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  • US dollar strength is 'limited,' says strategist

    Mikio Kumada of LGT Capital Partners says there may be a buying opportunity for the Japanese yen. He also says he is "optimistic" about the Chinese growth situation.

  • LONDON, April 15- The yen dropped towards its 2019 low on Monday and the Swiss franc reached its weakest in nearly a month as a rally in global markets cut into demand for currencies considered safe havens. Market volatility has eased in recent weeks and moves were again muted, though optimism over U.S.- China trade negotiations and strong Chinese economic data...

  • *Sentiment boosted by China data, JPMorgan results. LONDON, April 15- Progress in the U.S.- China trade talks helped propel world stock markets to a 6- month high on Friday and steered investors away from save havens such as the Japanese yen. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he hoped U.S.- China trade talks were approaching a final lap.

  • TOKYO, April 10- The safe-haven yen remained in demand on Wednesday as investor caution prevailed due to fresh U.S.- Europe trade tensions and the International Monetary Fund's downgrade of its global economic outlook. Broader sentiment in the market remained subdued as the flare-up between the United States and Europe added to other potential global...

  • TOKYO, April 10- The safe-haven yen held most of its recent gains on Wednesday as investor caution prevailed due to fresh global trade tensions and as the International Monetary Fund downgraded its global economic outlook. Broader sentiment in the market remained subdued as the flare-up between the United States and Europe added to other potential global...

  • NEW YORK, April 9- The yen rose on Tuesday as traders favored the safe-haven currency after the United States announced it was considering tariffs on $11 billion of European goods and the International Monetary Fund downgraded its outlook on the global economy. These factors weighed on market sentiment, spurring selling on Wall Street and touching off a...

  • *Sterling heads back towards $1.31. LONDON, April 5- Optimism for a U.S.- China trade deal helped the dollar hit a three-week high against the yen on Friday, although moves in broader foreign exchange markets were limited as investors saw a lot of headlines but no conclusions out of the trade talks. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a deal with China could be...

  • LONDON, April 5- Optimism for a U.S.- China trade deal helped the dollar hit a three-week high against the yen on Friday, although moves in broader foreign exchange markets were limited as investors saw a lot of headlines but no conclusions out of the trade talks. Xinhua reported that Chinese President Xi Jinping had said progress was being made in trade talks...

  • *Hopes for U.S.- China trade resolution fuels risk appetite. TOKYO, April 5- The dollar scaled a three-week high versus the yen on Friday, lifted by expectations that a protracted trade dispute between the United States and China would be resolved soon. On the economic front, investors will have an opportunity to gauge the health of the world's largest economy...

  • *Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh. TOKYO, April 5- The dollar rose to a three-week high versus the yen on Friday, lifted by expectations that a protracted trade dispute between the United States and China would be resolved soon. On the economic front, investors will have an opportunity to gauge the health of the world's largest economy when...

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    Nick Twidale of Rakuten Securities Australia discusses the impact of the Australian budget on the country's currency and dollar-yen movements as a result of trade news.

  • TOKYO, April 2- The dollar rose to a two-week high against the yen on Tuesday as ebbing concerns about weakness in the global economy lifted U.S. bond yields from 15- month lows. Treasuries were sold and their yields had surged overnight, with the benchmark 10- year rate rising more than 8 basis points, as encouraging manufacturing data out of the United States and...

  • TOKYO, April 2- The dollar hit a two-week high against the yen on Tuesday, as ebbing concerns about the global economy pushed U.S. bond yields up from 15- month troughs. Treasuries were sold and their yields had surged overnight, with the benchmark 10- year rate rising more than 8 basis points, as encouraging manufacturing data out of the United States and China...

  • TOKYO, April 1- A surprise improvement in Chinese factory activity supported the yuan and Australian dollar on Monday, and provided a broader boost to investors' risk appetite, giving the dollar a lift against the safe-haven yen. Factory activity in China unexpectedly grew for the first time in four months in March, an official survey showed on Sunday, a sign...

  • TOKYO, April 1- A surprise improvement in Chinese factory activity supported the yuan and Australian dollar on Monday, and provided a broader boost to global investor confidence, helping the dollar gain against the safe-haven yen. Factory activity in China unexpectedly grew for the first time in four months in March, an official survey showed on Sunday, a sign...

  • TOKYO, April 1- A surprise improvement in Chinese factory activity supported the yuan and Australian dollar on Monday, and provided a broader boost to global investor confidence, helping the dollar gain against the safe-haven yen. Factory activity in China unexpectedly grew for the first time in four months in March, an official survey showed on Sunday, a sign...

  • LONDON, March 28- The dollar rose on Thursday as rival currencies struggled following more dovish soundings from central banks, while the yen gained as investor worries grew. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand joined a growing list of central banks that had turned dovish amid signs of a slowing global economy, saying on Wednesday its next move in interest rates was...

  • NEW YORK, March 25- The euro gained on Monday as a stronger-than-forecast German business confidence survey allayed some fears about a recession and pulled the safe-haven yen from a six-week high against the dollar. "On Friday we were looking into the abyss," said Marc Chandler, chief market strategist at Bannockburn Global Forex LLC in New York.

  • LONDON, March 25- The euro rose on Monday after a better-than-expected business confidence survey from Germany eased some of the worries about economic growth and knocked the safe-haven yen off six-week highs to the dollar. However, sentiment took a turn for the better after Germany's IFO Institute said its business climate index rose to 99.6 in March, from an...

  • *Yen holds near six-week highs vs dollar on safety bid. March 25- The yen held near six-week highs against the dollar on Monday as fears of economic recession, fanned by inversion of the U.S. bond yield curve, sapped demand for higher-yield, growth reliant assets and drove investors toward "safe" destinations. The yen traded as high as 109.70 against the greenback but...