Dollar crumbles to new lows vs euro, yen on rate cut bets

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 10:03 GMT

The U.S. dollar fell to a three-month low against the euro and dropped to its weakest against the Japanese yen since early January.

Australia dollar struggles after RBA caution, other currencies tread water

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - 09:44 GMT

The Australian dollar was the surprise loser after Australia’s central bank left the door ajar for a possible cut in interest rates.

Aussie leads recovery as hopes for accommodative Fed knock the dollar

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 09:32 GMT

The euro was also a beneficiary from the weaker dollar, adding 0.2 percent to $1.1347.

Dollar struggles before Fed minutes; yuan hits three-week high

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 10:06 GMT

In offshore markets, the yuan rose 0.4 percent to as strong as 6.7195, its best level since Feb. 1.

Euro dips as dreary economy weighs, Brexit vote bolsters pound

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 09:56 GMT

Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced the vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray just 10 weeks before it is due to leave.

Aussie dollar, yuan sink on China export slump

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 09:44 GMT

The data took its toll on the Australian dollar and New Zealand dollar, which both fell more than 0.4 percent.

Dollar holds most of its gains after Wall Street rally pushes yields higher

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 - 10:00 GMT

In a sharp bounce from bear market territory, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rocketed more than 1,000 points for the first time on Wednesday, while U.S. 10-year yields rallied around 8 basis points to end at 2.8 percent.

Dollar slips to four-month low vs. yen amid turmoil in Washington

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 - 09:52 GMT

The dollar fell 0.39 percent to 110.00 yen, its lowest level since late August and is set to fall for an eighth straight session against the Japanese currency, with London and New York shut for Christmas.

Euro rises as dollar wilts before expected Fed caution

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 09:24 GMT

The prospect of a “dovish rate hike” is keeping the dollar - this year’s best performing major currency - in check.

Dollar, yen lifted as Huawei CFO arrest triggers trade concerns

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 09:33 GMT

The dollar has been under pressure recently over concern about a possible U.S. recession and an inversion in part of the Treasury yield curve.

Yen gains as geopolitical tension weighs on currency markets

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 - 09:57 GMT

“I don’t think it’s a huge political risk, but it does tell you that political risks in Europe are not going away,” said Alvin Tan, a currencies analyst at Societe Generale.

Dollar flat before Fed meeting; investors eye outlook

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 08:42 GMT

The U.S. currency slipped against the Japanese yen, the Australian dollar and the New Zealand dollar.

Dollar stuck near seven-week low as trade war worries fade

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 09:05 GMT

Traders also noted that U.S. macro economic data has remained strong so far despite trade disputes since early this year.

Dollar at two-month highs against yen on trade war relief

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Against the yen, the dollar rose to its highest since July 20 at 112.42 yen after the Bank of Japan left interest rates unchanged.

Dollar edges higher on escalating global trade tensions

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 08:34 GMT

Trump on Friday had notified Congress of his intent to sign a bilateral deal with Mexico after talks between Washington and Ottawa soured.

Dollar mired near one-month low on trade deal; pound struggles

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 08:43 GMT

Against a basket of its rivals, the dollar hit its lowest level since Aug. 2 at 94.68 in early Asian trades before consolidating its losses.

Yen edges up ahead of U.S.-Japan trade talks, dovish RBNZ knocks down kiwi

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 - 08:42 GMT

Elsewhere in the currency market, the New Zealand dollar slid as its central bank staked out a dovish policy.

Bumper U.S. earnings, China stimulus hopes keep world shares at one-week high

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 09:22 GMT

U.S. equities now stand less than half a percent off record highs hit in January, testifying to the strength of the world’s biggest economy and corporate sector.

Dollar rallies on renewed trade war worries and upbeat Fed

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 08:46 GMT

The euro fell to a one-week low as the dollar gained in early European trading.

Asian shares struggle as trade worries offset gains from Wall Street earnings

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 08:43 GMT

The dollar was off a three-week high as investors cashed in on gains the currency made after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s two-day testimony reinforced a strong economic outlook.