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Dollar firms on growing concerns caused by trade dispute

Dollar firms on growing concerns caused by trade dispute

The U.S. currency on the rise today with investors awaiting another move in the continuing U.S.-China tariff war.


September 13, 2018
Dollar pares decline as trade talks hopes revive
Dollar pares decline as trade talks hopes revive

The dollar's rise was limited while China's yuan gained on Thursday after news that President Trump administration was seeking a new round...

September 12, 2018
U.S. stocks steady, new big catalyst for trading in focus
U.S. stocks steady, new big catalyst for trading in focus

The major U.S. stocks indexes opened unchanged on Wednesday as a surge in energy sector helped offset declines in tech stocks, which hit the Nasdaq.

Dollar slides amid NAFTA talks
Dollar slides amid NAFTA talks

The dollar dropped on Wednesday as media reported Canada was ready to make a concession to the U.S. to find a solution in their negotiations over...

Asian shares drop to 14-month trough as trade worries persist
Asian shares drop to 14-month trough as trade worries persist

Asian shares dipped to 14-month weak point on Wednesday with investor confidence cooled by the recent statements in an escalating U.S.-China trade...

September 11, 2018
U.S. stocks open lower on simmering trade fears
U.S. stocks open lower on simmering trade fears

Wall Street dipped at the opening bell on Tuesday, dragged down by concerns over the deepening trade row between the world's two biggest...

Asian stocks can't shrug off trade-war front
Asian stocks can't shrug off trade-war front

Asian stocks tried to avoid a ninth consecutive session of declines on Tuesday as the fresh developments on the Sino-U.S. trade row hit...

September 10, 2018
Dollar inches up as trade war keep investors cautious
Dollar inches up as trade war keep investors cautious

The dollar advanced versus a basket of major currencies on Monday due to solid U.S. August employment data and amid concerns over of a potentially...

Asian shares lower on Trump’s threat to escalate trade war
Asian shares lower on Trump’s threat to escalate trade war

Asian stocks traded in the red in morning deals on Monday, fluctuating for the eighth consecutive session after President Donald Trump urged...

September 5, 2018
Dollar rises for fifth session
Dollar rises for fifth session

The dollar leaped on Wednesday on rising worries that U.S. will slap tariffs on $200 bn of Chinese goods by the end of the week.

Asian stocks post broad declines amid EM turmoil
Asian stocks post broad declines amid EM turmoil

Asian stocks dropped on Wednesday as extended pressure in many emerging markets and persisting worries over global trade war limited...

September 4, 2018
Dollar steady as trade war worries hurt other major currencies
Dollar steady as trade war worries hurt other major currencies

The dollar gained on Tuesday, climbing more than a quarter of a percent versus its counterparts, as worries over a possible escalation in trade row...

Asian stocks climb, though trade concerns persist
Asian stocks climb, though trade concerns persist

Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday, with markets erasing earlier declines, but traders remained cautious as the Sino-U.S. trade row is expected to...

September 3, 2018
Dollar inches up as global trade tensions rise
Dollar inches up as global trade tensions rise

The dollar firmed on Monday on concerns of an extended China-U.S. trade war and after the U.S. and Canada ended tough trade talks without an...

Asian shares slide amid turmoil in some emerging markets
Asian shares slide amid turmoil in some emerging markets

Asian shares fell for the third straight session on Monday, affected by concerns over deepening escalation of the U.S-China trade war and...

August 31, 2018
Dollar adds slightly due to trade war
Dollar adds slightly due to trade war

The U.S. dollar gained versus major currencies today, underpinned by the recent events in the trade conflict between the U.S. and China that damped...

August 30, 2018
Asian shares retreat amid simmering trade issues
Asian shares retreat amid simmering trade issues

Asian shares erased earlier gains and dropped on Thursday, with investors remained anxious over the China-U.S. trade dispute and NAFTA negotiations.

August 29, 2018
Dollar steady as traders await developments on trade policies
Dollar steady as traders await developments on trade policies

The dollar climbed slightly on Wednesday after sliding to a four-week trough overnight, but optimism over a U.S-Mexico trade agreement was dimmed...

Asian shares struggle for direction, trade policies in focus
Asian shares struggle for direction, trade policies in focus

Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday as investors digested fresh U.S.-Mexico trade agreement and awaited deadline on tariffs with China.

August 24, 2018
Dollar steady ahead of central bankers meeting
Dollar steady ahead of central bankers meeting

The dollar was stable in morning deals on Friday after U.S. and Chinese officials ended two days of trade negotiations with no positive moves.

Asian shares dip as U.S.-China talks end with no apparent progress
Asian shares dip as U.S.-China talks end with no apparent progress

Asian shares slumped on Friday after U.S.-China trade negotiations produced no breakthrough and investors turned their attention to a speech by the...

August 23, 2018
U.S. stocks open flat, all eyes on Jackson Hole meeting
U.S. stocks open flat, all eyes on Jackson Hole meeting

U.S. stocks were virtually unchanged in early trading on Thursday as investors assessed the Fed monetary policy minutes and new tariffs came into...

Dollar rises, Fed minutes confirm September rate hike
Dollar rises, Fed minutes confirm September rate hike

The dollar gained on Thursday as traders bet on the greenback amid political crisis in Australia and after the minutes of the U.S. central bank...

Asian stocks drop as new U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports kicks in
Asian stocks drop as new U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports kicks in

Asian stocks fell on Thursday as the U.S. imposed a second round of tariffs on $16bn of Chinese products, while China said it will file complaints...

August 22, 2018
S&P 500 to hit longest rally ever mark
S&P 500 to hit longest rally ever mark

The S&P 500, the index that monitors 500 of the largest U.S. firms, heads for an unprecedented record. At the end of session it is going to log...

Dollar steady ahead of U.S.-China trade talks
Dollar steady ahead of U.S.-China trade talks

The dollar fluctuated on Wednesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on Fed's monetary policy have weighed on the currency and...

Asian shares continue their winning ways
Asian shares continue their winning ways

Asian shares edged up on Wednesday, with markets across region supported by Wall Street’s surged and a record intraday peak for the S&P...

August 21, 2018
U.S. stocks rise on strong earnings, trade hopes
U.S. stocks rise on strong earnings, trade hopes

Wall Street opened in positve territory on Tuesday, buoyed by some solid corporate results and expectations that the upcoming trade negotiations...

Dollar extends decline after comments from Trump
Dollar extends decline after comments from Trump

The dollar slipped versus a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said China and the EU are manipulating their...

Asian shares mixed though trade tensions ease
Asian shares mixed though trade tensions ease

Asian shares edged up on Tuesday, underpinned by expectations China and the U.S. would wind back trade protectionism, though comments from the...

August 20, 2018
Dollar steady before widely anticipated U.S.-China negotiations
Dollar steady before widely anticipated U.S.-China negotiations

The dollar inched up on Monday as widely anticipated talks between China and the United States were in focus, which investors expect will lead to...

Asian stocks edge up on hopes about developments in trade dispute
Asian stocks edge up on hopes about developments in trade dispute

Asian shares moved slightly higher on Monday as traders focused on developments on upcoming Sino-U.S. trade negotiations and the Chinese yuan...

August 17, 2018
Dollar slides as U.S.-China trade talks ease concerns
Dollar slides as U.S.-China trade talks ease concerns

The dollar pulled back from 13-1/2-month peak versus its major peers on Friday as negotiations next week between two largest world economies...

Asian stocks climb on easing trade tension
Asian stocks climb on easing trade tension

Asian stocks advanced in early trading on Friday after China and the U.S. sheduled to hold their first trade negotiations since June late August...

August 16, 2018
U.S. stocks rise on strong earnings
U.S. stocks rise on strong earnings

Wall Street opened higher on Thursday, supported by a batch of impressive earnings reports, a slide in the dollar and after China said it would...

Dollar pulls back from 13-month high as fears of trade war ease
Dollar pulls back from 13-month high as fears of trade war ease

The dollar retreated from a 13-month high on Thursday and EM currencies rebounded on reports that China agreed to hold trade talks with the U.S. in...

Asian stocks recover from sharply early declines
Asian stocks recover from sharply early declines

Asian stocks recovered from one-year trough on Thursday, after China announced new trade negotiations with the U.S. in August, though...

August 15, 2018
Dollar touches fresh 13-month high on extended worries over Turkey
Dollar touches fresh 13-month high on extended worries over Turkey

The dollar reached another 13-month top versus a basket of main currencies on Wednesday as safe-haven demand deepened in concerns over fallout from...

Asian shares dip to one-year trough, despite easing worries over Turkey
Asian shares dip to one-year trough, despite easing worries over Turkey

Asian shares slid to a one-year weak point on Wednesday as bearish China's markets hit investor sentiment already affected by extended...

August 14, 2018
U.S. stocks rise on healthy economy and strong results
U.S. stocks rise on healthy economy and strong results

Wall Street opened higher on Tuesday as strong quarterly reports from a batch of companies underpinned earnings optimism and banking sector...

Asian shares mixed on soft China data and Turkey’s currency crisis
Asian shares mixed on soft China data and Turkey’s currency crisis

Asian stocks struggled to recover on Tuesday as fears from the collapse of the Turkish lira eased, though weaker-than-expected Chinese economic...

August 13, 2018
U.S. stocks open unchanged as tech gains offset Turkey financial crisis
U.S. stocks open unchanged as tech gains offset Turkey financial crisis

U.S. stock indexes were virtually unchanged on Monday as a decline in the Turkish lira that hit shares of major U.S. lenders was offset by a surge...

August 10, 2018
Dollar touches 13-month high amid strained geopolitics
Dollar touches 13-month high amid strained geopolitics

The dollar soared to a 13-month peak versus a basket of its major peers on Friday and the yen also advanced, with investor appetite for risk easing...


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