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Dollar rises as trade war fears fade, risk sentiment returns

Dollar rises as trade war fears fade, risk sentiment returns

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar strengthened broadly on Monday and neared a six-month high against the Japanese yen as investors bought riskier assets, encouraged by [more…]

Uproar over crackdown on cryptocurrencies divides South Korea

Uproar over crackdown on cryptocurrencies divides South Korea

Published 12/01/2018

A man walks past an electric board showing exchange rates of various cryptocurrencies at Bithumb cryptocurrencies exchange in Seoul, South Korea, January 11, 2018. REUTERS/Kim [more…]

Dollar extends losses vs yen after BOJ tapering talk

Dollar extends losses vs yen after BOJ tapering talk

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Japan Yen and U.S. Dollar notes are seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File PhotoTOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar extended [more…]

Dollar edges up, markets take North Korea missile test in stride

Dollar edges up, markets take North Korea missile test in stride

Published 29/05/2017

An employee of a bank counts US dollar notes at a branch in Hanoi, Vietnam May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kham

The dollar edged higher against a basket of currencies on Monday, moving away from last week's 6-1/2-month lows and shrugging off news of North Korea's latest missile test as investor attention turned to the Federal Reserve's expected interest rate hike next month.

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Signs point away from Trump labelling China currency manipulator

Signs point away from Trump labelling China currency manipulator

Published 05/04/2017

FILE PHOTO: A Chinese 100 yuan banknote is placed under a $100 banknote (top) in this photo illustration taken in Beijing in this November 7, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump looks unlikely to formally declare China a currency manipulator next week just days after meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping, foreign exchange policy experts say, leaving a vocal Trump campaign pledge unmet, at least for now.

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Dollar drops as investors await details of Trump`s policies

Dollar drops as investors await details of Trump`s policies

Published 23/01/2017

Four thousand U.S. dollars are counted out by a banker counting currency at a bank in Westminster, Colorado November 3, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo

The dollar skidded in Asian trade on Monday, with the euro hitting its highest levels in more than a month as investors locked in gains on the greenback's recent rise as they waited for U.S. President Donald Trump to offer details of his promised stimulus.

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