over what the new U.S. presidency will bring, while Sharp Corp jumped after a report that it will consider listing its LCD joint venture between it and Hon Hai. Sharp surged 11 percent after the Nikkei reported in the afternoon that the company will consider an initial...

  • DOLLAR FALLS BROADLY, DOWN MORE THAN 1 PERCENT VS YEN ON DAY.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 5- Asian stocks rose for an eighth consecutive day on Thursday, buoyed by further gains on Wall Street and an overnight bounce in oil prices that bolstered energy shares. Australia and Hong Kong led gains, while Japan's Nikkei slipped 0.3 percent as the yen edged up on the dollar. But U.S. bond yields are being capped so the dollar is losing its driver to...

  • TOKYO, Jan 5- The dollar stepped further away from a 14- year peak against a basket of currencies on Thursday, as investors locked in gains from its two-month-old rally since Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election. The euro rose to $1.0524, having recovered from a 14- year low of $1.0340 touched on Tuesday. The dollar slipped to 116.70 yen after having...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- The dollar fell against the euro and yen on Wednesday, backing off a 14- year high against a basket of currencies with investors cautious about increasing bets on the greenback without fresh clues on the U.S. economy and the timing of interest rate increases. Minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee's December meeting that warned of growing...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- The dollar fell against the euro and yen on Wednesday, backing off a 14- year high against a basket of currencies with investors cautious about increasing bets on the greenback without fresh clues on the U.S. economy and the timing of interest rate increases. The strong move triggered some profit-taking on Wednesday, said Kathy Lien, managing...

  • *Dollar broadly firm, facing tough resistance at 118.60 yen. SYDNEY, Jan 4- The U.S. dollar crept nearer to 14- year peaks on Wednesday as an abundance of upbeat global economic data boosted Wall Street and signs of quickening inflation dented fixed-income debt. In its first trading day of the year, the Nikkei climbed 2.50 percent and looked set for the highest...