Stocks fall on Korea tensions as haven assets rise

2017-08-09 07:58

Stocks in Asia have declined with US equity-index futures and the South Korean currency tumbled as investors took a risk-off approach after the US and North Korea exchanged threats.

Dollar falls for third day as traders await payrolls report

2017-08-04 12:07

The dollar has fallen for a third day versus the euro as investors await July payrolls data due later, with traders bracing for the pair to hit the 1.20 mark.

Dollar faces fresh pressure while most Asia markets turn down

2017-07-24 07:53

The dollar has suffered fresh losses, while most Asian markets turned negative as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting and the release of big-name earnings results.

Dollar struggles in Asia as Hong Kong gains for eighth day

2017-07-20 07:34

The dollar's travails have extended as Trump faces a battle to push through his economic agenda, while Hong Kong was the stand-out Asian equity market.

Dollar holds near 10-month low after disappointing data

2017-07-17 09:00

The US dollar has held near a 10-month low following dismal inflation and retail sales data.

Pressure off rand after markets overreact to Reserve Bank hype

2017-07-10 08:51

Pressure on the rand seems to have eased after the market overreacted to an ANC policy motion last week that could see the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank.

Yen the big winner as central banks trim dollar, pound

2017-07-04 10:57

Central banks may be a substantial part of the reason why the dollar has come crashing down so rapidly this year, and for the surprising rallies in the yen and the Aussie.

Dollar touches five-week high versus yen

2017-06-27 07:43

The dollar has touched a five-week high against the yen as investors fine-tune positions ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

Dollar rises to 3-week high versus yen

2017-06-20 09:11

The dollar has risen to a three-week high against the yen as Asian investors carried on from their North-American peers in buying the greenback.

Dollar eases ahead of key G-10 central bank meetings this week

2017-06-12 07:40

The US dollar has weakened against most of its Group-of-10 peers as investors began tweaking positions ahead of multiple central bank policy decisions this week.


Dollar recovers, stocks rise after US jobs report

2017-08-06 15:22

The dollar got a shot in the arm from strong US jobs data, with equities also pushing ahead as investors welcome the signs of American economic strength.

Dollar slips after US growth data, stocks fall

2017-07-28 15:42

The dollar has weakened, the euro extended gains and gold climbed after data showed the US economy expanding at a slower-than-expected pace.

Dollar stays weak on US politics, Aussie falls

2017-07-21 07:49

Stocks in Asia pared a back-to-back weekly advance while the dollar returned to its lowest in almost a year as investors assess an investigation into the US president that may stall his economic agenda.

Dollar down as Trump health care blow fuels tax reform fears

2017-07-18 11:20

The dollar has sunk as two Republican senators rejected their party's bill to repeal Obamacare, throwing Donald Trump's economic agenda into doubt.

Dollar tumbles to lowest since Sept after Yellen's comments

2017-07-13 10:45

The dollar has fallen after comments from Fed Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on inflation spurred investors to lower their expectations on the pace of US rate increases.

Dollar reverses drop before Fed minutes, data as risk-off fades

2017-07-05 12:23

The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index has reversed early losses on a move fuelled by the greenback’s rally versus the yen as risk sentiment improved across markets.

Dollar gives up gains as eyes turn to Fed's Yellen

2017-06-27 10:02

The dollar has swung in Asian trade after a Fed Reserve official indicated it would hike interest rates further this year.

Remember the dollar rally in 2014? It's the euro's turn

2017-06-21 08:55

Instead of betting on the dollar and better economic growth in the US, currency investors are coming to terms with the possibility that the dollar’s best days are behind it.

Dollar edges higher as traders look to charts for guidance

2017-06-19 12:17

The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index has held its ground with many investors turning to technical charts to assess their next steps.

Sterling slides on UK vote; dollar, oil advance

2017-06-09 14:11

The pound has tumbled as the UK’s ruling Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty just days before Brexit negotiations.

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