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Dollar cuts gains ahead of Powell's testimony

Dollar cuts gains ahead of Powell's testimony

The dollar cut gains versus its main counterparts on Tuesday, moving lower as traders eyed Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s first congressional testimony for any clues on the monetary policy.


July 17, 2018
Asian shares dip as weak oil prices weigh
Asian shares dip as weak oil prices weigh

Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday, with a steep fall in crude prices hitting energy shares, while investors digested weak economic data out of China.

July 16, 2018
Dollar wobbles after largest weekly increase in a month
Dollar wobbles after largest weekly increase in a month

The dollar inched lower on Monday, having posted its largest weekly surge in a month last week as traders raised their long bets to the top since...

Asian stocks slide following weak Chinese economic data
Asian stocks slide following weak Chinese economic data

Asian stocks dropped on Monday after mixed China's economic numbers, while concerns over a full-scale Sino-U.S. trade war weighed on markets.

July 13, 2018
Asian stocks extend rebound but trade spat limits gains
Asian stocks extend rebound but trade spat limits gains

Asian stocks continued to recover on Friday, as traders turned their attention to bullish anticipations for Wall Street financial results and as a...

July 12, 2018
Dollar stable at 1 1/2-week peak, U.S. price data in focus
Dollar stable at 1 1/2-week peak, U.S. price data in focus

The dollar was steady near a nine-day peak on Thursday, underpinned by concern U.S. inflation pressures will accelerate, though worries about...

Asian shares recover, led by Chinese indexes
Asian shares recover, led by Chinese indexes

Asian stocks strongly rebounded on Thursday as markets tried to consolidate from the previous session’s sharp declines when concerns over an...

July 11, 2018
New China tariffs hurt yuan, Australian dollar
New China tariffs hurt yuan, Australian dollar

China's yuan sank towards an 11-month trough and the Aussie dropped on Wednesday after the Trump administration expressed its intention to...

Asian shares drop amid fresh U.S. tariffs on China imports
Asian shares drop amid fresh U.S. tariffs on China imports

A broadly selling in Chinese markets hit Asian shares on Wednesday after the U.S. said it would slap tariffs on a further $200 billion of Chinese...

July 10, 2018
Asian stocks pare early gains as trade war worries return
Asian stocks pare early gains as trade war worries return

Asian stocks traded in negative territory on Tuesday as concerns over the Sino-U.S. trade war revived, hitting investor sentiment.

July 9, 2018
Asia shares climb, focus turns to earnings season
Asia shares climb, focus turns to earnings season

Asian stocks gained on Monday as fresh U.S. employment figures whetted risk appetites, while investors turned their attention to the upcoming...

July 6, 2018
U.S. stocks gain as solid employment data offsets trade concerns
U.S. stocks gain as solid employment data offsets trade concerns

Wall Street advanced at the opening bell on Friday on impressive job data for June, offsetting worries over a deepened trade row between the U.S....

Dollar slips after U.S. begins trade war
Dollar slips after U.S. begins trade war

The dollar dropped on Friday as a long-threatened trade war between the U.S. and China kicked off, while traders awaited a U.S. employment report...

July 5, 2018
U.S. stocks climb at open hopes of easing trade tensions
U.S. stocks climb at open hopes of easing trade tensions

U.S. stocks inched up in early trading on Thursday, as signs that U.S. may wind back plans for tariffs on European vehicles underpinned autos,...

Asian equities post another day of broad declines
Asian equities post another day of broad declines

Asian shares skidded for the fourth straight session and major currencies fluctuated on Thursday, with financial markets anxiety due to fresh trade...

July 4, 2018
Asian stocks slide on trade war worries
Asian stocks slide on trade war worries

Asian shares slid on Wednesday on deepened concerns over China-U.S. trade relations ahead Trump administration's end-of-week deadline to impose...

July 3, 2018
Dollar steady after advancing three consecutive months
Dollar steady after advancing three consecutive months

The dollar was stable on Tuesday after three successive months of gains as traders awaited minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s June meeting...

Asian stocks skid as trade war concerns rise
Asian stocks skid as trade war concerns rise

Asian shares were mixed in morning deals on Tuesday amid deepened worries over a trade row between the United States and major economies.

July 2, 2018
Asian shares slip on trade risks
Asian shares slip on trade risks

Asian shares were mixed in morning deals Monday as investors started a new month and quarter following sobering set of manufacturing surveys in...

June 29, 2018
Asian stocks surge for first session this week
Asian stocks surge for first session this week

Asian stocks recovered from nine-month trough on Friday, after China moved to ease foreign investment curbs, but investors' sentiment was hit...

June 28, 2018
U.S. stocks open lower after GDP figures
U.S. stocks open lower after GDP figures

Wall Street slipped in morning deals on Thursday following slowdown in the first-quarter GDP growth as the market moves towards the end of the...

Dollar gains on trade worries
Dollar gains on trade worries

The dollar was steady near one-year peak on Thursday as incoming signals about developments in the trade relations between U.S. and its major...

Asian stocks slump to nine-month trough on rising trade war concerns
Asian stocks slump to nine-month trough on rising trade war concerns

Asian shares tumbled to nine-month trough on Thursday as traders remained anxious that the Trump administration’s trade politics is hurting...

June 27, 2018
Asian stocks mixed, Chinese shares skid
Asian stocks mixed, Chinese shares skid

Asian stocks wobbled on Wednesday as declines in Chinese stocks and the yuan sent anxiety across the region, while crude advanced as the U.S. urged...

June 26, 2018
Wall Street rises buoyed by tech stocks
Wall Street rises buoyed by tech stocks

U.S. stocks moved into positive territory on Tuesday, with tech sector rallying, a day after the S&P 500 posted its sharpest one-day decline...

Dollar hovers near 1-week trough amid trade-related anxiety
Dollar hovers near 1-week trough amid trade-related anxiety

The dollar fluctuated near a one-week nadir versus a basket of major currencies on Tuesday as investors remained cautious while worries increased...

June 25, 2018
Dollar drops to two-week weak point against yen
Dollar drops to two-week weak point against yen

The dollar slipped to a two-week nadir versus the yen on Monday as an escalating world trade worries affected investor risk appetites and pushed...

Asian stocks edge lower amid gloomy prospects for global trade
Asian stocks edge lower amid gloomy prospects for global trade

Asian stocks slipped on Monday on rising trade tensions between the U.S. and major economies while oil reversed some of the huge gains made after...

June 22, 2018
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,...

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...


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