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Dollar edges higher as traders await U.S. inflation report

By John McCrank NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) - The safe-haven dollar edged higher on Tuesday, erasing earlier losses as risk appetite dwindled ahead of key inflation figures that could offer clues on how aggressive the Federal Reserve will be in its expected interest rate hike in September. The dollar index USD= , which measures the currency's value a
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Dollar edges lower as traders await U.S. inflation report

By John McCrank NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) - The dollar edged lower on Tuesday in thin summer trading with market participants in wait-and-see mode ahead of key inflation figures that could shed more light on how aggressive the Federal Reserve might be in its expected interest rate hike in September. Traders are widely expecting Wednesday's U.S. Con
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Dollar turns slightly defensive, inflation data next key test

By Dhara Ranasinghe LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - The dollar turned defensive against other major currencies on Tuesday, with traders reluctant to push the greenback higher without further signs that another aggressive interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve was coming in September. U.S. inflation data on Wednesday was shaping up as the next key t
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Australia, NZ dlrs hold gains, data offers mixed message

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Aug 9 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars held firm on Tuesday as data showed Australian business activity and costs surging but consumers turning more pessimistic by the day, pointing to higher rates in the short term but lower yields further out. The Aussie edged up to $0.6992 AUD=D3 , having bounced 1% overni
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Australia, NZ dollars find support, markets wager on more hikes

SYDNEY, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars were trying to steady on Monday after a super-strong payrolls report boosted their U.S. counterpart across the board, while slugging bond markets globally. The Aussie did regain a little ground to $0.6926 AUD=D3 , having lost 0.8% on Friday to reach as low as $0.6870 before finding su
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Speculators' net long bets on USD fall -CFTC, Reuters

NEW YORK, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Speculators' net long bets on the U.S. dollar fell in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $17.27 billion for the week ended Aug. 2, compared with a net long position of $18.46 billion las
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Speculators' net long bets on USD fall -CFTC, Reuters

NEW YORK, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Speculators' net long bets on the U.S. dollar fell in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $17.27 billion for the week ended Aug. 2, compared with a net long position of $18.46 billion las
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Australia, NZ dlrs flatline, RBA sticking to hikes for now

SYDNEY, Aug 5 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars held still on Friday as investors took cover ahead of U.S. jobs data, while Australia's central bank warned the domestic economy would have to slow to curb inflation. The Aussie flatlined at $0.6963 AUD=D3 , having ricocheted from a six-week top of $0.7048 to a low of $0.6887 in recen
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Australia, NZ dlrs find their footing; trade boom a help

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Aug 4 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars regained some composure on Thursday as global risk sentiment improved a little and a record Australian trade surplus underlined the natural inflows supporting the currency. The Aussie inched up to $0.6953 AUD=D3 , having bounced from Wednesday's low of $0.6887, but remai
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Australian dlr suffers setback; mixed jobs data roil NZ dlr

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars were both struggling on Wednesday as a jump in Treasury yields lifted their U.S. counterpart, while mixed jobs data at home weighed on the kiwi. The Aussie was back at $0.6922 AUD=D3 after falling 1.5% overnight and away from a six-week top of $0.7048. It has support aro
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Australian dlr skids as RBA sounds a less hawkish note

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Aug 2 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar slid on Tuesday after the country's central bank raised interest rates as expected but sounded a note of caution on further moves, sending bond yields lower. The Aussie lost 0.9% to $0.6963 AUD=D3 , after hitting a six-week peak of $0.7048 overnight. Support comes in around $0.6960 with
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Speculators' net long bets on USD trimmed -CFTC, Reuters

NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) - Speculators' net long bets on the U.S. dollar fell in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $18.46 billion for the week ended July 26, compared with a net long position of $18.98 billion,
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Speculators' net long bets on USD trimmed -CFTC, Reuters

NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) - Speculators' net long bets on the U.S. dollar fell in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $18.46 billion for the week ended July 26, compared with a net long position of $18.98 billion,
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Australia, NZ dollars rally for second week, bond yields tumble

By Rae Wee SINGAPORE, July 29 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars were on track for a second straight week of gains on Friday, while bonds celebrated one of their best weeks in months as markets scaled back rate bets. The Aussie was up 0.12% at $0.7001 AUD=D3 , having climbed 1.1% on the week to reach a six-week peak of $0.7014. The
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Australian dollar near six-week high as US$ hits air pocket

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, July 28 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar held near six-week highs on Thursday as speculation about an eventual slowdown in the pace of U.S. rate hikes boosted risk sentiment and helped the currency break a major chart barrier. The Aussie stood at $0.6992 AUD=D3 , having rallied 0.8% overnight and through resistance around $0.
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Australian dlr slips, bonds rally as inflation fails to shock

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, July 27 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar dipped on Wednesday as local inflation data proved not to be quite as white-hot as the market had wagered on, lengthening the odds on a super-sized rate hike and boosting bonds. The Aussie eased to $0.6922 AUD=D3 and away from Tuesday's five-week peak of $0.6984. Chart support now lies
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Aussie dollar hits one-month high ahead of CPI, kiwi steady

By Rae Wee SINGAPORE, July 26 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar hit a one-month high on Tuesday ahead of what is expected to be a red-hot inflation reading, while the kiwi found the going tougher against a stubbornly strong greenback even as a survey showed surging prices in New Zealand. The Aussie AUD=D3 gained as much as 0.4% to its highest since
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Australia, NZ dollars slip ahead of CPI data and Fed meeting

By Rae Wee SINGAPORE, July 25 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell on Monday, retreating from one-month highs, as worries about the global economic outlook outweighed expectations that a hot Australian inflation reading this week could steepen interest rate hikes. The Aussie AUD=D3 was down 0.53% to $0.6887, off Friday's high of
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U.S. dollar net longs hit highest level since mid-May, euro shorts rise -CFTC, Reuters data

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, July 22 (Reuters) - Speculators' net long positioning on the U.S. dollar rose to its highest level since mid-May, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position climbed to $18.98 billion in the week ended July
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Australia, NZ dlrs set for best week in months as inflation test looms

July 22 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars were headed on Friday for their best week in several months, buoyed by a more positive market mood and U.S. dollar softening, with a retreat in U.S. rate hike expectations just as they are building up in the Antipodes. Both currencies slipped in the Asia session on Friday, but were set for
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