Dollar extends gains, boosted by strong data

2015-05-20 09:17

The dollar has extended its gains after getting a boost from strong housing data and expectations for more European central bank stimulus.

Dollar ticks up in Asia after days of losses

2015-05-15 08:43

The dollar has ticked up against the yen and euro after days of losses linked to weak US data that have weighed on hopes for an imminent Federal Reserve rate hike.

Dollar drops on poor trade data

2015-05-06 08:45

The dollar has slid against the euro after US data showed a sharp rise in the trade deficit that raised questions about the outlook for a rise in interest rates.

Dollar rebounds vs euro

2015-05-03 16:34

The dollar has shaken off its euro doldrums, strengthening a bit despite some poor US economic data.

US dollar down ahead of Fed policy decision

2015-04-29 09:45

The dollar has softened in Asia on expectations that the US Federal Reserve will delay an interest rate hike following fresh data pointing to slowing growth.

Dollar ticks up despite US rate hike uncertainty

2015-04-21 09:08

The dollar has ticked higher despite comments from a Federal Reserve official that cast doubt on a mid-year interest rate hike.

Rand prospects are Fed-linked

2015-04-17 15:30

We tend to link rand prospects to SA events but the current main driver is speculation about US Federal Reserve moves, says Cees Bruggemans.

Dollar battles, US data clouds rate hike outlook

2015-04-16 08:50

The dollar has faced selling pressure as a batch of weak US data raised the possibility that the Fed will push back an interest rate hike beyond mid-year.

Trillions of reasons why dollar will keep going

2015-04-13 16:00

Investors speculating the dollar rally is fizzling out may be overlooking trillions of reasons why it will keep on going.

Dollar firms on expectations of higher US rates

2015-04-10 09:47

The dollar has held firm against other currencies, after an upbeat US jobs report added to the chances the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates.


Dollar gains after four day loss streak

2015-05-18 10:02

The dollar has climbed against most peers, snapping a four day losing streak, while US equity-index futures signalled a retreat.

Dollar ticks up after drop on weak jobs data

2015-05-07 08:40

The dollar has notched up modest gains after tumbling on weak US jobs data and a warning from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

Dollar extends gains against euro

2015-05-04 08:37

The dollar has extended gains against the euro in Asia ahead of the release of a closely watched report on the US labour market.

Dollar dives vs euro after US growth disappoints

2015-04-30 08:40

The dollar has sunk against the euro after worse-than-expected data showed the US economy nearly stalled in the first quarter.

Dollar soft as hopes for rate hike fade

2015-04-27 11:06

The yen has extended its gains after a batch of weak US data fuelled more doubts about a mid-year interest rate hike.

Dollar weakens after long rally

2015-04-19 10:59

The dollar has retreated as uninspiring US economic data have left investors pushing back the timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase.

Dollar dented by more weak US data

2015-04-17 08:55

The dollar has sunk further in Asia as another round of disappointing US data cast further doubt on the chances of a mid-year Federal Reserve interest rate hike.

Dollar mixed after weak US retail sales report

2015-04-15 08:58

The dollar has been after a disappointing US retail sales report aggravated concerns about the health of the world's top economy.

Dollar edges up in Asian trade

2015-04-13 08:44

The dollar has edged up against other major currencies after weaker than expected Chinese trade data, supported by investor expectations of US interest rate hikes.

Dollar bulls back off amid Fed hike delay concern

2015-04-09 13:27

Dollar bulls in the global bond fund sector have reversed course in recent weeks, cutting exposure amid concern the US Fed Reserve will delay the rate hike.

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