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U.S. dollar gains, tracks rise in Treasury yields

Dollar rises to nearly 3-month high vs yen Euro falls after German elections Focus on Fed speakers this week NEW YORK, Sept 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar advanced for a second straight session on Monday, bolstered by the rise in Treasury yields ahead of a slew of Federal Reserve speakers this week who could affirm expectations of the start of asset purchase reduction before the end of the year. U.S. benchmark 10-year Treasury yields hit a three-month high of…

U.S. one hundred dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration taken in Seoul February 7, 2011. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won/File Photo Slew of U.S. data this week ahead of next week’s Fed meeting Euro/dollar hits two-week low Walmart says news on litecoin was fake NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The dollar climbed to a two-week peak against a basket of currencies on Monday, bolstered by expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could reduce its asset purchases by the end of the…

U.S. dollar dips from 4-1/2-month high after Fed minutes, last flat on the day

Fed minutes show no decision made on bond taper U.S. housing starts fall, weighs on dollar NEW YORK, Aug 18 (Reuters) – The dollar slipped from 4-1/2-month highs to trade little changed on Wednesday after minutes of last month’s Federal Reserve meeting suggested there was no consensus about the timing of a tapering of its asset purchases under the U.S. central bank’s quantitative easing program. A reduction in debt purchases is typically positive for the dollar as it means the…

U.S. dollar, yen rise after soft China data, amid Afghan unrest

A security guard walks past a montage of old U.S. dollar bills outside a currency exchange in Kenya’s capital Nairobi July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File Photo Aussie, Kiwi, Canadian dollars fall vs greenback FX market volatility nearing 2021 lows Fed minutes this week key for dollar outlook Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E NEW YORK, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The dollar rose on Monday against commodity currencies such as the Australian, New Zealand and Canadian dollars, while the safe-haven yen gained…

U.S. dollar advances to three-month high in safety move

Commodity currencies struggle vs U.S. dollar U.S. housing starts data rise Bitcoin falls below $30,000 for first time since June NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar climbed to a three-month peak on Tuesday in a flight-to-safety bid, as investors remained anxious about a fast-spreading coronavirus variant that could throttle global growth. Commodity currencies tied to risk appetite such as the Australian and New Zealand dollars struggled, with investors opting for safety or staying on the sidelines amid…

U.S. dollar, yen advance as Delta variant dampens risk appetite

Aussie, Canadian, NZ dollars fall vs greenback Sterling hits 3-month low vs dollar Dollar supported by risk aversion Bitcoin tests $30,000 support Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E NEW YORK, July 19 (Reuters) – The safe-haven U.S. dollar, yen, and Swiss franc rose on Monday as investors grew nervous about a raging coronavirus variant that could threaten the outlook for a global economic recovery. The three currencies firmed as benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yields dropped to a more than five-month low…

Dollar index rises to 2-1/2-month high Dollar rises to highest since late March 2020 vs yen U.S. private payrolls showed increased hiring Traders look to Friday’s nonfarm payrolls report Graphic: World FX rates https://tmsnrt.rs/2RBWI5E NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) – The dollar rose to a 2-1/2-month peak on Wednesday, posting its biggest monthly rise since November 2016, supported by a surprisingly hawkish shift in the U.S. Federal Reserve’s rate outlook and concern over the spread of the Delta coronavirus variant.…