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  • The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Friday in wake of continued political uncertainty.

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    The dollar rose but was volatile as rumors swirled about the possible resignation of Gary Cohn.

  • The dollar fell on Wednesday after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting.

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    The dollar rose to its highest level against a basket of major currencies in nearly three weeks.

  • *Europe shares follow Asia high; Wall St futures also up. LONDON, Aug 15- Shares rose on Tuesday, while the Japanese yen, Swiss franc and gold all dropped after North Korea's leader signalled he would delay plans to fire a missile towards Guam, easing tensions and prompting investors to buy riskier assets. European shares followed Asian bourses higher, having...

  • LONDON, Aug 15- Gains against the yen and the Swiss franc led a broad rise in the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, helped by an easing of the tensions around North Korea that drove capital towards Switzerland and Japan last week. The yen and the franc had both surged as Washington and Pyongyang ramped up military threats following the imposition of new sanctions on the...

  • The dollar rose as traders unwound bearish bets against the U.S. currency in the wake of increasing tensions with North Korea.

  • LONDON, Aug 14- The Swiss franc posted its biggest daily drop against the U.S. dollar in nearly three weeks on Monday as investor concern over geopolitical risks eased and Japan posted solid economic data. "Some investors had gone very short on risk last week on the geopolitical events and there is some short covering," Neil Jones, head of FX sales at Mizuho Bank in...

  • The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Friday, after data showed U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in July.

  • President Trump steps up rhetoric on North Korea. LONDON, Aug 11- The damage inflicted on world stocks this week by the escalating war of words over North Korea topped $1 trillion on Friday, as investors again took cover in the yen, the Swiss franc, gold and government bonds. Now installed in the White House, Trump issued a new warning to Pyongyang on Friday, tweeting: "...

  • President Trump steps up rhetoric on North Korea. LONDON, Aug 11- The damage inflicted on world stocks this week by the escalating war of words over North Korea topped $1 trillion on Friday, as investors again took cover in the yen, the Swiss franc, gold and government bonds. Now installed in the White House, Trump issued a new warning to Pyongyang on Thursday that his...

  • President Trump steps up rhetoric on North Korea. LONDON, Aug 11- World stocks tumbled for a fourth day and were on course for their worst week since November, as the escalating war of words over North Korea drove investors on Friday toward the yen, the Swiss franc and gold. President Donald Trump issued a new verbal warning to Pyongyang on Thursday, saying that his...

  • President Trump steps up rhetoric on North Korea. SINGAPORE, Aug 11- Asian equity markets extended a global slide on Friday as tensions ramped up between the United States and North Korea, sending investors fleeing to less risky assets such the yen, the Swiss franc and U.S. "What has changed this time is that the scary threats and war of words between the U.S. and North...

  • The U.S. dollar slipped to an eight-week low against the Japanese yen on Thursday.

  • LONDON, Aug 10- World stocks fell for a third day on Thursday and investors moved again into the Swiss franc, yen and gold, prompted by the war of words between the United States and North Korea. Markets saw a tentative recovery in risk appetite in overnight U.S. and early Asian trading, but anxiety mounted again as Asian stocks fell back and London, Frankfurt and Paris...

  • LONDON, Aug 10- The dollar rose against a trade-weighted basket of currencies on Thursday as investors consolidated positions with the low-yielding Swiss franc and Japanese yen supported amid deepending anxiety over tensions between the United States and North Korea. President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it...

  • LONDON, Aug 10- The dollar rose against a trade-weighted basket of currencies on Thursday as investors consolidated positions with the low-yielding Swiss franc and Japanese yen supported amid deepending anxiety over tensions between the United States and North Korea. President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it...

  • LONDON, Aug 10- The dollar rose against a trade-weighted basket of currencies on Thursday as investors consolidated positions with the low-yielding Swiss franc and Japanese yen supported amid deepending anxiety over tensions between the United States and North Korea. President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it...

  • LONDON, Aug 10- The dollar rose against a trade-weighted basket of currencies on Thursday as investors consolidated positions with the low-yielding Swiss franc and Japanese yen supported amid deepending anxiety over tensions between the United States and North Korea. President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 10- The Swiss franc caught its breath against the dollar on Thursday after a sharp rally the previous session, but still held on to much of those hefty gains amid deepening anxiety over the war of words between the United States and North Korea. President Donald Trump warned North Korea earlier this week that it would face "fire and fury" if it...