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  • *Europe stocks edge up after Asia dips. LONDON, April 11- Nervous investors sought shelter in gold, Treasuries and the yen on Tuesday as growing tensions over Syria put the U.S. administration and Russia on a collision course. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson carried a unified message from world powers to Moscow, denouncing Russian support for Syria, after a...

  • *European stocks drift lower after Asia dips. LONDON, April 11- Nervous investors turned to the safety of gold, government bonds and the yen on Tuesday as concerns mounted about possible U.S. military strikes in the Middle East and the Korean Peninsula. Signals from Washington that it was prepared to take further action against the Syrian government if it thought...

  • LONDON, April 11- The safe-haven yen rose broadly in European trading on Tuesday, as investors considered a spectrum of risks including possible U.S. action in Syria and North Korea, and a resurgence in previously written-off contenders in France's presidential race. The possibility of some kind of U.S. military action against North Korea in response to its...

  • TOKYO, April 11- The dollar fell against the yen in Asian trading on Tuesday, as concerns over tensions with North Korea and Syria weighed on U.S. The possibility of some kind of U.S. military action against North Korea in response to its weapons tests gained traction after President Donald Trump ordered missile strikes against Syria last week in retaliation for...

  • The dollar surged after of U.S. strikes on Syria, but analysts were divided on whether the greenback would keep flexing its muscles.

  • *Market focus also on U.S.- China talks, U.S. jobs data. LONDON, April 7- The safe-haven yen climbed against the dollar and euro on Friday and the rouble tumbled, after the United States launched cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria, raising tensions with Russia. It catapulted the United States into a confrontation with Russia, which has military advisers on the...

  • SYDNEY, April 7- Bonds, gold and the yen jumped in Asia on Friday, while stocks retreated, as investors fled to safe assets after the United States launched cruise missiles against an airbase in Syria, raising the risk of confrontation with Russia and Iran. "It was a knee-jerk reaction because markets are starting to come back a little, as it doesn't seem like there...

  • SHANGHAI, April 7- China's yuan slipped against the U.S. dollar on Friday as the U.S. launched missile strikes against a Syrian airbase, adding to an already tense backdrop as the first meeting between President Xi Jinping and U.S. Safe-haven assets rose in Asia, led by bonds and the yen, and stocks were sold off after the United States launched cruise missiles...

  • *U.S launches cruise missiles against an air base in Syria. *Asia shares, S&P 500 futures down as investors avoid risk trades. SYDNEY, April 7- Safe-haven bonds and the yen jumped in Asia on Friday as stocks slipped after the United States launched cruise missiles against an air base in Syria, raising the risk of confrontation with Syrian backers Russia and Iran.

  • Markets not in a real panic: Economist

    Philip Wee, DBS Bank, weighs in on the movements in the forex markets following the U.S. missile strike on Syria.

  • *Market focus also on U.S.- China talks, U.S. jobs data. TOKYO, April 7- The dollar skidded against the safe-haven Japanese yen on Friday after the United States launched cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria, raising concerns of a sharp escalation in the Syrian civil war. "The fact that the dollar hasn't broken under 110 on this news shows how strong that level is, but...

  • SYDNEY, April 7- London copper firmed in early trading in Asia on Friday as the U.S. dollar fell after the United States launched cruise missiles against an air base in Syria. *MARKET REACTION: Stocks slumped and safe haven bonds and the yen jumped in Asia on Friday after the United States launched the missiles, potentially escalating the conflict and spooking...

  • *U.S launches cruise missiles against an air base in Syria. *Asia shares, S&P 500 futures down as investors avoid risk trades. SYDNEY, April 7- Safe-haven bonds and the yen jumped in Asia on Friday, while stocks fell after the United States launched cruise missiles against an air base in Syria, raising the risk of confrontation with Syrian backers Russia and Iran.

  • *U.S launches cruise missiles against an air base in Syria. SYDNEY, April 7- Stocks slumped and safe haven bonds and the yen jumped in Asia on Friday after the United States launched cruise missiles against an air base in Syria, potentially escalating the conflict and spooking investors globally. Investors had already been on edge as Trump met Chinese leader Xi...

  • *Market focus also on U.S.- China talks, U.S. jobs data. TOKYO, April 7- The dollar skidded against the perceived safe-haven Japanese yen on Friday after the United States launched cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria in response to Syrian forces' alleged use of chemical weapons on Thursday. Some 50 Tomahawk missiles were launched from U.S. Navy warships in the...

  • TOKYO, April 7- The dollar slipped against the safe-haven Japanese yen on Friday, after a U.S. launch of cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria. The dollar erased its early modest gains and slipped 0.3 percent to 110.46 yen, compared with a session high of 110.99. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that "something should happen" with Syrian President Bashar...

  • DOLLAR DROPS A HALF YEN AFTER MEDIA REPORT U.S.

  • TOKYO, April 6- Japanese retail investors have become a significant force in the trading of the South African rand, which has been roiled by a political crisis in recent weeks. TFX roughly holds about a fifth of the 1.7 trillion yen of "margin deposits" in the Japanese retail currency market, which are sums of money individual investors put down with their brokers in...

  • TOKYO, April 6- Japanese retail investors have become a significant force in the trading of the South African rand, which has been roiled by a political crisis in recent weeks. TFX roughly holds about a fifth of the 1.7 trillion yen of "margin deposits" in the Japanese retail currency market, which are sums of money individual investors put down with their brokers in...

  • NEW YORK, April 5- The U.S. dollar tumbled from three-week highs on Wednesday, as minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting suggested the outlook for interest rates had not changed from what the Fed indicated last month after its rate hike decision. A break of support at 111 yen triggered stops all the way to 100.70 yen, they added. In the minutes, the Fed said it...