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  • TOKYO, Nov 22- The dollar treaded water against its peers on Wednesday, capped as U.S. The greenback was a shade lower at 112.280 yen, after slipping overnight from a high of 112.705. But what is taking precedence is the adjustment of positions before the Thanksgiving and year-end holidays by participants, resulting in the covering of yen shorts, "said Yukio...

  • TOKYO, Nov 22- The dollar dipped against its peers on Wednesday, weighed down as U.S. The greenback was a shade lower at 112.340 yen, after slipping overnight from a high of 112.705. But what is taking precedence is the adjustment of positions before the Thanksgiving and year-end holidays by participants, resulting in the covering of yen shorts, "said Yukio Ishizuki,...

  • Political uncertainty in Germany and hopes for U.S. tax reform are likely to prop up the dollar, says Steven Englander, head of research and strategy at Rafiki Capital Management.

  • The development thrust Germany into a political crisis that raised worries among investors of a new election if Merkel cannot form a minority government. But after selling off sharply in early deals in Asia, trading down as much as 0.8 percent to hit 131.16 yen, the euro's weakest since Sept. 15, the single currency rebounded as much as 1 percent to trade flat on the...

  • LONDON, Nov 20- The euro recovered from a two-month low against the yen touched in Asian trade on Monday, with investors brushing off the broader political risks of a failure of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to form a three-way coalition government. The development thrust Germany into a political crisis that raised worries among investors of a new election...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 20- The euro hit a two-month low against the yen on Monday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a three-way coalition government failed, stoking political uncertainty in the euro zone's largest economy. The development leaves Germany with two unprecedented options in the post-World War Two era: Merkel forms a minority...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 20- The euro hit a two-month low against the yen on Monday, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a three-way coalition government failed, raising concerns over political uncertainty in the euro zone's largest economy. The decision to meet President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who has the power to call a new election, signalled that...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- The dollar fell against a basket of other major currencies on Friday, as Treasury yields slipped and investors remained skeptical of U.S. Republicans' efforts to pass tax cuts after a barren first year for the Trump administration in Congress. "The dollar is weaker across the board, especially against the yen, but also against most of the emerging...

  • LONDON, Nov 17- The dollar slipped to a four-week low against the yen on Friday, after a newspaper report that investigators probing possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election had subpoenaed President Donald Trump's election campaign for documents. The bill- which would bring about the biggest U.S. tax-code overhaul since the 1980 s- will now move to...

  • LONDON, Nov 16- The dollar rebounded from four-week lows against the yen on Thursday, as global markets regained some of their risk appetite after a sharp sell-off in stocks and the greenback- and heavy flows into safe-haven assets- over the past week. With share prices rebounding across Asia and Europe and Wall Street also set to open higher, the dollar climbed...

  • LONDON, Nov 16- The dollar rebounded from four-week lows against the yen on Thursday, as global markets regained some of their risk appetite after a sharp sell-off in stocks and the greenback over the past week. As share prices rebounded across Asia and Europe, the dollar climbed around 0.2 percent to 113.09 yen, up from lows of 112.47 yen on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 15- The dollar trimmed losses against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, after data showed a surprise rise in retail sales last month as well as an uptick in underlying inflation, cementing expectations for an interest rate hike in December. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month after...

  • LONDON, Nov 15- The euro popped above the 1.18 line for the first time in three weeks on Wednesday as investors resumed buying European equities while the dollar found itself on the back foot for a second day as U.S. bond yields decline. "The dollar is getting hit against the euro and the yen and the strong data out of Europe is definitely a factor with some investors...

  • TOKYO, Nov 15- A reduction in risk appetites lifted the yen on Wednesday and pressured the Australian dollar, as investors awaited U.S. consumer inflation data later in the global session. Data showed Australian wages rose only 0.5 percent in the third quarter and 2.0 percent for the year, falling short of 0.7 percent and 2.2 percent respectively and challenging...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 10- The world's biggest interdealer broker TP ICAP on Friday won its fight against a 14.9 million euro fine related to the Libor scandal, as a European court dismissed part of the regulatory ruling and threw out the fine. The judgment from the Luxembourg- based General Court, Europe's second-highest court, is the latest setback for the European...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 10- The world's biggest interdealer broker TP ICAP won its fight against a 14.9 million euro fine for its role in the Libor scandal on Friday, as a European court dismissed part of the regulatory ruling and threw out the fine. The judgment from the Luxembourg- based General Court, Europe's second-highest court, is the latest setback for the European...

  • *Dollar slips vs yen as Treasury yields dip. LONDON, Nov 9- The dollar slipped to its lowest this month against the yen on Thursday, pressured by talk of possible delays to U.S. It fell as low as 113.25 yen on Thursday after a sudden fall in Japanese equities from multi-decade peaks dampened risk sentiment in Asian trade-- a mood that continued into London trading hours,...

  • *Dollar slips vs yen as Treasury yields dip. LONDON, Nov 9- The dollar slipped against the yen on Thursday, pressured by talk of possible delays to U.S. It was down a third of a percent on Thursday at 113.46 yen, just above an eight-day low hit on Wednesday and remaining well below an eight-month high of 114.735 yen set on Monday.

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 9- The dollar slipped versus the yen on Thursday as a sudden fall in Japanese equities from multi-decade peaks dampened risk sentiment. The dollar fell 0.2 percent to 113.64 yen, having pulled back from an intraday high of 114.07 yen. Japan's benchmark Nikkei share average, which rose 2 percent earlier on Thursday and broke above the 23,000 level...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 8- The dollar slipped to a more than one-week low against the yen on Wednesday, pressured by worries over possible delays to President Donald Trump's tax reform plans. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday left the door open to a possible delay in implementing a huge corporate tax cut, following a Washington Post report that his...