The euro held onto gains made the previous day when traders revived bets that the European Central Bank would raise interest rates sooner than thought.
The euro rose on Monday after a Reuters report that European Central Bank officials were shifting their debate from bond purchases to the expected path of interest rates.
The dollar rose against most currencies on Friday, bolstered by solid U.S. economic data.
ZURICH, March 15- The Swiss National Bank fears that a rise in global trade tensions and protectionism could trigger renewed demand for the Swiss franc, even as the central bank keeps its ultra-expansive monetary policy in place. By keeping its policy on hold and saying it still regarded the franc as "highly valued", the SNB indicated it was in no rush to start...
The dollar rose to a two-day high against a basket of major currencies on Thursday.
The dollar edged higher on Wednesday after three straight days of losses.
The dollar neared a two-week high as the Japanese currency was pressured by a political scandal engulfing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.
The dollar fell against most currencies on Monday, pressured by data showing persistently low wages.
The dollar was firm on Friday as U.S. job growth recorded its best month in over 1-1/2 years.
The euro fell on Thursday after ECB President Mario Draghi said regional inflation remained subdued and rising protectionism is a risk.
*Dollar falls vs yen, Swiss franc; Canada dlr, Mexico peso fall. LONDON, March 7- Global stocks and the dollar fell on Wednesday after a strong advocate of free trade resigned from the White House, fanning fears that U.S. MSCI's world equity index, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was down 0.2 percent, having seen some strength in Asian trading following news that...
*Dollar falls vs yen, Swiss franc; Canada dlr, Mexico peso fall. TOKYO, March 7- Global stocks and the dollar slumped on Wednesday after a key advocate for free trade in the White House announced his resignation, fanning fears President Donald Trump would go ahead with tariffs and risk a trade war. White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, seen as a bulwark against...
The peso pared losses against the U.S. dollar after the White House said tariffs might allow exemptions for Canadian and Mexican producers.
*Dollar falls vs yen, Swiss franc; Canada dlr, Mexico peso fall. TOKYO, March 7- U.S. stock futures and the dollar slumped on Wednesday after a key advocate for free trade in the White House announced his resignation, fanning fears President Donald Trump would go ahead with tariffs and risk a trade war. White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, seen as a bulwark against...
TOKYO, March 7- The dollar fell against the safe-haven yen and the Swiss franc on Wednesday as top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, an ex- Wall Street banker seen as a bulwark against protectionist forces within the Trump administration, is resigning. The dollar fell 0.4 percent to 105.65 yen, edging near its 16- month low of 105.24 touched on Friday.
The dollar slipped to a one-week low after an agreement between North and South Korea to hold direct talks.
The euro edged higher on Monday after a short-lived sell-off tied to Italy's inconclusive weekend election.
The U.S. dollar fell against most currencies on Friday, dropping to its lowest in more than two years against the yen.
ZURICH, March 2- LafargeHolcim aims to grow faster than the overall market and cut costs under a five-year plan set out by the new chief executive of the world's biggest cement maker on Friday. The strategy was launched as LafargeHolcim reported a 3.1 billion Swiss franc net loss during its fourth quarter, hit by a 3.8 billion-franc impairment charge as CEO Jan...
The dollar fell on fears of a trade war after Trump said the U.S. would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum.