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  • The euro and British pound rallied against the U.S. dollar on Friday after Bloomberg News reported that British Prime Minister Theresa May is ready to drop a key Brexit demand in order to make a deal for Britain to leave the European Union (EU).

  • LONDON, Oct 18- The dollar stepped back from a one-week high on Thursday as investors took profits after a rally this week encouraged by upbeat Fed minutes signaling more rate hikes in store. A pause in the greenback's rally boosted emerging market currencies led by the Turkish Lira and pushed higher-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar and the...

  • LONDON, Oct 18- The dollar stepped back from a one-week high on Thursday as investors took profits after a rally this week encouraged by upbeat Fed minutes signaling more rate hikes in store. A pause in the greenback's rally boosted emerging market currencies led by the Turkish Lira and pushed higher-yielding currencies such as the Australian dollar and the...

  • The U.S. dollar index traded at a more-than one-week highs on Thursday as Treasury yields traded near multiyear highs, after minutes from the Federal Reserves September meeting showed that Fed policy makers are largely united on the need to raise borrowing costs further.

  • The U.S. dollar gained on Wednesday as stocks dipped, boosting demand for safe haven currencies, and after the Federal Reserve released the minutes from its September meeting.

  • The U.S. dollar index dropped to more than two-week lows on Tuesday while emerging market currencies outperformed, as rising stock markets reflected improving risk appetite.

  • The U.S. dollar dipped on Monday after retail sales data for September missed economists expectations, and as benchmark U.S. Treasury yields consolidated after last week hitting their highest level in seven years.

  • The dollar edged up on Friday, reflecting investor confidence in the U.S. economy, despite criticism by President Donald Trump of the Federal Reserve and a sell-off in U.S. equities.

  • The dollar fell to a near two-week low on Thursday against a basket of currencies as traders pared greenback holdings on lower U.S. Treasury yields and further losses on Wall Street.

  • The euro and sterling rose on Wednesday, underpinned by optimism for a Brexit deal, while the dollar lost ground against a basket of currencies even as U.S. bond yields hovered at multiyear peaks.

  • The dollar dipped on Tuesday due to a fall in U.S. bond yields after touching a seven-week peak against a basket of currencies, as sterling rose following a report that rekindled hopes that Britain and the European Union are on the brink of a Brexit deal.

  • The euro fell to a seven-week low against the dollar on Monday on a spat between Italy and the European Union over Rome's budget plans, while the yuan weakened as Beijing's move to spur more lending failed to ease concern about economic growth.

  • The U.S. dollar weakened in choppy trading after data for September showed jobs gains that fell short of expectations while wages increases slowed on an annualized basis during the month, easing concerns about a large run-up in inflation.

  • The dollar held at a six-week high on Thursday as an overnight jump in U.S. Treasury yields on the back of strong data prompted investors to add long bets in the greenback against higher-yielding and emerging market currencies.

  • Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton and Attorney-General Christian Porter are seen during Question Time in the House of Representatives at Parliament House on September 13, 2018 in Canberra, Australia.

    Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon will jointly lobby Australian lawmakers to amend a bill ahead of a parliamentary vote for a proposed law requiring them to give access to private encrypted data linked to suspected illegal activities.

  • The U.S. dollar gained on Wednesday as data supported the view that the U.S. economy is in strong shape and as concerns about Italy's budget negotiations continued to weigh on the euro.

  • The euro fell to a six-week low on Tuesday after a senior lawmaker in one of Italy's ruling parties said most of the country's problems would be resolved if it readopted a national currency.

  • The greenback slipped against the Canadian dollar on Monday as negotiators from Ottawa and Washington reached a framework deal to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement.

  • The dollar climbed to a two-week peak versus a currency basket on Friday, as concerns about the Italian budget weighed on the euro while the greenback drew support from an outlook for multiple U.S. interest rate hikes until 2020.

  • The dollar rose to a more than one-week high against a basket of other major currencies on Thursday, boosted by the Federal Reserve's outlook for more rate hikes beyond this year as well as a weakening of the euro on worries about the Italian budget.