Dollar falls against rivals after durable goods data

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Euro Touches One-Year Low Versus Dollar | Top Forex Brokers

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img The euro reached the lowest level in almost a year against the dollar as signs the region’s economy is underperforming that of the U.S. damped demand for the shared currency.... moreShare it now!

Dollar rises slightly against yen, euro with investors on pause

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img The dollar was slightly higher against the yen and the euro in quiet Asia trade Monday, with many investors shying away from making major moves ahead of big events later this week such as U.S. jobs data and the European Central Bank’s policy meeting.

At last check, the dollar USDJPY, +0.06% was at ÂĄ104.18 compared with ÂĄ104.08 late Friday in New York. Meanwhile, the euro EURUSD, +0.06% was a

Dollar Gains to 7-Month High on Outlook for U.S. Economy | Top Forex Brokers

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img A dollar gauge rallied to the highest level since January amid speculation an improving U.S. economy will bolster the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next year... moreShare it now!

Dollar General sweetens Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

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img Dollar General Corp (DG.N) raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO.N) to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.

The No.1 U.S. deep-discount retailer also said it would pay a break-up fee of $500 million if the deal ran foul of competition law, the reason Family Dollar had cited for its rejection

Dollar climbs against yen, pound

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img The dollar climbed against the yen Tuesday, fueled by a surge in stock-buying sentiment as hopes grew that Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will unveil a new cabinet lineup seeking a more aggressive approach to pension-fund investment.

The prospect of more pension reserve funds flowing into equities helped trigger a 1.5% rise in the Nikkei Stock Average, which in turn boosted the greenback US

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

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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

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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 Gains While Europe Stocks, Bonds Rally on Stimulus

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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

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