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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…]

Yuan leads losers as global risk appetite sours

Yuan leads losers as global risk appetite sours

Published 06/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The Chinese yuan was set for its biggest drop in 10 months on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise [more…]

Dollar firm in thin post-holiday trade, loonie up as oil prices jump

Dollar firm in thin post-holiday trade, loonie up as oil prices jump

Published 22/04/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar edged up against key peers such as the euro and the yen on Monday, boosted by the relative strength of [more…]

UBS Wealth closes U.S. equity overweight, favors emerging stocks

UBS Wealth closes U.S. equity overweight, favors emerging stocks

Published 18/04/2019

(Reuters) - UBS Global Wealth Management has closed its overweight position in U.S. equities and shifted to an overweight in emerging market and Japanese stocks, [more…]

Carry on – central bank signals leave ‘carry’ traders chasing more

Carry on – central bank signals leave ‘carry’ traders chasing more

Published 18/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Collapsing asset price volatility has turned ‘carry trading’ into one of investors’ top plays of 2019. Many reckon the run is far [more…]

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…]