The dollar index rose on Friday after positive consumer spending data suggested the Fed may raise interest rates this year.» Read More
The dollar firmed Friday, boosted by expectations of monetary easing by in Europe and Japan, and by strong U.S. housing data.
The dollar turned negative against the euro on Thursday, reversing a morning rally.
The dollar fell to a more than one-year low against the Japanese yen as crude oil prices dropped near 13-year lows.
The dollar posted modest gains on Tuesday, as investor risk appetite improved on the back of rising oil prices and the expectation of further stimulus in China.
WARSAW, Jan 18- Polish banks may be able to spread losses linked to looming Swiss franc mortgage conversions over time, the finance ministry said on Monday, after a draft FX loan bill sent the shares of Warsaw-listed lenders to multi-year lows. President Andrzej Duda laid out a draft law on Friday to saddle lenders with the costs of converting Swiss franc loans...
A recovery in stock markets helped the dollar gain ground against Europe's current safe havens of choice, the euro and the Swiss franc.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda laid out a draft law on Friday to saddle lenders with the costs of converting Swiss franc loans into zlotys and signed the bank tax into law, which could undermine one of Europe's healthiest banking sectors. It says the levy, which applies to banks with assets above 4 billion zlotys, could raise 4 billion- 5 billion zlotys for this...
*Oil slides in wake of lifting of sanctions against Iran. LONDON, Jan 18- A minimal recovery in stock markets helped the dollar gain some ground against Europe's current safe havens of choice, the euro and the Swiss franc, on Monday. Few expect this week's European Central Bank meeting to change that dynamic.
The dollar tumbled to a near five-month low against the yen and a 2-1/2-week trough versus the euro on Friday.
James Watson, MD for UK and Europe at ADS Securities, discusses the impact of last year's decision by the Swiss Nation Bank to remove the Swiss franc's peg with the euro.
The dollar rose on Thursday, bolstered by gains in the U.S. stock market and a rebound in oil prices.
The euro regained its footing against the U.S. dollar as risk appetite soured anew late in the afternoon.
ZURICH/ LONDON, Jan 13- A year on from "Frankenschock", when Switzerland's central bank sent global foreign exchange markets into a frenzy by abruptly ending its cap on the Swiss franc, the currency is one of the most stable in the world. As the franc soared past parity against the euro, economists fretted Switzerland's export-reliant economy would plunge into...
The dollar rose for a third straight session as gains on Wall Street and calmer financial markets enhanced risk appetite.
*China sets another firm mid-point for yuan. With attention firmly fixed on China and a fall in oil prices to $30 a barrel, the euro and Swiss franc both gained around a third of a percent against the dollar while the Aussie and kiwi fell half a percent. Yuan offshore rates were little changed, having earlier converged with the officially controlled onshore market...
The low-yielding euro fell for a second session, as steadier global stock markets prompted investors to seek other currencies.
The dollar climbed Friday on measures taken by China to ease this week's market turmoil and a hefty rise in U.S. jobs in December.
It hit a one-month low of $1.0709 two days ago.
The dollar weakened against a basket of currencies on Wednesday after the release of the FOMC minutes from its December meeting.
The yen rose on Tuesday as traders sought safety in the low-risk currency on anxiety about sluggish global growth.