Yen and euro under pressure ahead of central bank meetings

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The yen and euro were on the backfoot in early trading on Thursday as traders looked for possible catalysts from policy meetings by the Bank of Japan and European Central Bank.FILE PHOTO: A Japan yen note

Dollar near 14-month high to euro, focus on inflation

LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar held close to a 14-month high against the euro on Thursday, as a surge in energy prices raised the risk for the U.S. Federal Reserve to act sooner to normalise policy.FILE PHOTO: U.S. one hundred

Dollar firm ahead of payrolls; kiwi shrugs off rate hike

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar inched higher in choppy trade on Wednesday amid heightened nerves about the global growth outlook and as traders awaited U.S. jobs data for a clue on the timing of Federal Reserve policy tightening.FILE PHOTO: U.S.

Dollar firm ahead of payrolls; kiwi awaits RBNZ decision

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar hovered close to its highs for the year in choppy trade on Wednesday as investors’ focus turned to U.S. jobs data and to a likely rate hike in New Zealand.FILE PHOTO: U.S. dollar banknotes are

Dollar dented as consumer sentiment dives

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar fell to a one-week low against a basket of currencies on Friday, after a survey showed U.S. consumer sentiment dropped sharply in early August to its lowest level in a decade.A man counts

Dollar steadies as markets weigh economic risks, central bank moves

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar steadied on Tuesday, after having lost value against the Japanese yen and Swiss franc, as questions about slowing U.S. economic growth and the COVID-19 Delta variant challenged risk appetite.FILE PHOTO: A U.S. five

Dollar eases as risk appetite makes cautious return

NEW YORK (Reuters) -The U.S. dollar softened slightly on Friday, along with the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc, as risk appetite recovered, with the rally in U.S. Treasuries running out of steam and global stock markets steadying.FILE PHOTO: Euro,