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  • 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.

  • TOKYO, Oct 16- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh 21- year high on Monday as the dollar stayed steady against the yen, while index-heavyweight SoftBank surged on news that T-Mobile and Sprint plan to merge. Traders said that belief that Japan's ruling party bloc will win the general election later this month continued to underpin market sentiment, and a...

  • TOKYO, Oct 16- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh 21- year high on Monday morning as the dollar stayed steady against the yen, while index-heavyweight SoftBank surged on news that T-Mobile and Sprint plan to merge. Traders said that belief that Japan's ruling party bloc will win the general election later this month continued to underpin market...

  • *Singapore dollar slips after MAS stands pat on policy. TOKYO, Oct 13- The dollar inched down on Friday, as U.S. "When the U.S. 10- year yield struggles below 2.4 percent, it is comes as no surprise to see the dollar having a difficult time rising against the yen," said Makoto Noji, senior strategist at SMBC Nikko Securities.

  • TOKYO, Oct 10- The dollar was little changed against the yen on Tuesday, with the market wary of potential North Korean provocations, while the euro extended gains following upbeat German data and hawkish-sounding comments from a European Central Bank official. It had popped up to a near three-month high of 113.440 on Friday on robust U.S. wages data before...

  • Tan Teck Leng of UBS Wealth Management said the polls show Japan PM Shinzo Abe keeping at least his simple majority - which would be largely neutral for the yen.

  • A call from Sabine Lautenschlaeger, a member of the European Central Bank executive board, for the ECB to roll back asset purchases in 2018 also lifted the common currency. The dollar also took a knock against the yen late last week on a report that North Korea was preparing a long-range missile test. "The market will be keeping a side glance on North Korea, but much of...

  • *Dollar steady vs yen, down from post-US jobs data highs. LONDON, Oct 9- The dollar steadied close to its highest level in ten weeks on Monday, with strong U.S. wages data at the end of last week giving investors confidence that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in December. Sterling was the biggest mover among developed-market currencies, recovering as...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 9- The dollar held steady against the yen on Monday, having retreated from 12- week highs set last week, due to renewed focus on geopolitical risks amid concerns that North Korea may be preparing another missile test. North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile, which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 9- The dollar held steady against the yen on Monday, having retreated from 12- week highs set last week, due to renewed focus on geopolitical risks amid concerns that North Korea may be preparing another missile test. North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile, which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- The dollar jumped to more than two-month highs against the yen and seven-week highs against the euro on Friday after the governments jobs report for September showed rising wages. The greenback jumped as high as 113.41 yen, the highest since July 14. The euro fell to as low as $1.167, the lowest since Aug. 17.

  • US DOLLAR GAINS TO 113.31 YEN, HIGHEST SINCE JULY 14.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 6- The Moscow Exchange plans to start trading the Japanese yen and the Turkish lira against the Russian rouble next year, the head of currency market development at the exchange said on Friday. Piskulov said the decision to start trading the Turkish currency was driven by "political process" and market demand as Turkey and Russia are trading partners.

  • US DOLLAR GAINS AGAINST EURO, YEN AFTER DATA.

  • US DOLLAR GAINS AGAINST EURO, YEN AFTER DATA.

  • Wells Fargo:  Dollar to keep drifting lower into 2018

    Nick Bennenbroek of Wells Fargo says the dollar should continue to drift lower into next year, despite the Fed gradually tightening policy.

  • Japanese yen and U.S. dollar banknotes are arranged for a photograph in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017.

    The dollar weakened slightly against the euro on Tuesday as investors squared positions after a three week greenback rally.

  • TOKYO, Oct 3- Asian shares rose on Tuesday, taking heart from record closes on Wall Street and upbeat economic data that lifted U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.3 percent higher, clawing back losses from earlier in the Asian day. Japan's Nikkei stock index added 0.9 percent as a tailwind from a weaker yen helped it sail to its...