Dollar Falls as Yen Rises; Sterling up on Brexit Deal Hopes

Investing.com - The dollar fell against its rivals Tuesday as risk-off sentiment boosted the yen, while a rise in sterling also weighed amid reports the EU may offer UK Prime Minister Theresa May a UK-wide customs union to clinch a Brexit deal. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenbac ...

Yen Strengthens In Risk-Off Trade as Geopolitical Risks Weigh

Investing.com - The yen strengthened on Tuesday as a slew of geopolitical risk factors bolstered safe haven demand for the Japanese currency, while the dollar dipped against a currency basket. A rally in Chinese equities reversed overnight, pulling down European stocks and U.S. futures amid renewe ...

Yen Gains on Safe-Haven Demand; Dollar Also Rises

Investing.com - The Japanese yen, a safe haven in uncertain times, firmed against the dollar on Tuesday amid further political uncertainty in Europe over Italy’s spending plans. The U.S. dollar index also rose. The USD/JPY pair last traded at 112.57 by 1:00 AM ET (05:00 GMT), down 0.2%. Reuters ...

Dollar Rides Sterling Slump Higher as UK PM May’s Future in Doubt

Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following a slump in the pound amid growing uncertainty about the future of UK Prime Minister Theresa May as Brexit talks remained at an impasse. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against a trade-weighted baske ...

U.S. Dollar Rallies as Sterling Falls

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling fell after reports that Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will back an amendment that would stop the Irish border backstop plan. The proposed amendment from a group of pro-Brexit MPs from within Theresa May’s ...

Pound Falls as DUP to Back Eurosceptic’s Backstop Amendment

Investing.com - The pound dropped on Monday following reports that Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will back an amendment proposed by a group of pro-Brexit MPs from within Theresa May’s ruling Conservative party. Junior Brexit minister Steve Baker is proposing the amendment to ...

Dollar Slips Lower, Euro Higher as Italy Eyed

Investing.com - The dollar slipped lower against a currency basket on Monday, while the euro pushed higher even as Italy prepared to see its proposed budget for 2019 rejected by the European Union for breaching borrowing targets. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength ...

U.S. Might Change Currency Test to Determine Forex Manipulator; Yuan Slips

Investing.com - The Chinese yuan slipped on Monday amid reports that U.S. is considering changing its currency test that determines which nations are manipulating their currencies. The move could finally give U.S. President Donald Trump the chance to name China a forex manipulator, Bloomber ...

Weekly Outlook: October 22 – 26

Investing.com - This week investors will be looking ahead to Friday’s data on U.S. third quarter growth, while monetary policy decisions from the European Central Bank and Bank of Canada will also be in focus. The GDP data is expected to show that U.S. economic growth slowed in the third quarter ...

Dollar Drops as Sterling Shines on Brexit-Deal Optimism

Investing.com - The dollar fell against its rivals Friday as data showed pressures in the U.S. housing market continued last month, while a rise in sterling on positive comments from EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier also weighed. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback against ...

U.S. Dollar Falls as Euro, Bond Yields Rise

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was lower on Friday as bond yields continued to hold near a one week high, while the euro was higher. The U.S. dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies, fell 0.13% to 95.60 as of 10:57 AM ET (14:57 GMT). Treasury yields were ...

Yuan Little Changed After Disappointing China GDP Data

Investing.com - The yuan was little changed on Friday after official data showed China’s third quarter GDP growth slowed more than expected. The USD/CNY pair fell 0.1% to 6.9376 by 1:13 AM ET (05:13 GMT). China’s economic growth slowed to 6.5% year-on-year, compared with the general consensus of a 6 ...

Dollar Advances as Upbeat U.S. Data Fuel Rate-Hike Expectations

Investing.com - The dollar rose against its rivals Thursday as a slew of positive U.S. economic data reaffirmed investor expectations that the Federal Reserve will continue with its glacial pace of rate hikes, despite criticism from President Donald Trump. The U.S. dollar index, which measures th ...

Forex- U.S. Dollar Rises as Bond Yields Increase

Investing.com - The U.S. dollar was higher on Thursday as bond yields rose and minutes from the Federal Reserve’s September meeting supported a rate increase in December. The U.S. dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies, rose 0.13% to 95.47 as of 10:57 AM ET (1 ...

Dollar Dips, but Fed Minutes Keep Rate Hikes on the Table

Investing.com - The dollar eased from one-and-a-half week highs against a currency basket on Thursday, but remained supported as the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s September meeting indicated that it plans to push ahead with rate hikes in the coming months. The U.S. dollar index, which measures ...