U.S. Dollar closes at highest level since 2017

The dollar closed at its highest level in more than a year Thursday, buoyed by investors fleeing from volatile equity markets. The WSJ dollar Index, which measures the U.S. ... Read More
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Dollar recovers after weak start

The dollar pulled back against its major rivals at the start of the new trading week, but has since staged a recovery and is now trading modestly to the ... Read More

The dollar fell to a two-week low against the yen on Monday; Investors steered from risk

The dollar fell to a two-week low against the yen on Monday as a latest flare-up in global trade concerns dented investor risk appetites and drove down U.S. yields. ... Read More
A picture illustration shows U.S. 100 dollar bank notes and Japanese 10,000 yen notes taken in Tokyo August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

The dollar edged up to a three-week high against the yen

The dollar edged up to a three-week high against the yen on Tuesday amid hopes that the closely-watched U.S.-North Korea summit can pave the way towards a reduction in ... Read More

Asian shares edged higher on Monday; Investors kept an eye on trade tensions

Asian shares edge higher amid trade tensions and ahead of central bank meetings. Markets in the region edged higher on Monday, shrugging off the cautious mood seen earlier as ... Read More
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Traders review: Euro was steady, Yen changed, Pound was flat; Asian equities were mixed

Asian equities were mixed, while the dollar and Treasuries halted a recent selloff as investors assess the impact of the U.S. federal government shutdown. The greenback was steady as ... Read More
Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, British pound and Chinese 100-yuan banknotes are seen in a picture illustration

Dollar buoyant against yen, pound hits 1-year high on inflation jump

The dollar was buoyant against the yen on Wednesday, although it was capped against the euro with a potentially supportive spike in U.S. yields neutralised by a similar move ... Read More
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Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brew

Traditional safe-haven currencies including the Swiss franc and Japanese yen rose on Wednesday, boosted by worries about increased tensions between the United States and North Korea. The greenback slipped ... Read More
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Dollar hits two-week high on rate hike bets

The dollar hit a two-week high against a basket of currencies on Friday, posting its best fortnightly performance since February, bolstered by the view that the U.S. Federal Reserve ... Read More
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