Tue, Apr 19, 2022
The dollar index rose past 101 for the first time since March 2020 on Tuesday, as the greenback set its latest 20-year high on the yen and tested a two-year peak on the euro, supported by high U.S. Treasury yields and expectations of good economic data.
Tue, Nov 09, 2021
The dollar hovered a little below the year’s peaks on Tuesday, while cryptocurrencies scaled records, as inflation numbers loom as the next test of traders’ thinking on the outlook for interest rates.
Fri, Nov 05, 2021
The dollar was on course for a second straight week of gains against major peers on Friday, ahead of a key U.S. jobs report that could sway the timing of Federal Reserve interest rate increases.
Mon, Dec 05, 2016
Gold prices dipped on Monday, giving up early gains as the U.S. dollar rose on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its policymaking meeting next week.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016
Gold dropped to a 5-1/2-month low on Friday and was set for a second week of declines, as the dollar soared after comments from the Federal Reserve bolstered expectations that U.S. interest rates would rise next month.
The rupee took a sharp plunge of 32 paise to crash below the 68-mark against the US dollar in early trade today on higher dollar demand from importers after the American currency strengthened overseas coupled with lower opening in the domestic stock market.
Wed, Oct 19, 2016
Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday after Wall Street got a lift from encouraging corporate earnings and investors wagered an imminent barrage of Chinese data would confirm the economy had at least stabilised.
Fri, Oct 07, 2016
Sterling plunged to a three-decade low in thin early Asian trade on Friday as a break of key technical support levels triggered a wave of stop-loss orders.
Thu, Oct 06, 2016
Asian shares firmed on Thursday, encouraged by stronger U.S. economic data and a rise in oil prices, while growing prospects of a U.S. rate hike hit gold and the boosted the dollar to one-month highs versus the yen.
Wed, Oct 05, 2016
Asian shares and gold retreated on Wednesday and bond yields were near two-week highs after markets were rattled by a report flagging the possible withdrawal of global stimulus measures.
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Crude oil futures fell in early trade on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar held around three-week highs and industry stocks data indicated a build in U.S. crude inventories.
Tue, Aug 30, 2016
Oil prices settled down more than 1 percent on Monday, snapping two consecutive days of gains, on renewed concerns about an oil glut, a stronger dollar and expectations that Nigerian rebels will stop hampering that country`s crude output.
Fri, Aug 26, 2016
U.S. equities gave up early gains on Friday, hurt by a surging U.S. dollar after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that the case for raising U.S. interest rates has strengthened in recent months.
Fri, Aug 05, 2016
Oil prices fell 1 percent on Friday as the dollar surged on robust U.S. jobs data, reasserting its influence over commodities as two days of short-covering and bargain-hunting in crude fizzled, bringing attention back to oversupplies.
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