Dollar falls on weak US consumer confidence data

2015-11-25 07:39

The dollar has lost ground to most other major currencies, pressured by Turkey's downing of a Russian jet fighter and a drop in US consumer confidence.

Dollar rises in Asia as commodities, euro drop

2015-11-23 11:47

Growing confidence that the US will raise interest rates next month has boosted the dollar in Asia, weighing on commodities, while the euro hit a seven-month low.

Dollar under pressure as Fed timetable in focus

2015-11-20 11:36

The dollar has edged down for a second day against emerging market currencies in Asia as dealers focus on the pace of the expected rise in US interest rates.

Dollar dips vs euro as Fed minutes point to Dec rate hike

2015-11-19 07:53

The dollar dipped has against the euro after the minutes of the Federal Reserve's October policy meeting reinforced expectations of a rate hike next month.

Brian Kantor: 2013 taper tantrums not repeated, SARB composure key

2015-11-18 13:26

Given the muted market reaction to a potential US interest rate hike, Brian Kantor is calling on the Reserve Bank to do as the markets have, remain composed.

Dollar falls against emerging currencies as oil gains

2015-11-17 08:39

The euro has hit a seven-month low against the dollar after a key European Central Bank official reinforced expectations for further monetary easing.

Dollar rally fizzles, dealers await China release

2015-11-11 09:02

The dollar has edged down in Asia after rallying since the US jobs data, while Asian equities mostly dipped as investors nervously await the release of China data.

Dollar eases against emerging market units

2015-11-10 11:02

The dollar has edged down against most emerging market units after the previous day's surge but ticked up against its major peers.

Dollar rally undented by risk appetite

2015-11-09 09:22

The dollar has maintained gains that drove it to its strongest in at least a decade, as its allure as a growth asset was enhanced by China’s faltering economy.

Dollar holds gains ahead of key US jobs reports

2015-11-06 07:36

The dollar has hovered around two-month highs on the yen and rose against many emerging currencies ahead of US jobs data that could support a rake hike in December.


Dollar holds euro gains but dips against emerging units

2015-11-24 07:30

The dollar has held its gains against the euro as markets bet on a Fed rate hike, while emerging market currencies were lifted by optimism over the US economy.

Stronger dollar boosts Asian shares but hits commodities

2015-11-23 07:30

Growing confidence the US will hike rates next month has boosted stocks in Asia and helped the dollar cement gains, but piled pressure on commodities prices.

Dollar up in Asia after sell-off as stocks take breather

2015-11-20 07:27

The dollar has edged up against the yen and euro in Asia after seeing sharp losses on Wall Street while stock traders took a rest from the previous day's rally.

Dollar holds gains in Asia on rate hike talk but stocks tepid

2015-11-18 15:20

Signs of a pick-up in US inflation have reinforced expectations Fed will hike rates next month, supporting the dollar in Asia while regional stocks were subdued.

Dollar holds strength against euro in Asian trade

2015-11-18 08:36

The dollar has sat at seven-month highs against the euro and stood firm against the yen after a pick-up in US inflation, while traders await Fed's minutes on rate hike clues.

Dollar under pressure on weak stocks

2015-11-13 09:01

The dollar has come under further selling pressure as investors turned cautious over falling global stocks while awaiting fresh US data on retail sales.

Poor China data, US rates weigh on markets

2015-11-11 06:39

Weak Chinese data has added to investor concerns about a looming US rate hike, with the euro striking a new six-month dollar low.

Dollar takes a pause in rate-driven climb

2015-11-10 07:14

The dollar has dipped slightly against the euro after soaring on last week's blockbuster US jobs report that firmed the case for a Federal Reserve interest rate increase.

Dollar set for four-week gain before jobs report

2015-11-06 15:15

The dollar has been set for its fourth weekly gain versus the euro before US jobs data which may further boost investor expectations of a Fed Reserve rate hike.

Dollar jumps after Yellen keeps December hike 'live'

2015-11-05 07:37

The dollar has strengthened after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments signalled that an interest rate increase remained a possibility next month.

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