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Dollar finds support as trade talks stay on track, euro nurses losses

Forex5 hours ago (Sep 23, 2019 09:01PM ET) By Tom Westbrook SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The euro nursed losses on Tuesday after weak readings on German manufacturing rattled confidence, while the dollar found broad support as investors looked for signs of progress from Sino-U.S. trade negotiations. The single currency (EUR=) shed 0.2% overnight after a survey showed European business activity stalling, and in fact going backwards in powerhouse Germany where a manufacturing recession deepened. It held around $1.0990 in Asian hours, while the dollar edged higher against the Japanese yen to buy 107.58 yen and held its ground on the Australian and New Zealand dollars. Against a basket of currencies (DXY), the dollar edged higher to 98.621. "The U.S. dollar is rising by default rather than anything U.S.-specific," said Michael McCarthy, chief market strategist at CMC Markets in Sydney,...

Forex – Yen Near Flat; U.S.-Japan Trade Talks Hit Last-Minute Snag

Forex2 hours ago (Sep 24, 2019 12:06AM ET) (C) Reuters. Investing.com - The Japanese yen was little changed against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday in Asia. Developments on the U.S.-Japan trade front were in focus after reports suggested that the negotiations might have hit a last-minute snag. Citing people familiar with the talks, Reuters reported that the two nations are still hoping to sign a trade deal this week. However, the deal might be "limited" and is not expected to include changes to tariffs governing autos, the biggest source of the $67.6 billion U.S. trade deficit with Japan, Reuters said. On the data front, Japan's...
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Forex – Safe Haven Yen Drifts Lower as Trade Tensions Ease

Forex9 hours ago (Sep 23, 2019 03:15AM ET) (C) Reuters. Investing.com - The safe haven yen drifted lower against the other major currencies on Monday as risk appetite improved after two days...

Forex – U.S. Dollar Flat; Fed Officials Appearances, Brexit In Focus

Forex11 hours ago (Sep 23, 2019 01:16AM ET) (C) Reuters. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was little changed on Monday in Asia. Investors will be looking ahead to appearances by a number...

Forex – Euro Falls on Weak PMI Data; U.S. Dollar Steady

Forex1 hour ago (Sep 23, 2019 11:08AM ET) (C) Reuters. Investing.com - The euro was weaker on Monday after data showed that Germany's private sector shrank for the first time in more...

Forex – Weekly Outlook: Sept 23 – 27

Forex4 hours ago (Sep 22, 2019 06:17AM ET) (C) Reuters. Investing.com - Investors will be looking ahead to appearances by a number of Federal Reserve policymakers this week after last week's Fed...

Dollar set for third week of losses in a big week for central banks

ForexSep 20, 2019 06:26AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar edged lower on Friday and was headed for a third straight week of losses as expectations of a breakthrough in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing fuelled a revival in risk appetite. The losses came after the Federal Reserve cut interest rats by a quarter-point rate, compounded by a spike in overnight U.S. repo rates...

Nigeria Holds Key Rate as Economic Growth Remains Sluggish

Forex11 hours ago (Sep 20, 2019 10:20AM ET) (C) Reuters. Nigeria Holds Key Rate as Economic Growth Remains Sluggish (Bloomberg) -- Nigeria's central bank held its benchmark rate for a third straight meeting...

NewsBreak: Fed’s Clarida Says Fed Taking Things ‘Meeting by Meeting’

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A big fiscal splash still a step too far for Europe

(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron visits the Chateau de By ("By Castle") in Thomery in support of the European Heritage Days Mark John, European Economics Editor LONDON (Reuters) - Prodded by worries about the worst global economic...

United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack

Forex23 minutes ago (Sep 20, 2019 09:44PM ET) (C) Reuters. U.S. President Trump and Australia's Prime Minister Morrison hold joint news conference at White House in Washington By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali...

Forex – Pound Rises on Brexit Hope; U.S. Dollar Little Changed

Forex9 hours ago (Sep 19, 2019 11:42PM ET) (C) Reuters. Investing.com - The British pound roses against the U.S. dollar on Friday in Asia after the European Union offered some Brexit deal...

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