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The dollar index also hit its highest level since March.
The dollar fell after a six-week high against the yen, while the Euro showed little change after ECB keeps policy unchanged.
UBS WM's Wayne Gordon says the Fed might hike rates as soon as December because of improving U.S. data, which might lead to an unwinding of carry trades.
The dollar hit a four-month high against a basket of currencies, bolstered by strong U.S. data and expectations of Fed rate rises.
The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies after U.S. housing starts rose by more than expected in June.
SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, July 19- The dollar sagged against the yen on Tuesday as investors took profit after its recent rally, while the kiwi was dented by bets New Zealand's central bank could cut interest rates next month. The New Zealand dollar was one of the big movers in Asian trade, with the kiwi falling sharply after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand stepped up efforts...
The New Zealand dollar was one of the big movers in early Asian trade, with the kiwi falling sharply after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand stepped up efforts to impose fresh curbs on a hot housing market- a move seen as raising the chance of a rate cut. The yen traded at 106.20 yen to the dollar, having fallen to as low as 106.33 in early trade, its lowest level since June 24.
The Yen slips broadly as Turkey quells an attempted military coup, while calm in UK prompts sterling bump.
The British pound could be showing signs of a false dawn, according to currency analysts, who suggest that a recent rally could soon give way to more bouts of heavy selling.
*New Zealand dollar falls after soft CPI data. SINGAPORE, July 18- The Turkish lira rose against the dollar and the safe-haven yen fell broadly on Monday in the wake of a failed Turkish coup over the weekend, easing investor concerns about political uncertainty and geopolitical risks. The dollar rose 0.4 percent to 105.35 yen.
*New Zealand dollar falls after soft CPI data. SINGAPORE, July 18- The Turkish lira rose against the dollar and the safe-haven yen fell broadly on Monday after Turkish authorities thwarted a coup attempt over the weekend, easing investor concerns about political uncertainty and geopolitical risks. The dollar rose 0.5 percent to 105.49 yen, while the euro gained...
The dollar spiked against the Turkish lira after gunfire was heard in the capital of Ankara on Friday.
The Bank of England surprised market by holding fire on post-referendum rate cut.
The dollar falls while the Bank of Canada announced that it will hold interest rates.
The dollar eased slightly against the yen on Wednesday, but remained close to 2-1/2-week highs.
The yen fell against the dollar after the Japanese ruling coalition's victory boosted hopes for more monetary stimulus.
The dollar traded in a back-and-forth range after the U.S. June jobs report easily beat expectations.
Sterling rebounded on Thursday after falling two straight days.
The safe-haven yen hit a 3-1/2 year high against sterling on fears about the impact of Brexit.
The Japanese yen rose almost 1 percent against the euro and dollar while sterling fell to new long-term lows.