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Dollar on back foot after soft data fans bets on dovish Fed

Dollar on back foot after soft data fans bets on dovish Fed

Published 18/03/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar licked its wounds on Monday after soft U.S. data increased bets the Federal Reserve will cut rates later this year [more…]

Aussie, yuan inch up on U.S.-China trade optimism

Aussie, yuan inch up on U.S.-China trade optimism

Published 04/03/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Australian dollar and the Chinese yuan inched up on hopes Washington and Beijing were close to a trade deal after a [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…]

Canadian dollar hits 19-month low as risk aversion offsets GDP gain

Canadian dollar hits 19-month low as risk aversion offsets GDP gain

Published 21/12/2018

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar fell to a 19-month low against its broadly stronger U.S. counterpart on Friday, as declines for stocks and the [more…]

Speculators’ net long dollar bets grow in latest week: CFTC, Reuters

Speculators’ net long dollar bets grow in latest week: CFTC, Reuters

Published 21/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Speculators’ net long bets on the U.S. dollar rose in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures [more…]

Euro extends gains as Italian concerns take back seat

Euro extends gains as Italian concerns take back seat

Published 15/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro strengthened on Thursday as investors cautiously welcomed Britain’s draft Brexit deal with the European Union and concerns about the Italian [more…]

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Cheaper oil helps trim bearish bets against Asian currencies:…

Published 15/11/2018

(Reuters) - Bearish bets on most Asian currencies slackened over the last two weeks, a Reuters poll showed, as a plunge in oil prices benefited [more…]

Dollar holds firms, yuan at 10-year low on fresh Sino-U.S. trade…

Dollar holds firms, yuan at 10-year low on fresh Sino-U.S. trade…

Published 30/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar held most of its overnight gains against a basket of its key rivals, with Tuesday’s trade supported by a safe [more…]