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  • LONDON, May 7- The euro topped $1.10 for the first time since the U.S. elections on Sunday and climbed to a one-year high against the safe-haven yen on relief that Emmanuel Macron had beaten the far-right Marine Le Pen to clinch the French presidency. Early projections showed the market-friendly, pro-EU candidate Macron had been voted in with about 65 percent of...

  • DOLLAR HITS SEVEN-WEEK HIGH OF 113.085 YEN ON FRENCH ELECTION RELIEF.

  • Governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda tells CNBC that his country will achieve its 2 percent inflation target around fiscal year 2018.

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  • *Euro touches $1.0953, highest since November 2016. NEW YORK, May 4- The euro hit its highest level in roughly six months against the U.S. dollar on Thursday as traders looked beyond the French elections to the potential for the European Central Bank to signal further reduction in bond-buying, while the greenback was steady against the yen. The euro jumped to...

  • *Traders point to nerves over China, commodity price falls. LONDON, May 4- The dollar surged against a number of major currencies on Thursday after the U.S. But the rise in 10- year U.S. government bond yields back above 2.32 percent helped the dollar to a six-week high of close to 113 yen and 4- month highs against the Aussie dollar.

  • SINGAPORE, May 4- The dollar hit a six-week high against the yen on Thursday, after the U.S. The dollar rose to 112.89 yen earlier on Thursday, its strongest level in more than six weeks. The U.S. currency benefited as the Fed kept the door "wide open" to a June rate hike, said Mitul Kotecha, head of Asia macro strategy for Barclays in Singapore.

  • SINGAPORE, May 4- The dollar hit a six-week high against the yen on Thursday, after the U.S. The dollar rose 0.1 percent to 112.84 yen. "Although there's no clear signal for a June hike in the statement, the door is wide open for a move," Imre Speizer, senior markets strategist for Westpac, said in a note.

  • NEW YORK, May 3- The U.S. dollar rallied broadly on Wednesday and hit more than six-week highs against the yen after the Federal Reserve signaled it was still on track for two more interest rate hikes this year. The dollar rose by as much as 0.7 percent against the yen, and hit 112.69 yen, the highest level since March 21, as the Fed statement solidified expectations for...

  • *Dollar hits 112.49 yen, highest since Mar. 21. NEW YORK, May 3- The U.S. dollar hit its highest in more than six weeks against the yen on Wednesday as traders digested the possibility of ultra-long U.S. bond issuance, and after strong U.S. services sector growth kept hopes alive for a Federal Reserve interest rate increase in June. The Institute for Supply Management...

  • *Dollar creeps up ahead of Fed decision. *Dollar below 6- week high vs yen. LONDON, May 3- The dollar inched up against most major currencies on Wednesday, as investors eyed a U.S.

  • *Dollar pares gains vs yen after touching 112.30 yen. NEW YORK, May 2- The U.S. dollar eased off a six-week high against the yen and fell against the euro after weak U.S. "The bigger risk of this autos data is that it reflects a broader slowdown in consumption," said Thierry Albert Wizman, global interest rates and currencies strategist at Macquarie Ltd in New York.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, May 2- Gold prices fell to a three-week low on Tuesday, as demand for riskier assets drove stocks higher and the dollar hit a six-week peak against the yen. "Risk appetite is back," said Societe Generale analyst Robin Bhar. Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,255.43 an ounce.

  • *Dollar pares gains vs yen after touching 112.30 yen. The dollar hit 112.30 yen, its highest since March 21, despite data on Monday showing weak U.S. factory activity and inflation and last week's release of U.S. first-quarter gross domestic product, which showed the weakest performance in three years. "Its just a good old-fashioned risk-on trade, which correlates...

  • LONDON, May 2- Gold on Tuesday fell to a new three-week low, bringing losses this week to more than one percent, as demand for riskier assets drove stocks and U.S. treasury yields higher and the dollar hit a six-week peak against the yen. "Risk appetite is back," said Societe Generale analyst Robin Bhar. at 1242 GMT, having hit $1,251.88 an ounce, the lowest since.

  • LONDON, May 2- The dollar hit a six-week high against the yen on Tuesday, lifted by a surge in U.S. government bond yields after U.S. Mnuchin told Bloomberg in an interview on Monday that issuing debt exceeding 30- years in maturity "can absolutely make sense," driving 30- year yields to a three-week high and returns on 10- year bonds to a session peak.

  • LONDON, May 2- Gold hovered close to a three-week low on Tuesday as demand for riskier assets drove stocks and U.S. treasury yields higher and the dollar hit a six-week peak against the yen. Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,255.02 an ounce at 1045 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were up 0.1 percent. Gold on Monday fell 0.9 percent and touched $1,253.66 at one point, its...

  • LONDON, May 2- The dollar hit a one-month high against the yen on Tuesday, lifted by a surge in U.S. government bond yields after U.S. With European markets returning after Monday's May Day holidays, the greenback gained around a quarter of a percent to trade as high as 112.18 yen, its strongest since March 31 and close to a six-week high of 112.21 yen.

  • *Euro holds ground before May 7 French vote. TOKYO, May 2- The dollar hit a one-month high against the yen on Tuesday, lifted by Treasury yields which surged after U.S. "The dollar is moving in tandem with Treasury yields, which saw its benchmark rise above the 2.3 percent threshold with Mnuchin seemingly very enthusiastic about issuing so-called ultra long-term...

  • North Korea concerns ease after Trump comments. TOKYO, May 2- Asian shares advanced on Tuesday, helped by rising optimism on the technology industry and easing concerns over North Korea, while the dollar edged up to one-month high versus the yen. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent, with many of the region's markets...