[SYDNEY] The yen declined and the US dollar extended gains against major peers as the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan announced diverging monetary policies. Stocks in Tokyo pared gains while...

[SINGAPORE] The US dollar held firm near a seven-week high versus the yen on Monday, supported by recent rises in US Treasury yields, while sterling stood tall, buoyed by growing expectations the...

[SINGAPORE] The yen held steady against the US dollar on Friday, having risen earlier as North Korea fired a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, rekindling investor concerns over geopolitical...

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THE US dollar rose on Tuesday as investors further unwound bearish bets against it following a bounce in Treasury yields and ahead of US inflation data flagged as the next risk event for the market.

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THE dollar edged higher on Monday, after posting its biggest weekly drop in two months, as a revival in interest in riskier assets prompted some investors to cut short bets against the greenback...

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened higher on Thursday, breaking three days of losses as a slightly weaker yen lifted exporters.

[TOKYO] The yen gained against the US dollar and other currencies in early Asian trade on Monday in a knee-jerk reaction after North Korea had conducted its most powerful nuclear test the day before.

GLOBAL financial markets began to take the threat of a new Korean conflict more seriously on Tuesday, after North Korea fired a missile over Japan's northern island of Hokkaido and into the...

[TOKYO] US stock futures and Asian share markets tumbled on Tuesday, while the yen jumped to four-month highs against the dollar after North Korea fired a missile over northern Japan, setting up a...

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THE dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Friday last week as continued uncertainty over the economic agenda of US President Donald Trump pushed investors out of the greenback.