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The dollar was narrowly mixed Thursday, holding in a tight range versus the euro as traders assessed comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. The dollar was steady at $1.38 versus the euro, little changed at Y102.25 versus the yen, and holding at $1.68 versus the sterling. Traders...

The dollar was narrowly mixed in quiet dealing versus other majors on Thursday, as traders got a head start on the Easter holiday. There was little reaction to the day's economic news, including a slightly downbeat reading on the U.S. jobs sector. The dollar was steady at $1.3812 versus the euro,...

The dollar strengthened against the yen on Wednesday as the Bank of Japan hinted they will take measures to weaken their currency by this summer. Hopes for monetary easing in Japan helped the dollar to Y102.30, with the buck snapping back after touching a monthly low. Traders also considered a...

GBPUSD-041614.jpg The pound rose sharply against other major currencies in European morning deals on Wednesday as the nation's unemployment rate declined below the '7 percent threshold' during three months to February, underscoring the stronger recovery seen in the labor in recent months. The data from the Office for...

The dollar gave up early gains on Tuesday amid disappointing news on the U.S. housing market. The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market index rose to 47 in April from a downwardly revised 46 in March, the group said in a statement. Economists expected a reading of 50. There was little reaction to news...

The dollar steadied on Monday after encouraging news on U.S. retail sales and some rather dovish remarks from European Central Bank officials. ECB President Mario Draghi signaled his impatience with a euro that has grown strong enough to hurt exporters from the euro zone. "The strengthening of...

EUR-USD-041414.jpg The euro came under pressure in the European session on Monday amid risk aversion and in reaction to comments from European Central Bank's policy makers highlighting the need for more stimulus, if strong currency exchange rate persists. ECB President Mario Draghi attempted to talk down the euro on...

The dollar steadied on Friday after a significant rise in U.S. producer prices renewed speculation the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates ahead of schedule. Earlier this week, the Fed signaled they are in no hurry to tighten monetary policy. Today's inflation data, however, could be a game...

The dollar was little changed on Thursday after broad weakness in the previous session. A slew of economic data included some relatively good news from the U.S. jobs front, as initial jobless claims fell to the lowest since May 2007. Dismal Chinese export figures and a significant drop in U.S....

The dollar tumbled on Wednesday, after the minutes of the most recent Federal Reserve meeting were seen as more dovish than economists anticipated. With Fed members concerned the rise in a funds rate forecast could be "misconstrued as indicating a move by the committee" to tighter policy, the dollar...

The dollar weakened versus European rivals for a second day amid another round encouraging economic news from the U.K. The buck also dropped to its lowest in 10 days versus the yen after the Bank of Japan decided against further monetary stimulus. On a day lacking in first-tier U.S. economic data,...

USD-JPY-040814.jpg The Japanese yen moved away from early highs against other major currencies and held steady in the Asian session on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy on hold, observing that the nation's economic recovery is underway despite fluctuations from sales tax hike. The Policy Board...

The dollar weakened on Monday as traders continued to assess the latest economic news from the U.S. Friday's slightly disappointing March jobs report has raised suspicions that the Federal Reserve will keep its ultra-easy monetary policy in place for at least a year. Meanwhile, an encouraging report...

The dollar showed modest strength against the euro on Friday, staying near a monthly high after official data revealed solid U.S. jobs gains in March. The Labor Department said U.S. non-farm payroll employment rose by 192,000 jobs and unemployment rate stayed at 6.7 percent. The jobs numbers may...

The dollar strengthened against major rivals on Thursday, as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi vowed to take "unconventional" measures to combat low inflation. The central bank left the main refi rate unchanged at a record low 0.25 percent for a fifth month running. "We are resolute...