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Dollar pulls back though set to strengthen further

Dollar pulls back though set to strengthen further

The U.S. dollar retreated from a 16-month peak on Wednesday as traders took profits amid surge in the euro and the pound.


November 14, 2018
Asian shares post modest losses on concerns about growth
Asian shares post modest losses on concerns about growth

Asian shares seesawed on Wednesday as anxiety about a slowdown in the global economy rose and crude prices fell overnight, posting their 12th...

November 13, 2018
Wall Street battered by downbeat iPhone sales data
Wall Street battered by downbeat iPhone sales data

U.S. tech giant’s stocks fell 5% on Monday, with the country’s markets following, while it cut the firm’s value by $40 bln.

Dollar stays at 16-month peak
Dollar stays at 16-month peak

The dollar traded not far off a 16-month peak against a basket of its major rivals on Tuesday, enjoying save-haven flows boosted by political...

Asian markets see volatile trading after tech-led slump on Wall Street
Asian markets see volatile trading after tech-led slump on Wall Street

Asian stocks erased declines on Tuesday on hopes for progress in the Sino-U.S. tariff dispute, despite overnight's rout, led by tech sector, on...

November 12, 2018
U.S. stocks trade solidly lower early Monday
U.S. stocks trade solidly lower early Monday

The major U.S. stock indexes dropped for a third session on Monday, as a fall in Apple Inc shares amid sluggish outlooks from two of its suppliers...

Dollar touches 16-month peak; Fed's interest rate hike in focus
Dollar touches 16-month peak; Fed's interest rate hike in focus

The dollar jumped to a 16-month peak on Monday as traders awaited a Federal Reserve interest rate hike in December, while worries over political...

November 9, 2018
Dollar holds gains on hawkish Fed
Dollar holds gains on hawkish Fed

The dollar climbed against its major rivals on Friday as the U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates unchanged but confirmed its monetary...

Asian shares largely fall as Fed confirms further interest-rate hikes
Asian shares largely fall as Fed confirms further interest-rate hikes

Asian shares retreated from a one-month peak on Friday as the U.S. Federal Reserve reinforced expectations of another interest rate hike in...

November 8, 2018
Dollar rebounds as investors cheer elections results
Dollar rebounds as investors cheer elections results

The dollar bounced back and crept up from 2-1/2-week trough on Thursday as a knee-jerk reaction to the U.S. midterm election results faded.

Asian shares post strong gains, tracking U.S. Session
Asian shares post strong gains, tracking U.S. Session

Asian shares touched a one-month high on Thursday, following a Wall Street rally as investors digested results of the U.S. midterm elections.

November 7, 2018
Dollar retreats vs major peers, Democrats on track to win elections
Dollar retreats vs major peers, Democrats on track to win elections

The dollar declined against the euro and yen on Wednesday as investors digested U.S. midterm election results for early insights into the prospect...

Asian stocks surrender gains amid U.S. midterm election result
Asian stocks surrender gains amid U.S. midterm election result

Asian stocks traded mixed on Wednesday after U.S. Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections, which means...

November 6, 2018
Dollar steady as investors await U.S. elections
Dollar steady as investors await U.S. elections

The dollar remained within the tight ranges versus its major peers on Tuesday as investors were cautious before U.S. midterm elections due later in...

Asian stocks struggle, all eyes on U.S. Elections
Asian stocks struggle, all eyes on U.S. Elections

Asian stocks fluctuated on Tuesday with risk sentiment limited before the U.S. midterm elections, seen as a referendum on the policies of President...

November 5, 2018
Dollar stable, all eyes on Fed's meeting due this week
Dollar stable, all eyes on Fed's meeting due this week

The dollar was firm versus most of its major counterparts on Monday, underpinned by anticipations of tighter Fed's monetary policy.

Asian shares trade on down note as optimism ebb
Asian shares trade on down note as optimism ebb

Asian shares retreated on Monday as concerns over faster rate increases in the U.S. and uncertainty around the China-U.S. trade dispute held back...

November 2, 2018
Dollar eases off as risk sentiment improves
Dollar eases off as risk sentiment improves

The dollar index .DXY was stable against a basket of its major rivals on Friday before U.S. employment data, after retreating from 16-month peak in...

Asian shares head for largest weekly rally since April 2016
Asian shares head for largest weekly rally since April 2016

Asian stocks jumped to three-week peak on Friday as trade tensions eased on prospects of upcoming trade negotiations between China and the U.S.

November 1, 2018
Dollar retreats from recent peak
Dollar retreats from recent peak

The rally in British pound pushed the dollar off its recent high on Thursday. The dollar index .DXY sank 0.27 percent to 96.867.

Asian shares begin new month with widespread gains
Asian shares begin new month with widespread gains

Asian stocks kicked off November in a positive territory, following strong session on Wall Street.

October 31, 2018
Dollar surges to 16-month high, yen slides as BOJ keeps monetary policy
Dollar surges to 16-month high, yen slides as BOJ keeps monetary policy

The Japanese yen dipped versus the dollar on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan signaled it was in no rush to wind off its massive stimulus, while...

Asian shares gain at end of worst month in more than six years
Asian shares gain at end of worst month in more than six years

Asian shares crept up from 20-month trough on Wednesday amid promises by China to underpin its markets, but investor sentiment remained cautious...

October 30, 2018
Trade war concerns support dollar
Trade war concerns support dollar

The dollar headed towards 2 1/2-month peak on Tuesday, underpinned by ongoing concerns over deepening Sino-U.S. trade dispute.

Asian stocks rebound though trade war concerns persist
Asian stocks rebound though trade war concerns persist

Asian stocks erased earlier declines on Tuesday as China’s securities regulator promised to enhance market liquidity although anxiety...

October 29, 2018
Dollar remains firm near 10-week peak amid cautious global sentiment
Dollar remains firm near 10-week peak amid cautious global sentiment

The dollar inched up versus a basket of its major peers on Monday, near a 10-week peak touched after data showed U.S. economic growth slowed less...

Asian shares resume decline as China's economy stalls
Asian shares resume decline as China's economy stalls

Concerns over a slowdown in China’s economy hit Asian markets on Monday with U.S. stock futures and Chinese shares dipping into red as...

October 26, 2018
Dollar moves towards 10-week peak, U.S. GDP data in focus
Dollar moves towards 10-week peak, U.S. GDP data in focus

The dollar crept to a 10-week top on Friday as traders awaited fresh U.S. economic numbers to assess economy's state.

Asian shares remain in red for week
Asian shares remain in red for week

Asian stocks dropped on Friday, after a volatile week as concerns over corporate earnings added to fears about global trade issues and state of...

October 25, 2018
Asian stocks tumble after sharp Wall Street selloff
Asian stocks tumble after sharp Wall Street selloff

Asian stocks dipped on Thursday following the biggest daily decline on Wall Street since 2011 due to an equities rout, that wiped out all gains for...

Dow and S&P 500 turn negative for 2018
Dow and S&P 500 turn negative for 2018

Wall Street extended its decline on Wednesday, with the Nasdaq falling into correction territory and the Dow and the S&P 500’s erasing...

October 24, 2018
Dow Jones edges up on upbeat results from Boeing
Dow Jones edges up on upbeat results from Boeing

The Dow Jones gained on Wednesday after Boeing raised its profit outlook, bringing some relief, but cautious forecasts from other China-reliant...

Asian shares creep up, China leads turnaround
Asian shares creep up, China leads turnaround

Asian shares moved up on Wednesday as a turnaround in China's markets improved sentiment despite Wall Street’s overnight declines, while...

October 23, 2018
U.S. stocks fall at open on weak earnings
U.S. stocks fall at open on weak earnings

U.S. stocks slumped sharply at the opening bell on Tuesday as weak earnings from industrial giants Caterpillar and 3M lined up with with worries...

Asian stocks decline as sell-off resumes
Asian stocks decline as sell-off resumes

Asian stocks slumped on Tuesday following weak session on Wall Street, while a batch of negative factors from pressure on Saudi Arabia to worries...

October 22, 2018
U.S. stocks drop on disappointing earnings
U.S. stocks drop on disappointing earnings

Wall Street slipped on Monday as early support from a surge in China disappeared, with lower crude prices and weak earnings signals from companies...

Chinese stocks lead Asia higher
Chinese stocks lead Asia higher

Asian shares inched higher on Monday as the pledge of more stimulus from China’s top finance officials supported Chinese stocks for a second...

October 19, 2018
Asian stocks bounce back despite weak China's GDP numbers
Asian stocks bounce back despite weak China's GDP numbers

Asian shares reversed early declines on Friday as China equities rebounded after government steps to support market confidence following figures...

October 18, 2018
U.S. stocks dip at opening bell, reacting to hawkish Fed
U.S. stocks dip at opening bell, reacting to hawkish Fed

Wall Street slipped in early trading on Thursday as some industrials posted weak results, while the Federal Reserve’s minutes showed...

Dollar stronger on Fed outlook, Aussie rises on solid jobs numbers
Dollar stronger on Fed outlook, Aussie rises on solid jobs numbers

The dollar was steady versus major currencies on Thursday after minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting showed policymakers...

Asian shares retreat after Federal Reserve minutes
Asian shares retreat after Federal Reserve minutes

China’s main stock gauge slumped to four-year trough and pushed Asian shares lower on Thursday, as renewed worries of a deepened economic...

October 17, 2018
Dollar rises following U.S. stocks rebound
Dollar rises following U.S. stocks rebound

The dollar firmed versus most major counterparts on Wednesday, while the yen slid as strong Wall Street earnings reports eased investors'...

Asian shares track Wall Street’s gains
Asian shares track Wall Street’s gains

Asian stocks recovered on Wednesday after strong U.S. corporate results triggered a rebound on Wall Street and supported emerging market stocks and...


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