The U.S. dollar inched higher against the yen and was steady to the euro on Thursday after a Federal Reserve statement which.
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Alan Ruskin of Deutsche Bank told CNBC that a stronger greenback will no doubt have some negative impact on earnings but it's not all bad.
Nintendo issued a profit warning, even as it sells fewer consoles, the sharp weakening of the yen means overseas sales will inflate its net income.
St. Jude Medical on Wednesday predicted that foreign-exchange headwinds would pressure its sales and dampen its outlook for the coming year.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp losses.
Singapore's central bank surprised markets with a between-meeting easing amid nearly non-existent inflation, decking the city-state's currency.
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United Technologies cut its full-year outlook because of the negative impact of a stronger dollar as the U.S. conglomerate reported higher earnings.
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The Swiss franc continued to show volatility as the country's central bank signaled that it had not given up intervening in currency markets.
Nigel Green, managing director of GPS Capital Markets, says the strong dollar will continue throughout 2015, and will be fueled by low oil prices.
The euro rose against the dollar before a meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve that may push back expectations for an interest rate rise.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says it could be time to lighten dollar positions ahead of the Fed meeting, but adds the greenback should remain strong in the first half of the year.
After Switzerland's surprise move to unpeg its franc, speculators are eyeing Denmark's currency peg, but the Danes likely won't follow suit, analysts say.
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The euro regained a foothold in early deals in London, investors choosing to take some profit on two days of steep losses.
The price of the Russian ruble fell sharply against the U.S. dollar Monday after fighting increased in the eastern part of Ukraine.