Dollar Gains While Europe Stocks, Bonds Rally on Stimulus

Posted by Forexsq 4 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img The dollar climbed to an 11-month high versus the euro, while European stocks and bonds advanced on prospects for increased economic stimulus. Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures (SPX) rose.

The U.S. currency appreciated 0.4 percent to $1.3195 per euro by 7:44 a.m. in New York, trading at its strongest level since Sept. 9. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.7 percent in below average trading a

Euro falls below $1.32, hits lowest level in nearly a year

Posted by Forexsq 4 days ago (http://www.marketwatch.com)
img The euro fell below $1.32 for the first time in nearly a year Monday following Mario Draghi’s unexpected suggestion on Friday that more stimulus could be on the way for the euro zone.

The euro gapped lower against the dollar EURUSD, +0.01% during Asia’s trading session, but then held steady after the German Ifo survey reading showed business confidence declined more than expected in August.

Euro, bond yields dip as looser ECB policy eyed | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 3 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The euro hit its lowest level against the dollar in nearly a year and euro zone government bond yields fell to record lows on Tuesday on expectations the European Central... moreShare it now!

Yen Strengthens on Demand for Havens; Euro Touches 11-Month Low

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img The yen strengthened versus most of its major counterparts as investors sought haven assets before the presidents of Russia and Ukraine meet today. The euro touched an 11-month low against the dollar.

The greenback fell for the first time in seven days against its Japanese peer as U.S. July durable goods orders excluding transportation fell. The euro weakened after European Central Bank Presid

Dollar falls against rivals after durable goods data

Posted by Forexsq 3 days ago (http://www.marketwatch.com)
img The dollar traded slightly lower against the euro, yen and pound, but well within ranges for the day, after U.S. durable-goods data suggested businesses are still cautious about spending.

Orders for U.S. durable goods skyrocketed by a record 22.6% in July based on a surge in contracts for Boeing aircraft, but bookings actually fell for most other industries.

“It’s clear that this report was

Euro Rises From 11-Month Low Versus Dollar on Schaeuble Comments

Posted by Forexsq 2 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img The euro rose from its lowest in almost a year after Germany’s finance minister said comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi advocating support for euro-zone fiscal policy were “over-interpreted.”

The shared currency advanced for the first time in four days versus the dollar even as economists predict data tomorrow will show German inflation stalled, bolstering bets the ECB wi

ECB speculation drives down yields, weighs on euro

Posted by Forexsq 2 days ago (http://www.reuters.com)
img Euro zone government bond yields plumbed record lows on Wednesday and the euro fell to its weakest in a year against the dollar on expectations the European Central Bank will act soon to counter low growth and slowing inflation.

The prospect of further stimulus, through an asset-buying program known as quantitative easing, also buoyed stock markets. European shares rose again, building on two

Dollar General says committed to Family Dollar deal

Posted by Forexsq 1 day 8 hours ago (http://www.reuters.com)
img Dollar General Corp (DG.N), the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it remained committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO.N) and that its offer was both superior and achievable than an offer from Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR.O).

Dollar General shares fell 1 percent in light premarket trading after the company also reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales and comparable-store s

Yen Gains on Haven Bid Amid Ukraine Tension; Euro Drops

Posted by Forexsq 1 day 8 hours ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img The yen gained versus most of its major counterparts as rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine prompted demand for haven assets.

The Japanese currency pared gains against the dollar after a report showed the U.S. economy grew faster than forecast in the second quarter. The yen strengthened as Ukraine’s president convened its security council, while Russia’s ruble weakened versus its major

Euro Set for Seventh Weekly Decline as Region’s Inflation Slows | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 8 hours ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The euro was set for a seven-week slide, the longest stretch in more than a decade, as a report showed gains in consumer prices in the region slowed this month

European shares rally, euro slides on ECB stimulus bet | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 4 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
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Dollar Strengthens to 11-Month High on Fed Outlook; Kiwi Slides

Posted by Forexsq 4 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img The dollar rose to the strongest in almost a year against the euro amid speculation the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in 2015, while the European Central Bank signaled additional measures to support growth.

The U.S. currency climbed to the most since January against the yen before reports this week that economists said will show new home sales rebounded and durable goods orders cli

Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General Bid on Antitrust Issue

Posted by Forexsq 8 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) spurned a $9 billion offer from Dollar General Corp. in favor of a lower bid from Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR), saying it was concerned the Dollar General deal wouldn’t be able to pass antitrust hurdles.

The board unanimously rejected the Dollar General proposal and reaffirmed last month’s pact to merge with Dollar Tree, according to a statement today from the Matthe

Dollar flatlines ahead of Yellen, Draghi at Jackson Hole | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 7 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The dollar was steady on Friday after its strongest weekly run since March and world stocks were near all-time highs as markets waited for steers from the Federal Reserve and... moreShare it now!

Dollar Poised for Biggest Weekly Gain Since January

Posted by Forexsq 7 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img The dollar headed for its biggest weekly gain versus the euro in more than six months before Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speak today in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The yen gained against most of its 16 major peers after A Russian aid convoy crossed the border into Ukraine, which said it hadn’t consented to the move, The U.S. currency retreated
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