Yen Falls as Chinese Growth Beats Analyst Forecasts

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img The yen fell the most in more than two weeks against the euro after data showed China’s economic growth slowed less in the first quarter than analysts forecast, damping demand for safer assets.

Japan’s currency dropped against most of its 16 major counterparts as the nation’s stocks gained and central bank Governor Haruhiko Kuroda told parliament it was not appropriate to discuss an exit from

Dollar Pares Loss as Jobless Claims Trail Forecast

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img The dollar pared a loss against the euro as a report showed claims for U.S. unemployment benefits increased less than forecast.

The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index dropped for the first time in five days after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said yesterday she doesn‚Äôt see any sign of inflation and has a ‚Äúcontinuing commitment‚ÄĚ to support the recovery. The pound reached the highest level in more

Draghi Euro Warning Looms as ECB Debates Policy Measures | Top Forex Brokers

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img Mario Draghi‚Äôs patience with the euro has snapped. ‚ÄúThe strengthening of the exchange rate requires further monetary stimulus,‚ÄĚ European Central Bank President Draghi told reporters in Washington on April 12.... moreShare it now!

Dollar gets boost from March wholesale prices

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img The dollar gained against major rivals Friday after U.S. producer prices rose by more than expected last month, with details in the report hinting at a possible buildup in inflationary pressure that is desired by the Federal Reserve.

Dollar Snaps Five-Day Losing Stretch as Appetite for Risk Drops

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img The dollar snapped five days of losses against a basket of its major counterparts as investor risk appetite shrank and stocks dropped.

The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index rose from almost a five-month low, paring a weekly loss, as stocks fell amid concern earnings are failing to justify record highs. The yen strengthened against most of its 16 major counterparts. South Korea’s won advanced for a f

Family Dollar to Close 370 Stores, Cut Jobs

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img Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO), facing an increase in retail competition, is closing about 370 stores and conducting a review to improve its business.

The closings, about 4.6 percent of the company’s 8,100 locations, will generate as much as $45 million in annual cost savings beginning in the fiscal third quarter, the Matthews, North Carolina-based company said today in a statement. The revie

Dollar Rises From Five-Month Low on Jobless Drop; Krona Slidesrg

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img The dollar rose from a five-month low against a basket of peers after the fewest number of Americans since before the last recession filed applications for unemployment benefits last week.

The yen gained to the strongest in three weeks against the dollar after an unexpected decline in Chinese exports revived demand for safer assets. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index fell to a five-month low afte

Yen Weakens as Currency Volatility Declines Before Fed Minutes | Top Forex Brokers

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img The yen weakened, dropping most against higher-yielding currencies, as a gauge of currency volatility fell to the lowest level in more than six years and European stocks advanced. Japan’s currency... moreShare it now!

Euro rebounds vs. dollar from QE-talk lows

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img The euro rose against the dollar Tuesday, trading at levels last seen before European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said that central-bank officials had discussed quantitative easing as an option to fight falling inflation.

Dollar Declines as Investors Seek Higher Yields; Pound Advances

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img The forexsq Dollar Spot Index dropped to the lowest level in more than five months as a decline in currency volatility spurred investors to seek out higher-yielding assets.

The U.S. currency fell for a second day against the euro after a U.S. job report last week showed employers added fewer workers than economists forecast, damping speculation the recovery is gaining momentum. Australia’s dol

U.S. warns China over currency depreciation

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img The United States warned Beijing on Monday that the recent depreciation of the Chinese currency could raise "serious concerns" if it signaled a policy shift away from allowing market-determined exchange rates.

Washington has been pressing China for years to allow its currency to trade at stronger values. A weak yuan makes Chinese exports cheaper for U.S. consumers at the expense of U.S. produc

Forex Volatility Falls to Least Since 2007 | Top Forex Brokers

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img A measure of implied price swings in currency markets fell to the lowest in more than six years as investors awaited minutes of the Federal Reserve’s March meeting this week for clues on the outlook for interest rates.

Volatility in developed-nation currencies dropped to the lowest level since 2007 amid speculation European Central Bank policy makers are preparing to introduce new stimulus mea

Dollar falls against yen after jobs data

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img The dollar fell against the yen Friday after the employment report showed the U.S. added fewer-than-expected jobs in March, prompting some traders to delay expectations of the first rate hike.

The U.S. created 192,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate remained at 6.7%, according to Labor Department data. Economists polled by MarketWatch had expected gains of 200,000 jobs. The report r

Dollar Falls as Jobs Gains Trail Forecast; Emerging Markets Rise

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img The dollar fell versus most emerging-market currencies as employment gains that failed to meet traders’ more optimistic expectations boosted speculation the Federal Reserve would remain accommodative.

The U.S. currency fell for the first time in seven days against the yen as employers added 192,000 workers in March, versus a forecast of 200,000. Brazil’s real led the developing-economy rally a

Dollar Reaches Two-Month High Against Yen Before Payrolls

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img The dollar reached a 10-week high against the yen before U.S. reports today and tomorrow that economists said will show service industries expanded in March and job growth quickened.

The U.S. currency gained versus all except two of its 16 major counterparts amid speculation the data will back the case for the Federal Reserve to move toward raising interest rates. The euro was little changed a

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