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.

Dollar weakens with Asia stocks amid cautious tone

2017-06-06 09:12

The dollar has weakened and equities have retreated as investors turned cautious following a seven-week surge for global stocks. Gold rallied and oil fluctuated.

Markets face a test of geopolitical-risk premiums

2017-06-05 09:52

Investors looking for a return of market volatility might see those chances increase this week, with geopolitical risks looming large.


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.

Rand knocked as new poll gives Corbyn lead over May on day UK votes

2017-06-08 09:38

The rand has weakened sharply suddenly after a new poll put Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn ahead of Prime Minister and Tories leader Theresa May for the first time as the English go the polls.

Dollar weakens with Asia stocks amid cautious tone

2017-06-06 07:34

The dollar has weakened and equities retreated as investors turned cautious following a seven-week surge for global stocks. Gold rose and oil extended declines.

Dollar losses build as Trump crisis stokes fears for agenda

2017-05-17 10:46

The dollar has sunk with a fresh crisis in the White House fuelling concerns that Donald Trump's economy-boosting agenda could be run off-track.

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