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Dollar retreats from 11-month peak; sterling firm after BOE meeting

Dollar retreats from 11-month peak; sterling firm after BOE meeting

The dollar fell from an 11-month high versus a basket of major peers on Friday as traders took profits after the currency’s recent rally, while the pound bounced back from a seven-month trough after a slightly hawkish tone from the Bank of England supported the market.


June 22, 2018
Asian stocks touch six-month lows as trade concerns weigh
Asian stocks touch six-month lows as trade concerns weigh

Asian stocks slumped to their weakest level in six months on Friday, affected by deepened trade tensions between the U.S. and China, while crude...

June 21, 2018
Dollar touches 11-month high on rate divergence between major central banks
Dollar touches 11-month high on rate divergence between major central banks

The dollar leaped to a 11-month top and the euro inched sown towards its 2018 lows on Thursday as traders considered an extended phase of monetary...

Global stocks inch up, China pushes Asia lower
Global stocks inch up, China pushes Asia lower

Global shares edged up in main markets on Thursday as a pause in the China-U.S. trade row eased tensions, though Chinese shares failed to rebound,...

June 20, 2018
Dollar firms as trade tensions linger
Dollar firms as trade tensions linger

The dollar was stable versus a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, as risks triggered by worries over a worsening trade relations between the...

Asian shares bounce back in choppy session
Asian shares bounce back in choppy session

Asian shares reversed some early losses in afternoon trade on Wednesday after a choppy morning session, stressing the extending concerns over a...

June 19, 2018
Dow Jones slides, on track for worst day in 8 weeks
Dow Jones slides, on track for worst day in 8 weeks

Wall Street tumbled on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average reversed its rise for the year, as markets were dragged down by a steep...

Dollar tumbles, U.S.-China trade row remains in focus
Dollar tumbles, U.S.-China trade row remains in focus

The dollar dropped versus the safe haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump’s intentions to impose additional...

Asia shares slip to four-month trough amid new round of trade threats
Asia shares slip to four-month trough amid new round of trade threats

Asian equities dipped on Tuesday and Shanghai stocks slumped to almost two-year nadir as U.S. President Donald Trump announced $200 billion in...

June 18, 2018
U.S. stocks dip as U.S.-China trade dispute deepens
U.S. stocks dip as U.S.-China trade dispute deepens

Wall Street slumped in early trading on Monday as a trade tensions between the U.S. and China intensified after Beijing’s response to tariffs...

Dollar steady near seven-month high, though trade worries cap gains
Dollar steady near seven-month high, though trade worries cap gains

The dollar climbed towards a seven-month top on Monday as traders bet the United States and China would avoid a full-fledged trade war, although...

Asian stocks fall on rising protectionist measures
Asian stocks fall on rising protectionist measures

Asian stocks dropped to a 2-1/2 week nadir on Monday as traders assessed the escalation in trade relations between the U.S. and China after both...

June 15, 2018
Asian stocks slip as U.S. readies to impose tariffs on Chinese goods
Asian stocks slip as U.S. readies to impose tariffs on Chinese goods

Asian stocks fluctuated on Friday as traders waited for final list of Chinese goods that the U.S. intends to subject to tariffs.

June 14, 2018
Dollar pulls back into negative territory after Fed's rate hike
Dollar pulls back into negative territory after Fed's rate hike

The dollar retreated from three-week peak versus the yen on Thursday, reversing gains made after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and...

Asian stocks fall after Fed's hawkish tone
Asian stocks fall after Fed's hawkish tone

Asian stocks weakened on Thursday after the Federal Reserve increased interest rates and hinted two more rate hikes later this year, while worries...

June 13, 2018
Wall Street opens higher as investors eye Fed's monetary policy plan
Wall Street opens higher as investors eye Fed's monetary policy plan

Wall Street opened virtually flat on Wednesday as rise in healthcare stocks compensated declines in AT&T, whose $85 billion merger with Time...

Dollar inches up, investors eye Fed's two-day policy meeting
Dollar inches up, investors eye Fed's two-day policy meeting

The dollar traded a three-week peak versus the yen and was stable against the euro on Wednesday, with the U.S. central bank virtually guaranteed to...

Asian shares edge lower, all eyes on Fed
Asian shares edge lower, all eyes on Fed

Asian stocks dropped on Wednesday as traders awaited the second interest rate hike of the year by U.S. Federal Reserve.

June 12, 2018
U.S. stocks mixed amid Federal Reserve meeting
U.S. stocks mixed amid Federal Reserve meeting

U.S. stock-market indexes struggled for direction at the open on Tuesday, with bank stocks rising as the Fed is expected to raise interest rates on...

Dollar enjoys rise on good signals from Trump-Kim summit
Dollar enjoys rise on good signals from Trump-Kim summit

The dollar climbed to almost a three-week peak versus the yen on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held...

Asian markets remain calm after U.S.-North Korea summit
Asian markets remain calm after U.S.-North Korea summit

Asian stocks fluctuated on Tuesday following first ever meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un in...

June 11, 2018
U.S. stocks shrug off G-7 tensions
U.S. stocks shrug off G-7 tensions

U.S. stock indexes were virtually flat on Monday as rise in financial sector offset decline in technology shares, while investors awaited upcoming...

Asia shares edge higher following G-7 meeting
Asia shares edge higher following G-7 meeting

Asian shares reversed early losses and inched up on Monday ahead of Trump-Kim summit Tuesday that traders hope might lead to ending a nuclear...

June 8, 2018
Dollar moves towards three-week low
Dollar moves towards three-week low

The dollar wobbled near a three-week trough versus its counterparts on Friday as U.S. Treasury yields dropped steeply, while the euro extended...

Asian stocks drift lower as markets price risk
Asian stocks drift lower as markets price risk

Asian stocks pulled back from a 2-1/2 month peak on Friday as investors rediscovered how to price risks amid rising expectation on ending of...

June 7, 2018
Asian stocks touch 2-1/2-month peak following surge on Wall Street
Asian stocks touch 2-1/2-month peak following surge on Wall Street

Asian stocks leaped to a fresh 2-1/2-month top on Thursday, underpinned by strong economic fundamentals and expectations of further global economic...

June 6, 2018
Asian shares edge up following Wall Street's gain
Asian shares edge up following Wall Street's gain

Asian shares advanced on Wednesday after tech stocks firmness buoyed Wall Street while worries over Italy’s debt pushed traders to move into...

June 5, 2018
Euro steady as Italy worries ease; dollar rises versus yen
Euro steady as Italy worries ease; dollar rises versus yen

The euro was underpinned by signs of political stability in Italy and the dollar extended its surge versus the yen after a solid U.S. employment...

Asian shares struggle for traction, economic fundamentals in focus
Asian shares struggle for traction, economic fundamentals in focus

Asian shares were stable on Tuesday as traders took a pause after the previous session’s rally, although strong Wall Street's performance...

June 4, 2018
U.S. stocks gain at open on solid jobs data
U.S. stocks gain at open on solid jobs data

U.S. major stock indexes inched higher in early trading on Monday underpinned by gains in tech giants as well as fresh strong employment data which...

Dollar climbs vs yen after solid U.S. jobs data
Dollar climbs vs yen after solid U.S. jobs data

The dollar advanced versus the yen on Monday after the fresh U.S. jobs data, though uncertainty over possible political risks kept the...

Asian stocks rise as U.S. jobs data bolster sentiment
Asian stocks rise as U.S. jobs data bolster sentiment

Asian stocks gained to their top in two-and-a-half-weeks on Monday as impressive U.S. employment figures offset concerns that trade wars between...

June 1, 2018
U.S. stocks gain following solid May jobs data
U.S. stocks gain following solid May jobs data

Wall Street gained at the opening bell on Friday led by bank stocks as an impressive employment report for May locked in anticipations of an...

Euro on course to break 6-week losing strip
Euro on course to break 6-week losing strip

The euro advanced in early trading on Friday and is poised to snap a six-week losing streak after a fall in Italian bond yields amid relief over an...

Asian shares reverse early losses
Asian shares reverse early losses

Asian stocks shrugged off early weakness on Friday as an easing yen underpinned Japanese stocks and solid exports encouraged South Korean markets.

May 31, 2018
Asian shares climb as traders keep eye on Italy
Asian shares climb as traders keep eye on Italy

Asian shares bounced back from a two-month low on Thursday as the political crisis in Italy that hit financial markets worldwide showed signs of...

May 30, 2018
U.S. stocks edge higher shrugging off selloff
U.S. stocks edge higher shrugging off selloff

U.S. stocks advanced on Wednesday, with gains in energy and banking sectors triggering the rebound from a sharp selloff driven by Italy’s...

Asian shares extend declines
Asian shares extend declines

Asian shares extended a huge decline on Wednesday as Italy’s political crisis weighed on financial markets, pushing the euro to a 10-month...

May 29, 2018
Asian stocks drop as political crisis in Italy deepened
Asian stocks drop as political crisis in Italy deepened

Asian stocks slid on Tuesday while the euro fluctuated near 6-1/2 month trough amid rising political crisis in Italy, although a revival in...

May 28, 2018
Asian stocks inch higher on North Korea hopes
Asian stocks inch higher on North Korea hopes

Asian shares climbed on Monday on signs an U.S.-North Korea summit is back on course and a fresh drop in crude prices. 

May 25, 2018
Dollar hits fresh 2018 peak on oil price slump
Dollar hits fresh 2018 peak on oil price slump

The dollar advanced versus a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, to its top since mid November, supported by gains against commodity-linked...

Wall Street dips as crude drop hits energy stocks
Wall Street dips as crude drop hits energy stocks

The U.S. major stock indexes slipped slightly at the opening bell on Friday as a sharp fall in oil prices weighed on energy stocks. 

Asian stocks fluctuate amid political jitters
Asian stocks fluctuate amid political jitters

Asian stocks were mixed in morning deals on Friday, following President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of summit with North Korea and...


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