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Another day of gains took the dollar to its highest in more than a year versus the euro, with traders betting that the Federal Reserve is about to lay the ground work for rate hates sooner than expected. The central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged on Wednesday, but there were hints in the...

The dollar remained mixed Thursday, surging to a fresh 6-year peak versus the yen but coming under heavy pressure against the sterling. The sterling was the day's strongest currency amid indications that Scottish voters will vote to stay with the United Kingdom. The latest Ipsos MORI survey reveals...

The dollar was mixed Wednesday as the Federal Reserve repeated its pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time." The Fed refrained from offering clarity on when it may raise rates, but reduced its monthly asset purchases to $15 billion, and said the program will likely end in...

The dollar wavered Tuesday, giving back some of its strong recent gains against European rivals ahead of a crucial monetary policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. The Fed is expected to end a two-day meeting tomorrow with a vote to further trim its quantitative easing program while keeping...

The dollar was little changed for a third day in a row Monday, as traders looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement later in the week. On Wednesday, the Fed is widely expected to announce a further reduction in the pace of its asset purchases, although traders are likely to...

The dollar held most of its strong recent gains on Friday amid rising speculation the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates ahead of schedule. Bank of America Merrill Lynch changed its dovish outlook and is now forecasting the first rate increase to occur in June 2015, three months ahead of its...

The dollar held most of its recent gains versus European rivals and crept to a fresh 6-year high against the yen on Thursday. Another disappointing reading on the U.S. jobs market failed to put much of a dent in the dollar, which has risen to its highest in more than a year versus a basket of major...

The dollar continued to rise versus the yen on Wednesday but finally leveled off against the sterling ahead of a crucial vote on Scottish independence. Expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise rates coupled with lingering economic weakness in Europe and Asia have driven the dollar sharply...

The dollar extended its yearly highs versus major rivals on Tuesday amid mounting concerns that Scotland may vote for independence from the United Kingdom. With polls showing that Scottish voters are almost evenly divided about whether to break away from the UK, the sterling has been hammered along...

The dollar continued to strengthen on Monday, rallying to fresh yearly highs against a basket of major rivals. European currencies have been hit especially hard amid signs that Scotland will vote to separate from the United Kingdom later this month. The British government will offer proposals for...

The dollar paused on Friday after surging to its highest in more than year as traders tried to make sense of a somewhat confusing jobs report. Despite signs that the economy was generating jobs at a decent clip, the Labor Department's non-farm payrolls report showed employers added only 142,000 workers...

The dollar surged to its highest in 14 months against the euro on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced unprecedented measures to spark the sluggish euro zone economy. Aiming to avoid a dreaded deflationary cycle, the ECB announced two new programs under which it will buy asset-backed...

EURUSD-090414.jpg The euro plunged against its key counterparts on Thursday, as the European Central bank trimmed all its key interest rates and decided to conduct purchase of asset-backed securities, to counter stubbornly low inflation. In his press conference after ECB decision, Mario Draghi, the Central Bank president...

USD-JPY-090414.jpg The Japanese yen rose against its key counterparts on Thursday's Asian deals, as the Bank of Japan refrained from introducing new stimulus measures, while maintaining its assessment that the economy "has continued to recover moderately." The Bank announced that it would retain its policy of expanding...

The dollar took a breather on Wednesday amid word that Ukraine and Russia are nearing official talks about a ceasefire. Russian President Vladimir Putin publicly urged on Russian-linked insurgents to back away from the border and asked Ukraine to withdraw its troops from the region. The euro steadied...