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  • A trader shows U.S. dollar notes at a currency exchange booth. 

    The U.S. dollar rose on Thursday against a euro dragged lower by soft economic data, while the pound took off on hopes of a second referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union.

  • A man holds English Pound notes.

    The dollar rose against the euro on Wednesday as the single currency was pushed lower by worries about the euro zone economy, while sterling was strong ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government.

  • The U.S. dollar rose against the euro on Tuesday after data showed Germany's economy slowed in 2018, and sterling slipped ahead of a parliamentary vote on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.

  • Sterling pound notes

    Sterling briefly surged to two-month highs against the dollar on Monday after a report, subsequently denied, that a pro-Brexit faction of lawmakers could support Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal in parliament.

  • *China Dec exports -4.4 pct y/y, biggest drop in 2 years. SINGAPORE, Jan 14- The dollar rose versus the Australian dollar and kiwi dollar, gauges for global risk appetites, as investor sentiment was hurt by trade data increasing concerns China could have a sharp economic slowdown. The data took its toll on the Australian dollar and New Zealand dollar, which both fell...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 14- The dollar rose against most of its peers on Monday, although heightened investor expectations that the Federal Reserve will not raise rates this year are most likely to cap the greenback's gains. The Australian dollar and New Zealand dollar edged lower versus the dollar in early Asian trade, falling 0.2 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively.

  • The dollar rose against the euro on Friday in choppy trading, boosted by technical factors after the single currency hit key resistance levels, even as the greenback's outlook remained bleak amid cautious signals from the Federal Reserve about further rate hikes.

  • The dollar rallied from three-month lows on Thursday, extending gains against the euro and yen, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. central bank intends to further shrink the balance sheet, suggesting it is not done tightening monetary policy just yet.

  • The dollar sank on Wednesday to its lowest since October, with gains led by the euro and sterling, as risk appetite improved on optimism over U.S.-China trade negotiations, prompting investors to reduce their safe-haven bets.

  • *U.S., China hold third day of trade talks on Wednesday. TOKYO, Jan 9- Commodity-linked currencies such as the Australian dollar and the Canadian dollar rose on Wednesday, helped by a rise in oil prices and growing optimism that China and the United States may be inching toward a trade deal. "Markets are finding comfort in the fact that the trading level of WTI futures...

  • The dollar rose on Tuesday, rebounding from a nearly three-month low in the previous session amid expectations of a pause in the U.S. rate hike cycle, as investors focused on the risk of a euro zone recession after data showed more signs of slowing in the region.

  • Employees working on a production line of clothes for export at a factory in Xiayi county, in Shangqiu in China's central Henan province.

    "I do think China's economy warrants a little more aggressive easing than the government's come through so far," said Hannah Anderson, global market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

  • The dollar weakened on Monday, pressured by growing expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will either pause or halt its interest rate hike cycle, with the euro and Swiss franc leading gains among its rivals.

  • The U.S. dollar slipped against the euro on Friday, giving up all the gains logged after a robust U.S. jobs report, following comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that the U.S. central bank will be sensitive to the downside risks the market is pricing in.

  • Visitors to Tianzifang, a popular shopping and cafe enclave in the French Concession area of Shanghai.

    The measures will included targeted reserve requirement ratio cuts aimed at supporting small and private companies, Premier Li Keqiang was quoted as saying in a statement on the website of the Chinese government.

  • The yen rallied against the dollar and euro on Thursday as investors sought the perceived safety of the Japanese currency after a shock revenue warning from Apple Inc exacerbated concerns about a Chinese and global economic slowdown.

  • The U.S. dollar climbed against the euro and sterling on Monday, starting the new year on a strong footing, but fell against the safe-haven Japanese yen as investors remained wary of slowing global growth and volatile equity markets.

  • The dollar fell against the yen and euro in thin year-end trading on Monday as optimism about progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute hurt its safe-haven allure, but the greenback stayed on track to log its strongest annual performance in three years.

  • LONDON, Dec 31- The dollar was broadly steady in thin year-end trading on Monday with the Australian dollar leading gainers as tensions over a trade dispute between the United States and China faded on expectations of progress in trade talks. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had a "long and very good call" with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and...

  • SINGAPORE, Dec 31- The Australian dollar strengthened on Monday on expectations of progress in trade talks between China and the United States, although market sentiment remained fragile over looming concerns of slowing global growth and a partial U.S. government shutdown. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had a "long and very good call" with his...