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Dollar holds gains, yuan under pressure as Evergrande risks grow

By Kevin Buckland TOKYO, Sept 21 (Reuters) - The offshore yuan wallowed near an almost one-month low on Tuesday while the safe-haven dollar and yen stood tall as investors sought shelter from a potential China Evergrande default. The New Zealand dollar also sank after the central bank's assistant governor poured cold water on bets for a 50 basis po
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Evergrande nerves weigh on offshore yuan, dollar edges up on safety bid

* Evergrande worries hit offshore yuan * Dollar index near 1-month high on safety bid By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The offshore Chinese yuan weakened versus the greenback to its lowest level in nearly a month on Monday, as worries about the repercussions from property developer Evergrande's solvency issues spooked financial ma
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Evergrande jitters pull risk currencies lower, dollar gains on safety bid

* Evergrande worries hit offshore Yuan * Dollar index near 1-month high on safety bid By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The offshore Chinese yuan weakened versus the greenback to its lowest level in nearly a month on Monday, as worries about the fallout from property developer Evergrande's solvency issues spooked financial markets
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Global sell-off, BoE uncertainty, gas prices push sterling lower

By Julien Ponthus LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Sterling hit a one-month low against the dollar on Monday as a global sell-off prompted by China's struggling Evergrande hit risk-oriented currencies while uncertainties about the Bank of England's monetary policy and surging gas prices also weighed. At 1437 GMT, the pound was 0.49% lower against the do
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Global sell-off, BoE uncertainty, gas prices push sterling lower

By Julien Ponthus LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Sterling hit a one-month low against the dollar on Monday as a global sell-off prompted by China's struggling Evergrande hit risk-oriented currencies while uncertainties about the Bank of England's monetary policy and surging gas prices also weighed. At 0827 GMT, the pound was about 0.5% lower against t
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Safety flows extend dollar rally ahead of Fed

* Asia in risk-averse mode; trade thinned by Tokyo holiday * Euro/dollar falls to $1.1710, dollar index near month high * Week packed with central bank meetings, focus on Fed By Tom Westbrook SINGAPORE, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The dollar rallied to a month-high in Asia on Monday as looming catastrophe at indebted developer China Evergrande added extra
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Dollar creeps higher as Fed's taper looms

* Dollar drifts higher in thin Asian trade * Week packed with central bank meetings, focus on Fed By Tom Westbrook SINGAPORE, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The dollar began the week firmly on Monday with investors in a cautious mood ahead of several central bank meetings, headlined by the Federal Reserve, while looming catastrophe at indebted developer China
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Speculators cut net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week - CFTC, Reuters data

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Speculators decreased their net long U.S. dollar positions 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 fell to $9.99 billion in the week ended Sept. 14, compared with a net long of $10.93 billion the prev
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Speculators cut net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week - CFTC, Reuters data

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Speculators decreased their net long U.S. dollar positions 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 fell to $9.99 billion in the week ended Sept. 14, compared with a net long of $10.93 billion the prev
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Sterling steadies against euro, eyes on BoE next moves

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 Link * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote Link (Recasts lede, updates prices) By Stefano Rebaudo LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Sterling hit fresh lows against a broadly stronger dollar and rose versus the euro on Friday as some investment banks brought forward their forecast for a Bank of England rate
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Sterling holds below one-month highs after retail sales data

(Fixes byline) * Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 Link * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote Link By Stefano Rebaudo LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Sterling held below a recent one-month high versus the dollar on Friday as UK retail sales undershot expectations, while some investment banks brought forward their forecast for a Bank of Eng
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UK retailers extend losing streak in August

By David Milliken and Andy Bruce LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - British retail sales unexpectedly fell again last month in what is now a record streak of monthly declines, official data showed on Friday, adding to concerns about economic recovery although sales volumes remain well above pre-pandemic levels. Sales have fallen steadily since a peak in A
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Dollar stays near 3-week high after retail sales boost

* Strong retail sales data lifts mood on U.S. economy * Swiss franc, precious metals under pressure * Chinese yuan off highs amid concerns over Evergrande By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The dollar held near three-week highs against a basket of major currencies on Friday after a raft of strong U.S. economic data rekindled expectations o
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Dollar holds upper hand after retail sales boost

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The dollar held near three-week highs against a basket of major currencies on Friday after a raft of strong U.S. economic data rekindled expectations for earlier policy tightening by the U.S. Federal Reserve. U.S. retail sales unexpectedly increased in August, rising 0.7% from the previous month despite e
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Sterling slips versus stronger dollar after U.S. data beat

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 Link * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote Link By Joice Alves LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Sterling fell versus the dollar on Thursday after data showed U.S. retail sales unexpectedly increased in August, while Asian stock losses spooking sentiment also weighed on sterling. A surge in online and furn
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Sterling seeks direction as traders assess inflation impact

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 Link * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote Link By Joice Alves LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Sterling rose against the euro and fell versus the dollar on Thursday as traders assessed the Bank of England's next move after data showed British inflation hit a more than nine-year high in August, fuelling e
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Dollar drifts as traders cast gaze toward FOMC for taper clues

* Market waiting for more clues on taper timing from Fed * Aussie weakens as COVID-19 forces people out of workforce * Norway's crown near multi-month highs as crude oil soars By Kevin Buckland TOKYO, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The dollar languished near the middle of its range of the past month versus major peers on Thursday, as traders looked to next we
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Dollar sluggish as traders bide time before Fed meeting; kiwi jumps

* Market waiting for clues on taper timing from Fed * New Zealand dollar buoyed by faster-than-expected GDP growth * Norway's crown at multi-month highs to dollar, euro as oil soars By Kevin Buckland TOKYO, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The dollar drifted near the middle of its range of the past month versus major peers on Thursday, as traders looked to next
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Sterling edges up after UK inflation jump

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 Link * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote Link By Joice Alves LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Sterling edged up on Wednesday after data showed British inflation hit a more than nine-year high last month, fuelling expectations the Bank of England could act sooner to hike rates. Consumer prices in Britain
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Sterling edges up after UK inflation jump

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2020 Link * Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote Link By Joice Alves LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Sterling edged up on Wednesday, but was off the multiple-week high touched the previous day, after data showed British inflation hit a more than nine-year high last month, fuelling expectations the Bank of Engl
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