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Saqib Iqbal Ahmed

Dollar up as U.S.-China trade tensions linger, jobs data helps

02 Nov 2018

NEW YORK The dollar rose against the yen and the euro on Friday in a choppy session, as worries that a trade deal between the United States and China may not be imminent curtailed risk appetite and boosted safe-haven demand for the greenback.

FOREX-Dollar rises on strong U.S. jobs data; China trade hope limits gains

02 Nov 2018

* U.S.-China trade deal hopes supports risk sentiment (New throughout, updates rates, comments to U.S. market open; new byline, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

Sterling rises on Brexit deal hopes; dollar dips across the board

01 Nov 2018

NEW YORK The British pound logged its best day in eighteen months on Thursday, following reports that London is close to sealing a financial services deal with Brussels, and as the Bank of England kept interest rates steady but hinted future interest rate rises would be slightly faster if Brexit goes smoothly.

FOREX-Sterling soars on Brexit deal hopes; dollar hit as risk sentiment improves

01 Nov 2018

* Sterling up on Brexit deal hopes, BoE hints at future rate rises (New throughout, updates rates, comments to U.S. market open; new byline, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

Dollar at new 16-month high as U.S. data supports

31 Oct 2018

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar edged up to a fresh 16-month high against a basket of key currencies on Wednesday on the back of continued U.S. economic strength.

FOREX-Dollar at new 16-month high as U.S. data lends support

31 Oct 2018

* Sterling climbs off 10-week low as investors turn to BoE (New throughout, updates rates, comments to U.S. market open; new byline, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

Dollar at 16-month high as strong U.S. data supports

30 Oct 2018

NEW YORK The dollar rose to a 16-month high against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, amid growing signs the United States economy is outperforming its peers.

FOREX-Dollar holds near 2-1/2 month high as trade war jitters linger

30 Oct 2018

* Yuan hit a 22-month low in offshore markets (New throughout, updates rates, comments to U.S. market open; new byline, changes dateline; previous LONDON)

Dollar gains on euro on Merkel exit news, U.S. data helps

29 Oct 2018

NEW YORK The dollar edged higher against the euro on Monday, close to a 10-week high hit last week, on news German Chancellor Angela Merkel would not seek re-election as head of her CDU party.

World News

As India eases citizenship path for Hindus, Rohingya Muslims fear expulsion

Nar Singh can vividly recall the day in 2014 when Narendra Modi promised to provide refuge to Hindus suffering around the world. The 39-year-old shop owner sat awestruck inside his two-bedroom house in Pakistan's eastern Mirpur Khas district, as Modi's voice boomed from the television during his successful campaign to become India's prime minister.