Dollar near 3-month high versus yen

2016-10-27 09:09

The dollar has approached a three-month high versus the yen on growing confidence that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year.

Dollar up on US rate hike talk, but Asian markets edgy

2016-10-24 07:36

The dollar has pushed higher as investors increased their bets on a US interest rate hike by the end of the year, but stock traders were more reticent ahead of the earnings season.

Dollar advances as stocks mixed with oil above $51

2016-10-20 10:07

The dollar has strengthened versus all of its major peers ahead of a European Central Bank policy meeting, while European stocks retreated.

Dollar declines as Fed seen taking gradual path on rates

2016-10-18 12:45

The dollar has fallen for a second day against its peers as a consensus grew that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December.

US stocks retreat ahead of key earnings and ECB move

2016-10-18 07:36

Wall Street stocks have retreated ahead of a trove of key earnings reports and a closely-watched policy decision by the European Central Bank.

Dollar climbs as treasuries decline

2016-10-11 13:29

The dollar has risen to its strongest level in 11 weeks and US bonds declined as investors boosted wagers that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year.

Dollar erases gain as below forecast jobs data damp rate outlook

2016-10-07 15:30

The dollar has erased gains after a report showing September jobs growth trailed forecasts tempered speculation the Fed will raise interest rates by year-end.

Dollar approaches one-month high against yen

2016-10-06 09:07

The dollar has risen to a one-month high versus the yen amid speculation an employment report will add to firm economic data.

Dollar rises on Fed hawks as pound extends slump

2016-10-04 16:15

The dollar has risen the most in two weeks as hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials spurred wagers that US interest rates will rise this year.

China seeking to succeed where Japan failed

2016-09-30 16:45

As China’s yuan takes the first steps toward becoming a global reserve currency, Japan offers a lesson on how hard it is to rival the dollar’s supremacy.


Dollar rises on US rate bets, Asia markets struggle

2016-10-25 07:37

The dollar has risen in Asia as the chances of an interest rate hike were further boosted, but stock traders were unable to capitalise on a positive lead from Wall Street.

Dollar strengthens on US rate outlook

2016-10-21 13:58

The dollar has risen, reaching the strongest level against the euro since March, on speculation US monetary policy will diverge from stimulus measures.

Dollar holds drop as US inflation damps Fed hike bets

2016-10-19 09:31

The dollar has held a two-day decline after a core US inflation gauge rose less than forecast, prompting traders to reduce bets the Fed Reserve will raise interest rates.

Sceptical Zimbabweans stock up on cash as bond notes loom

2016-10-18 12:21

As the country readies for the dreaded introduction of bond notes and a liquidity crunch bites, Zimbabweans are trying every trick in the book to get extra dollars.

Most Asia markets down on US rate talk

2016-10-17 07:04

Most Asian markets have fallen following healthy gains at the end of last week, with investors betting the US Federal Reserve will hike interest rates before the end of the year.

Dollar resumes advance versus yen

2016-10-10 16:16

The dollar has resumed its advance against the yen as traders judged that the Federal Reserve remains on track to raise interest rates this year.

Dollar strengthens for fifth day before payrolls

2016-10-07 08:25

A gauge of the dollar has risen for a fifth day, its longest rally since May, amid speculation a US payrolls report will back the case for the Fed to hike rates this year.

Dollar holds near two-week high on rate rise speculation

2016-10-05 09:00

The dollar has held near a two-week high after economic data and comments from Federal Reserve officials revived speculation of a rate hike later this year.

Dollar rises on Fed bets as Europe stock futures gain

2016-10-04 08:55

The dollar has strengthened for a sixth day versus the yen and Asian bonds fell as hawkish comments from a Fed Reserve official spurred US rate hike bets.

Dollar bears say Fed hawks can’t boost rate odds

2016-09-29 09:29

Federal Reserve officials’ rhetoric will need to be more hawkish than recent pronouncements to raise the odds of higher US interest rates this year.

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