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  • TOKYO, Nov 7- The dollar sagged on Tuesday, knocked away from an eight-month highs versus the yen down as Treasury yields slipped on uncertainty over whether the Republicans can pass their tax bill in a timely manner. The Australian dollar held steady, showing little response to the Reserve Bank of Australia's well-anticipated decision to stand pat on monetary...

  • TOKYO, Nov 7- The dollar sagged on Tuesday, knocked away from an eight-month highs versus the yen down as Treasury yields slipped on uncertainty over whether the Republicans can pass their tax bill in a timely manner. The euro was steady at $1.1612 following its descent to a 10- day trough of $1.1580 overnight. "The dollar is lacking support from Treasury yields...

  • *U.S.- Japan monetary policy divergence seen supporting dollar/yen. The dollar rose to as high as 114.735 yen at one point, its highest since mid-March, its rise having gained added steam after breaching technical resistance at levels near 114.50 yen. The contrasting outlooks for monetary policy in the United States and Japan contributed to the dollar's firm...

  • Dwyfor Evans, MD and head of Asia-Pacific Macro Strategy at State Street Global Markets, says monetary policy in Japan will remain easy and the yen will be driven by yield differentials.

  • *Pound firm, BoE seen hiking rates for 1st time since July 2007. TOKYO, Nov 2- The dollar pulled back from a 3-1/ 2- month high versus the yen and also fell back against the euro on Thursday, sagging ahead of a U.S. tax bill that will be unveiled after a one-day delay. The dollar slipped 0.25 percent to 113.920 yen.

  • *Pound firm, BoE seen hiking rates for 1st time since July 2007. TOKYO, Nov 2- The dollar pulled back from a 3-1/ 2- month high versus the yen and also fell back against the euro on Thursday, sagging ahead of a U.S. tax bill that will be unveiled after a one-day delay. The dollar slipped 0.2 percent to 113.935 yen.

  • *Pound firm, BoE seen hiking rates for 1st time since July 2007. TOKYO, Nov 2- The dollar pulled back from a 3-1/ 2- month high versus the yen, sagging ahead of a U.S. tax bill that will be unveiled after a one-day delay. The dollar slipped 0.15 percent to 114.030 yen.

  • *New Zealand dollar jumps after jobs report. NEW YORK, Nov 1- The dollar climbed on Wednesday, nearing a 3 1/ 2- month high against the yen, as investor optimism about the greenback rose ahead of major announcements on U.S. fiscal and monetary policy after strong economic data. Boris Schlossberg, managing director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, said the...

  • *New Zealand dollar jumps after strong jobs report. NEW YORK, Nov 1- The dollar climbed on Wednesday, nearing a 3 1/ 2- month high against the yen, as investor optimism about the greenback ahead of major looming announcements on U.S. fiscal and monetary policy rose after strong economic data. "Theres a lot of positivity in the air," said Juan Perez, a currency strategist at...

  • LONDON, Nov 1- The dollar climbed on Wednesday, nearing a 3 1/ 2- month high against the yen, as investors focused on a policy decision from the U.S. Markets will also be watching other developments in Washington, where later on Wednesday Republican lawmakers may introduce a bill to cut taxes and the Treasury Department will release its refunding plans.

  • LONDON, Oct 31- The dollar brushed off news that investigators had charged U.S. It had earlier slipped to an 11- day low against the yen, as investors turned cautious following news that Paul Manafort and another Trump aide, Rick Gates, had been charged in a probe into Russian interference during last year's elections. "Markets have got used to every now and again...

  • *Dollar slips briefly below 113 yen. LONDON, Oct 31- The dollar slipped to an 11- day low against the yen on Tuesday, with investors turning cautious after news that investigators probing Russian interference in last year's U.S. elections had charged President Donald Trump's former campaign manager. But the latest developments, which saw Trump's former...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 31- The dollar touched a one-week low versus the yen on Tuesday as investors turned cautious following news that investigators probing Russian interference in the U.S. election had charged President Donald Trump's former campaign manager. The dollar held steady at 113.17 yen, having slipped to as low as 112.97 yen in early Asian trade, its lowest...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 31- The dollar set a one-week low against the yen on Tuesday as investors turned cautious after U.S. Powell is seen as being more dovish on monetary policy than other contenders for the post, especially compared to Stanford University economist John Taylor, who has been regarded as another top challenger for the position. The dollar held steady at...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 31- The dollar set a one-week low against the yen on Tuesday as investors turned cautious after U.S. Powell is seen as being a centrist on monetary policy and holding less hawkish views on policy than Stanford University economist John Taylor, who has been viewed as another leading candidate for the post. The dollar held steady at 113.15 yen, after...

  • A consumption tax hike in Japan is inevitable, and the current Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda is likely to get a second term, says Eisuke Sakikabara of Aoyama Gakuin University.

  • Elias Haddad, senior currency strategist, Commonwealth Bank, says continued headwinds in getting higher prices in Japan means more downside for the yen.

  • Japan a 'really exciting' market for investors: strategist

    Japan's stock market will likely continue outperforming, boosted by the global financial sector and trade, says Jeffrey Kleintop, chief global investment strategist at Charles Schwab.

  • Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist, CLSA, says the Bank of Japan is clearly going to keep aggressive policy in place until inflation responds strongly.

  • *Spot gold may edge up to resistance at $1,283/ oz- technicals. Oct 26- Gold prices gained amid a weaker dollar and a firmer euro on Thursday, with the market expecting the European Central Bank to taper monetary stimulus at a meeting later in the day. The euro inched up 0.1 percent to $1.1829, while the dollar eased 0.1 percent to 113.58 yen.