Euro rally loses steam, dollar firms slightly versus yen

The euro languished on Tuesday after slipping from last week’s high as investors were cautious after a months-long rally, while the dollar firmed against the yen though a lack of catalysts tempered its momentum. The euro EUR= traded at $1.1968, having slipped 0.5 percent on Monday, its largest daily drop since...

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Asia stocks saunter toward historic high, U.S. earnings hurdle

Asian shares crept toward all-time peaks on Monday after Wall Street boasted its best start to a year in over a decade, with brisk economic growth and benign inflation proving a potent cocktail for risk appetites. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS added 0.2 percent having...

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Asian shares near record high, dollar weak as job, wage data awaited

Asian shares inched closer to a record high on Friday as U.S. jobs data pointed to firm economic growth although the greenback was soft as the specter of benign inflation capped domestic bond yields. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rose nearly 0.3 percent in morning...

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Fed policymakers see future rate rises guided by inflation, fiscal stimulus

U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers showed worry over the fate of currently low inflation and saw recent tax changes as providing a boost to consumer spending, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank’s last policy meeting on Dec. 12-13 released on Wednesday. The details of the meeting, at...

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Forex100 December 2017 Trade Ideas Review

In the Month of December 2017, Our Trade Ideas have generated potentially more than 1,000 pips! As trader, you would definitely like to earn profitable trades every month, right? That would have gave you a profit of 10,000 USD with a standard lot size!   December 2017 Trade Ideas...

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Boom year for stocks and commodities, downer for the dollar

Asian markets were ending 2017 in a party mood on Friday after a year in which a concerted pick-up in global growth boosted corporate profits and commodity prices, while benign inflation kept central banks from snatching away the monetary punch bowl. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...

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Dollar slips to 3-1/2 week lows; commodity currencies stand tall

The dollar was on the defensive on Thursday, hampered by a recent dip in U.S. 10-year bond yields, while commodity-linked currencies were bolstered by this week’s rally in metals and oil prices. The dollar’s index against a basket of six major currencies slipped to 92.842 .DXY at one point,...

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