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Hideyuki Sano

Dollar on defensive as investors await U.S. jobs data

5:09am BST

TOKYO/SINGAPORE The dollar was on the defensive against more growth-sensitive currencies on Thursday, following upbeat U.S. and European economic data, though worries about the coronavirus blunted more aggressive risk taking ahead of upcoming U.S. jobs figures.

Dollar on defensive as upbeat data dulls safe-haven appeal

1:58am BST

TOKYO The dollar was on the defensive against more growth-sensitive currencies on Thursday, following upbeat U.S. and European economic data but renewed worries about the coronavirus blunted more aggressive risk taking.

Safe-haven currencies soften as signs of recovery fan risk appetite

30 Jun 2020

TOKYO Safe-haven currencies were on the backfoot on Tuesday as hopes of an economic turnaround boosted riskier assets like the Aussie and yuan, although worries about a blowout in British public spending kept the pound under pressure.

FOREX-Safe-haven currencies on defensive, sterling soft on spending plan

30 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 30 Safe-haven currencies were on the back foot on Tuesday as hopes of an economic turnaround boosted stock prices while sterling was under pressure after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised a "Rooseveltian" boost to public spending.

FOREX-Dollar keeps safe-haven bid as resurgent virus threatens recovery

26 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 26 The dollar held firm on Friday as caution over rapid rises in U.S. coronavirus cases cast doubt over the reopening of the economy, keeping demand for the safe-haven currency intact.

FOREX-Dollar stays firm as coronavirus anxiety persists

26 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 26 The dollar held firm on Friday as caution over rapid rises in U.S. coronavirus cases cast doubt over the reopening of the economy, keeping the allure of its safe-haven value.

FOREX-Safety-bid drives up dollar as U.S. coronavirus surge dim quick recovery hopes

25 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 25 The dollar held the upper hand on Thursday as an increase in coronavirus cases in the United States and fresh trade tensions undermined hopes for a quick global recovery and prompted investors to trim bets on riskier currencies.

FOREX-Dollar buoyed on safety bids as U.S. coronavirus numbers dim quick recovery hopes

25 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 25 The dollar held firm on Thursday as an increase in coronavirus cases in the United States undermined hopes for a quick turnaround in the pandemic-hit economy and prompted traders to cuts bets on riskier currencies.

FOREX-Risk currencies recover after Navarro walks back China comments

23 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 23 The Australian dollar and other risk-sensitive currencies bounced back from sharp falls on Tuesday after White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said his comments that the trade deal with China was "over" were taken out of context.

FOREX-Aussie, yuan fall after White House adviser says China deal 'over'

23 Jun 2020

TOKYO, June 23 The Australian dollar, the Chinese yuan and other risk-sensitive currencies tumbled on Tuesday after White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said the trade deal with China is "over".

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