Dollar pares best monthly gain since January 2015

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A gauge of the dollar has pared its best monthly performance since January 2015 as traders weighed the timing of Federal Reserve policy tightening.

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2016-05-25 05:30

An industry expert presents an in-depth analysis of just how local the companies listed on the Johannesburg securities exchange are.

Dollar holds steady vs euro, yen climbs

2016-05-24 07:40

The dollar has held steady against the euro in a market focused on Fed rate hike plans, while the yen gained after the G7 warned Japan against currency intervention.

Dollar surges on bullish Fed minutes

2016-05-19 07:32

The dollar has jumped after the minutes to the Fed meeting showed the central bank far more bullish about a possible June rate hike than markets had understood.

Dollar climbs after retail sales data

2016-05-16 07:55

The dollar has risen to a six-week high and US stocks have slipped after the biggest gain in US retail sales on speculation that the Fed may lift interest rates.

Dollar gains as jobs data shows no bar to Fed hike

2016-05-09 16:02

The dollar has climbed to the highest this month versus the yen as traders’ expectations of a Fed Reserve rate hike in 2016 remained intact.

Dollar extends rally ahead of US jobs report

2016-05-06 07:27

The dollar has risen for the third straight day on the eve of a US jobs report, a key gauge for the Federal Reserve as it looks to raise interest rates.

Dollar rallies again as US services sector picks up

2016-05-05 07:33

The dollar has risen for a second straight day as data showed stronger growth in US services activity and jobs.

Dollar sinks to 11-month low

2016-04-29 12:58

The dollar has headed for its lowest close in almost a year as signs of slowing growth in the US dimmed prospects for a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase.

Dollar weakens ahead of Fed policy decision

2016-04-27 11:39

The dollar has fallen as traders look to a Federal Reserve policy meeting for more clues about its timeline for raising interest rates.


Dollar holds gains against yen as markets turn risk-on

2016-05-25 07:42

The dollar has held gains against the yen after risk appetite among Asian investors jumped on the back of rising expectations of a rise in US borrowing costs.

Dollar rally gathers pace, commodities drop on Fed

2016-05-24 12:24

The dollar has rallied and crude oil fell with gold as speculation mounted that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as early as next month.

Dollar firm against euro, yen

2016-05-20 09:05

The dollar has little changed, holding gains against the euro while rising against the yen as a G7 finance meeting kicked off in northern Japan.

Dollar rallies on US rate hike talks

2016-05-18 07:38

The dollar has rallied broadly in Asia as a string of US economic data and bullish commentary from two Federal Reserve policymakers spurred talk of a US rate hike.

Dollar rises as officials make case for higher rates

2016-05-13 12:14

The dollar has climbed against most of its major counterparts as traders increased expectations for tighter Federal Reserve policy.

Foreign capital can help Zim ease cash crunch - analyst

2016-05-06 11:35

An analyst says Zimbabwe should focus on attracting foreign capital instead of keeping what little capital it has inside the country as it battles a cash crunch.

Zim's new 'zombie' money draws scorn from critics

2016-05-06 06:34

A new currency printed by Zimbabwe’s central bank to ease a cash shortage has drawn scorn from critics attacking it as signalling a return to the hated local dollar.

Dollar climbs as Fed officials talk up rate hike

2016-05-04 07:44

The dollar has rallied after comments by two regional Fed officials stoked speculation the US central bank could consider raising interest rates next month.

Dollar extends drop as stocks fall in Asia

2016-04-29 10:31

The dollar has dropped for a second day against all of its G-10 peers after weaker-than-expected US economic growth dimmed prospects of an interest-rate hike.

Dollar slips, yen rises ahead of central bank meetings

2016-04-26 08:06

The dollar has slipped against the euro and the yen in a cautious market ahead of interest rate decisions by the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan this week.

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