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  • NEW YORK, Oct 23- The dollar touched a three-month high against the yen on Monday, as investors bet the overwhelming election victory for Japan's ruling party would mean a continuation of "Abenomics," the ultra-easy policies that have kept downward pressure on the yen. You have the whole Fed chair debate and the fiscal situation, "said Alan Ruskin, global co-head of...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks opened at record highs on Monday after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's emphatic win in weekend polls, while U.S. The overwhelming election victory for Japan's ruling party also sent the dollar to a three-month high against the yen, as investors bet the win would mean a continuation of "Abenomics," the ultra-loose policies that have...

  • Santelli Exchange: Japan's liberal democratic party wins

    Praxis Trading's Yra Harris and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss Abe's big parliamentary win, lower global sovereign rates and the ECB meeting Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 23- The dollar touched a three-month high against the yen on Monday, as investors bet the overwhelming election victory for Japan's ruling party would mean a continuation of "Abenomics," the ultra-loose policies that have kept downward pressure on the yen. You have the whole Fed chair debate and the fiscal situation, "said Alan Ruskin, global co-head of...

  • LONDON, Oct 23- The dollar touched a three-month high against the yen on Monday, as investors bet an emphatic election victory for Japan's ruling party would see a continuation of "Abenomics", the ultra-loose policies that have kept downward pressure on the yen. President Donald Trump said in comments aired on Monday that he would make his choice on the Fed chair "...

  • LONDON, Oct 23- The dollar touched a three-month high against the yen on Monday, with investors betting that an emphatic election victory for Japan's ruling party would see a continuation of the ultra-loose "Abenomics" policy that have kept downward pressure on the yen. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc scored a big win in Sunday's election, with...

  • *Spot gold may seek support in $1,271- $1,273/ oz range- techs. Oct 23- Gold hit its lowest in over two weeks on Monday, as the dollar climbed to a three-month high versus the yen after Japan's ruling bloc scored a big win in Sunday's election, leaving the door open to ultra-loose monetary policy for longer. "This move is just really because of the dollar strength," said...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 23- Japanese shares jumped on a weaker yen on Monday as an election win for Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc gave a green light for more policy stimulus, while the euro eased as Spain's constitutional crisis aggravated concerns about political unity in the region. The U.S. dollar was the major beneficiary as President Donald Trump and Republicans took a small...

  • *Spot gold may seek support in $1,271- $1,273/ oz range- techs. Oct 23- Gold hit its lowest in over two weeks early on Monday, as the dollar climbed to a more than three-month high versus the yen after Japan's ruling bloc scored a big win in Sunday's election, leaving the door open to ultra-loose monetary policy for longer. "This move is just really because of the dollar...

  • TOKYO, Oct 23- The dollar touched a three-month high against the yen on Monday, with an emphatic election victory for Japan's ruling party keeping yen-weakening stimulus measures at the heart of government policy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party scored a big win in Sunday's election with his coalition keeping its two-thirds "super majority" in the...

  • The dollar/yen is a greenback story: Economist

    Philip Wee of DBS Bank explains why he thinks moves in the dollar/yen pair are less influenced by Sunday's snap election and more of a dollar story.

  • Oct 23- Gold prices hit their lowest in over two weeks early on Monday, as the dollar climbed to a more than three-month high versus the yen after Japan's ruling bloc scored a big win in Sunday's election. *Spot gold was down 0.4 percent at $1,275.48 an ounce by 0037 GMT, after earlier dropping to its lowest since Oct. 6 at $1,273.80. *Japan's yen hit over three-month lows...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 23- Japanese shares jumped on a weaker yen on Monday as an election win for Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc gave a green light for more super-easy policy stimulus, while the euro eased as Spain's constitutional crisis aggravated concerns about political unity in the region. The U.S. dollar was the major beneficiary as President Donald Trump and Republicans...

  • TOKYO, Oct 23- The dollar edged up to a three-month high against the yen on Monday, with an emphatic election victory for Japan's ruling party keeping yen-weakening reflationary measures at the heart of government policy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party scored a big win in Sunday's election with his coalition keeping its two-thirds "super majority" in...

  • *Investors eye weekend election in Japan. TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, Oct 19- The dollar hit its highest in about two weeks against the yen on Thursday, supported by this week's rise in U.S. bond yields, with the market's attention turning to who will next lead the Federal Reserve and this weekend's Japanese election. The dollar rose as high as 113.095 yen in early Asian trade,...

  • *Dollar/yen touches highest level since Oct. 6. SINGAPORE, Oct 19- The dollar hit its highest in about two weeks versus the yen on Thursday, supported by this week's rise in U.S. bond yields, with the near-term focus on U.S. The dollar rose to as high as 113.095 yen in early Asian trade, its strongest level since Oct. 6.

  • Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist, CIBC, says Australia's better-than-expected jobs data point to strength for the Aussie ahead.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 18- The dollar reversed gains on Wednesday, losing steam after data showed U.S. homebuilding fell last month, and was on track to snap four days of gains, even as higher U.S. It was 0.61 percent higher against the Japanese yen at 112.87 yen. The dollar index may have hit technical resistance at around the 93.80 level, which could have restrained the...

  • *Yen helped by caution ahead of Japan election. TOKYO, Oct 18- The dollar held an upper hand against other major currencies on Wednesday as investors weigh the possibility that U.S. "Who will be the next Fed Governor is the most important focus of the market now," said Yukio Ishizuki, senior strategist at Daiwa Securities.

  • *Yen helped by caution ahead of Japan election. TOKYO, Oct 18- The dollar held an upper hand against other major currencies on Wednesday as investors weigh the possibility that U.S. "Who will be the next Fed Governor is the most important focus of the market now," said Yukio Ishizuki, senior strategist at Daiwa Securities.