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U.S. dollar falters vs major currencies as sterling gains; yen in spotlight

* Focus on BOJ; Markets expect policy shift * Sterling hits five-week high vs dollar * New York state manufacturing contracts sharply * Euro falls after news report on ECB slowing rate hike pace By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The dollar fell against most major currencies on Tuesday in choppy trading, weighed down by expectations of a possible policy shift at the Bank of Japan (BOJ) that could end its so-called "yield curve control" and be a precursor to adopting a tight
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U.S. dollar falls vs major currencies as sterling gains; yen in focus

* Focus on BOJ; Markets expect policy shift * Sterling hits five-week high vs dollar * New York state manufacturing contracts sharply By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss and Joice Alves NEW YORK/LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The dollar fell against most major currencies on Tuesday in choppy trading, weighed down by expectations of a possible policy shift at the Bank of Japan that could end its so-called "yield curve control", which could be a precursor to adopting a tighter monetary policy.
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Dollar tumbles after U.S. jobs report, service sector contraction

* Graphic: World FX rates Link By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Jan 6 (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Friday after U.S. jobs data showed a strong, but not blockbuster employment picture in December, while a separate report showed that U.S. services industry activity contracted for the first time in more than 2-1/2 years that month. Employers added 223,000 jobs in December, more than economists' forecasts of 200,000. Wages also grew 0.3% last month, less than the 0.4% in November and below forecasts of
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Dollar tumbles after U.S. jobs report, service sector contraction

* Graphic: World FX rates Link By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Jan 6 (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Friday after U.S. jobs data showed a strong, but not blockbuster employment picture in December, while a separate report showed that U.S. services industry activity contracted for the first time in more than 2-1/2 years that month. Employers added 223,000 jobs in December, more than economists’ forecasts of 200,000. Wages also grew by 0.3% last month, a drop from 0.4% in November and below forecasts
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Dollar dips after U.S. jobs report, wage growth eases

* Graphic: World FX rates Link By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Jan 6 (Reuters) - The dollar erased earlier gains after U.S. jobs data showed employers added 223,000 jobs in December, more than economists’ forecasts, while wage growth in the month eased. Economists had expected 200,000 jobs would be added. Wages grew by 0.3% last month, a drop from 0.4% in November and below forecasts of 0.4%.
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