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  • FOREX-Dollar steadies but market jittery on yuan Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | 8:46 PM ET

    *Dollar steadies after yuan comments from China central bank. TOKYO, Aug 14- The dollar steadied on Friday after China's central bank said it saw no reason for the yuan to fall any further, but prospects for the yuan and the broader Chinese economy still kept market players jittery. In early Asian trade, the dollar changed hands at 124.73 yen, off its two-month high of...

  • *Markets ponder chances of Fed hike after China's move. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates given China's devaluation of the yuan. The yuan extended losses, dragging the growth-linked Australian and New Zealand dollars to six-year lows with it, while another set of weak Chinese data bolstered safe-haven currencies such as the yen and the Swiss franc.

  • *Markets ponder likelihood of Fed hike in wake of China move. TOKYO, Aug 12- The dollar began Wednesday's trading not far from a two-month peak against the yen scaled after the Chinese central bank surprised markets by devaluing its yuan by almost 2 percent. A key question for investors is how the People's Bank of China's unexpected move might affect the timing of...

  • BOJ frets China's slowdown may hurt exports: Minutes Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 8:23 PM ET

    Bank of Japan policymakers warned that the country's exports may be hit if China's economy slowed further, minutes of its July meeting showed.

  • The yen's rapid decline in the past three years, questions about the need for more Bank of Japan policy easing and other signs all suggest that the yen may have hit its nadir. "There are no more valid reasons for JPY weakness," said Heng Koon How, senior currency strategist for Credit Suisse private banking and wealth management in Singapore. The yen, on the other hand,...

  • TOKYO, Aug 10- The dollar remained close to a nearly four-month high against a basket of currencies in early Asian trade on Monday, after solid U.S. jobs data backed expectations that the U.S. The dollar rose to a two-month high of 125.07 yen on Friday, and was last up about 0.1 percent at 124.33. Marc Chandler, global head of currency strategy at Brown Brothers...

  • Here's why you should go long dollar-yen Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    Here's why you should go long dollar-yen

    Shusuke Yamada, FX strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, expects policy diversion in Japan and the U.S. to drive the dollar-yen pair from here on.

  • *BOJ Kuroda 0630 GMT talk eyed for any comment on weak yen. TOKYO, Aug 7- The dollar steadied against the euro and yen on Friday after a week of gains as the market braced for U.S. non-farm payrolls data that could spur the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in September. The euro treaded water at $1.0915 after edging further away from a two-week trough of $1.0847...

  • TOKYO, Aug 7- The dollar steadied against the euro and yen on Friday after stepping back ahead of a U.S. non-farm payrolls release that could strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in September. The euro treaded water at $1.0921 after edging further away from a two-week trough of $1.0847 plumbed mid-week. The greenback stood little...

  • Additional easing from BOJ is unlikely: UBS Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 6:20 PM ET
    Additional easing from BOJ is unlikely: UBS

    Daiju Aoki, senior economist at UBS, expects the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to hold off from additional monetary easing amid improving economic data, a relatively weak yen and upbeat company earnings.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Aug 6- The dollar inched lower against a basket of currencies while staying near a more than three-month high on Thursday, after U.S. data provided more evidence that the U.S. The dollar was a few ticks lower against the yen at 124.790 yen after briefly popping above 125.000 on Wednesday for the first time since early June. It also hit a fresh six-year...

  • TOKYO, Aug 6- Japanese shares rose on Thursday as the yen sank to a two-month low against the dollar, with Meiji Holdings soaring after boosting its profit outlook but Kirin Holdings dropping after revising down its sales forecast. Exporters like Toyota Motor and robot-maker Fanuc Corp were lifted after the dollar poked above the 125 yen threshold overnight...

  • TOKYO, Aug 5- The dollar extended gains against the yen and euro on Wednesday after Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart expressed support for an interest rate hike in September. Lockhart, a voter this year on the Federal Open Market Committee, told the Wall Street Journal that it would take "significant deterioration" in the U.S. economy for him to...

  • What's driving Toyota's record profit? Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 8:33 PM ET
    What's driving Toyota's record profit?

    Apart from currency gains, regulatory issues such as lower oil prices are also key factors behind Toyota Motor's earnings, says Vivek Vaidya, VP for APAC Automotive & Transportation at Frost & Sullivan.

  • TOKYO, Aug 5- The dollar stood tall against the yen and euro early on Wednesday after Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart expressed his support for an interest rate hike in September. The euro was steady at $1.0892 after sliding to a two-week low of $1.0879. "Lockhart was not scheduled to speak until Monday, so the hawkishness of the comments, and the...

  • FOREX-Dollar bulls stymied by wage data, PMIs next Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 7:46 PM ET

    *Euro holds just under $1.10, dollar near 124 yen. SYDNEY, Aug 3- The dollar stayed on the backfoot early on Monday after suffering a setback late last week when subdued wage growth clouded the outlook on the timing for an interest rate hike. The euro bought $1.09760, having lifted from a low of $1.08935.

  • *Kuroda has little to gain from setting yen floor-sources. TOKYO, July 31- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda never intended to put a floor under the yen and, like many Japanese policymakers, would prefer to see the currency weaken further rather than bounce up sharply, sources familiar with his thinking say. While he later stressed he didn't intend to draw any "...

  • Japan is back in deflation, says this expert Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 11:35 PM ET
    Japan is back in deflation, says this expert

    Core consumer prices in Tokyo fell 0.1 percent in July, government data showed on Friday. Takuji Okubo, principal & chief economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says this is a shocking piece of data.

  • Shoppers visit a food market in Tokyo

    Japan's inflation target remains out of reach, with June core CPI for June barely budging and as households unexpectedly snapped their wallets shut.

  • Here's why Japan CPI will remain 'mired below 1%' Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:10 PM ET
    Here's why Japan CPI will remain 'mired below 1%'

    For Japan's consumer price index (CPI) to see a pick-up, housing rents need to start rising, says John Vail, chief global strategist, investment strategy group at Nikko Asset Management.