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  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • *Dollar near six-week low on euro, two-week trough on yen. SYDNEY, March 20- The dollar slowly ceded ground in Asia on Monday with greenback bulls still nursing grudges after the Federal Reserve's rate guidance last week proved to be less "hawkish" than many had wagered on. A holiday in Japan made for thin trading, leaving the dollar a fraction softer near two-week...

  • SYDNEY, March 20- The dollar stayed on the defensive in Asia on Monday with bulls still nursing a grudge after the Federal Reserve's rate guidance last week proved to be less "hawkish" than many had wagered on. A holiday in Japan made for thin trading, leaving the dollar a fraction softer near two-week lows at 112.68 yen. The situation was much the same against the euro...

  • TOKYO, March 16- The dollar wallowed at a one-month low early on Thursday after the U.S. The dollar, which went as high as 115.195 yen earlier this week, last stood at 113.420. The euro climbed to a five-week high of $1.0740 early on Thursday, after surging 1.2 percent overnight.

  • The dollar added to losses after the Fed hiked interest rates, as expected.

  • People walk past a currency exchange shop displaying a giant US dollar in downtown Cairo, Egypt on November 3, 2016.

    Interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve would only guarantee strength for the greenback in the near term, a JPMorgan economist said Wednesday.

  • JPMorgan isn't bullish on the dollar

    Reserve currencies could outperform the U.S. dollar as focus shifts to to monetary policy in Europe and Japan, warns Sally Auld of J.P. Morgan.

  • *Kyushu Electric falls after unveiiling bond issuance plan. TOKYO, March 15- Japan's Nikkei share average slipped on Wednesday, dragged down by a firmer yen and Wall Street's overnight retreat. "The market is mostly on hold ahead of the Fed's decision but in the meantime some locked in profits after the yen strengthened and U.S. shares fell overnight," said Yutaka...

  • What's driving the BOJ?

    Sean Taylor, CIO at Deutsche Asset Management believes the BOJ will need another three to six months before it starts neutralizing monetary policy.

  • The Japan machinery order see-saw

    Machinery order data have been see-sawing for a year now, flags Martin Schulz of the Fujitsu Research Institute.

  • LONDON, March 10- The dollar firmed to seven-week highs against the yen on Friday, as investors awaited U.S. jobs data ahead of next week's Federal Reserve meeting, while weak inflation figures pushed the Norwegian crown to four-month lows against a stronger euro. The single currency rose a third of a percent to a four-day high of $1.0619, having been boosted by...

  • LONDON, March 10- The dollar rose to seven-week highs against the yen on Friday, as investors awaited U.S. jobs data that is likely to cement expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike next week. A surprisingly robust private U.S. jobs report from ADP on Thursday bolstered bets the monthly non-farm payrolls release due at 1330 GMT will come in strong,...

  • TOKYO, March 10- Asian stocks edged up and the dollar rose to seven-week highs versus the yen on Friday, ahead of the closely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls report due later in the day. Spreadbetters expected the firmer tone in equities to carry over into Europe, forecasting a higher open for Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC. MSCI's broadest index of...

  • TOKYO, March 10- The dollar rose to its highest level against the yen since Jan. 19 on Friday, as investors awaited U.S. job data that is likely to reinforce expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike next week.

  • TOKYO, March 10- The dollar rose to its highest level against the yen since Jan. 19 on Friday, as investors awaited U.S. job data that is likely to reinforce expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike next week.

  • DOLLAR/YEN RISES ABOVE 115.38 TO HIGHEST SINCE JAN 19.

  • TOKYO, March 10- Asian stocks edged up and the dollar rose to 1-1/ 2- month highs versus the yen on Friday, ahead of the closely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls report due later in the day. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.2 percent, taking cues from a modest bounce in Wall Street overnight. Should the liberal party, which emphasises...

  • TOKYO, March 10- Asian stocks edged up and the dollar rose to 1-1/ 2- month highs versus the yen on Friday, ahead of the closely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls report due later in the day. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.2 percent, taking cues from a modest bounce in Wall Street overnight. Wall Street was marginally higher the day...

  • LONDON, March 9- The dollar hit a three-week high against the yen on Thursday, on course for a fourth straight day of broader gains after a strong ADP job number in the previous session broke 10- year U.S. government bond yields out of a long-held range. It broke above 2.52 percent for the first time this year on Wednesday and was trading at close to 2.58 percent in...

  • University students line up as they attend Rikunabi Live, a job fair in Chiba, Japan, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

    The Japanese may finally get to spend less time at work, but that doesn't mean they'll use it for shopping.