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  • NEW YORK, July 10- The U.S. dollar climbed to a two-month high against the yen on Monday and global equity markets rallied, lifted by robust economic data from Germany and renewed interest in U.S. technology stocks spurred by an Amazon Prime online sale event. Amazon, lifted by its online sale event, contributed the most points to the benchmark S&P 500, followed by...

  • "On balance, the weak data is probably weighing on the yen and the move from the BOJ last week is probably also contributing," said Erik Nelson, currency strategist at Wells Fargo Securities in New York. The greenback was up 0.19 percent to 114.1 yen, after hitting 114.29 yen, its highest since May 11, earlier in the session. "At the current level we would not be chasing the...

  • *Germany export data also stronger-than-expected. *Focus turns to Yellen testimony, Bank of Canada meeting. LONDON, July 10- Stock markets rallied on Monday and the U.S. dollar hit a two-month high against the yen, as robust economic data from the United States and Germany left investors increasingly confident about the strength of the world economy.

  • LONDON, July 10- The dollar climbed to a two-month high against the Japanese yen on Monday as robust jobs data propped up U.S. Treasury yields, although investors were wary of adding big positions before Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen's testimony this week. The yen came within touching distance of a four-month low against the dollar in early London trade,...

  • *Asia ex- Japan up after Wall Street jump; weaker yen lifts Nikkei. SINGAPORE, July 10- Asian stocks rose on Monday thanks to a robust Wall Street performance at the end of last week, while the U.S. dollar extended gains made after much stronger than expected June employment data. European stock markets were also poised for a more positive start, with financial...

  • Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses the relationship between the U.S. dollar and the Japanese yen.

  • Japan's significant current account surplus will limit downside potential for the Japanese yen, says Elias Haddad at Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

  • TOKYO, July 10- The dollar was on solid footing on Monday, after a bigger-than-expected increase in U.S. jobs suggested the Federal Reserve would stick with its tightening plans for the rest of this year. Against the yen, the dollar was 0.2 percent higher at 114.16, after notching a high of 114.21, its loftiest level since May 11. "The solid jobs report gives us more...

  • TOKYO, July 10- The dollar was on solid footing in early Asian trading on Monday, after a bigger-than-expected increase in U.S. jobs suggested the Federal Reserve would stick with its tightening plans for the rest of this year. Against the yen, the dollar was 0.1 percent higher at 113.98, after notching a high of 114.18 in the wake of the jobs report, its loftiest level...

  • Dollar rallies against yen

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on the next move for the dollar as it rallies against the yen.

  • *Dollar on track for winning week vs yen, euro. LONDON, July 7- The dollar climbed on Friday, hitting a seven-week high against the yen after the Bank of Japan expanded its monetary policy as other major central banks are moving in the opposite direction. With the biggest data set-piece of the month- the U.S. non-farm payrolls report- due at 1230 GMT, the dollar edged...

  • LONDON, July 7- The dollar hit a seven-week high against the yen on Friday after the Bank of Japan increased its purchases of government bonds, expanding monetary policy at a time when other major central banks are moving towards tightening. The yen was the outlier, with the dollar gaining over half a percent against the Japanese currency to hit 113.835 yen, its...

  • The Bank of Japan stepped up plans for its bond-buying on Friday as JGB yields crept higher, causing the yen and oil to drop.

  • TOKYO, July 7- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped to a three-week low on Friday morning after global shares tumbled, but investors wasted no time trimming losses after the Bank Of Japan raised its purchases of government bonds in its market operations. "The BOJ showed its intent on rising bond yields, which triggered the yen to weaken that was positive for the...

  • TOKYO, July 7- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped to a three-week low on Friday morning after global shares tumbled, but investors wasted no time trimming losses after the Bank Of Japan raised its purchases of government bonds in its market operations. "The BOJ showed its intent on rising bond yields, which triggered the yen to weaken that was positive for the...

  • TOKYO, July 7- The dollar gained in Asian trading on Friday, getting a leg up against the yen after the Bank of Japan increased its purchases of Japanese government bonds in a move aimed at stemming a rise in yields. The dollar extended gains against its Japanese counterpart after the BOJ's move, rising 0.6 percent to 113.830 yen after touching a session high of...

  • TOKYO, July 7- The dollar firmed against the yen on Friday after the Bank of Japan increased its purchases of Japanese government bonds in its operations, in a move aimed at stemming a rise in yields. The dollar was up 0.2 percent at 113.410 yen after touching a session high of 113.515 yen. The BOJ offered to buy an unlimited amount of 10- year JGBs at yield of 0.110...

  • DOLLAR RISES AGAINST YEN AFTER BOJ INCREASES JGB PURCHASES IN BUYING OPERATIONS.

  • LONDON, July 6- Conventional market wisdom holds that higher interest rates strengthen a currency and lower rates weaken it. Having by far the lowest average interest rate over those 17 years hasn't hampered Japan's yen too much either. Its resilience in the face of super-loose monetary policy and negative interest rates from the European Central Bank has...

  • *Crude rises following Wednesday's slump on OPEC export rise. *Asia ex- Japan falls on Fed minutes; yen weighs on Nikkei. Market were sandwiched between what had been the largely inconclusive Fed minutes and Friday's U.S. jobs data and the start of a G20 summit that has risen in importance following this week's long-range missile test by North Korea.