Sweden's crown hit a low Thursday, after the central bank said the chances of another interest rate cut had increased.
The dollar fell as the greenback looked vulnerable to weakness on uncertainty surrounding Fed monetary policy and the US election.
The dollar hit highs on Tuesday on growing expectations that the Fed would raise interest rates in December.
The dollar gained against the yen on Monday on growing expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase in December.
The dollar rose on Friday, boosted by higher expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year and by the euro weakening.
The euro fell Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank did not discuss ending bond purchases.
The euro weakened Wednesday, a day before the European Central Bank is due to meet, with investors focused on Mario Draghi.
The dollar was mixed Tuesday as investors took some profits from the greenback's recent strength and evaluated the Fed.
*Romania underperforms despite returning risk appetite. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 18- Romanian stocks and government bond prices eased on Tuesday after the Bucharest parliament passed a bill on the conversion of Swiss franc mortgages into leu at historically low rates, intensifying fears that bank costs will rise sharply. The Bucharest bourse's main index...
BUCHAREST, Romania— Romania's Parliament has approved a bill to help holders of mortgages that were taken out is Swiss francs by converting them into Romanian currency at the rate at which they were borrowed. It still requires the signature of President Klaus Iohannis before it becomes law. The central bank, which is opposed to the measure, said it would cost...
BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 18- The leu and Romanian stocks eased on Tuesday ahead of a vote in parliament on a bill on the conversion of Swiss franc mortgages into leu that could drive up banks' costs. "With a central bank board member saying outright last week that the central bank would step in should market turmoil arise, we see limited chances for euro/leu to move...
The dollar retreated as investors evaluated whether the Fed will let inflation run above target before raising interest rates.
*Bucharest stocks ease ahead of vote on CHF loan conversion bill. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Oct 17- Central European currencies were under pressure against the euro on Monday, with Poland's zloty touching a one-month low, on comments suggesting U.S. policymakers may be prepared to let inflation to run above target. Yields on longer-dated government bonds rose, tracking a...
The dollar posted a weekly performance best after strong U.S. retail sales and producer prices data for September.
*CHF loan conversion plans remain a worry in Poland, Romania. BUDAPEST/ BELGRADE, Oct 14- Short-term government bonds rose in Central Europe on Friday as higher yields on the region's paper compared to its western neighbours attracted investors, although a possible U.S. interest rate rise left the assets with an uncertain outlook. Hungary's 3- year bonds traded...
The dollar tumbled on Thursday, as risk appetite took a turn for the worse after soft Chinese trade data spooked the market.
The dollar held gains Wednesday after Fed meeting minutes reinforced expectations that the central bank would hike rates in December.
*Hungary debt agency changes date, topic of news conference. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 12- Central European currencies eased on Wednesday as a surging dollar triggered a selloff in emerging markets, with plans by Romania to convert Swiss franc mortgages adding pressure on the leu. Pressure on the region's currencies was lower than in Turkey or South Africa.
*Hungary to announce changes in debt management. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 12- The leu continued to ease on Wednesday as concerns over the Romanian government's plan to convert Swiss franc mortgages lingered after parliament postponed a vote on a bill on Tuesday. Conversions schemes have caused market jitters in Croatia, Hungary and Poland in past years due to...
The dollar hit a high on Tuesday as investors increased bets that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in December.