TOKYO, April 18- The dollar pulled away from five-month lows versus the yen on Tuesday, with comments from U.S. Still, the dollar was capped by nervousness about Tuesday's economic dialogue between the United States and Japan. Lingering worries about North Korea and the coming French presidential elections also kept a lid on the dollar against the safe-haven...
Treasury yields, but simmering geopolitical tensions over North Korea continued to offer support. *Spot gold had inched down 0.1 percent to $1,282.81 per ounce by 0047 GMT, after hitting its highest since early November at $1,295.42 in the prior session. Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea on Monday that recent American military strikes in Syria and...
*Asia ex- Japan lower; Nikkei jumps on weaker yen. Treasury Secretary's comments supported a stronger currency, although escalating tensions over North Korea capped gains. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.15 percent lower.
Tensions have been escalating following repeated North Korean missile tests.
NEW YORK, April 17- U.S. stocks rose after three straight sessions of losses as investors shifted their focus to earnings and the greenback steadied after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said dollar strength is good over long periods of time. Tensions over North Korea weighed on the dollar earlier. North Korea had a failed missile test launch over the weekend,...
The US Treasury secretary has conceded that the administration's timetable for ambitious tax reforms is set to slip following setbacks. FT reports.
Discussing the threat posed by North Korea and the geopolitical implications of a military escalation with Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (Ret.), and William Cohen, The Cohen Group CEO and former Defense secretary.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest political rhetoric on North Korea including comments from White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
NEW YORK/ BENGALURU, April 17- Gold pared gains from a five-month high on Monday, losing steam as U.S. Treasury yields turned higher and the dollar came off its lows, after rising geopolitical tensions over North Korea spurred earlier safe-haven buying in bullion. Spot gold was up 0.05 percent at $1,285.86 an ounce.
Bill Richardson, former ambassador to the United Nations and former New Mexico governor, discusses the threat from North Korea and the Trump administration's foreign policy ideas.
Crude oil slid on signs that the U.S. is continuing to add output, largely counteracting strong economic growth in China and OPEC efforts to cut production.
The dollar dipped to a five-month low against the yen early on Monday as rising tensions over North Korea kept the safe-haven Japanese currency in demand.
Treasury avoids naming China as currency manipulator. *Most major European markets closed for Easter Monday. NEW YORK, April 17- Tensions over North Korea pressured the dollar against the yen and lifted gold prices on Monday, while U.S. stocks rose after three straight days of losses as investors shifted their focus to earnings.
Samantha Azzarello, JPMorgan Funds global market strategist, and Adam Schor, Janus Capital director of global equity strategy, weigh in on the markets amid geopolitical risks and earnings season.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest headlines out of the White House including the the 139th annual Easter Egg Roll and geopolitical tensions surrounding North Korea.
Treasury avoids naming China as currency manipulator. *Most major European markets closed for Easter Monday. NEW YORK, April 17- Geopolitical tensions over North Korea pressured the dollar against the yen and lifted gold prices on Monday, while U.S. stocks edged higher after three straight days of losses.
The U.S. and its allies are working together on options following North Korea's failed ballistic missile test.
Dennis Wilder tells CNBC that China continues to aid and abet North Korea.
Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) talks about North Korea's threat as well as Syria's use of chemical weapons and the U.S. response.
Dennis Wilder, former NSC senior director, weighs in on how China and the North Korean elites can put additional pressure on Kim Jong Un.