Asia

Yen edges up after BOJ, pound gains on hopes of lockdown easing

Yen edges up after BOJ, pound gains on hopes of lockdown easing

Published 27/04/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - The yen edged higher on Monday after the Bank of Japan expanded stimulus to help companies hit by the coronavirus crisis while [more…]

Coronavirus came to New York from Europe, not China – governor

Coronavirus came to New York from Europe, not China – governor

Published 25/04/2020

(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday pointed to research showing that strains of the novel coronavirus entered his state from Europe, not [more…]

Euro hit as coronavirus spread widens and investors rush for dollars

Euro hit as coronavirus spread widens and investors rush for dollars

Published 24/02/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro dropped back towards $1.08 on Monday and the Australian dollar tumbled to a new 11-year low as the rapid spread [more…]

China’s yuan slumps to 2019 low as trade war escalates

China’s yuan slumps to 2019 low as trade war escalates

Published 13/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - China’s yuan was set for its worst daily fall in nine months on Monday as trade negotiations between the U.S. and China [more…]

Aussie dollar, yuan fall on concerns about China slowdown

Aussie dollar, yuan fall on concerns about China slowdown

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The Australian dollar and kiwi dollar, gauges of global risk appetite, fell on Monday on fears of a slowdown in China’s economy [more…]

Euro, commodity-linked currencies boosted by U.S.-China trade optimism

Euro, commodity-linked currencies boosted by U.S.-China trade optimism

Published 09/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and commodity-linked currencies rose on Wednesday as optimism over U.S.-China trade negotiations improved investor sentiment and encouraged some selling of [more…]

Yen rises vs dollar on weak data- Swiss franc gains

Yen rises vs dollar on weak data- Swiss franc gains

Published 28/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The Japanese yen gained half a percent against the dollar on Friday as investors cut back positions in risky assets after a [more…]