The U.S. dollar reversed earlier gains against the yen on Thursday as traders doubted that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) would be able to weaken the yen.
The U.S. dollar eased against the yen on Wednesday after skepticism grew that the Bank of Japan would intensify its stimulative monetary policies.
The U.S. dollar gained against the yen and riskier commodity currencies such as the Australian and New Zealand dollars on Tuesday.
Increased flexibility in the Chinese yuan is likely to further fuel Chinese investments in overseas real estate, says Oscar Chan, regional director at JLL.
Goldman Sachs identifies Chinese and Hong Kong themes for investors to capitalize on before the year-end.
The Shenzhen Connect is likely to see an increase in northbound trading, says Ken Wong, Asia equity portfolio specialist at Eastspring Investments.
The dollar fell against the safe-haven yen as uncertainty surrounding a potential Fed rate hike this month fueled a selloff in riskier currencies.
The dollar rose on Friday as remarks by Federal Reserve policymakers helped boost investor expectations of a near-term increase in U.S. interest rates.
The dollar rose against the yen on Thursday, spurred by a jump in oil prices that put upward pressure on U.S. inflation expectations.
The dollar fell against the yen after a report from the Sankei newspaper that Bank of Japan policymakers are divided ahead of the central bank's next meeting.
Central bank data show China's foreign exchange reserves fell by $15.89-billion to $3.19-trillion in August.
Rumblings from China's State Council have indicated more policy loosening was on the way on the mainland, Goldman Sachs said.
The dollar fell on Tuesday after the release of a report on U.S. economic data that showed its worst reading since February 2010.
This came after the head of the BOJ disappointed investors who had expected a clear signal that monetary policy would be eased.
Despite volatility in the short-term, a Fed rate hike is unlikely to disrupt the upward trend in EM currencies, says BNP Paribas' Mirza Baig.
The chances of anything market moving coming out of the G-20 leaders' summit in Hangzhou, China are low, judging by currency strategists' comments.
The dollar fell on Friday after the jobs data disappointed.
Sterling jumped 1 percent against the dollar and hit a one-month high against the euro on Thursday.
This came as investors reversed bets made against the greenback on speculation that the Fed would not hike interest rates anytime soon.
The dollar hovering near a two-week high against a basket of currencies with investors focused on the next set of U.S. data.