Dollar slips on Fed chief's rate hike comments

2015-02-25 09:04

The dollar has fallen as US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen hinted that a rate hike was unlikely before the summer.

Surge in dollar-debt leaves African nations bare

2015-01-28 11:21

A surge in foreign debt issuance by African nations has left some fragile economies exposed to the risk of billions of dollars in foreign exchange related losses.

Rand firms as Swiss surprise stokes volatility

2015-01-16 10:15

The rand has firmed against the dollar as financial markets reeled in the wake of the Swiss National Bank's surprise decision to abandon its currency cap.

Time to buy rand debt, say money managers

2015-01-07 14:21

While foreign investors have been selling their holdings of South African bonds, some domestic money managers say now is the time to be buying rand debt.

US dollar holds steady in Asian trade

2014-12-23 08:38

The greenback has held steady in thin Asian trade, supported by hopes for fresh upbeat figures on the US economy.

Rand on shaky ground ahead of ratings reviews

2014-12-11 10:52

The rand has traded sideways against the dollar after falling to fresh six year lows the day before, with the market bracing for a downgrade.

Dollar up in Asia after positive Fed report

2014-12-04 10:25

The dollar has edged closer to ¥120 after the Federal Reserve published an upbeat outlook on the US economy.

Dollar holds up, rouble rebounds

2014-12-02 08:53

The dollar has held steady in Asia after sliding on a rebound in oil prices, while the rouble bounced back after its biggest one-day fall in 16 years.

Dollar edges down in Asia

2014-11-11 08:46

The dollar has slipped in Asia after ratcheting up big gains against the yen this month, while investors look ahead to the release of Japanese economic growth data.

Gold and silver rout far from over- poll

2014-11-09 14:30

Gold's rout may be far from over, with many analysts and traders surveyed by Reuters predicting prices could fall to $1 000 per ounce by the end of the year.


Dollar takes breather after rallying on US jobs

2015-02-09 08:39

The dollar has retreated in Asia after rallying at the end of last week as a robust US jobs report fuelled speculation the Fed Reserve would raise interest rates.

Dollar firms vs euro

2015-01-21 09:25

The dollar has gained ground against the euro and yen as the market expects the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year.

Dollar down in Asian trade

2015-01-12 09:02

The dollar has fallen in Asia after a report revealed a decline in US wages that could dampen consumer spending and delay an interest rate increase.

European stocks drop at start of new year

2015-01-02 17:00

European stock markets fell on the first trading day of the year, hit by poorly-received manufacturing data from across the region, while the euro slid to four-year lows.

Dollar rises as confidence in US economy grows

2014-12-12 08:36

The dollar has risen against other currencies in Asia as a strong US retail sales report reinforced investor confidence.

Cees Bruggemans: Don’t bet against oil falling to $50; Rand at 12:$

2014-12-10 09:51

Independent economist Cees Bruggemans is bearish on both the Rand and the oil price – but not surprised at the aggressive moves of the past month.

Dollar creeps towards fresh seven-year yen high

2014-12-03 08:45

The dollar has crept towards ¥120 yen and a new seven-year high as a batch of encouraging US data showed further improvement.

Dollar up in Asia on weak oil prices

2014-12-01 09:19

The dollar has notched up further gains against the yen in Asia as investors embraced lower oil prices as a plus for the US economy.

Dollar dips as rate hike hopes fade

2014-11-10 09:55

The dollar has weakened in Asia after surging to seven-year highs last week, after a US jobs report dampened hopes for a sooner-than-expected US rate hike.

US dollar trades near seven-year high

2014-11-03 09:14

The US dollar has traded near a seven-year high against the yen after Japan's surprise decision last week to widen its stimulus.

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