The yen soared against the dollar after a round of modest monetary policy easing from the Bank of Japan disappointed investors. » Read More
Singapore's central bank said it's jointly probing possible securities-law breaches with police. The authorities also reportedly raided several brokers.
The dollar recovered against the euro after ECB meeting as traders focus on next week's Fed meeting.
Commodity-linked currencies such as the Australian and Canadian dollars inched towards recent peaks on Wednesday.
Commodity currencies like the Australian and New Zealand dollars soared to 10-month highs against the U.S. dollar.
Commodity currencies slipped while the safe-haven yen gained ground after major crude exporters failed to agree on an output freeze.
The dollar fell broadly as a slide in oil prices ahead of weekend talks among producers in Doha.
The dollar fell against the yen on Thursday, snapping two days of gains, hurt by data showing benign U.S. inflation.
*Singapore surprise policy easing knocks wind out of Asian FX. HONG KONG, April 14- Asian stocks rose to their highest levels in more than four months on Thursday and regional currencies weakened led by the Singapore dollar as hopes grew that more central banks will join the city state in easing monetary policy in the coming months. Singapore's central bank on...
*Singapore dollar skids after surprise easing. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, April 14- The dollar was broadly firmer on Thursday, having posted its biggest one-day gain in more than a month as an improvement in global sentiment led investors to trim bearish dollar positions. "The Singapore move was a surprise, so people jumped on the bandwagon to bid up the dollar," said Kaneo Ogino,...
*Singapore dollar slips after MAS eases policy; won falls. HONG KONG, April 14- Asian stocks rose to their highest levels in more than four months on Thursday and regional currencies weakened led by the Singapore dollar as hopes grew that more central banks will join the city state in easing monetary policy in the comiing months. Singapore's central bank on...
*Singapore dollar slips after MAS eases policy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.4 percent while Japan's Nikkei gained 2.0 percent. Moves higher across Asia, Europe and the Americas helped the MSCI All World Index rise to the positive territory on the year.
The dollar climbed to a two-week peak against the euro, as gains in stock markets and improved data out of China drew investors into riskier bets.
The dollar rebounded from a more than seven-month low against a basket of currencies, led by gains versus the safe-haven yen.
The dollar pared losses after hitting 17-month lows against the yen on Monday.
The yen struggled across the board after posting gains this week, weighed by warnings overnight by the Japanese finance minister.
Singapore's industrial property sector is facing a surge in supply just as manufacturing and trade are slumping.
The U.S. dollar fell below 108 yen for the first time in 17 months on Thursday.
The U.S. dollar hit a fresh 17-month trough against the yen on doubts that the BOJ would intervene to halt the yen's appreciation.
The yen soared to its highest in 17 months against the dollar as sentiment in stock and commodity markets soured, with crude oil retreating.
The U.S. dollar hit its lowest against the yen in two weeks on continued expectations of a slow path of Fed rate hikes this year.