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  • *Wall Street earnings boosts risk sentiment, yen weakens. SINGAPORE, Oct 17- The dollar strengthened against most major peers on Wednesday, while the yen weakened as upbeat Wall Street earnings reduced global appetites for safe haven assets. The three main Wall Street indexes each rose by more than 2 percent as blue-chips delivered strong earnings indicating...

  • *Wall Street earnings boosts risk sentiment, yen weakens. SINGAPORE, Oct 17- The dollar was little changed against most of its major peers on Wednesday but made gains against the yen as upbeat Wall Street earnings turned global sentiment away from safe haven assets. The three main Wall Street indexes each rose by more than two percent as blue-chips delivered...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 16- The U.S. dollar edged up on Tuesday after it was dented by weak U.S. retail sales data overnight, while New Zealand's currency gained on the back of stronger than expected inflation data. The benchmark U.S. 10 year yields consolidated at 3.16 percent on Tuesday, having hit a seven-year high of 3.26 percent on Oct. 9. "Even when U.S. equities were...

  • *Safe havens yen, Swiss franc gain on tensions with Saudi Arabia. NEW YORK, Oct 15- The U.S. dollar dipped on Monday after retail sales data for September missed economists expectations, and as benchmark U.S. We had softer than expected retail sales, that was another leg of dollar selling, said Win Thin, global head of currency strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman in New...

  • LONDON, Oct 15- The yen hit a one-month high and the Swiss franc gained on Monday as rising geopolitical tension and investor anxiety about the global economy left investors skittish at the start of the week. Equity markets fell on worries the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade dispute is hitting China's economy, while Saudi Arabian shares tumbled on rising tensions...

  • The VIX, Wall Street's "fear index" measuring the stock market's expectation of volatility, rose by 44 percent to 22.96 on Thursday, its highest level since April. "In an environment where people are concerned about rising volatility, the dollar tends to do well- especially versus higher-risk currencies such as the Aussie and Canadian dollar," said Stuart Ritson,...

  • *Yen strengthens vs euro on Italy worries. LONDON, Oct 9- The euro fell to a seven-week low on Tuesday as the dollar rose broadly and concerns persisted about a row in the European Union over Italy's budget. The euro has tended not to budge in response to spikes in Italian bond yields triggered by developments in the dispute, with investors judging that Rome's...

  • TOKYO, Oct 9- The dollar dipped against the yen on Tuesday on simmering anxiety about higher U.S. bond yields, the Sino-U.S. trade war and political turmoil in Europe. "We have to pay close attention to the negative impact on stock markets of China's economic outlook and long-term U.S. interest rates," said Kumiko Ishikawa, senior analyst at Sony Financial Holdings.

  • *Spot gold may end weak bounce below $1,193/ oz- technicals. BENGALURU, Oct 9- Gold prices edged higher on Tuesday drawing some safe-haven bids from risk-averse investors as Asian stocks fell amid worries over a potential slowdown in China's economic growth and as the dollar eased against the yen. "Gold is getting some support from bargain hunting and also some...

  • Tetsufumi Yamakawa of Barclays says the "divergence" in monetary policy between the U.S. and Japan is likely to "keep on supporting" the dollar-yen in the near term.

  • *China's offshore yuan slightly weaker. TOKYO, Oct 9- The dollar slipped against the safe-haven yen in Asia on Tuesday on simmering anxiety about higher U.S. bond yields, the Sino-U.S. trade war and political turmoil in Europe. Treasury yields is causing a correction of U.S. equity markets, which is typically a risk averse situation and causes the stronger yen, "said...

  • US DOLLAR GAINS TO 114 YEN, FROM 113.85 YEN AFTER JOBS DATA.

  • TOKYO, Oct 5- The dollar stood tall on Friday against its major peers, including the yen and euro, as investors evaluated the impact of a two-day global government bond rout that has lifted U.S. The dollar rose 0.1 percent to 114.04 yen after coming off an 11- month high of 114.55 yen reached during the previous session. "The dollar's strength against the yen will...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 4- The dollar scored an 11- month top on the yen on Thursday as stunningly strong U.S. economic data drove Treasury yields to their highest since May 2011, while Asian stocks were sideswiped by rising borrowing costs at home. Bond prices fell across Asia and long-term Japanese yields reached ground not visited since early 2016, a market tightening not...

  • TOKYO, Oct 4- The dollar hit an 11- month high against the yen and stood tall against other its peers on Thursday, boosted by a spike in Treasury yields following upbeat U.S. data and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that were seen as hawkish. The dollar stretched an overnight rally to touch 114.55 yen, its highest since early November 2017.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 4- The dollar notched an 11- month top on the yen on Thursday as stunningly strong U.S. economic data drove Treasury yields to their highest since mid-2011, while Asian stocks were pressured as borrowing costs rose at home. Bond prices fell across Asia and long-term Japanese yields reached ground not visited since early 2016, a market tightening not...

  • Spiking U.S. Treasury yields will boost the greenback but a stronger U.S. dollar isn't good for Asian currencies, warns Tai Hui of JP Morgan Asset Management.

  • Marc Franklin, senior portfolio manager at Conning Asia Pacific, says the Bank of Japan will likely continue its stimulatory monetary policy mix.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 4- The dollar climbed an 11- month top on the yen on Thursday as stunningly strong U.S. economic data drove Treasury yields to their highest since mid-2011, while Japanese stocks attempted to re-claim a 27- year peak. The Nikkei added 0.4 percent on bets the falling yen would boost sales and profits at Japan's many exporters. MSCI's broadest index of...

  • TOKYO, Oct 2- The dollar retained gains against a basket of currencies on Tuesday while slipping off a more than 10- month peak against the yen as the boost to risk appetites from the U.S.- Canada trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement faded. Traders awaited the outcome of a Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy meeting.