Dollar sinks, Asian stocks rally after Fed holds rates

2016-09-22 07:46

The dollar has come under fresh pressure in Asia after the Fed decided against lifting interest rates but the prospect of cheap cash for longer fed another rally in regional equity markets.

Dollar losses mount as US data douse rate hike talk

2016-09-16 07:47

The dollar has extended losses in Asia as investors bet against a September Federal Reserve interest rate hike following another weak batch of US data.

Dollar reverses decline, falling oil weighs

2016-09-13 12:46

A gauge of the dollar has reversed a decline as weaker oil and iron ore prices dragged currencies of resource-exporting nations lower.

Dollar wins support on September rate hike hopes

2016-09-12 08:43

The dollar's rally against the euro and yen have hit a wall, but it rose against other currencies on renewed speculation that the Fed Reserve will hike rates.

Dollar drops as weak US data sinks rate-hike hopes

2016-09-07 07:53

The dollar has slumped in Asia as another weak batch of US data all but hammered any chance of the Federal Reserve hiking interest rates this month.

Dollar's decline on jobs data supports stocks

2016-09-05 11:59

The dollar has weakened, pushing stocks and emerging market currencies higher, after jobs data cooled speculation that the Fed will hike rates this month.

Dollar gains vs euro, yen on US jobs report

2016-09-04 12:30

The dollar has gained on the euro and yen after a lackluster US jobs report that supported a Federal Reserve rate rise only later this year.

Dollar struggles in Asia, stocks swing before US jobs

2016-09-02 07:43

Asian investors have trod warily ahead of a crucial US jobs report while the dollar edged down against most currencies the day after a surprise slump in factory activity.

Dollar holds gains on Fed rate hike bets

2016-08-31 07:46

The dollar has held its ground as traders bet on a US rate hike while poor Japanese factory output pressured the yen.

Dollar dips as dealers hope for US rate policy clues

2016-08-26 08:18

The dollar has dipped as focus on the Fed speech revives hopes of fresh clues about the central bank's outlook for the US economy and monetary policy plans.


Dollar weakens as energy stocks decline with oil

2016-09-20 10:02

The dollar has slipped versus most of its major peers ahead of the policy decisions by the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve.

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2016-09-15 13:44

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Dollar hit as traders pull September US rate hike bets

2016-09-13 07:38

The dollar has retreated as traders rowed back their bets on a September US interest rate hike after a top Federal Reserve official cautioned against moving too early.

Dollar’s two-week advance set to end

2016-09-09 08:53

The dollar is set to halt a two-week rally as unexpectedly weak data for August forced investors to reassess whether the US economy is strong enough for a rate hike.

Dollar up in Asia but gains limited by rate hike doubts

2016-09-06 07:42

The dollar has edged up marginally after the previous day's drop but gains were limited by doubts over a US interest rate hike this month.

Dollar retreats after jobs data

2016-09-05 09:01

The dollar has slumped against its major peers as disappointing jobs growth in the US weakened the case for a Federal Reserve interest-rate increase this month.

Dollar rises for second week

2016-09-02 12:13

The dollar has headed for a second weekly advance ahead of jobs data that may help traders narrow down the timing of the next rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

Dollar snaps best winning streak before US jobs

2016-09-01 08:42

The dollar has fallen for the first time in seven days against the yen, snapping its longest winning streak since March.

Most Asia markets slump, Tokyo soars on US rate talk

2016-08-29 08:32

Japanese stocks have rallied on a weaker yen but other Asian markets retreated after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen hinted at a US interest rate hike by the end of the year.

Where next for the rand?

2016-08-24 11:39

While the rand has been recovering after Nenegate, news that finance minister Pravin Gordhan could be arrested by the Hawks sent the currency into a sharp decline again.

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