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  • TOKYO, Sept 22- Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on Friday after North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean and escalated a war of words with U.S. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to start lower amid a chill in risk appetite, forecasting Britain's FTSE to open down 0.3 percent, Germany's DAX to open 0.2...

  • *N.Korea seen considering nuclear test in Pacific Ocean. TOKYO, Sept 22- Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on the mooted possibility of North Korea conducting another hydrogen bomb test, this time in the Pacific Ocean. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said on Friday he believes the North could consider a nuclear test on an "...

  • The dollar weakened against a basket of currencies on Thursday, retreating from a more than two-week peak.

  • The dollar rose broadly Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced it would start to unwind its $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October.

  • *Swiss franc hits lowest vs euro since Jan 2015. NEW YORK, Sept 19- The dollar weakened against a basket of currencies on Tuesday in advance of a Federal Reserve meeting where policymakers are expected to decide on the reduction of the central bank's $4.2 trillion worth of bond holdings. "It's just a restless market before the Fed," said Joe Manimbo, senior market...

  • *Swiss franc hits lowest vs euro since Jan 2015. NEW YORK, Sept 19- The dollar weakened against a basket of currencies on Tuesday in advance of a Federal Reserve meeting where policymakers are expected to decide on the reduction of the central bank's $4.2 trillion worth of bond holdings. At 11:33 a.m., the index that tracks the dollar against six currencies was...

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    The dollar weakened against a basket of currencies on Tuesday in advance of a Federal Reserve meeting.

  • The dollar weakened against a basket of currencies on Tuesday in advance of a Federal Reserve meeting.

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    The dollar weakened against most major currencies on Friday, weighed down by an unexpected decline in U.S. retail sales last month.

  • *The USDA also said private exporters sold another 198,000 tonnes of U.S. soybeans to China. *The yen and the Swiss franc edged higher on Friday after North Korea fired a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean. 0900 Euro zone Eurostat trade Jul 0900 Euro zone Labour costs Q2 1230 U.S.

  • Sept 15- Gold rose on Friday to pull further away from a two-week low, after North Korea fired another missile over Japan, triggering the latest round of safe-haven buying in markets while weighing on the dollar. *The yen and the Swiss franc edged higher on Friday after North Korea fired a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean. *North Korea fired a missile on...

  • Sept 15- Gold rose on Friday to pull further away from a two-week low, after North Korea fired another missile over Japan, triggering the latest round of safe-haven buying in markets while weighing on the dollar. *The yen and the Swiss franc edged higher on Friday after North Korea fired a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean. *North Korea fired a missile on...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 15- The yen and the Swiss franc edged higher on Friday after North Korea fired a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean. As a result, the yen has continued to behave as a safe-haven currency despite Japan's geographical proximity to North Korea. North Korea fired a missile on Friday that flew over Japan's northern Hokkaido far out into the...

  • LONDON, Sept 14- The Swiss franc tumbled against the dollar and the euro on Thursday after Switzerland's central bank softened its language on the currency's valuation, though it stood firm on its ultra-easy monetary policy stance. But the central bank retained its negative interest rates and nudged its inflation forecast higher, indicating it was...

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    The dollar index lost ground on Thursday even though data showed a faster-than-forecast increase in domestic consumer prices in August.

  • ZURICH, Sept 14- Switzerland's central bank tweaked its long-held language about the "significant overvaluation" of the Swiss franc on Thursday as it kept other parts of its ultra-expansive monetary policy on hold. The Swiss National Bank acknowledged the weakening of the franc against the euro in recent weeks, which it said "is helping to reduce, to some extent,...

  • The dollar rose on Wednesday after a report showed U.S. producer prices rebounded in August.

  • The U.S. dollar on Tuesday clung to the previous day's gains, supported by a bounce in Treasury yields and ahead of U.S. inflation data.

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    The dollar rose on Monday, spurred by relief that Irma weakened and North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test over the weekend.

  • The U.S. dollar hit a more than 2-½-year low against a basket of major rivals on Friday.