The dollar index rose on Friday after positive consumer spending data suggested the Fed may raise interest rates this year.» Read More
The dollar fell on Wednesday as investors positioned for a U.S. interest rate hike in September pulled back.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies for a third trading day running, as worries about a China-led "currency war" abated.
Emerging markets currencies took it on the chin Monday and one analyst has told CNBC that the selling will only intensify.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Friday as U.S. producer prices in July hinted some pickup in inflation.
Singapore's property shares, already hit by expectations of rising rates, took a beating after China devalued its currency and more pain may be ahead.
The U.S. dollar recovered on Thursday after China's central bank said there was no basis for further yuan depreciation and on U.S. data.
The U.S. dollar fell on Wednesday to its lowest in about a month against a basket of major currencies.
Chinese's surprise move to devalue the yuan, a looming Fed rate hike and weakening economies have created a perfect storm for Asian currencies.
The yuan suffered its biggest fall in over two decades on Tuesday.
Heng Koon How, senior FX strategist at Credit Suisse PBWM, says the People's Bank of China is compelled to depreciate the yuan following recent weak data and the turmoil in the financial markets.
Taimur Baig, chief economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank, discusses how the slowdown in China's economy and the devaluation of the yuan are affecting Singapore.
The dollar slipped from a nearly four-month high after comments stoked uncertainty over whether the Fed would hike rates in September.
The slump in EM currencies could persist well past the Fed's first rate rise, due to Chinese economic weakness and commodity prices that have yet to bottom out, analysts have warned.
The dollar dropped from a near four-month high against a currency basket on Friday, as investors pared back bullish bets following jobs data.
The dollar edged lower against major currencies in choppy trading on Thursday, as investors balanced their positions ahead of Friday's data.
The dollar traded little changed on Wednesday as data showed the U.S. services sector expanded at its fastest pace in 10 years.
The dollar rose on Tuesday as a top Fed official voiced support for an interest rate increase in September despite a batch of disappointing data.
The dollar gained as investors looked ahead to jobs data on Friday that is expected to show a still strengthening labor market.
The dollar's appreciation has "peaked" and the U.S. economy is "doing nothing," an economist has told CNBC.
The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Friday, ending a decent month on a sour note.