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  • 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.

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Shares were higher in Europe and most of Asia on Friday as investors awaited the release later in the day of U.S. employment data. A weaker yen lifted Tokyo's benchmark and South Korea's Kospi rose after the Constitutional Court decided to remove the country's president for the first time in history. ANALYST'S VIEWPOINT: The U.S. non-farm...

  • 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.

  • Credit Suisse's Robert Parker noted that buying the Vix, or fear index, was probably the most effective hedge.

  • *France's Fillon wins party backing for presidential election. TOKYO, March 7- The dollar held onto gains on Tuesday, lifted by the Federal Reserve's near-certain March rate increase, while political uncertainties over the French presidential election weighed on the euro. "The dollar is not likely to gain further against the yen, with an expected range around...

  • Japan's about to break out on the upside: Gartman

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter founder, shares his big bet on Japan.

  • LONDON, March 6- The dollar slipped in European trading on Monday, as investors took profits after the currency's boost last week on the expectation that the U.S. News earlier in the day of North Korea firing four ballistic missiles, three of which landed in Japanese waters, also pressured the greenback as investors bought into the perceived safe-haven yen.

  • LONDON, March 6- The dollar slipped in European trading on Monday, as investors took profits after the currency's boost last week on the expectation that the U.S. News earlier in the day of North Korea firing four ballistic missiles, three of which landed in Japanese waters, also pressured the greenback as investors bought into the perceived safe-haven yen.