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Dollar withers to new lows as U.S. yields sag (Guardian.co.uk - 30/12/2010)

The dollar weakened broadly on Thursday, hitting a seven-week low against the yen and a 28-year low against the Australian currency as traders took falls in U.S. bond yields as a cue to sell it. U.S. Treasury prices recovered on Wednesday, pushing yields

Dollar Declines as Investors Seek Higher-Yielding Assets (Bloomberg - 30/12/2010)

The dollar fell against all of its major counterparts as signs of U.S. economic recovery spurred demand for higher-yielding assets, including stocks. The U.S. currency weakened against the yen for an eighth consecutive session, the longest streak since

Rupee rises against dollar (The Hindu Business Line - 30/12/2010)

The rupee surged by 16 paise to Rs 44.88 per dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market in the early trade on Thursday, boosted by the dollar’s weakness against other Asian currencies and a higher opening in the stock market. The domestic unit had

Yuan hits fresh high vs dollar, more upside seen (Guardian.co.uk - 30/12/2010)

The yuan hit a record high against the dollar on Thursday after the People's Bank of China set a higher mid-point, sparking expectations of more appreciation in the first quarter of next year. Spot yuan hit an intraday high of 6.6000, the highest level

Kuwaiti dinar decreases to KD 0.280 against US dollar (KUNA - 30/12/2010)

The rate of the Kuwaiti dinar decreased to KD 0. 280 fils against the US dollar on Thursday compared to Wednesday, settling at KD 0.371 fils. The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) said on its website that the rate of the national currency was up to KD 0.435

Rupee trades in thin band at year-end (Reuters - 29/12/2010)

The Indian rupee was trading marginally higher in lacklustre trade on Tuesday as positive sentiment due to sharp dollar losses overseas was offset by choppy local shares and month-end demand from oil firms. * At 1:05 p.m., the partially convertible rupee

Dollar falls to 6-1/2 week low vs yen (Reuters - 29/12/2010)

The dollar extended its falls against the yen on Tuesday, hitting its lowest in six and a half weeks, as the single currency came under broad selling pressure in thin post-Christmas trade. The dollar fell 0.6 percent to 82.27 yen, its weakest since Nov.

Dollar Trades Near 6-Week Low (Bloomberg - 29/12/2010)

The dollar weakened, dropping an eighth-straight day versus its Australian counterpart, amid speculation investors will seek higher-yielding assets. The U.S. currency declined against all but three of its 16 most-traded peers before a report that may

Euro bounces back, dollar falls broadly (Guardian.co.uk - 28/12/2010)

The euro rose sharply as bears were forced to abandon their bets on Tuesday while the dollar came under broad selling pressure, hitting a three-week low against the yen and a seven-week low against the Australian dollar. The euro jumped after stop-loss

China sees strong growth in cross-border yuan trade (Reuters - 28/12/2010)

Trade transactions settled in China's yuan currency totalled 388 billion yuan ($58.4 billion) as of the end of November, the People's Bank of China said on Monday. Nearly all of that, or about 340 billion yuan, was conducted in the second half of this

Rupee up 7 paise against dollar in early trade (The Hindu Business Line - 28/12/2010)

The rupee gained 7 paise to Rs 45.17 against the US dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on Tuesday, led by a higher opening in the stock market and weakness of the American currency against its major global rivals. The rupee had ended

Yuan nears post-revaluation high (Reuters - 28/12/2010)

The yuan rose against the dollar on Tuesday after the People's Bank of China set its mid-point near a record high, a signal that traders said points to a fresh leg of yuan appreciation. The yuan is now only a whisker away from its highest level since

Kuwaiti dinar decreases to 0.280 fils against US dollar (KUNA - 28/12/2010)

The Kuwaiti dinar was decreased to 0.280 fils against the US dollar on Tuesday while its rate increased against the euro, settling at 0.371 fils. The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) said on its website that the rate of the national currency settled to 0.434

Dollar Weakens Before Housing Data (Bloomberg - 28/12/2010)

The dollar weakened and the Swiss franc climbed to a record before a U.S. housing report that may indicate prices fell, while European bonds rose as France’s economy expanded less than initially estimated. Index futures advanced and stocks fluctuated.

WORLD FOREX: Euro Up, Buoyed By Robust Asian Share Markets (The Wall Street Journal - 28/12/2010)

The euro rose against the dollar and the yen Monday in Asia as investors took cues from Japanese and Chinese share markets, which rose despite an interest-rate hike in China over the weekend. Many in the currency market expected Asian share prices to

Dollar pares losses vs yen after 5-yr auction (Reuters - 28/12/2010)

The dollar pared losses against the yen on Tuesday as U.S. government bond yields rose following an auction of five-year Treasury notes. The dollar rose to 82.32 yen, from 82.10 before the Treasury auction. Earlier it hit a 6-1/2-week low of just above

Rupee inches up on firm Asian peers, shares (Business Standard - 27/12/2010)

The rupee edged up in early trade on Monday, boosted by firm regional peers and mild gains in domestic shares but month-end dollar demand from oil refiners and other importers limited any sharp gains in the local unit. By 9:35 am, the partially

Dollar Advances as China Rate Increase Sparks Demand for Safety (Bloomberg - 27/12/2010)

The dollar was near a three-week high against the euro after China’s second interest-rate increase since mid-October highlighted concern that efforts to tame inflation will curb global growth. The yen earlier touched a three-week high against the euro as

Canadian Dollar Posts Weekly Gain (Bloomberg - 27/12/2010)

Canada’s dollar gained against its U.S. peer and the euro as crude oil at a two-year high and rising stock prices spurred demand for higher-yielding assets. Canada’s currency, nicknamed the loonie, is up 2 percent this month and 0.8 percent over the past

Euro under pressure after China rate hike (Reuters - 27/12/2010)

The euro fell in Asia Monday as investors sold the risk-sensitive currency after China's interest rate hike raised worries about a possible drag on the country's economic growth, dealers said. The euro eased to 1.3095 dollars in Tokyo morning trade from

Kuwaiti dinar stands at 0.281 fils against US dollar (KUNA - 27/12/2010)

The Kuwaiti dinar was traded at 0.281 fils against the US dollar on Monday while its rate against the euro was 0.369 fils compared to yesterday. The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) said on its website that the rate of the national currency stood at 0.434

Kuwaiti dinar stands at 0.281 fils against US dollar (KUNA - 26/12/2010)

The Kuwaiti dinar was traded at 0.281 fils against the US dollar on Sunday while its rate increased against the euro, settling at 0.369 fils. Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) said on its website that the rate of the national currency increased to 0.433 fils

India's Forex Reserves Decrease (RTT News - 25/12/2010)

India's foreign exchange reserves decreased as on week ended December 17 from the previous week, a latest report by the Reserve Bank of India showed Friday. Foreign exchange reserves totaled $294.6 billion, down from $295.41 billion, as on December 10.

Canada Dollar Ends Higher As Crude Oil Futures Soar (The Wall Street Journal - 25/12/2010)

The Canadian dollar ended higher Thursday, moving back towards parity with the U.S. dollar as crude oil futures pressed upwards. The U.S. dollar was at C$1.0090 at 3:46 p.m. EST (2046 GMT) Thursday, from C$1.0156 at 8:00 a.m. EST (1300 GMT) and C$1.0139

Rupee weakens against dollar (The Hindu Business Line - 24/12/2010)

The rupee fell by 2 paise to Rs 45.18 against the US dollar in the early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on Friday, tracking weakness in other Asian currencies. Month—end demand from importers for the American currency and a weak opening

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