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Dollar slides amid U.S. federal government shutdown

Dollar slides amid U.S. federal government shutdown

The dollar inched lower on Monday amid shutdown of the U.S. federal government after U.S. Senate failed to agree on a spending bill. 


Dollar dips to lowest level since 2014 heading for worst week in 2 years
Dollar dips to lowest level since 2014 heading for worst week in 2 years

The dollar slumped to its nadir levels in more than three years versus a basket of its major peers on Friday, on course for its largest weekly...

Asian stocks climb for fifth straight day
Asian stocks climb for fifth straight day

Asian stocks advanced for a fifth consecutive day on Friday as investors became more confident after a sharp sell-off last week. 

Wall Street rises for fourth consecutive day
Wall Street rises for fourth consecutive day

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as financial and tech sectors led the surge despite strong consumer-inflation reading. 

Dollar touches 15-month low against yen as selling continues
Dollar touches 15-month low against yen as selling continues

The dollar continued to fall versus the yen and scaled a fresh 15-month trough on Thursday, with traders betting on further near-term decline in...

Asian stock markets shrug off rising U.S. inflation
Asian stock markets shrug off rising U.S. inflation

Asian shares gained on Thursday after Wall Street advanced despite strong U.S. inflation data, which could lead to more aggressive Fed's...

Asian stocks close mixed in cautious trade
Asian stocks close mixed in cautious trade

Asian stocks ended mixed on Wednesday as markets have calmed down after a recent sell-off and local factors have come to the fore. 

Dollar falls as investors remain cautious ahead of U.S. inflation data
Dollar falls as investors remain cautious ahead of U.S. inflation data

The dollar touched a 15-month trough versus the yen and dropped against the euro for the fourth day in a row on Wednesday, with traders cautious...

U.S. stocks slide before data on inflation
U.S. stocks slide before data on inflation

U.S. stocks lost near a third of a percent in early trading on Tuesday, sliding for the first time in three days as caution rose in ahead of fresh...

Dollar pulls back as global stocks become stable
Dollar pulls back as global stocks become stable

The dollar slipped on Tuesday as global equities extended recovery after their last week’s sharp fall, fueling risk appetite. 

Asian shares extend recovery boosted by global rebound
Asian shares extend recovery boosted by global rebound

Asian shares recovered from two-month trough on Tuesday, boosted by Wall Street’s extended recovery from last week’s sharp drop,...

Dow Jones gains 1 percent at open
Dow Jones gains 1 percent at open

U.S. stocks advanced in morning trade on Monday with technology and financial sectors leading the rise, as they try to recover from their the...

Yen steady but below five-month high vs greenback
Yen steady but below five-month high vs greenback

The yen crept higher against the dollar on Monday, but remained below a five-month peak as a recovery in U.S. stocks late last week eased demand...

Asian shares rebound after their worst week since 2011
Asian shares rebound after their worst week since 2011

Asian stocks climbed in early trading on Monday, although traders remain cautious amid risks from rising U.S. inflation after last week’s...

Yen climb to four-month peak against dollar as global stocks drop
Yen climb to four-month peak against dollar as global stocks drop

The yen jumped to an almost four-month peak versus the dollar on Friday as investors sought a safe haven amid a fall in global stock markets. 

U.S. stocks fall 10 percent from their January peak
U.S. stocks fall 10 percent from their January peak

Wall Street dropped near 4 percent on Thursday in another volatile session amid jump up in benchmark U.S. 10-year yields and rising worries about...

Asian stocks hit by sell-off in global equities
Asian stocks hit by sell-off in global equities

Asian stocks slumped on Friday, with Chinese shares on course for their worst session in two years, as concerns over higher U.S. interest rates...

U.S. stocks open mixed as volatility risks ease
U.S. stocks open mixed as volatility risks ease

U.S. stock benchmarks were mixed in early trading on Thursday, with investors focused on rising inflation and bond yields and a relatively strong...

Dollar extends gains as euro slides
Dollar extends gains as euro slides

The dollar traded above its recent lows versus main counterparts on Thursday but capped by worries over recent pressure on global equity...

Asian stocks wobble near six-week low
Asian stocks wobble near six-week low

Asian stocks fluctuated near six-week trough on Thursday as investors assessed a big selloff in equities in the past few sessions. 

U.S. stocks decline at open, Dow Jones losses 120 points
U.S. stocks decline at open, Dow Jones losses 120 points

U.S. stocks dipped in early trading on Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding over 120 points underlining a new regime of highly...

Dollar falls against yen as stocks trim gains
Dollar falls against yen as stocks trim gains

The dollar slumped versus the yen on Wednesday as the rebound in global equities cooled by midday and weighed on investors' risk appetite. 

U.S. stocks back in positive territory in volatile trading
U.S. stocks back in positive territory in volatile trading

Wall Street stopped its death run on Tuesday rebounding roughly 2 percent after the largest one-day selloff in more than six years. 

Asian equities rebound as global sell off eases
Asian equities rebound as global sell off eases

Asian stocks pared some of their earlier gains on Wednesday following a late recovery on Wall Street. 

U.S. stock indexes on course for third straight day of losses
U.S. stock indexes on course for third straight day of losses

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was 2 percent lower in early trading on Tuesday after two sessions of huge declines that have ruined faith in the...

Dollar holds steady as investors run to safety amid shares sell-off
Dollar holds steady as investors run to safety amid shares sell-off

The dollar was firm on Tuesday as investors turned their attention to the relative safety of the greenback amid global equities sell off. 

Asian stocks slump, extending global selloff
Asian stocks slump, extending global selloff

Asian shares slipped for a second straight day as a fall in global equities deepened. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares dipped...

Dow posts biggest single-day point fall in history
Dow posts biggest single-day point fall in history

Wall Street tumbled in extremely volatile trading on Monday, with both the S&P 500 and Dow Industrials indexes falling more than 4.0 percent,...

Wall Street falls at open following Asia and Europe
Wall Street falls at open following Asia and Europe

U.S. stocks slumped sharply in morning trade on Monday as rising bond yields extended the selloff in world stocks and hints of inflation...

Dollar firms on robust U.S. jobs data
Dollar firms on robust U.S. jobs data

The dollar firmed on Monday after positive U.S. employment figures, which boosted bond yields on the prospects of rising inflation. 

Asian shares retreat after Wall Street’s Friday decline
Asian shares retreat after Wall Street’s Friday decline

Asian shares dropped on Monday following Friday’s heavy selloff in Europe and the U.S. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

Dollar set for weekly decline
Dollar set for weekly decline

The greenback slid versus a basket of major currencies on Friday and was on course for a weekly drop as traders focused on robust eurozone's...

Asian shares dip on disappointing U.S. corporate earnings
Asian shares dip on disappointing U.S. corporate earnings

Asian equities fell on Friday amid drop in technology stocks as investors were disappointed in tech companies' quarterly financial...

U.S. stocks kick off downbeat start to February
U.S. stocks kick off downbeat start to February

U.S. stocks dipped in early trading on Thursday, dragged down by disappointing earnings and after the Federal Reserve raised its inflation...

U.S. stock markets book strong monthly gains
U.S. stock markets book strong monthly gains

U.S. main stock indexes finished in positive territory on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve did not weaken expectations of the rates increase in...

Dollar climbs on hawkish Fed’s message
Dollar climbs on hawkish Fed’s message

The dollar strengthened versus a basket of its main rivals on Thursday after the Federal Reserve confirmed its confidence about inflation and...

Asian stocks recover on strong outlook for growth
Asian stocks recover on strong outlook for growth

Asian stocks rose slightly on Thursday, bouncing back from a three day sell-off earlier this week.

Dow Jones jumps 200 points as shares of Boeing gain
Dow Jones jumps 200 points as shares of Boeing gain

U.S. main stock indexes edged higher in morning trade on Wednesday, pushing the Dow Jones on course to recover after a strong two-day...

Dollar fluctuates ahead of Fed's meeting
Dollar fluctuates ahead of Fed's meeting

The dollar extended decline on Wednesday, sliding to 2-1/2-year trough against the yuan, before the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. 

Asian shares on track for best month in almost two years
Asian shares on track for best month in almost two years

Asian shares firmed on Wednesday as traders continued to assess the recent run-up in bond yields. 

Dow lost 250 points at open
Dow lost 250 points at open

Wall Street inched down for a second day in a row in early trading on Tuesday, with the Dow slumped about 250 points, dragged down by a rise in...

Dollar inches up after Monday’s fall
Dollar inches up after Monday’s fall

The dollar edged higher on Monday as U.S. bond yields rose to almost four-year peak. 

Asian shares slide from record peak
Asian shares slide from record peak

Asian shares pulled back from record peak on Tuesday amid a selloff in Apple shares and as government bonds slumped. 

Dollar pulls back on Trump’s comments
Dollar pulls back on Trump’s comments

The dollar rebounded on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said the greenback is going to get stronger. 

Asian shares gain for 11th consecutive day
Asian shares gain for 11th consecutive day

Asian shares continued their surge to the 11th session on Friday, while traders assessed the influence of the dollar’s fluctuations on...

U.S. stocks rise on wave of solid earnings
U.S. stocks rise on wave of solid earnings

U.S. stocks inched up in morning trading on Thursday, supported by strong earnings reports and a fall in the dollar after the ECB’s news...

Dollar declines to three-year trough
Dollar declines to three-year trough

The dollar index broke below the 90-level on Thursday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin welcomed a weaker currency in Davos. 

U.S. stocks extend solid start to year
U.S. stocks extend solid start to year

U.S. main stock indexes traded in record territory on Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising more than 100 points, boosted by...

Dollar extends decline
Dollar extends decline

The U.S. dollar dipped to three-year trough on Wednesday as speculative selling contunued. 

U.S. stocks gain on solid earnings
U.S. stocks gain on solid earnings

U.S. stocks were mixed in early trading on Tuesday as strong corporate earnings offset worries of the potential influence of President Donald...

Yen dips as BOJ maintains its policy
Yen dips as BOJ maintains its policy

The yen slumped on Tuesday after comments from the Bank of Japan, while the dollar bounced back after the U.S. government’s shutdown ended.

Asian shares touch record highs, U.S. government shutdown ends
Asian shares touch record highs, U.S. government shutdown ends

Asian shares gained on Tuesday following continued records in the U.S. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares leaped 0.9 percent to a...

Dow slips, government shutdown weighs on markets
Dow slips, government shutdown weighs on markets

The S&P and the Nasdaq rose modestly in early trading on Monday, while decline in industrial stocks such as General Electric and Boeing as...

Asian shares resilient amid third day of U.S. government shutdown
Asian shares resilient amid third day of U.S. government shutdown

Asian stocks were mixed on Monday as investors assessed economic impact of the U.S. federal government shutdown. 

Wall Street opens slightly higher, potential government shutdown in focus
Wall Street opens slightly higher, potential government shutdown in focus

U.S. major stock indexes edged higher on Friday, led by gains in Amazon and Nike, while investors ignored concerns over possible U.S. government...

Dollar index inches down to four-month low
Dollar index inches down to four-month low

The dollar index slipped for a second straight day, edging down to a four-month trough amid concerns over a possible U.S. government shutdown due...

Asian shares gain on solid China growth
Asian shares gain on solid China growth

Asian shares shrugged off Wall Street's decline and inched up to record peak on Friday amid better-than-expected China’s growth data.

Wall Street opens in break-even territory
Wall Street opens in break-even territory

U.S. main stock indexes opened virtually flat on Thursday, supported by optimism over the economic growth and corporate earnings. 

Dollar pulls back as euro slides
Dollar pulls back as euro slides

The dollar retreated from three-year trough on Thursday as comments by European Central Bank policymakers paused the European single currency...

Asian shares reach record peak following Wall St. rise
Asian shares reach record peak following Wall St. rise

Asian shares scaled record peak on Thursday, with a rally by Wall Street underpinned bullish investor sentiment. 

U.S. stocks inch up, tech stocks among leaders
U.S. stocks inch up, tech stocks among leaders

U.S. stocks rose modestly in early trading on Wednesday, boosted by gains in technology sector as Microsoft and IBM are among the best...


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