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  • *North Korea angered by U.S. *Focus on Jackson Hole meeting. NEW YORK, Aug 21- The dollar slumped on Monday, especially against the yen, hurt by geopolitical tension in North Korea and as investors braced for the annual central banking conference in Jackson Hole this week where the world's top central bankers may signal their next policy actions.

  • TOKYO, Aug 21- The dollar steadied on Monday, edging away from four-month lows against the yen plumbed in the previous session as investors turned their focus from political turmoil in Washington to the Federal Reserve's annual central banking conference in Wyoming. Reports of the impending departure of senior White House adviser Stephen Bannon, known for...

  • TOKYO, Aug 21 I certainly- The dollar edged up in early Asian trading on Monday, moving tentatively away from the four-month low against the yen plumbed in the previous session on concerns that White House personnel changes will impair President Donald Trump's ability to pass tax reform and stimulus measures. Reports of the impending departure of senior White...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Friday as continued uncertainty over the economic agenda of U.S. The dollar dropped to a four-month low against the yen in early trading but retraced some of its losses after rumors began to swirl about the impending firing of White House senior adviser Steve Bannon. The White House...

  • *Trump legislative failures, valuations worry Wall Street. NEW YORK, Aug 18- The dollar fell to a four-month low against the Japanese yen on Friday as investors sought out the safe-haven currency in light of uncertainty about the White House's ability to push through its economic agenda. President Donald Trump can get Congress to pass the pro-growth measures...

  • *Trump legislative failures, valuations worry Wall Street. Concerns over President Donald Trump's ability to push through the pro-growth measures financial investors had expected at the start of this year were at the heart of a second daily 1 percent loss for Wall Street on Thursday. "With President Trumps support from both within and outside of the White...

  • *Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh. LONDON, Aug 18- The dollar fell more than half a percent against the Japanese yen and was on track for its biggest daily loss in more than week on Friday as risk aversion spread through global markets. The greenback fell 0.6 percent against the Japanese yen to below 109 per dollar as world stocks were set for...

  • *Trump legislative failures, valuations worry Wall Street. Concerns over President Donald Trump's ability to push through the pro-growth measures financial investors had expected at the start of this year were at the heart of a second daily 1 percent loss for Wall Street on Thursday. "With President Trumps support from both within and outside of the White...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 18- The dollar slipped versus the yen on Friday, hampered by renewed investor concerns over the Trump administration's ability to push forward its economic policy agenda. The dollar fell 0.2 percent to 109.33 yen, pulling further away from this week's high of 110.95 yen that had been set on Wednesday. "If we do get another one or two weeks of risk-off, I...

  • *Wall Street logs losses as U.S. political woes rattle investors. TOKYO, Aug 18- Japan's Nikkei share average skidded to three-month lows on Friday, pressured by losses on Wall Street and a weaker dollar as doubts grow over whether President Donald Trump will be able to push through policies to boost U.S. economic growth. While Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's support...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 18- The dollar edged lower versus the yen on Friday, hampered by renewed investor concerns over the Trump administration's ability to push forward its economic policy agenda. News of a deadly attack in Barcelona and speculation on Thursday over the possible departure of White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn rattled markets, sparking a selloff...

  • *Barcelona attack boosts safe-haven yen and franc. NEW YORK, Aug 17- The dollar rose on Thursday, boosted by weakness in the euro after the European Central Bank's July policy meeting minutes, but the U.S currency was volatile as rumors swirled about the possible resignation of Gary Cohn, director of the U.S. National Economic Council. Following rumors of Cohn's...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises; Nikkei slips on stronger yen. SINGAPORE, Aug 17- Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea came off the boil, while the Federal Reserve's concerns about weak U.S. inflation weighed on the dollar. European stocks look set for a weaker start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises; Nikkei slips on stronger yen. SINGAPORE, Aug 17- Asian stocks edged higher on Thursday as tensions between the United States and North Korea came off the boil, while the Federal Reserve's concerns about weak U.S. inflation weighed on the dollar. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.5 percent.

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises; Nikkei slips on stronger yen. SINGAPORE, Aug 17- Asian stocks edged up on Thursday as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea came off the boil, while worries about President Donald Trump's ability to implement his pro-growth agenda and the Federal Reserve's concerns about low U.S. inflation hit the dollar. MSCI's broadest index of...

  • *Dollar on pace for biggest one-day gain vs yen since July 3. NEW YORK, Aug 15- The dollar rose to its highest level against a basket of major currencies in nearly three weeks on Tuesday after U.S. retail sales data showed the largest gain in seven months. The strong U.S. data and the "specter of cooler heads prevailing on the geopolitical front" were what pushed the...

  • *Europe shares follow Asia high; Wall St futures also up. LONDON, Aug 15- Shares rose on Tuesday, while the Japanese yen, Swiss franc and gold all dropped after North Korea's leader signalled he would delay plans to fire a missile towards Guam, easing tensions and prompting investors to buy riskier assets. European shares followed Asian bourses higher, having...

  • LONDON, Aug 15- Gains against the yen and the Swiss franc led a broad rise in the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, helped by an easing of the tensions around North Korea that drove capital towards Switzerland and Japan last week. The yen and the franc had both surged as Washington and Pyongyang ramped up military threats following the imposition of new sanctions on the...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 15- The dollar rose against the yen on Tuesday, pulling away from a recent four-month low, as concerns over tensions between the United States and North Korea eased for now, supporting risk appetite. That news helped ease investor worries about the risk of a conflict between the United States and North Korea, improving sentiment toward riskier...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 15- The dollar edged higher against the yen on Tuesday, pulling away from a recent four-month low, as concerns over tensions between the United States and North Korea eased for now, supporting risk appetite. North Korea's said he will watch the actions of the United States for a while longer before making a decision on a threatened missile strike...