The dollar hit an eight-month high against a basket of currencies on Friday.» Read More
*Commodity currencies hurt on worries about Glencore. LONDON, Sept 29- The yen and the Swiss franc were the main winners on Tuesday as risk aversion swept global markets, underpinning flows into currencies traditionally sought in times of financial uncertainty. Shares in mining and trading giant Glencore recovered slightly in early European trade after a 30...
The dollar rallied after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left the door open to a hike in interest rates later this year.
The U.S. dollar extended its decline against the euro on Thursday.
The dollar slipped against the euro on Wednesday after Mario Draghi said the ECB needed more time to assess whether to boost QE.
The dollar hit an almost two-week high after comments from Fed officials revived expectations of a U.S. interest rate hike this year.
The Brazilian real hit a new all-time low on Tuesday after authorities announced a massive austerity package at a time when the economy is shrinking fast.
The U.S. dollar strengthened against a basket of major currencies on the view that the Fed was on track to hike rates this year.
The dollar rebounded from a three-week low on Friday, a day after the Federal Reserve kept U.S. interest rates on hold.
The Fed's inactivity has left no doubt in analysts' minds that other central banks will now look to ease policy further.
The dollar hit session lows against the euro and fell versus the yen following the much-anticipated policy decision by the Federal Reserve.
*SNB leaves three-month Libor target range unchanged. ZURICH, Sept 17- Switzerland's central bank left its negative interest rates unchanged on Thursday in an effort to rein in the Swiss franc, which it said remained "significantly overvalued" despite falling to an eight-month low against the euro last week. The export-reliant Swiss economy had to absorb a...
ZURICH, Sept 17- Switzerland's central bank left its policy of negative interest rates unchanged on Thursday as it seeks to weaken a "significantly overvalued" Swiss franc, but predicted a deeper-than-expected bout of deflation due to low oil prices. At its quarterly policy meeting Switzerland's central bank kept its target range for the three-month Libor at...
Aoifinn Devitt, founder and principal at Clontarf Capital, says hedge funds have gradually moved away from currency speculation.
The dollar slid on Wednesday, as a surprise decline in U.S. inflation last month tempered expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise rates.
The dollar rose on Tuesday, as Wall Street rallied on solid retail sales data.
The dollar hit an almost three-week low ahead of this week's Federal Reserve meeting, as investors bet interest rates would be held.
The Swiss Franc has recently defied its decade-long safe haven status.
The dollar was lower on Friday in thin, listless trading ahead of next week's Federal Reserve policymaking meeting.
LONDON, Sept 11- The Swiss franc weakened to more than 1.10 francs per euro on Friday for the first time since the Swiss National Bank lifted a currency cap last January, reflecting some easing of the anxiety afflicting markets in the past month. The Japanese yen, another safe haven for investors in a global sell-off driven by concerns over China, recovered a...
The dollar softened on Thursday as global stock markets turned down.